Larry Franks and Brian Swan on Open Source and Device Development in the Cloud
Some interesting links for your weekend reading.
Understanding masonry layout: I didn't know it was called masonry layout...
Single sign-on explained: A good introduction to SSO.
D3.js geo fun: Mapping with D3.js
What's new in Azure Mobile Services: Node.js and .NET stuff.
Bootstrap accessibility plugin: Adds accessibility features to BootStrap 3 components.
Taking advantage of native integration with Notification Hubs: New, simple way of using notification hubs for push notification in Windows Store and Windows Phone 8 apps.
Mobile Services now supports .NET: For backend stuff. Previously it's been Node.js only.
Introduction to SASS: More broadly, an introduction to preprocessors.
Testing and code coverage with Node.js apps: You are testing your code, right?
Nodyn: Not sure whether I should classify this as Node or Java. It's a Node.js compatible framework running on JVM.
Ruby 1.9.3-p545 released: Last regular release for 1.9.3. Just critical security fixes after this.
Ruby 2.1.1 released: The latest and greatest.
Ruby 2.0.0-p451 is released: For those on 2.0.
AdequateRecord Pro: Like ActiveRecord, but more adequate. Adds caching to ActiveRecord to make it faster.
Vagrant and Hyper-V provides managed DevOps work environments: Initial Hyper-V support for Vagrant.
Kinect Common Bridge adds face tracking and voice recognition: For those working with Kinect for Windows.
Salted password hashing - doing it right: How to salt and hash passwords.
If you're salting and hashing your passwords, you're doing it wrong: Another view on salting and hashing. Basically, use a key derivation function.
Roslyn powered .NET framework reference source: Updated .NET reference source powered by Roslyn (compiler-as-a-service).