Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Here is a summary of the links I've found interesting this week.
Windows Azure is going to Brazil Or rather adding Brazil as a region (data center) sometime in early 2014.
JSON support for Windows Azure Tables: YaaaaaaaaynoXMLpayload! Also some other stuff like CORS. See http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazurestorage/archive/2013/11/27/windows-azure-storage-release-introducing-cors-json-minute-metrics-and-more.aspx for more information on these changes.
Working with 154 million records on Azure Table Storage: Interesting read on the experience of setting up "Have I been pwned?" on Windows Azure.
Sortable: Make your tables sortable. Why do all that effort server side? Have the client do it for you!
What's new in Azure mobile Services: Some changes to Mobile Services such as adding new columns, new table formats, AD authentication, etc. Not mentioned in that post, but also new, is integration with Operation Logs to see what management operations happened with your mobile service.
The state of Android emulators: If you're an Android developer and haven't used the emulator in a while because it was slow, you might want to read about updates and give it a try again.
Initial impressions of the Glass SDK: If you're interested in learning more about Google Glass development.
Mastering Emmet, part 1: Emmet is a plugin that takes some of the tedium out of writing HTML/CSS by expanding abbreviations out into code snippets. It's available for several editors, and I'm going to go load it right now.
Bevacqua: Converts JSON into a string-based hierarchy representation.
JSONPlaceholder: A fake online API for testing.
PgRest: Node.js inside PostgreSQL.
Blessed: A curses-like library for Node.js.
Ghost.js on Windows Azure Web Sites gallery: It's as easy as selecting from the gallery now.
Rails 3.2.16 and 4.0.2 have been released: Security fixes!
Ruby-lint reaches 1.0.0: Linter and static code analysis for Ruby.
I really liked the MISC. section as its get through what I was wondering if we can accommodate few apps there.. never the less could be happen in next month or so! wish me luck!