- Things I wish I knew about MongoDB a year ago – I’ve used MongoDB for over a year at scale at both Heyzap and Bugsnag and along the way I’ve learnt many things the hard way. Here is a summary of the things I wish someone had told me earlier.
- Why The Future Of Software And Apps Is Serverless – Going serverless lets developers shift their focus from the server level to the task level. Serverless solutions let developers focus on what their application or system needs to do by taking away the complexity of the backend infrastructure.
- Enterprise Hunger For Custom Apps Equals Developer Jobs – Enterprise Hunger For Custom Apps Equals Developer Jobs
- Cisco Edition of OpenStack released – Cisco released the Cisco Edition of OpenStack that contains all the core OpenStack services for Essex and Folsom, along with installation scripts and other open source components to make it easier to install and run in production
- Mapping The Entertainment Ecosystems of Apple, Microsoft, Google & Amazon – It’s interesting to note that all four of the companies listed have various different core business models (hardware, search, retail, software) but they have all in recent years come to create personal computing devices with their own operating system running on top of the device and additionally these entertainment ecosystems
- OOCSS + SASS = The best way to CSS by Ian Storm Taylor – Object-oriented CSS is awesome. But littering your markup with non-semantic classes is not awesome. Those classes sprinkled all over your HTML are going to change, and that’s not gonna be fun. But if you combine OOCSS and SASS you get the best of both worlds: modular CSS without bloated, hard-to-maintain HTML
- JDBI : Convenient SQL for Java – JDBI is a SQL convenience library for Java. It attempts to expose relational database access in idiommatic Java, using collections, beans, and so on, while maintaining the same level of detail as JDBC
- One Jar To Rule Them All: NoSQLUnit 0.5.0 released – NoSQLUnit is a JUnit extension to make writing unit and high-level tests of systems that use NoSQL as backend easier
- MongoDB – Born in the Cloud – Ross Lawley introduces MongoDB, explaining why it is a good solution for cloud deployment.
- mcansky : Git is cheap – TL;DR : committing and branching is cheap with git so stop worrying about it : split your features into small bricks and commit early and often.
- What LinkedIn Endorsements Mean To You – The BrainYard – InformationWeek – LinkedIn's new Endorsements feature lets people easily recommend each other, but it will be the quality–not the quantity–of kudos that count.
- Hibernate Search and JPA tutorial – Hibernate search can be used to apply the powerful full text search engines (like Apache Lucene) to your applications. Hibernate search futher address some shortcomings of Apache Lucene since it takes care of index synchronization and manages correctly the transformation from free text queries to domain objects.
- ASP.NET MVC based Hybrid cross platform mobile solution – Develop native mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone using ASP.NET MVC
- Replacing Work/Life Balance with Work/Life Harmony. | Darius "Bubs" Monsef – What you can get done, work hard to make it great. What you can’t, let it go… Worrying about it won’t change anything.
- Java-to-iOS just keeps getting easier | Java programming – InfoWorld – Third-party tools are getting even better at enabling developers to use their Java skills to build iOS apps despite Apple's ban
- Google’s Mod_Pagespeed Is Now Out Of Beta And Ready To Make Your Sites Faster | TechCrunch – Google just released the first stable version of mod_pagespeed, the company’s open-source module for Apache that can automatically optimize your web pages to improve download and rendering speeds.
- Google’s Eric Schmidt Interviewed by Walt Mossberg, Kara Swisher – Peter Kafka – News – AllThingsD – You wanted new news from Eric Schmidt about the state of the Apple-Google war? So did all of us. But the Google chairman was mostly mum on that subject. He was happy, however, to tell Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher about how “life changing” it was to ride in a Google-built self-driving car.
Links for October 11th through October 17th