- Introducing node.js Tools for Visual Studio – Scott Hanselman – Just when you thought it couldn't be crazier in Redmond, today they are introducing node.js Tools for Visual Studio!
- Ionic: The Most Advanced HTML5 Mobile App Framework – Ionic is a beautiful front-end framework for developing hybrid mobile apps in HTML5.
- Tableau 8.1 is Available: You Asked, We Delivered – We're happy to announce that Tableau 8.1 is now available around the world. In this release we're delivering a host of features inspired by your ideas.
Tableau 8.1 covers a lot of ground: from enterprise features and enhanced mobile authoring, to sophisti
- Google is building a Chrome app-based development environment called Spark – The Next Web – Google’s Chromium team never ceases to amaze. Its latest project is a Chrome app-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) codenamed Spark.
- ReportServer – Professional Open Source Business Intelligence and Reporting – ReportServer integrates many free and commercial reporting engines. This allows you to use existing reports directly and choose the engine that best fits the current need for new developments.
- Using Sencha GXT To Build Interactive Web Apps That Manage Big Data – GWT is a great framework for developing small and large interactive web applications. Sencha GXT is a huge addition that gives developers all the tools they need to build great looking and easy-to-use user interfaces. If you are in the process of evaluating web application frameworks, the combination of GWT and Sencha GXT should be high on your list.
- Why Office 365 is a better Office – Microsoft's flexible approach to Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and Office means each business can get the right mix of cloud and local for its needs
- High performance libraries in Java – There is an increasing number of libraries which are described as high performance and have benchmarks to back that claim up.
- Could Tizen be Android’s next nemesis? – Tizen is an up and coming open-source operating system based off of Linux. Like, Android, Tizen is extremely flexible in its uses. Tizen also allows a wide variety of app development as it supports apps running on HTML5 as well as other related web technologies to allow apps to run across multiple device categories. For example, an app on Tizen would be coded in HTML5 and it would be able to run on everything from smartphones to laptops and even to bigger devices such as TVs.
- The rediscovery of India | McKinsey & Company – Is diversity an excuse for disunity? CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says Indians must embrace their common ambitions if the nation is to fulfill its tremendous potential.
- How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management – Harvard Business Review – That, in a nutshell, is the principle at the heart of Google’s approach: deploying disciplined data collection and rigorous analysis—the tools of science—to uncover deeper insights into the art and craft of management.
- Windows and Line of Business Applications: No Good Options – So while it pains me to say it, companies that are looking to develop a new line of business applications should seriously consider abandoning that idea and build an internal website instead.
- Elasticsearch & Kibana – visualize logs and time-stamped data – visualize logs and time-stamped data – Elasticsearch works seamlessly with kibana to let you see and interact with your data
- Another day, another Java menace: Ceylon has landed – This week’s Devoxx conference in Antwerp saw the launch of two box fresh languages: Google’s Dart SDK 1.0, and Red Hat’s Ceylon 1.0. Creator Gavin King has been adamant from the earliest development stages that the intention has always been to create something that can run alongside Java – but designed as a language and SDK for business computing that learns and builds on Java’s successes and failures
Links for November 17th through November 22nd