- The death of Steve Jobs: Steve Jobs and America’s decline | The Economist – There are lots of things it could do to improve the ability of and incentives for American companies and workers to innovate and grow, whether it’s taxing fossil fuels, giving more green cards to foreign scientists and engineers or simplifying the tax code. These days, however, that seems a fantasy compared to more prosaic demands such as, don’t shut down the government, starve critical government agencies of funds or default on the national debt.
- cmdln.org (a sysadmin blog) » Blog Archive » Install git on CentOS cpanel server – cpanel has blocked all perl packages from being installed or updated because they don’t want updates to break or conflict with their packages. Thankfully yum provides a nice one time workaround for this kind of situation.
- Niklas’ Blog: Java 7: Project Coin in code examples – This blog introduces – by code examples – some new Java 7 features summarized under the term Project Coin. The goal of Project Coin is to add a set of small language changes to JDK 7.
- Moving from SVN to Git in 1,000 easy steps! « Code as Craft – This past summer we completed a project that spanned several months of planning and preparation – moving our source control from Subversion to Git. The code that runs our search engine, front-end web stack, support/admin tools, API, configuration management, and more are now stored in and deployed from Git. We thought some of you might find our approach migrating an 80-100 person engineering team interesting and possibly instructive.
- A Look at the NoSQL Landscape | Javalobby – Take a look at the current landscape of NoSQL stores and figure out why you might need NoSQL in this recent podcast where Bruce Elgort talks with Mark Myers from the London Developer Co-op.
- scribe-java – The simple OAuth Java lib! – Welcome to the home of Scribe, the simple OAuth Java lib!
- ql.io – A declarative, data-retrieval and aggregation gateway for quickly consuming HTTP apis – ql.io combines SQL, JSON, and a few procedural style constructs into a compact language. Scripts written in this language can make HTTP requests to retrieve data, perform joins between API responses, project responses, or even make requests in a loop. But note that ql.io's scripting language is not SQL – it is SQL inspired
- InfoQ: SpringOne 2GX Keynote: Next Generation Applications – Ben Alex along with a SpringSource team present the future of mobile applications, authorization, data, and application architecture as seen by VMware.
- Running Ext GWT 2 and 3 Together | Learn | Sencha – As a migration strategy, both Ext GWT 2 and 3 can be used at the same time. This allows an application to be upgraded to v3 over time, rather than all at once.
- Move The Web Forward | Guide to getting involved with standards and browser development – Whether you're a talented web developer, web-slinging since the days of tables and font tags, or you're a hobbyist hacker, there are a number ways for you to give back. Below, we list some of the ways that anyone can contribute back to the web platform.
Links for November 30th through December 3rd