Is openSUSE the Developers’ Linux Distro Holy Grail?
With the solution to a two-distro system, a stable rolling release, an active community and features that make a developer’s life easier, see why this distro may be the right choice for you.
Need a Secure Operating System? Take a Look at OpenBSD
The Unix-like OS offers support for a wide range of hardware platforms, third-party tools and an active, supportive community.
Should You Develop on iOS or Android for Healthcare Mobility?
Smart developers let the use case, and not their personal preferences, guide their decision.
Linux Foundation’s DENT Project Focuses on Disaggregated Network Switches
The Linux Foundation launched DENT to support the creation of network OS for disaggregated network switches in campus, distributed enterprise and remote locations.
Securing the Container Supply Chain
Containers provide control while minimizing infrastructure work. Unfortunately, they can also create vulnerabilities. Here are tips for developers to help minimize risks.
Making Sense of the Mobile App Development Landscape
As mobile devices and solutions have gained in popularity in the data collection world, application developers have been quick to cash in. New technologies, increasingly powerful and effective wireless communication methods, and the emergence — and acceptance — of the cloud, have altered the field and given developers new...
VARs, Integrators, MSPs, CSPs, and ISVs: DevPro Journal is Here to Help Your Software Business Flourish
I’ve seen a lot of changes over the past 17+ years since I started covering the B2B IT space. Four trends stand out from those early years: RFID. In the early 2000s, the promise of one-cent RFID tags and “lights out warehousing” seemed right around the corner. Like all big ideas, the vision can be years ahead of the...
Opportunities for ISVs Created by Windows Embedded/Windows CE End of Support
Support for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 just ended on June 10, 2018, and Window Embedded Handheld 8.1 will end on June 9, 2019, followed by Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 on January 14, 2020. DevPro Journal asked James Pemberton, director of global ISV and developer strategy for Zebra Technologies, to...
Introducing DevPro Journal: How to Create a Profitable, Sustainable ISV Business
Nearly 20 years ago I became the part-owner of a small IT firm in Erie, PA. We had two sides of the house — a networking and general IT group that installed networks, PCs, and handled desktop support for customers in law, dental, and government; and a B2B software...
5 Practical Steps to Successful Partnerships with Offshore Software Development Teams
In this industry, talent can be hard to find. Forrester released the results of a study that found you may have to pay 20% above market salary rates this year when you’re looking for particular skills. When your ISV company needs to expand its resources, partnering with an offshore...
What ISVs Need to Know About Printing in a Non-Windows Mobile World
Cross-platform development environments are emerging to help developers enable mobile printing for Android and iOS applications.
In Retail, It’s All About Change
Looking at the retail market and IT ecosystem supporting it, 2017 was a year of dramatic change as the trend toward online shopping gained even more momentum. With Amazon’s aggressive pursuit of online shoppers, followed by Walmart and other large retailers, the trend was further fueled by free shipping, speedy...