All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘beta’
Do you remember Microsoft FrontPage?
Former Microsoft employee Marcelo Calbucci wants you to have a website. And he’d like it very much if you use his new product, called Sampa, to build it. Although it denies simple classification, Calbucci speaks of Sampa as a “blog on steroids.” It’s for home or business use.
After delaying the release several times, Microsoft now assures the world that Vista will meet its slated launch date of January 2007. Vista represents the first major overhaul in five years for the venerable Windows operating system. Windows is used on about 90 percent of the world’s computers, and its sales account for about one-third of Microsoft’s total revenue.
Rob La Gesse wrote me a very constructive email today about how difficult beta testing Microsoft’s products is. Instead of emailing it around I asked him “could you blog it?”
Sun Microsystems announced the release of the Beta release of their new Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 (Java SE 6). They called the effort Project Mustang. They’ve added some features and improved on others to improve developers’ Java experience.
Adobe Systems released their Flex 2.0 Beta to developers to play with last week. The aim is to improve the offerings for developers to generate rich Internet applications. This combined with the Flash Player 8.5 release, they say the products will allow businesses to engage users more effectively and increase productivity while delivering stronger business results.
Ina Fried at News.com writes about the Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview End User License Agreement and a few interesting things within.
A new meta-search engine has been released in beta that searches Google, Yahoo, and MSN and organizes results by page rank. P.R.A.S.E. (Page Rank Assisted Search Engine) is designed to eliminate duplicate results and streamline the process of finding link partners when building for SEO.
The open source revolution brought its guns around to bear on the Microsoft ship-of-the-line known as Office. Microsoft’s program is by far the market leader and users pay premium prices but OpenOffice will beat them on price points. It’s free and it’s ready to fight.