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Our Latest Blog Posts

The Rise of NetBeans — Why The Increasingly Popular IDE Has Eased Java Application Development for a Network of 1M+ Active Users

Why Millions of Web App Developers Love Coding With the NetBeans IDE

Originally a student project in 1996, NetBeans has since become one of the most popular IDEs among app developers. Right out of the box, it boasts a code generator,... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
Parallels Desktop 12: In-Depth Look at How Dev Teams Can Save Testing Time and Money With the Latest Edition of the Virtualization Software

Parallels Desktop 12: Powerful Environments for Developers

In a unique position between Microsoft and Apple (and, to a lesser extent, Google and Linux), Parallels solves complex engineering and user-experience problems to... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
Vim Creator Champions Charityware: Bram Moolenaar Discusses Developing the Popular Text Editor, How He Uses It, and Version 8

Vim Creator Talks Coding Charityware & His Use of the Program Today

Celebrating 25 years of productivity and billions of lines of code written, Vim is an open-source text editor loved by millions of programmers around the world.... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
Content Watch & Net Nanny Help You Control Your Internet Experience: How Their Dynamic Filtering Engine Eliminates Content You Don't Want

Net Nanny: Dynamic Filter Guards Against Unsavory Online Content

 With a passion for protecting Internet users from inappropriate online content, Net Nanny adapts to the new trends and technologies of Internet browsing. Instead of... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
How Sprinklr Community and Experience Cloud™­ are Enhancing Customer Service and Providing Actionable Feedback for Businesses

Get Satisfaction & Sprinklr Create Communities for Customer Service

Even though technology helps companies reach new customers around the world, the Internet removes the level of personal interaction that brands need to thrive.... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
Co-Founder Ben Congleton Talks Olark — How the Easily Implemented Live Chat Software Helps Build Brands Around Service & Sales

How Olark's Live Chat Boosts Your Business & Customer Satisfaction

Ben Congleton learned the importance of customer service while running a successful hosting company with his high school buddies. Excited about making an impact and... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
5 Popular Text Editors for Linux

5 Popular Text Editors for Linux

Yes, all of you Microsoft and Mac users, text editors are still a big deal in Linux systems! You may think graphical text editors are where it’s at, but in a world that is... read more »
Toby Sembower
By: Toby Sembower
Alexandra Leslie