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IntelliJ IDEA: Enjoy writing code!

IntelliJ IDEA is a Java development tool that comes in two editions: a community edition that can freely be downloaded and used, and an ultimate edition with more advanced features and integration support with a variety of popular programming platforms and frameworks. I have been using IDEA since v12 and although admittedly, the transition was not so comfortable, I have come to enjoy the new environment quite a bit. I have noticed that my productivity has increased and I no longer have to fight with the tool to debug and/or deploy the code.

What's new in Sakai 10?

Sakai 10 (previously known as Sakai 2.10) will be released to the community in late Spring 2014. With the release comes a plethora of new features, updated functionality, and under-the-hood performance/bug fixes.

Still Running Drupal 6?

Still running on Drupal 6?   With the release of Drupal 8 just around the corner its time to seriously consider upgrading to Drupal 7.   The Drupal community's policy is this:  we support the current release and the previous release. Today, Drupal 7 is the current release and Drupal 6 is the previous release.

The Power of Drupal as an Enterprise Application Development Framework

People have historically viewed Drupal as one of the world's leading web content management systems, and rightfully so.   Many high profile websites are built on Drupal including, the Louvre Museum (the most viewed museum website on the planet),  Ikea,  ING,  Tesla Motors,  US House of Representatives, Harvard, Stanford, McDonalds, and literally thousands of other sites.  While Drupal is excellent as a web content management system it also excels as an application development framework for enterprise applications.  Like other frameworks