Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
My reading plan for this weekend is mostly going to be learning Elixir (or continuing to learn it,) and some of Anton Chekhov's works. Here's is a less focused, and more technical list for your weekend reading:
Windows Azure SDK 2.2, backup, and Hyper-V Recover Manager: Lots of stuff in the Windows Azure space this week.
Microsoft acquires Apiphany: Looks like Microsoft has picked up Apiphany and will be adding it to the Azure platform.
Deploying Apache SOLR 4 on Windows Server in Windows Azure - Part 1: First part of a series on getting SOLR 4 up and running on a Windows VM in Windows Azure.
Screen size management in mobile HTML5 games: Options for scaling your game for the various screen sizes in use today.
Bootmetro: In case you just can't get enough of the Windows 8 tile look.
Make a Windows 8.1 pinned live tile for your website: It's pretty quick and painless.
Node v0.10.21 released: Security fix for the HTTP server in this release.
Node v0.8.26 released: Security fix for the HTTP server in this release also.
Handling errors in Node.js: Some tips on logging errors that are understandable by humans.
Recipes for LoopBack models, part 4 of 5: Dealing with data that does not have a schema.
Official Stripe modules for Node.js: If you're looking to sell services through your application and need a way to accept payments, you should probably check out Stripe.
How to install Ghost on Windows Azure Web Sites: Ghost is a new blogging platform that released a week or two ago. It's still a little bit of work to get it running on Azure, but here are the steps.
Node.js performance monitoring for your Ghost blog: More Ghost stuff, this time performance monitoring using StrongLoop's Strong-Ops.