Tagged: News

MySQL 5.5 available for production

Back in December when I updated my twitter status to announce MySQL 5.5 general availability, I was very happy at that moment. It was the first major and much awaited release of MySQL after Oracle – the database giant acquired Sun (and so MySQL). Though MySQL 6.0 is not an active project right now and there are many strategic changes after Oracle’s acquisition of Sun for MySQL’s development road-map, but as a AMP developer it was news to be happy about.

Facebook launches Registration Tool

Facebook – The Social Network launches new Registration tool, which we can embed on our website. This tool will reduce the amount of time taken for website visitors and one can have more sign-ups, registrations or prospects signing in.

Windows 7 gives browser choice in Europe

Anyway as long as browsers and their browsers are concerned users will usually stick to one once they are happy with it with basics (the normal users which are less technical). While developers and specially web-developers need to deal with various breed of them. I consider desktop-applications and their developers little lucky in this area. (Though the fact is – for many software vendors it’s difficult to make and test their software even in various flavors of Windows only.)

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta available for download

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta introduces language support for development to the Java SE 7 specification with the JDK 7 platform. The release also provides enhanced integration with the Oracle WebLogic server, as well as support for Oracle Database and GlassFish 3.1.

Additional highlights include Maven 3 and HTML5 editing support; a new GridBagLayout designer for improved Swing GUI development; enhanced support for executing and debugging standalone Java EE applications; and enhancements to the Java editor.

Google adsense v3 – new adsense interface

Google Adsense has got new user interface (v3), it seems to be much faster and responsive than the earlier version but when one has been using it for sometime it takes little while to get used to the newer version.

goo.gl – URL Shortener from Google

Google has introduced another product from it’s Lab offering URL Shortening service – goo.gl. Yes, it’s integrated with your Google account and you can see the history and hits for all the URLs you have shortened.

New Twitter Preview is ON..!

Today when I logged into my Twitter account, I saw message on top of the website to enable the New Twitter Preview..! As per my first hand experience it’s faster, easier and will require less clicks and easy access to options which you need most.