So that sneezing I mentioned last Friday? Turns out that wasn't allergies! I'm mostly recovered at this point though, so this weekend should be more enjoyable.
Here's some links for your weekend reading:
- Node v0.10.1 is out: Another week, another Node.js release.
- Iwebpp.io: Ever wanted to handle HTTP traffic over UDP? Of course you have! iWebPP.io allows you to do just this.
- Edge.js: Edge.js allows you to run .NET and Node.js code in-process.
- Real-World Scenarios for Node.js in Windows Azure: MSDN Magazine article on some example scenarios of when Node.js might be the best solution.
- Installing Sendy on Windows Azure: To send inexpensive newsletters to Amazon’s Simple Email Service.
- Azure Web Sites – WordPress plugin update bug fixed: Windows Azure Web Sites now use a newer version of WinCache, which fixes a problem with the plugin.
- The Ruby on Rails Tutorial for Rails 4.0 (beta): Just in time for those of you wanting to try the beta.
- Windows Azure updates: HTML5/JS (CORS) support, Mercurial, DropBox and Hadoop: In case you missed it, there was an update to Windows Azure. New stuff for mobile, web site deployment, and the HDInsight (Hadoop) service is now in preview
- Capturing – Improving Performance of the Adaptive Web: Capturing allows you to control the loading of resources from the client, so you can improve performance by intelligently loading things based on client capabilities.
- Mapping with d3.js overview: D3 is pretty hot right now for visualizations. This article includes some example uses for creating maps.
- Single Page Web Application – part one: A new series on creating a single page web application. Part two is also available.
- Ember: Baby Steps: An introduction to Ember.js.