VentureBeat leads the day with reporting on Pandora purchasing some of the assets of Rdio. This is interesting because it could mean that on-demand streaming is coming to Pandora, or at least we can hope. Docker made a bunch of announcements at DockerCon EU, and today we have a post on Integrated Content Trust and… Read More Geek Reading November 18, 2015
Another acquisition leads the day as TechCrunch reports on Google’s acquisition of Divshot. Benedict Evans gives us an interesting post on how the browser wars were much different than today where mobile is not a neutral platform. If you are looking for some new talent and you know people from Twitter, TechCrunch reports on the… Read More Geek Reading October 14, 2015
Google and Amazon have been announcing a bundle of fun. Amazon announced QuickSight, Kinesis Firehose, Inspector and EC2 Dedicated Hosts. Rackspace also announced that they are an AWS Managed Services partner. Not to be outdone, Google announced Accelerated Mobile Pages, custom email, apps and more for Google Domains, cloud native MySQL sharding with Vitess and… Read More Geek Reading October 8, 2015
In almost every area of software development, technology changes continuously. How do you stay on top of new techniques and development tools? In many cases, people will read blog posts or articles about the new technologies and assume their decisions or results are the final word. However, all people make mistakes, so why do we… Read More Are You Experimenting With New Technology?
For many years, people have been concerned with how applications were structured. This concept became very popular with the client-server applications built with tools like PowerBuilder and Visual Basic. In the late 1990’s, there was a move towards 3-tier applications (client, middleware and server) as web development first started to take hold. As developers started… Read More Development Concerns Moving Away From The Controller
If you write code for a living, then the “Which framework do I use?” question arises fairly often. I have been slinging code for over 13 years and it seems like I need to answer this question every month. The real question we should all be asking ourselves is “Do I need a framework?” If… Read More 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Framework