Issue #19 – 19th July 2013
News and Latest Developments
Oracle has decided to stop development on its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Sun Ray Software and Hardware, and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client product lines.
Jill Rowley joined Oracle as part of the acquisition of Eloqua (she was their top sales-person) and she brings a radically new style of selling with her – techniques which she’s currently training Oracle’s newest sales recruits to use.
There is a new post on Ultan’s Usable Apps blog by Karen Scipi on the basis of User Experience and how the consumerisation of IT software has meant that everyone has had to raise their game.
Richard Bingham on the Fusion Apps Developer Relations blog has posted the above link to the FADeveloperRelations YouTube channel, which is chock full of Fusion technical videos, all uploaded within the last month or so
Dropbox is the most popular of the online storage services (others include MS SkyDrive, Google Drive, Box.Net, iCloud, Amazon CloudDrive). For the last 5 years or so it has been synonymous with the folder that magically synchronises between all your devices. Now however, they’re upping their game with new developer options allowing you to save to and upload from Dropbox, directly from websites. Coming soon is the ability to use it to make saved game states portable across devices, and much more.