Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Was a bit of a quiet week, but I found a few interesting links. A bunch of stuff happened in the Windows Azure space at least.
Changes to getIdentities(): Some changes to Windows Azure Mobile Services to make getIdentities async.
Announcing PCI DSS compliance and a bunch of other stuff: There's a couple things that got updated for Windows Azure this week.
What's new in Windows Azure Mobile Services 1.6.4461: A summary of new stuff and bug fixes.
Managing custom data with the HTML5 Dataset API: Learn how about data attributes and the dataset API.
What's new in Windows Azure Mobile Services SDK 1.1.2: what's new in the SDK bits.
How to transfer ownership of an iOS app: Because you don't have to do the same thing forever.
Stop being afraid of promises and be awesome instead: Learn about promises.
React beginner tutorial: Learn how to implement Go (a board game,) using React.
Node.js and the road ahead: Brief blog post on what's coming up for Node.
Token-based authentication with Socket.IO: How to improve security.
Introduction to HTML5 desktop apps with Node-webkit: Learn how to make desktop apps with Node.js.
New features in PHP 5.6: Some of the stuff coming for 5.6.
PHP and Neo4j: An introduction to graph databases.
Support for Ruby 1.9.3 ends on February 23, 2015: Just a friendly reminder. After Feb 23, 2014, you only get security fixes.
Ruby Instarepl for Light Table: Currently alpha.
List of languages that compile to JS: The list is pretty huge.
A sublime writing experience: Some packages that make writing longform text in Sublime Text a nicer experience.
Light Table is open source: Light Table was that kickstarter last year that showed you the impact of your code changes on the fly.
Using color psychology to create an effective price table: The secrets behind colors.