Links for April 29th through May 14th
- Why React Native is Different – Check this out if you want a good explanation for why React Native will change how you write native mobile apps, and how the web can learn from it
- For Zynga, a Journey From the Cloud to Home — and Back Again #aws #cloudcomputing – In 2009, Zynga was a marquee customer for Amazon.com’s cloud-computing services. Two years later, it spent $100 million to build its own data centers to handle the bulk of its computing. Now Zynga’s cloud cruise has come full circle.
- Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift – Ultimately, Swift is a more approachable full-featured programming language that will allow developers to not only build apps but also target embedded systems like the new lower-power Apple Watch for many years to come.
- Code Review Best Practices – Briefly, a code review is a discussion between two or more developers about the suggested changes to the code to address an issue. Many articles talk about the benefits of code reviews, including knowledge sharing, code quality, and developer growth. I’ve
- Introducing Tectonic – a Kubernetes + CoreOS Platform #docker – Tectonic is a commercial Kubernetes platform that combines the CoreOS stack with Kubernetes to bring companies Google-style infrastructure to any cloud or on-premise environment
- Google Launches Cloud Bigtable, A Highly Scalable And Performant NoSQL Database #nosql #bigtable #hbase – With Cloud Bigtable, Google is launching a new NoSQL database offering today that, as the name implies, is powered by the company’s Bigtable data storage system, but with the added twist that it’s compatible with the Apache HBase API
- CoreOS Gives Up Control of Non-Docker Linux Container Standard #coreos #docker #google – Taking a major step forward in its quest to drive a Linux container standard that’s not created and controlled by Docker or any other company, CoreOS spun off management of its App Container project into a stand-alone foundation. Google, VMware, Red Hat, a
- Angular 2 moves from Alpha to Developer Preview! Dev guide and API docs now available. – Angular 2 moves from Alpha to Developer Preview! Dev guide and API docs now available.
- Max Harris talks about using Meteor as a backend for a React frontend – Max Harris talks about using Meteor as a backend for a React frontend