It's Friday again, did you have a happy Valentine's Day this week? Here's some non-romantic reading for your weekend:
- Ready, set, go download the latest release of the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java: New release of the Eclipse plugin for Java developers. Check the link for details and documentation links.
- Peer Dependencies: Npm now supports peer dependencies. Follow the link to discover more about what peer dependencies are and why they are important.
- Why Discourse uses Ember.js: While this post is ostensibly about why Discourse decided to use Ember.js, there’s some good general design information in there also.
- Can you help me understand the benefit of require.js?: Someone posts a question, lots of people answer. There’s good information here if you’re interested in learning about require.js and AMD.
- Rails 3.2.12, 3.1.11, and 2.3.17 released: More security updates for Rails.
- Ruby 2.0.0-rc2 is released: What’s new and links to introductory articles after the link.
- Windows 8: Be a good sharing citizen: Enabling context-aware sharing of content in an HTML/JS/CSS-based Windows 8 application.
- What’s coming in the Command-Line Tools for Windows Azure: Glenn Block gives a sneak peek at what’s coming in the new release of the command-line tools.
- Devices + Services: Near Realtime Sensor Data with Windows Azure Mobile Services, .NET MicroFramework, Pusher and ASP .NET MVC: The article uses .NET for this, but you should be able to accomplish the same thing with FOSS languages and some hardware like Arduino. Sending data from a hardware device to Windows Azure Mobile services.