News you can use
- The coming wave of API wars or something like that
- Well, it was only a matter of time Scala.JS 0.1 released
- Jamie Allen Keynote JAX London 2013 on Lambdas in Java 8
- Cool tool - Agent for Android
- The herd is moving - Paypal moving to JS
- Amazon has plans for a Drone army
- Guy throws out hard drive containing $9M worth of Bitcoins
- Joel hacks with the Ember.js getting started guide @emberjs
- R2-D2 Mall Cop
- Github introduces expanding context in diffs @github
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- Spring Reactor released, based on lMAX Disruptor
- Groovy 2.2 released
- Mozilla developer creates curriculum to on-board new contributors to Firefox
- Mesos + Docker essentially lets you run Docker containers on a grid of servers managed by Mesos. From DevOps sensei @brianm
- Have you heard about WebComponents
- Link one pre-link text. in- text
- coreos @coreoslinux, Linux for massive server deployments
- ectd, a highly-available key value store for shared configuration and service discovery
- Front end developer reading list 2013
- Ken - review GenyMotion - virtualbox-based Android VM that is fast and adds super cool features
- Google's computers OUTWIT their humans
- New Secure-Filters NPM Module for Simpler Output Sanitization from @goinstant
- Node.js used by The Mail Online to serve 32K Pixels to millions on four servers @clifcunn http://www.nearform.com/nodecrunch/how-node-js-has-revolutionized-the-mailonline
Anita Garamella Andrews is VP of Client Analytics Services at RJ Metrics. She has spoken about analytics and other topics at ETE 2013, as well as other events. She talks with Tracey and Ken about how analytics has changed with the advent of large quantities of data. Areas of conversation include data quality, the relative choice of metrics and accuracy versus making actionable information available, and the concept of product analysis.
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- Startups fail. Say goodbye to Everpix
- Functional Reactive Programming with Bacon.js - this article refers to the Bacon.JS project. Also, if you're a Java expert check out RxJava
- The skills of academia are attractive to business in data science - hence the newest brain drain
- Charioteer Rich Freedman @greybeardedgeek tip for dealing with designers and PS layers for icons, etc.. - see his github project that builds upon an iOS Photoshop JS
- Rich scored another one - Bootstrap without all of the technical debt using SCSS Bootstrap 3: 50% faster Thanks to @treehouse
- Amazon Kinesis: Process streams of data in real time
- Amazon RDS: Postgres in the cloud!
- AndevCon2013 show recap - Ken (will update with blog post recap once I have one)
- KitKat features listed - nice enhancements for power management, SMS message subscriptions, low power, more
- Every Android developer wants a HP 21 inch slate desktop
- Inception in the browser: PeerServer: A Server in a Browser with WebRTC - The API is here
- Build a Spreadsheet in 20 minutes with Angular.js
- Dart 1.0 released
- Spring releases a reactive framework as part of Spring.io
- “This Just In" - Do Code Reviews. A report from the latest Philly.rb meeting
- "Five tips for big software projects":http://blog.chariotsolutions.com/2013/10/5-tips-for-big-software-projects.html
- “Dismanteling the monoliths”:https://engineering.groupon.com/2013/misc/i-tier-dismantling-the-monoliths/ - rails apps converting to Nodejs at Groupon
- I’m taking a stab at lock-free this week - First, my reading took me to Mechanical Sympathy (which we’ve discussed before) and now that there is a JSR for some new constructions - (StampedLock) this site has a great project - https://github.com/mjpt777/rw-concurrency which runs a bunch of benchmarks. All of this came from reading down the rabbit hole to this - from an article where I feel completely stupid. (prn stupid-feeling-reader (http://psy-lob-saw.blogspot.com/2013/10/spsc-revisited-part-iii-fastflow-sparse.html)
- “Bunny Ruby api for RabbitMQ”:http://blog.rubyrabbitmq.info/blog/2013/10/29/bunny-1-dot-0-0-is-released/ goes 1.0
- “Icominer iOS plugin”:http://icoplay.com/icominer-faq/ let’s you monetize free iOS apps via bitcoin mining
- A great writeup on "niche viewship in the age of Netflix and the reviewer's dilemma":http://priceonomics.com/why-movie-critics-hate-tyler-perry/
- Joel's Book Review: “Taming Text”:http://www.manning.com/ingersoll/ provides a nice overview, with code examples, of the techniques used to process unstructured text.
- PredictionIO: Open source “machine learning server” for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation: http://prediction.io/
- “Meet BadBIOS - it jumps airgaps between computers”:http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/10/meet-badbios-the-mysterious-mac-and-pc-malware-that-jumps-airgaps/
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