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Avoiding Major Issues With Cloud Computing: Backup Locally

August 12, 2009 Andrew Wee

The availability of web-based services like gmail, Google Docs, Google Analytics, Prosper 202 and Basecamp means that your internet marketing or affiliate business can be run off a low-powered netbook or even off a cheap computer at an Internet cafe. But are you taking enough safeguards to protect yourself? If […]

Twitter Cautions Developers On Branding Issue

July 1, 2009 Doug Caverly

Developers who are working on Twitter-related projects may want to reconsider how they approach some fairly major aspects of the ventures.  Twitter’s leaders seem to be growing tired of people mimicking the company’s way of doing things.

Google Code Labs Introduced

March 4, 2009 Doug Caverly

It’s always nice to have an edge, and developers should know that Google’s now offering them one.  Take an early look at a whole lot of developer-specific products-in-the-making by ducking into the new Google Code Lab.

Windows Virtual OS Azure

October 29, 2008 Philipp Lenssen

The New York Times writes that Microsoft introduced its “operating system for the cloud, Windows Azure, at the company’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles on Monday morning.” This project, previously named Red Dog, is supposed to be “a scalable hosting environment for deploying applications in Microsoft’s cloud.” ZDnet has […]

World Day Against Software Patents

September 3, 2008 Roberto Galoppini

Five years ago, on 24 September 2003, the European Parliament adopted some amendments to limit the scope of software patentability, listening to many European SMEs and associations. Today A global coalition of more than 80 software companies, associations and developers has declared the 24th of September to be the “World […]

Google Announces App Engine

April 9, 2008 Andy Beal

Unless Marketing Pilgrim was the first stop in your online news reading this morning-in which case we thank you-you’ve probably noticed the buzz surrounding Google’s launch of Google App Engine. While web developers salivate at the thought of free web hosting for their online applications, no one is asking “Why?” […]

Developer Manifesto For Responsible Reformatting

March 26, 2008 Roberto Galoppini

The recent introduction of reformatting proxies on the networks of Vodafone, Sprint and other carriers has caused a wave of pain for thousands of mobile sites. Apparently, those transcoders have totally spoilt the intended user-experience by adapting the content of already optimized sites. The discussion about content reformatting is not […]

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