18 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Anusha Sethuraman of New Relic 3 days ago.
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Apps for Change

Fundraising is important, but mobile apps have the potential to do so much more for nonprofits, and many nonprofits don't realize that yet. Here, we take a look at some innovative mobile apps created by nonprofits, to showcase what can be done.

Instead of creating an app that explores its facilities, Monterey Bay Aquarium chose to create a mobile app that explores sustainable seafood, and helps people make an everyday difference. The Seafood Watch mobile …

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 4 days ago.
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IBM, "IBM DevOps for Cloud Delivers Smarter Apps at Market Speed"

- Mark Russinovich, Microsoft, Keynote

- Jeff Mendoza, Microsoft, "Cooking in the Cloud: Chef and Microsoft Azure"

- Matt Barlow, Rackspace, "Managing Many Customers, Many Chefs, and Tons of Cookbooks"

- VMware, "VMware and Chef: How to Build, Deploy & Manage Modern Applications" …

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By Nathen Harvey of Chef Blog 9 days ago.
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By Joey of Global Nerdy 22 days ago.
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…- Saturday, March 29th

Central Florida Web Developers: Quit Your Job...Like a Boss - Tuesday, April 1st

Tampa Bay Android Developers Group: Intro to Scripting Apps on Android - Wednesday, April 2 (I'm thinking of checking this one out)

Tampa Bay Drupal Users Group Meeting - Thursday, April 3

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By Sam Goldstein of New Relic 1 month ago.
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…RUM)" for years it's almost unheard of for developers to have visibility into how their apps' AJAX requests are performing.

Fortunately, with today's release, it just takes the click of a button to see the response times, throughput, HTTP status codes, and data transfer of all your AJAX requests recorded from the end users' point of view.

We've also developed the capability to time the JavaScript callback functions that process AJAX responses in the …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.
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…built apps, they are providing multiple competing apps that provide similar functionality and these apps may not even share a backend infrastructure. We see this with Messenger and WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook's photo app. Paper is an alternate interface to Facebook that provides very limited functionality, but it does what it does very well.

Conway's law may be operating here. The idea that "organizations which design systems ... are constrained to produce designs …

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On Coding Horror 1 month ago.
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I'm getting pretty sick of being nagged to install your damn apps.

XKCD helpfully translates :

Yeah, there are smart app banners , which are marginally less annoying, but it's amazing how quickly we went from "Cool! Phone apps that finally don't suck! " to this sad, eye rolling, oh-great-of- course -you-have-an-app-too state of affairs.

"Would you like to install our free app?!?" is the new "It looks like you're …

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By Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror 1 month ago.
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I'm getting pretty sick of being nagged to install your damn apps.

XKCD helpfully translates :

Yeah, there are smart app banners , which are marginally less annoying, but it's amazing how quickly we went from "Cool! Phone apps that finally don't suck! " to this sad, eye rolling, oh-great-of- course -you-have-an-app-too state of affairs.

"Would you like to install our free app?!?" is the new "It looks like you're …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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Enterprise mobility is too costly. There are lots of inexpensive options for building enterprise apps, and custom-built enterprise apps don't have to have the same UIs as consumer apps.

Enterprise mobility needs big investment in infrastructure. Most of the infrastructure is taken care of by the carrier and wifi — most of what you'll need to add is made up of building ways to integrate mobile devices with your back end.

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By Matt of Heroku 2 months ago.
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In order to run and operate large scale apps, Heroku has made the most significant redesign of the dyno since it was first introduced. The result is the new Performance Dyno , launching today.

Performance Dynos are highly isolated from other dynos, providing a high and consistent quality of service. They have 12 times the memory of a 1X dyno, and significantly more compute resources. The result is that apps running on performance dynos can have faster and more consistent response times, …

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