Links for March 6th through March 20th
Dropwizard – Java framework for developing ops-friendly, high-performance, RESTful web services. – Developed by Yammer to power their JVM-based backend services, Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.
Khan Academy: The future of education? – CBS News – With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn. Sanjay Gupta reports
Brendan’s blog » Top 10 DTrace scripts for Mac OS X – Since version 10.5 “Leopard”, Mac OS X has had DTrace, a tool used for performance analysis and troubleshooting.
The Ruby on Rails Tutorial, now with Twitter’s Bootstrap – Due to popular demand, I have prepared a new version of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial using Twitter's Bootstrap framework. The result, which represents the final draft of the 2nd edition, can be found here:
Leaving the Evil Empire – Tales from the Evil Empire – I have a conviction that this is only the beginning of a profound change in our societies, that innovation is considerably more likely to occur in cooperative networks of small structures than in large competing corporations.
New problem for Amazon: Sony defects to OpenStack – Sony’s gaming arm is moving at least some of its workload from Amazon Web Services to the rival Rackspace OpenStack
Why I will use Java EE instead of Spring in new Enterprise Java Projects in 2012 – Java Code Geeks – The question comes up often. It came up in my new project in November 2011, too. I will use Java EE (JEE) instead of the Spring framework in this new Enterprise Java project.
InfoQ: A Quick Tour of Dart – Gilad Bracha discusses Dart, its type system, interfaces, generics, ADTs without types, built-in factory support.
Sencha Touch 2.0 is released – Today we're proud to announce the release of Sencha Touch 2.0. We’re certain it will change the way you think about mobile apps.
InfoQ: Spring Social: For the New Web of APIs – Craig Walls discusses the need for adding social features to applications, how to secure such applications and how Spring Social can help.