Links for January 11th through January 19th
- Launching an Apple TV App: What we’ve Learned so Far – Server Density Blog – To get a better understanding of this new platform, we decided to invest a few weeks and develop a Server Density Apple TV app. Here is what we’ve learned.
- How to Improve Cybersecurity? Just Eliminate the Human Factor – WSJ – As the toll of data breaches and hacks mounts, and the specter of a “cyber Pearl Harbor” looms, it’s worth asking: how do we defend against a breach not of our computers, but our minds?
- Creolabs: Native App Design and Development Reinvented – Creo is a modern design tool for Mac which combines design and development. Build native mobile apps with unprecedented power and ease of use.
- Microsoft’s iOS bridge to Windows 10 is moving forward | ZDNet – Microsoft is readying an analyzer to help iOS developers check compatibility of their apps with the Windows iOS bridge toolkit.
- A Beginner’s Guide to Scaling to 11 Million+ Users on Amazon’s AWS – How do you scale a system from one user to more than 11 million users? Joel Williams, Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect, gives an excellent talk on just that subject: AWS re:Invent 2015 Scaling Up to Your First 10 Million Users.
- Why We Hire Great Developers, Not Great Mobile Developers – Mobile developers are in short supply, but if you have the right team put together you can quickly get web and backend developers up to speed and shipping scalable mobile apps.
- 2016 Google Tracker: Everything Google is working on for the new year – It's that time of the year again—welcome to the Google Tracker! This is a bi-annual series where we recap every ongoing project (that we know about, at least) inside of Google's sprawling empire.
- Oracle sinks its claws into Android #java #android – A commit appeared in the Android code base that indicates that Google is abandoning its own re-implementation of Java in favor of Oracle’s original Java implementation. I’ll try to explain why I think this is a huge change and will have far-reaching implic
- Apple in 2015: The Six Colors report card – 2015 is in the books. As this is a site with Apple as a primary focus, I thought it might be worthwhile to ask a bunch of my colleagues who pay attention to Apple and related markets to take a moment and reflect on Apple’s performance in the past year.