Links for October 6th through October 10th
- Why MongoDB is worth $1.2 billion – JavaWorld – While you were sleeping, 10Gen — the company behind the MongoDB document database — changed its name to MongoDB, Inc., raised $231 million, and became the first billion-dollar open source startup. That's right, an open source NoSQL database startup has a $1.2 billion valuation.
- Microsoft’s enterprise cloud strategy begins to take shape – A wave of new offerings shows that Redmond is serious about dominating public and hybrid clouds
- Developing For Native: Cordova, Sencha and Ripple on Vimeo – If you want to make your application available in the different platform application stores or need to add native device functionality, you’ll want to package it. We’ll show you how to use Cordova to do just that.
- Google brings Mobile Backend Starter, its one-click deployable cloud backend for Android, to iOS – The Next Web – Google today launched Mobile Backend Starter for iOS, simplifying server-side development for app developers on Apple’s mobile platform. Mobile Backend Starter is a Google App Engine application, meaning it lets developers support hundreds of concurrent us
- Android for the Busy Developer: Free 12-Lesson Course – Do you want get started with Android development but can’t seem to find the time or you are unsure where to begin? Problem solved! Dino Esposito, in cooperation with Tuts+ Premium, welcomes you to the dazzling world of Android development with this free 12
- SDN For Engineers – Brandon Heller is one of the authors of The Controller Placement Problem. In this video, he's going to give an introduction to OpenFlow and what the network engineer needs to know right off the bat about SDN.
- Android Create shortcut of Application on Home Page – Create App Shortcut on Home Screen on Android Programmatically – Today I am going to share very useful code for create application shortcut on Home-Screen in android.
- A Hacker’s Guide to the Bay Area – This guide is targeted to “hackers” who wish to move to the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically San Francisco or Silicon Valley. This guide reflects my lifestyle – male, single, focused on work (in tech) and saving money, but keeping an eye on my health. I will only focus on things deemed important to “Hackers”.