By now you have likely heard that Google finally released its long-awaited social offering. First, let’s look at the basics: +Circles – These are private lists, which are needed so that you can share things with a select group of people. Obviously, things you share with your family may not be things you want to… Read More Google Plus Looks Good But Needs An Application Platform
This is a guest post from Lior Levin. While content is the backbone of your website, aesthetics are still very important, which is why having a site with a little eye candy doesn’t hurt. Now, you could opt for proprietary software like Flash, which allows for some amazing effects, but the problem is that not… Read More 5 jQuery Scripts To Create a Great First Impression
There has been a lot of discussion lately about “cloud” offerings and what is the cloud. I am going to avoid a definition of the cloud, but I am going to talk about the various infrastructure offerings that are available, specifically the differences between two types of offerings. There are some offerings that are purely… Read More Is Google App Engine An Enterprise Solution?
This is a guest post from Dmitry Davydov. Have you ever heard of crowdsourcing? Well, it’s not just a buzz word any more. It’s a working concept that allows online businesses save time and money, while tens of thousands crowdsourcers make a living working from home. If you think of masses, mobs and crowds as… Read More 7 Sites To Help Crowdsource Your Web Work
Last month, Twitter and Facebook made some moves to hide RSS feeds and put focus more on their APIs. There was the typical ranting that followed the news, some in favor of RSS and others not. Now that the conversation and controversy of RSS being killed again has died down, I wanted to address the real… Read More The Rise Of The API, The Future Of The Web
The other day Apple made a bunch of announcements and the technology blogs were in a frenzy. There were some interesting bits of information, though much of the announcements talked about things to be released in the fall. I wanted to focus specifically on the iCloud offering and how it impacts the current market. First,… Read More Musings On The Cloud, Platforms And Developers
CUBRID is having a programming contest! I like programming contests that almost anyone can enter, and this one is interesting for a different reason than some others. For those who do not know, CUBRID is: a comprehensive open source relational database management system highly optimized for Web Applications, especially when complex web services process large amount of… Read More CUBRID Is Having A Programming Contest
In the past few weeks, we have seen a bunch of new announcements and other news regarding your wallet. Mobile payments are becoming a huge business already, and the mobile payment future is just beginning. The interesting part of this discussion is that there are solutions coming from multiple directions for different purposes. First, we… Read More The Race For Your Wallet Has Begun