The editors at developerWorks reflected on their work over the past 12 months and selected some of their favorite, most noteworthy content. This small sample of our 2010 how-to content showcases the variety of technical topics and disciplines we cover week after week, as well as the quality of our professionally developed articles and tutorials. Happy Holidays!
- Create offline Web applications on mobile devices with HTML5 addresses a topic of particular interest in 2010. (See also the related article about a 2010 developerWorks survey of IT professionals indicating mobile was not the only trend of the year.)
- Java technology zone technical podcast series, launched this year, lets you listen to insightful conversations with technical experts. Taking the time to read an in-depth, code-heavy article can be difficult, even if it's about a topic that's critical to your day job. This podcast series provides a new way to get information from the sources you trust most.
- Three locks for your SSH door covers another ever-popular -- and ever-important topic: security. This is one of our most read articles.
- Build a digital book with EPUB has consistently been among our most popular articles, month after month, and employs an effective step-by-step approach for automating EPUB creation using DocBook and Python.
- Cloud computing by government agencies combines several key topics -- industries, cloud computing, and security.
- Learn Linux, 101: A roadmap for LPIC-1 is authored by our resident Linux expert, Ian Shields, and is a wildly popular learning resource.
- Assess enterprise applications for cloud migration helps readers determine whether an enterprise application is suited for the cloud--an increasingly important and popular question.
- What's new in IBM Rational Rhapsody, Version 7.5.2, by Paul Urban, is but one of many articles that explain the latest functions and features of various products and tools, and how to make the most of 'em.
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