|Re: Cobol Compiler available in plug-in [message #753965 is a reply to message #502215]
||Mon, 31 October 2011 08:56
| Juanita Young
Registered: October 2011
COBOL comes to the Java virtual machine and the New Eclipse Plugin Apache Tomcat |
COBOL comes to the Java platform
Today, Micro Focus is the release of 30-day free trial of Visual COBOL R3. This development environment enables COBOL users choose from a selection of development platforms and frameworks, including Eclipse and the JVM platform. Visual COBOL R3 also adds C # and Java-like constructs in an attempt to make programming easier for Java and COBOL NET. The project also includes a "Visual COBOL Development Hub 'for Linux and Unix, allowing users to compile and debug COBOL code on your desktop remotely. More information about the project can be found on the website of Micro Focus.
In over 50 years of age, COBOL (Common Business Oriented foot Language) is one of the oldest programming languages.
Microsoft-Novell deal was still in danger CPTLN
According to TechFlash, Microsoft led consortium CPTN are considering buying Novell patents. Although the patent was withdrawn, TechFlash Microsoft has said that this was just a procedural step "is necessary to allow time to review the proposed transaction." The consortium of Apple, Oracle and EMC, as well as Microsoft. Novell is being acquired by Attachmate Corporation in a transaction valued at approximately $ 2.2 billion, with the consortium CPTN apparently still thinking about buying at the same time "certain intellectual property assets" for $ 450 million. The open source community has expressed concern about the acquisition of these patents CPTN.
IcedTea Security Releases
A new set of security updates have been made available to the IcedTea project: icedtea6 1.7.7, 1.8.4 and 1.9.4 icedtea6 icedtea6. The IcedTea project provides a harness to compile the source code OpenJDK6 using Free Software build tools. Please see the blog of a list of bugs fixed.
RackSpace partner with Akamai
Rackspace hosting and cloud hosting software company announced a "strategic relationship" with Akamai, a provider of optimization services in the cloud. Rackspace will offer Akamai web application now and optimize cloud services as part of its portfolio of cloud hosting. Akamai Rackspace integrates features such as Secure Sockets Layer CNAME, in an effort to create a "one stop shop" for housing, clouds and content acceleration services and web applications.
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