- 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.
Links for March 6th through March 20th
by Vinny Carpenter on March 20, 2012