- Google GBuy payments system on June 28?
Google is set to launch a direct competitor to PayPal’s payment processing services.
- Google gets ready to say GBuy; PayPal on the hit list?
Ars Technica doesn’t see GBuy as a direct competitor to PayPal, since it doesn’t target individuals or small businesses like eBay sellers.
A new open source, web application development framework for C# 2.0 that generates browser interfaces using the dojo toolkit. A promising alternative to Atlas and ASP.NET for AJAX development on Windows servers.
- Google Earth Blog: More Detail on the Announcements
Google Maps now supports Google Earth’s KML file format, which can bundle annotated placemarks, image overlays, and vector graphics. This opens some new possibilities for combined Google Earth and Google Maps mashups.
- Is Adsense Killing Google?
With alternatives to Adsense on the horizon for content site owners, will Google’s cash cow ultimately prove to be self-defeating?
- Is JSP/JSF debugging supported in Sun Java Studio Creator?
With the upcoming release of the Creator Pack for Netbeans 5.5, the answer will be yes.
- jGuard 0.80 – Web Authentication and Authorization Control
A new stable release of a library for adding user authentication into any Java web application with ease.
- OpenEdit 5.23 CMS Framework
An open source framework for building sites with integrated content management, ecommerce and blogging facilities.
- Google Maps Goes Enterprise
Google Maps is now available for commercial and behind-the-firewall use. Starting price: $10,000. Also, the API now includes international geocoding, so developers need not use other APIs to convert street addresses to locations.
- FUDforum 2.7.5 Released
This new stable release brings new AJAX-powered user interface enhancements, performance improvements, and an important security fix.
- Free PHP and Oracle Manual is Available
A nice PDF guide to installing and using an Oracle database with PHP.
Nice greasemonkey script for Firefox that lets you pop open a live HTML and CSS editor for any site and preview the effects of your changes on-the-fly.