Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Today is the first day that's really felt like Autumn here; leaves finally changed color and it's been rainy most of the day. Good reading (or sleeping) weather. Here's a list of links for your Friday reading:
Partitioned Service Bus queues and topics: This is nice if you're using Azure Service Bus for messaging. Increases throughput and fault tolerance.
Azure CLI blog posts: If you're a command-line person, you may want to check out this blog about using the various commands exposed by the Windows Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface (xplat-cli).
Azure HDInsight is now GA: Looks like HDInsight is out of preview.
Multiplayer HTML5 games with Cloak: Cloak is a library for client/server messaging and room/lobby management.
Surface Music Kit & Music Cover: While I know nothing about remixing, the concept of different functionality with different covers is exciting.
JSONC: JSONC compresses/decompresses JSON data to save bandwidth.
Building a photo sharing app for Firefox OS: Good article if you're getting started with Firefox OS app development.
Building fullscreen mobile web app: Some tips on building web apps that work well as apps on mobile.
New Relic now works with Node.js: Monitoring for your Node.js apps.
LoopBack Models part 5-model synchronization with relation databases: Part 5 in the series on using StrongLoop's Loopback framework.
Blob examples: Some examples from the SDK for working with block and page blobs.
Basic or Digest authentication for PHP sites in Azure Web Sites: Using the HttpAuthModule.