- IE10 for Windows 7 Globally Available for Consumers and Businesses (msdn.com) – IE10 for Windows 7 Globally Available for Consumers and Businesses (msdn.com)
- Webinar recording: Theming your app for iOS, Android, WP8 and BB10 on Vimeo – Theming Sencha Touch applications is one the major steps in getting an application built and deployed. Teams looking to build custom themes need to consider various theming best practices in addition to thinking about what platforms their application needs
- Servant for IIS – transforms IIS Manager into to a beautiful, fast and web-based management tool. – Servant is a piece of software that transforms your regular Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager to a beautiful, fast and web-based management tool.
- Brian McCallion on Enterprise Considerations for Cloud, Hybrid Strategies, and Amazon RedShift – Enterprise cloud specialist Brian McCallion talks about what's really holding back enterprises from adopting the cloud, how they should address their legacy applications, ways to avoid introducing complexity in distributed environments, the value of Amazon
- Hortonworks delivers beta of Hadoop big-data platform for Windows | ZDNet – HDP was built with "joint investment and contributions" from Microsoft, according to officials from both companies. The new Windows platform is 100 percent open source and provides the same Hadoop experience as is available from Hortonworks on Linux
- The Nine Circles of Hell: Front-End Development for Sharepoint – This publication is intended as a useful quick-start guide for front-end developers delving into the realm of Sharepoint development.
- How to build a news app that never goes down and costs you practically nothing – Developing in the newsroom is fast-paced and comes with a different set of priorities than when you’re coding for a technology product team. There are three salient Boyerisms I’ve picked up in my month as an NP-Rapper that sum up these differences:
- Bootstrapping a Software Product // Speaker Deck – A presentation about the lessons learned through both the good and bad decisions that we feel we've made while bootstrapping Sifter. Evolving this into a book that should be out mid-March 2013. http://startingandsustaining.com
- Ruby 2.0 is released – Ruby 2.0.0 is the first stable release of the Ruby 2.0 series, with many new features and improvements in response to the increasingly diverse and expanding demands for Ruby.
- Rails, You Have Turned into Java. Congratulations! | Discursive – I’ve railed against the JCP for years, but I do think that Rails is a picture of what happens to “frameworks” in the absence of standards. Call me old for saying it, but I did. So there
- An Overview of Guava: Google Core Libraries for Java – Kevin Bourrillion introduces Guava, a set of open source core libraries used internally by Google.
- Android SQLite Database – Android platform includes the SQLite embedded database and provides out of the box support to use it via Android APIs. In this tutorial we shall see how to get started with SQLite database in Android. SQLite is nothing but a relational database and our sql
- Google I/O registration begins March 13th at 7am PST, requires Google+ and Google Wallet accounts – The Next Web – Google has announced the registration dates for this year’s I/O conference, which will be held on May 15-17, 2013 at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Registration for the conference will open on March 13th at 7AM PST
- Getting started with Spring Data and Distributed Database Grids – Mark Johnson and David Turanski introduce Spring Data for GemFire demoing using Spring Data for persistency across multiple distributed database grids.
- Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon – The Next Web – Google on Wednesday announced a significant bridging of the gap between Chrome and Chrome OS: the app launcher, a little window that features all your apps in one place. The company has ported the dedicated “home for your apps” from Chrome OS to its Chrome browser
- The Saddest Map In America « I think it’s funny 🙂 – Yep, there it is: the result of a scholarly study by Dorothy Gambrell of the “missed connections” section of Craigslist. This is where you thought you saw your future spouse or date or hook-up, state by state.
Links for February 21st through February 26th