Amazon revealed a new payments product today called Login And Pay With Amazon, which lets websites allow people to do exactly what you would think (use their Amazon accounts to make purchases).
I just had to share this here also as it seems that the topic of Python is constantly coming up lately… definitely a hot topic on the minds of job seekers, students, and geeks. It seems that there’s no question that for folks looking to hone their skills and add a programming language to their… Continue reading Python 101 – 10 Resources to Help Introduce you To Python
The last few of my articles have been focused on some of the maneuvers Microsoft is pulling to improve and repair the ASP.NET brand. As eluded to in these articles, these decisions made by Microsoft are aimed at the developers. If Microsoft is able to build an active set of developers for their programming products,… Continue reading The Community ASP.NET Needs
I wanted to write about this yesterday but I was dealing with the end-of-week correspondence and some phone calls I had to take. Somehow yesterday I wasn’t feeling up to it, so today I spent some time with cpp-netlib development and refactored an implementation to turn it into a generic algorithm. This post is about… Continue reading Building HTTP Client Request Concept With Generic Programming
Packaged API bundles – which are said to be an industry first – arrived today thanks to Alcatel-Lucent. These bundled APIs were unveiled at the South by Southwest Conference, and are supposed to make things quite a bit easier on both developers and service providers. Here’s one key point developers should know: as explained in… Continue reading Alcatel-Lucent Introduces API Bundles
Sorenson Media has released its Sorenson 360 API that allows developers and business clients to create scalable custom video solutions with minimal coding, and to integrate high quality video into their websites via Sorenson 360 Video Delivery Network. “Users will notice right away that we have built the Sorenson 360 API entirely around the developer… Continue reading Sorenson Releases API For Developers
Michael Smith has blogged his thoughts about the state of the CF union survey results. As might be expected from Michael, it’s a bit of a “warm fuzzy” reading of the results and a couple of commenters there cautioned against reading too much into the results given the very small number of respondents (compared to… Continue reading New State Of Coldfusion Union Survey Disappoints Programmers
Matt Asay wrote a well received post about dynamic scripting languages such as PHP, Perl and Python ‘crashing the enterprise party’. While the Indeed.com job trends chart that Matt used is somewhat misleading, the chart isn’t central to his point. I say somewhat misleading because the chart tracks percentage growth of jobs seeking “Java”, “PHP,… Continue reading Companies Seeking PHP Developers Are Increasing