Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Back from vacation this week and trying to catch up on things I missed while out last week. Here's part of my reading list for your weekend enjoyment.
Configuring dynamic IP address restrictions in Windows Azure Web Sites: New feature of IIS8/Windows Azure Web Sites that allows you to block client IP addresses based on things like number of concurrent requests or number of requests over time.
A cloud and Azure glossary for the confused: I need a Bingo card with cloud terms.
New AWS command-line interface: Amazon has new command-line tools.
Intention.js: An interesting approach to responsive web sites.
RubyMotion 2.7 is available: New version of RubyMotion is available for those developing on iOS or OS X.
Parallax.js: I'm a sucker for a good parallax effect. This one can react to device orientation. And their landing page is AWESOME!
Yeoman 1.0 is out: Yay!
A comprehensive guide to taking your HTML5 game offline: I'm a big fan of not using my data plan unless I have to, so offline HTML5 apps are something I can get behind.
Getting a head start with front-end generators: Learn about the various front-end generators out there.
Getting started with HTML5 game development: So you can invent the next Candy Crush game.
Ember 1.0 released: 1.0 is out.
Connecting Google Glass and Windows Azure Mobile Services: Two great tastes that taste great together? Only time will tell.
ES6 iterators, generators, and iterables: Learn more about some of the things coming in ES6.
Node v0.10.18 released: Another week, another Node.js release.
Access Windows Azure Cache Service from Node.js: Using Edge.js.
Ways ActiveSupport helps Ruby developers: A good read if you're not familiar with ActiveSupport.
Getting started with Ruby: Sometimes you need to get back to the basics.
Introduction to grunt.js and npm scripts, and choosing between the two: Nice write up on grunt.js vs. npm scripts.
Debugging modern web applications part 1: Part 1 of a series about debugging web applications, starting with markup/CSS debugging using Chrome.