18 Aug Make the Move to OpenEdge 11.4 – NOW         

Can your application development team respond to the needs of the digital workplace? It’s no secret that mobile devices have conquered the US, to the point that most of us have more than one of them. In other countries, especially in the developing world, many people meet all of their computing needs with a smartphone….

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13 Aug Rollbase: Simplifying Today’s Programming Challenges

Today’s development projects are not the same as development projects of years past. As Peter Wayner explained in a recent InfoWorld article, years ago, “life was simple: the software loaded data from memory, developers did some arithmetic and then sent the code back.” That was all. These days, developers work with teams across multiple continents,…

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08 Aug Rollbase Mobile 3.0: Enhanced Features, Same Great App Dev Capabilities

As we all know, developing applications takes time, but in today’s “always connected” environment, time is measured in days and weeks — not months. DM News recently reported that Millennials touch their smartphones an average of 43 times a day — or nearly 300 times a week. Simply put: customers aren’t going to wait for their…

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01 Aug All Western Mortgage Surpasses the Competition with Progress Rollbase

Technology innovation, economic recovery and increasing home sales play a major role in today’s increasingly competitive mortgage lending industry. With more options than ever, customers have heightened expectations when choosing a lender that meets their needs. The most successful lenders are those that have embraced technology, while taking care to deliver a superior customer experience….

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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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