- Goodbye MongoDB – Over the last two or three years we have been using MongoDB in some mid-size projects. Now it is time to say goodbye to MongoDB for a variety of technical reasons:
- VMware’s Vision For Next-Generation Applications – The moves are aimed at Java developers, particularly those who already use VMware's Spring Framework for lightweight Java development. Enterprise Java applications frequently end up in the virtualized part of the data center. By making it easier to produce them, VMware is also making it more likely they'll be deployed on its virtual machines
- Brunch – A lightweight approach to building HTML5 applications with emphasis on elegance and simplicity – Brunch is an assembler for HTML5 applications. It's agnostic to frameworks, libraries, programming, stylesheet & templating languages and backend technology.
- Choosing a Web Development Framework: Options and Criteria | Javalobby – In this post I’ll present you with our candidates and the criteria we are evaluating each framework with. Over the next weeks I’ll post the actual evaluation of each framework and finally what our choice is and why.
- The Big Three – Scala, Clojure and Groovy | The Code General – The most encouraging outcome of the last few years has been the flourishing ecosystem around new JVM languages. A decade ago the CLR was being proclaimed as *the* runtime to support multiples languages. Thanks to the community the JVM is looking more and more like the preferred target for new languages, innovation and research.
- MongoDB Overview | Channel 9 – Jared Rosoff covers the basics of Mongo and then explains the purpose and architecture of MongoDB replica sets (for scalable read operations) as well as MongoDB's approach to sharding (for scalable write operations).
- JSONP – Enables cross-domain requests to any JSON API – JSONP – Enables cross-domain requests to any JSON API
- The Toolbox: a directory of useful single-page sites and apps – A collection of the best time-saving apps, tools, and widgets from around the web.
- This Is What Developing For Android Looks Like | TechCrunch – Animoca, a Hong Kong mobile app developer that has seen more than 70 million downloads, says it does quality assurance testing with about 400 Android devices. Again, that’s testing with four hundred different phones and tablets for every app they ship!
Links for May 11th through May 16th