Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Last year this time, I had wildflowers in the yard. This year, it's barely above freezing. I'm fine with the cold, I just wish it would snow a bit. :)
Here are some links for your weekend reading, whether you are snowed in or just avoiding the cold.
Introducing Windows Azure Webjobs A walkthrough of using webjobs
Package.json support for Windows Azure Mobile Services: New feature this week
Windows Azure reducing storage pricing: Looks like it will take effect in March
Web performance tricks - beyond the basics: Some tips to improve performance
Understanding flat design: If you were in denial for the last few years, maybe it's time to bit the bullet and try it
React: Finally, a great server/client web stack: Some thoughts on using React to talk between server client
Fn.js: A library to encourage a functional programming style & strategy
Node v0.10.25 released: Another week, another Node.js release
What's new in Node.js v0.12 - performance optimization: Discussion of some of the performance features coming in v0.12
Walmart Node.js memory leak: Analysis of what happened
SMB2 client for Node.js: Possibly useful for working with SMB-based networks
MS Open Tech enhancements to the Windows Azure SDK for PHP: Enabling Windows Azure Media Services for PHP developers.
Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. expands to China: With a new office in Shanghai
Featureful vs. usable: Usability please.
haptic effects library: Sort of neat, and probably useful for games on mobile devices
SSL labs stricture security requirements for 2014: Better security is always a good thing
Media for thinking the unthinkable: A presentation on designing a new medium for science and engineering
A look at DevDocs.io: An introduction to DevDocs
Node-RED: A visual tool for wiring up the Internet of Things