24 Jul Partly Cloudy

A recent article in Forbes from contributor Joe McKendrick explores the results of a new study that finds when it comes to cloud management and budgeting for IT, confusion abounds. The 415 executives surveyed expressed great interest in cloud, but felt uncertainty about pricing options and how to best manage cloud platforms. Our philosophy at…

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21 Jul Open up your OpenEdge data

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If you’re using Progress OpenEdge, you already know it accelerates time to market for new applications, improves developer productivity and cuts operating costs. But are your applications allowing your customers access to the data they need – when they need it? There’s a lot of valuable data stored in your OpenEdge applications, and to bring…

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07 Jul Extending Client Side Behavior to a Rollbase Page Using Remote API

Today’s web applications use various services to mine data. These services provide users a better user experience when they enter information like name and zip code, into your app. If you’re building applications with Progress Rollbase, part of the Progress Pacific platform, JQuery is a service you can use as a default Javascript client side library to enhance an application for…

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30 Jun Node.js is here to stay as NPM takes top billing in repositories

There has been a lot talk lately about the rising popularity of Node.js, but no one expected it would grow this quickly. According to Module Counts, there were about 30,000 NPM (Node Packaged Modules) just a year ago. For comparison’s sake, that’s exactly half of what Maven Central, the fastest growing and most successful of…

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26 Jun Prepare for the Future of Business and Technology at Progress Exchange

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Progress Exchange 2014 is the perfect opportunity to stay up-to-date on Progress and industry innovations and gain knowledge on how to move your business to the cloud. Join us October 6-8 at the Hilton Orlando for 10 hands-on workshops, more than 40 technical sessions, four technical tracks, networking opportunities and an entire day dedicated to our partners at the Partner+…

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25 Jun AV Operator at Cloud World Forum Wins Hackathon with No Prior Programming Experience

Last week, we hosted the Enterprise Hackfest at Cloud World Forum 2014, held in London. I was fortunate to be a part of the two-day hackathon event, where we challenged entrants to create unique and innovative applications – either web or mobile based – using Progress Rollbase, part of the Progress Pacific platform. We kept…

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20 Jun We’re All in the Data Security Business

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Imagine having to contact 10 million customers to apologize because their social security and credit card numbers were compromised due to a stolen company laptop? Then imagine all of the associated financial and legal repercussions you’d have to deal with, and beyond that, how your brand would suffer from a damaged reputation and a future lack of customer…

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11 Jun A Case for Node.js

Node.js is a platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking IO model that is lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices. Node.js is experiencing huge adoption and yesterday, Progress announced the acquisition of Modulus, a young start-up out…

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09 Jun Progress, Modulus and the Node.js Opportunity

Lately there has been a lot of buzz — more than just buzz, really. The topic has been Node.js. And when companies as well known as Uber, Walmart, Groupon, and PayPal have been putting many of their “eggs” in this new basket called Node.js, it’s time to pay attention. Node.js can do a lot of…

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27 May 5 Things You Need to Know About Mobile App Dev in the Cloud

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At this point, the cloud is nothing new. It’s been talked about for years. We’re finally getting to the point where cloud platforms are becoming ubiquitous, and hosting on-site application development environments is showing your age. These days, robust mobile applications can be developed, tested, and deployed quickly from anywhere in the world by leveraging…

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