- InfoQ: Running Heroku on Heroku – Noah Zoschke discusses self-hosting, bootstrapping, cross-compiling, avoiding circular dependencies, distributed process management, all in the context of running Heroku support apps on Heroku.
- HTTPie: cURL for humans – HTTPie is a CLI HTTP utility built out of frustration with existing tools. The goal is to make CLI interaction with HTTP-based services as human-friendly as possible. HTTPie does so by providing an http command that allows for issuing arbitrary HTTP requests using a simple and natural syntax and displaying colorized responses:
- InfoQ: AMQP in Financial Service – Hanno Klein explains how AMQP is used by Deutsche Börse and where it fits within their strategy.
- Chrome to be deployed on State Department computers worldwide | Geek.com – On January 26th, when Secretary Clinton was asked what could be done about the painfully slow update process for Internet Explorer, she announced that the State Department would be deploying Google Chrome to their offices worldwide
- Field Guide to Web Applications from Google – This field guide is designed to help you create great user experiences in your web apps. Whether you’re building your first web app, or are just looking for ways to improve existing experiences, there’s something here for you!
- Pinterest Is Not A Virtual Pinboard via @codertrader – In summary, Pinterest is not a Virtual Pinboard. It is the answer to consumers engaging with brands, something Facebook has been unable to do.
- Continuous Improvement: The Importance of the Team Retrospective — Application Development Trends – Even good agile teams can get better. Mark J. Balbes walks you through how retrospectives have impacted his team and shows you options for yours.
- When will tablets outsell traditional PCs? | asymco – Given these assumptions, the day when the tablet market (by units) will exceed that of traditional PCs will come sometime in the fall of 2013.
- How To Be Happy Anywhere | Fast Company – For my job I spent 300 days traveling the world last year. I met a lot of happy people. Who they are and where they live will surprise you.
- Introducing Spring Hadoop | SpringSource Team Blog – VMware have announced the availability of Spring Hadoop, which integrates the Spring Framework and the Apache Hadoop platform. The project provides a convenient mechanism for the configuration, creation, and execution of the various services and utilities such as MapReduce, Hive, Pig, and Cascading jobs via the Spring container
- Spring Thread Pool Services – Java Code Geeks – Thread Pools are very important to execute synchronous & asynchronous processes. This article shows how to develop and monitor Thread Pool Services by using Spring. Creating Thread Pool has been explained via two alternative methods.
- Interpreted Languages: PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby – A side-by-side reference sheet – Interpreted Languages: PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby (Sheet One) – A side-by-side reference sheet
- Working With Data in Sencha Designer | Learn | Sencha – This screencast provides an overview of the data layer in Sencha frameworks and demonstrates how you can use Designer to use the data capabilities. We explore the basics of creating stores, defining record structure using models, using proxies and readers to load data, sorting and grouping data, previewing loaded data, and attaching stores to views.
- Sencha Touch 2 RC—Now with Native Packaging | Blog | Sencha – Today, we’re happy to announce the release candidate of Sencha Touch 2 as well as our native packaging for Windows and Mac.
Links for February 24th through March 5th