Building HTTP Client Request Concept With Generic Programming

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

Alcatel-Lucent Introduces API Bundles

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 Releases API For Developers

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

New State Of Coldfusion Union Survey Disappoints Programmers

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

Companies Seeking PHP Developers Are Increasing

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