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John Esposito11/14/11
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schema.org: Now Supporting RDFa 1.1 (Lite)

Build the semantic web, certainly -- but using which standard?For practical reasons, schema.org is an excellent choice: it simply works with the major search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex). But at first schema.org supported only one semantic markup...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/11
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Amazon Adds Another US West Region

I guess maybe the US Pacific Northwest and Mountain West got sick of Silicon Valley sucking down all the bandwidth for Amazon's first US West regional data center in Northen California, because today Amazon brought a second US West region online today located...

Mitch Pronschinske11/09/11
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Apache Tika 1.0 Solidifies Position in Content and Metadata Detection and Analysis

The 1.0 release of Apache Tika, a collection of Java libraries for the detection and extraction of structured text and metadata, has been 5 years in the making according to Chris Mattmann, Apache Tika Vice President and Senior Computer Scientist at NASA Jet...

Mitch Pronschinske11/04/11
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Apache Harmony Finally Defeated

Some have probably been expecting it for a long time, and this week it finally happened.  Apache Harmony, an open source cleanroom implementation of Java was moved to the Apache Attic, where inactive projects are sent.  The project management committee...

John Esposito11/04/11
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HTML5 < time > element: returned!

Well, after much hubbub, including some here at DZone, the HTML5 <time> element has returned.Paul Cotton, on behalf of the chairs of the working group, issued a revert request -- and his explanation is interesting: The Chairs have received multiple...

Mitch Pronschinske10/29/11
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Nokia Shows Some Dev-Love: 25k Free Lumia 800's

Along with the announcement of their first Windows Phone handset, the Lumia 800, Nokia also continued the spirit of Microsoft's strong developer relationship by revealing their program to get 25,000 Lumia 800s into the hands of beta testing developers.No...

Mitch Pronschinske10/27/11
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Poll: HTML5 Turns 5! What Features Have You Used?

Happy Birthday HTML5!Yes, I'd say that the 5-year anniversary of the blog post "Reinventing HTML" by Tim Berners-Lee counts as the birthday for the HTML5 working group and standard.  In 2006 the Berners-Lee...

Mitch Pronschinske10/19/11
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W3C Allows Corporate Sponsors. Good Idea or Bad Idea?

The World Wide Web Consortium said earlier this year that they'd start inviting corporations to buy sponsorship packages that promote the company and associate its brand and offerings alongside the W3C's mission.  The money will be used to "W3C will use...

Mitch Pronschinske10/19/11
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"Dive into HTML5" is Back Online!

After seeing a 401 gone message for many weeks when visiting Mark Pilgrim's acclaimed "Dive into HTML5" online book, I now see that everything is back up again!  His other renowned "Dive into..

Mitch Pronschinske10/19/11
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Installing WebMatrix 1.0 (stable) after installing WM2 Beta

If you downloaded the beta version of WebMatrix 2 (great job you early adopter!) you may have run into issues if you then tried to install or reinstall the stable WebMatrix 1.0. 

Mitch Pronschinske10/18/11
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Facebook Gets in on the HTML5 Portal Action

Yet another HTML5 resource portal emerged today.  This time, it's Facebook who's making waves in HTML5-land.  They join other major HTML5 content portals including Google's HTML5 Rocks, Microsoft's HTML5 Dev Center and HTML5 Labs, Adobe's 'The Expressive...

Mitch Pronschinske10/18/11
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4-Step Ubuntu Cloud deployment with DevOps tools Orchestra and Juju

There's a new Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure project that recently took another big step with the release of Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.  This project replaces the old Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud and ships with 11.10.  It's also based on OpenStack for quick,...

Simon Jackson10/02/11
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A World of Updates, Welcome WP7 Mango

Well the world woke up again in the Windows Phone world on the 28th September with the timely release of the latest iteration of the Windows Phone family, I'm obviously talking about Mango (Windows Phone OS 7.1). Updating to Mango couldn’t be simpler,...

Matthew Turland10/02/11
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New SPL Features in PHP 5.3

Note: I’ve written on this topic before, but thought the subject warranted further more detailed discussion and a more comprehensive and up-to-date set of benchmarks. Hence, this post and this presentation. Enjoy.

Jim Moscater09/29/11
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Meet Up With DZone @ JavaOne 2011 and Oracle Open World In San Francisco!!

Interested in being a major player in one of the largest developer communities on the web? Do you have a knack for finding and sharing awesome developer content? Do you want to be a recognized name in your space and a major driver of discussions and knowledge...