Happy Friday! Almost the end of March - was it just me or did this month fly past? Hopefully the weekend doesn't fly past!
Here's some links for your weekend reading:
- Node v0.10.2: Another week, another Node.js release.
- How to Create a Basic Chat with Node.js: Chat application with Socket.io.
- PHP Troubleshooting in Windows Azure Web Sites: Useful information if you're hosting PHP on Windows Azure Web Sites.
- Using Git Subtree to Share Code Between Rails Applications: This is an interesting way to share code between apps without the horror of maintaining multiple copies.
- Scorched: A new web framework for Ruby. Requires Ruby 2.0.
- Rails’ Insecure Defaults: 13 security gotchas you should know about.
- Ruby 1.8.7 Conclusion: No more fixes after June. If you haven’t upgraded to 1.9, now is the time.
- RubySec: The place to go for all your Ruby security resources.
- Gioco: The Gamification Gem: Want to add points, badges, levels, leaderboards, etc. to your Rails application? Gioco is probably for you.
- Sinatra-asset-pipeline: Sprockets for Sinatra.
- Running SSL with Windows Azure Web Sites Today: A workaround for enabling SSL on Windows Azure Web Sites.
- Cross Mobile Development with Icenium, Kendoui & Azure Mobile Services: I hadn’t heard of Icenium before this, but it seems like a cool way to develop cross-platform mobile applications. Uses bits of PhoneGap and Cordova.
- Responsive-test: Lets you test your responsive layout in-browser.
- Jon: Get and Set JSON values from the console.
- Ember without Ember Data: The disconnect between stability levels of Ember and Ember Data confused me greatly when I first started learning it. Read this for some clarity.