It’s turned into summer here, complete with summer heat. The heat didn’t stop us from gathering links though. Here’s a list of interesting links for your weekend reading.
- Install the Java Runtime Environment: Chocolatey-Azure cloud services: An example of using a startup task to install the Java runtime using Chocolatey NuGet.
- Node v0.10.4 is released: Another week, another Node.js release.
- Birdreader: If you’re still looking for a Google Reader replacement, here’s a Node.js alternative.
- Put your Windows Azure SQL Database on a diet: Figuring out what really belongs in the SQL Database.
- Detecting touch: it’s the ‘why’, not the ‘how’: Good read on both how to implement touch, and some of the things to think about for modern devices that support touch as well as traditional navigation through a mouse.
- Introduction to WebSockets: In case you were wondering what all the fuss was about.
- The repository pattern: Abstracting away your data storage interfaces.
- Demystifying Cordova and PhoneGap: Explaining Cordova, PhoneGap, and how they are related.
- MS Open Tech releases open source Jenkins plugin for using Windows Azure Blob service as a repository: Might be interesting if you’re using Jenkins.