SEC Gets Python Modules
ActiveState, a company that specializes in dynamic languages, released ActivePython modules today specifically to streamline the process of financial firms complying with newly proposed rules from the US Securities and Exchange Commissions. It was just a few months ago that members suggested that files written in Python be used to simplify complex (legal language) reports for the SEC. The new packages, NumPy and SciPy, are for data centric scientific computing and financial modeling applications.
Rule Your SOA
Open source SOA and SaaS vendor WSO2 launched its newest component - the Business Rules Server. WSO2 provides components for a customizable, Eclipse RT-like SOA. The Business Rules sever is based on the JBoss Drools system and separates business logic from infrastructure code.
Zend Launches Cluster Manager for Big PHP Sites
Zend technologies announced the release of the Zend Server Cluster Manager this week. It clusters Zend servers across large-scale PHP deployments and offers a complete package for implementing web apps via PHP and monitoring them. Session clustering, config management and monitoring via the web, and web-based setup are all supported.
Top 10 Eclipse Helios Features
Lots of people are buzzing about the iPhone 4 release, but at DZone Eclipse 3.6 is the big news of the week. Many thanks to Ian Bull, an Eclipse developer, for posting this link.