Followers of the Enterprise File Share and Sync Market (EFSS) will have
noticed a flurry of announcements in the last few weeks. In particular:
SAP and OpenText collaborated with Tempo Box; Egnyte outlined it would
leverage Google's Storage; Box purchased Stream as well as announcing Box
Notes (something SME has had for ages) and unlimited storage for business
plan customers as well as being able to save files to Box directly from
Microsoft Office (again something SME has had for a long time); SalesForce
and Microsoft announced interoperability with Office365; Microsoft
also announced that certain Office365 subscribers would receive 1TB free of
charge; Cloudian announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services;
Amazon announced Zocalo their EFSS solution; Zimbra purchased Mezeo.
So why is this flurry activity happening? There are a few reasons. The first
is that the... (more)
Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: Opera Releases Development Platform
Opera purports to enable true web applications to be developed that have
access to the phone's functionality through the Opera Platform DOM interface
(provided by the Application Player) and can communicate with servers using
XMLHttpRequest. The Opera Platform SDK is currently available for Symbian
OS phones with S60, and is free.
See here for more details.
Opera Mini Midlet Web Browser updated to V1.1
Get the MIDP2 jar here or the JAD link here
For a version specific to a phone go here
Instead of requiring the pho... (more)
Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: Yet Another Java/J2ME Google Maps Midlet!
These seem to be coming out quicker that I can blog them ! This one is
called J2MEMap and you can get the JAR from here, and the jar from here
Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog
Nice to see some of the more useful application content being made
available for J2ME - one of the things I missed on the K750i was a Streetmap
for when I managed to get lost (again) in London !! You can get the Jar
from here and the Jad from here
Interesting take on which phones are supported for Flashlite - check out this
Flickr page which has a picture of Flashlite running on the supported phones
- currently 83 in total ! Users are encouraged to post pictures of phones
that support flashlite that are not currently listed.
Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
In this post I will walk you through the high level of securing a normal
tiered application running on EC2. First I will cover the basics of what EC2
provides and then briefly discuss how this can be used in a real life
For Network security EC2 provides a security groups, security groups are
essentially inbound firewalls suited to the dynamic nature of EC2. Using
security groups you can specify which incoming network traffic should be
delivered to your instance.
The default mode is to deny access, you have to explicitly... (more)