- Ziptastic is a simple API that allows people to ask which Country,State and City are associated with a Zip Code. – Ziptastic is a simple API that allows people to ask which Country,State and City are associated with a Zip Code.
- People Use IE at Work, But Chrome at Home – The company attributes the use of IE during the workday to constraints of corporate policy. In other words, those people using IE would gladly turn to Chrome if their IT departments would let them, but they’re stuck, so that’s what they use.
- Cloud Foundry Further Improves Support for Ruby Applications | Blog – In the past few months, we have been quietly adding features and improving support for running Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, Rack, and even JRuby applications on CloudFoundry.com.
- An Articulate Introduction to MongoDB | Architects Zone – One thing I am very impressed by MongoDb is that it is extremely easy to use and the underlying architecture is also very easy to understand.
- InfoQ: Seven Secrets Every Architect Should Know – Frank Buschmann’s secrets: User Tasks-based Design, Be Minimalist, Ensure Visibility of Domain Concepts, Use Uncertainty as a Driver, Design Between Things, Check Assumptions, Eat Your Own Dog Food.
- GWT-Eureka is a library for the Google Web Toolkit – GWT-Eureka is a library for the Google Web Toolkit. The main objective of this library is to include all those widgets and other helpful tricks that are not big enough to have their own project.
- 6 Advantages of Developing Cross-Platform HTML5-based financial apps: Part 1 – There are multiple advantages, that HTML5-based financial apps offer. In this blog post, I explore the top 6 advantages that HTML5 offers.
- Gazel – A high performance key/value store for the browser modeled after Redis. – Gazel – A high performance key/value store for the browser modeled after Redis.
- Beginners guide to one modern web development stack « Coffee Spoons of Code – This post is for a person who knows how to program, and wants to learn a modern web development stack. At my new job we use Padrino, an alternative to Ruby on Rails, so I’ll be describing that.
Links for April 8th through April 10th