This week’s reading list is a good one for cold autumn weather…it’s not light reading. So, stoke the fire, grab a warm beverage, and dig in (or just get comfortable and dig in if the cold weather hasn’t hit you yet)…
- Windows 8 for the iOS Developer: Eric Jeffers, Big Nerd Ranch instructor, share some of the things he's observed and learned about Windows 8, from a very iOS perspective.
- Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java – November 2012 Preview: Highlights improvements in the latest release of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Eclipse.
- Top 5 Cool New Things with Windows Azure Web Sites: Windows Azure Web Sites has evolved quickly. This post covers 5 of the newest/coolest things in the latest update (includes support for Python Django).
- OData at Information on Demand 2012: Doug Mahugh writes, "The growing OData ecosystem is enabling a variety of new scenarios to deliver open data for the open web, and it [the Information on Demand conference] was great to have the opportunity to learn from so many perspectives this week!" He goes into how he demonstrated a simple OData feed on a DB2 database, consumed by a variety of client applications.
- Tracking Down Memory leaks in Node.js: The first part of Mozilla.org’s A Node.JS Holiday series covers memory leaks; why you should care about them and how to track them down.
- Windows Azure Store: The Services You Need, Where You Need Them: The Windows Azure store is a place to buy and sell services and data like MongoDB through MongoLab, STMP through SendGrid, or Bing search data.
- Real World Windows Azure with Mural.ly: Cloud Cover talks to Johnny Halife, co-founder and lead developer for Mural.ly. Mural.ly is a Node.js application, using HTML 5 and MongoDB, that runs on Windows Azure Web Sites.
- Essential Knowledge for Azure Table Storage: A collection of information on Table storage. I’d recommend reading through it if you’ve ever wondered what Table Storage is or whether you should use it over something else like SQL Server.
- Azure-logstreamer Demo: A prototype of how streaming logs in Windows Azure might work.
- More HTTP/2.0 Prototyping: a Suggested Approach to the Protocol Upgrade: A quick look at the suggested approach for Negotiation.
- Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) 1.0 approved as an OASIS Standard: News about approval of AMQP as an OASIS standard.
Have a great weekend!