Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Most of this week has been vacation for me, so not too many links for this weekend. Still, I've managed to find time to check my RSS feed and mark some interesting articles for future reading.
General availability of Windows Azure Notification Hub and support for SQL Server AlwaysOn availability group listeners: Looks like notification hub is out of preview and some updates for SQL Server.
Over 400 VM images of open source stacks in the VM Depot: There's a tremendous number of images in the depot.
Swap space in Linux VM's on Windows Azure - Part 2: Automating configuration of SWAP space.
Client & Mobile
Ground: A new client-side framework written in TypeScript. Designed and optimized for using a Node.js back-end.
Authentication in Single Page Applications: Securing URLs in single page apps.
Bootstrap 3 RC 2 is available: For those that like to live on the bleeding edge.
Four common Rails errors and how to fix them: Useful information if you are a Rails developer.
Devise 3.1 released: With security enhancements.
Zero downtime migrations - 500 million rows: Changing your DB schema in production is usually a painful process. Here's some advice on planning for it.
Autoworkers of our generation: A short read on why you shouldn't get comfortable with just one language or technology. Or really coding in general.
Frak: Give it some strings, it gives you a regular expression to match those strings.
A look at Facebook's React: If you're wondering what React is, this is a good starting point.
Web security relies on SSL; which relies on Email; which is broken: Pretty much.