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23 Dec 2014
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Solaris Studio : C/C++ Dynamic Analysis [40044]
Code Analyzer can analyze static data, dynamic memory access data, and code coverage data

Giri Mandalika writes, "First, a reminder - Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 is now generally available. Check the Solaris Studio 12.4 Data Sheet before downloading the software from Oracle Technology Network.

Code Analyzer tool in Oracle Solaris Studio compiler suite can analyze static data, dynamic memory access data, and code coverage data collected from binaries that were compiled with the C/C++ compilers in Solaris Studio 12.3 or later. Code Analyzer is supported on Solaris and Oracle Enterprise Linux..."
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10 Dec 2014
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Python in NetBeans IDE 8.0.2 [39867]
By Geertjan Wielenga

Let's get started with Python in NetBeans IDE 8.0.2.

Take the following steps:

  • Prepare. Watch this YouTube movie:
  • Make Sure You're Prepared.
  • Get the Correct Version of NetBeans IDE
  • Get the Python Plugin for NetBeans IDE 8.0.2.
  • Go to the Plugin Manager in NetBeans IDE
  • Install the Python Plugin
  • Go to the New Project Dialog
  • Get Started Creating a Python Application
  • Step Through the Wizard
  • Run the Python Application.

Read on for details.
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09 Dec 2014
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SQL Developer 4.1 [39868]
Instance Viewer

The SQL Developer team has been steadily adding features tailored to the DBA since the version 3.0 release. This steady march continues with version 4.1, which was released as an Early Adopter yesterday.

The DBA feature I want to talk about today is the Instance Viewer. Well, technically the window is labeled as the 'DB Instance.'
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24 Nov 2014
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Oracle High Scores on GigaOm Research - Sector Roadmap [39660]
cross-platform mobile development

GigaOm analysts Rich Morrow recently covered cross platform mobile development, a hot topic given the effort it takes to develop enterprise apps that fulfill the needs in a BYOD world, and Oracle is helping to fulfill the needs end-to-end needs for enterprise mobile development.

Areas covered include:

  • Write once, deploy to several native codebases
  • Tight integrations to back-ends or middleware
  • A focus on specific use cases
  • Consistent “app identity.”
  • Support for popular coding environments.
  • Native device support

There's some great information covered in the report. Get the whole story here.
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18 Nov 2014
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New Performance Analyzer Overview screen [39282]
By Darryl Gove

Darryl Gove writes, "I love using the Performance Analyzer, but the question I often get when I show it to people, is "Where do I start?". So one of the improvements in Solaris Studio 12.4 is an Overview screen to help people get started with the tool...

The reason this is important, is that many applications spend time in various place - like waiting on disk, or in user locks - and it's not always obvious where is going to be the most effective place to look for performance gains.

The Overview screen is meant to be the "one-stop" place where people can find out what their application is doing. When we put it back into the product I expected it to be the screen that I glanced at then never went back to. I was most surprised when this turned out not to be the case..."
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11 Nov 2014
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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 [39281]
Dramatically Improves Developer Productivity

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 enables developers to generate higher performing, reliable, and secure applications in record time. The latest release of Oracle's #1 C, C++ and FORTRAN development environment for Oracle systems includes dramatically enhanced software analysis tools to help developers optimize application performance and quickly identify memory errors for improved application reliability. It also includes enhanced standards-based, high performance compilers with advanced optimization capabilities, resulting in the best application performance on Oracle's newest SPARC and x86 systems.

Oracle Solaris Studio is included in Oracle's Software in Silicon Cloud and uses the Software in Silicon Application Data Integrity (ADI) feature to help developers find and fix memory errors with minimal overhead.

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.4 is free to download from the Oracle Technology Network site.
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