The release of the ISO standard for thesauri “ISO 25964 Part 1: Thesauri for information retrieval” in 2011 was a huge step, as it replaced standards that dated back to 1986 (ISO 2788) and 1985 (ISO 5964). By that, methodologies from a pre-Web era, when thesauri where rather developed to be published on paper have been further developed. Show More Summary
Posted by Matteo Vallone, Business Development Manager at Google Play (As a way to reach more app developers and help them grow successful businesses on Google Play, this post was first published on The Next Web – Ed.) There is much common ground between freemium apps and games businesses when it comes to achieving success. Show More Summary
Last March my friend Saron and I created MarchIsForMakers.com and spent the whole month creating and learning with hardware. It's March again! We're going to spend the whole month of March adding to http://www.marchisformakers.com. If...Show More Summary
Posted by Ian Lake, Developer Advocate Android Support Library 23.2 When talking about the Android Support Library, it is important to realize this isn’t one monolithic library, but a whole collection of libraries that seek to provide backward-compatible versions of APIs, as well as offer unique features without requiring the latest platform version. Show More Summary
JPL is firing up their Exoplanet Travel Bureau. Reserve your space now. 200K: msgs send per second through iMessage; 750 million: xactions per week in App and iTunes store; 11 million: Apple Music subscribers;.7c: speed of light in silicon;...Show More Summary
I'm known for telling "Don't use references" (also as video) as those cause different problems (i.e. with foreach) and hurt performance. The reason for the performance loss is that references disable copy-on-write while most places in PHP assume copy-on-write. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I talked about Interactive Coding with C# and F# REPLs. There's a whole generation that seemingly missed out on LIVE CODING. By that, I mean, writing and running code at the same time. Lots of folks used C, C++, Delphi,...Show More Summary
Appery.io is the best mobile app development platform out there. Get the most out of it with our webinars. We’ve put together six so far to kick off the new year. The first two cover the most used frameworks on the platform. The next webinar delves into our service for making enterprise assets like SQL databases into REST services. Show More Summary
One of the most important things to do at this stage of the life-cycle of Java EE is highlight successful adoption stories at a regular cadence. We have been doing just that for a long time through our adoption stories blog, this humble blog as well as JavaOne. Show More Summary
Customer retention has always ranked low on most businesses’ priority lists. But these days, customers have more options available to them than ever, while their attention spans to are getting shorter and shorter. That’s why 91 percent of customers leave businesses … The post 5 customer retention techniques for today’s digital marketers appeared first on - Snyxius.
The words “inspiring” and “B2B” don’t often appear in the same title. And making B2B marketing appealing can be challenging, to say at least. But in the last several years, B2B marketers have turned heads with some of the most … The post 5 B2B marketing ideas to inspire your next campaign appeared first on - Snyxius.
The words “inspiring” and “B2B” don’t often appear in the same title. And making B2B marketing appealing can be challenging, to say at least. But in the last several years, B2B marketers have turned heads with some of the most … The post 5 B2B marketing campaigns to inspire your next campaign appeared first on - Snyxius.
My short 2009 review1 of Stewart Brand’s Whole Earth Discipline includes this Kevin Kelly quote that continues to resonate for me: Kevin Kelly calls the book “a short course on how to change your mind intelligently” — in this case, about cities, nuclear power, and genetic and planetary engineering. These are all things that Steward […]
How do you scale a system from one user to more than 11 million users? Joel Williams, Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect, gives an excellent talk on just that subject: AWS re:Invent 2015 Scaling Up to Your First 10 Million Users. If...Show More Summary
This is so good! Perfect for your Monday morning jam. Uptime Funk is a music video (parody of Uptown Funk) from SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam. My favorite: I'm all green (hot patch) Called a Penguin and Chameleon I'm all green (hot patch)...Show More Summary
SnoopEE is a very interesting grass roots open source Java EE ecosystem project. Akin to NetFlixOSS Eureka it enables microservices discovery, lookup and registration. SnoopEE is developed by Java EE advocate, JCP expert, speaker and blogger Ivar Grimstad. Show More Summary
This post is neither a rant nor a complaint, but rather, an observation. There's some amazing work happening over in the C#-based Kestrel web server. This is an little open source webserver that (currently) sits on libuv and lets you run ASP.NET web applications on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Show More Summary
Summary A quiet end to the year in terms of discussions, but lots of work going on in implementations. Perhaps this is a sign that read write standards for the web are entering a maturation process and 2016 will be a year of using them to see what they can do. Show More Summary