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Time to Define "Platform as a Service" (or PaaS)
Before joining Bungee Labs last year, I knew they were on to something big. I mean, really big. A big idea, an ambitious vision: to provide developers with end-to-end development, testing, deployment and hosting of sophisticated web applications as a...
Geek Juice
Yup, I've definitely been missing my feedreader (and now FeedDemon is free I really have no excuses to catch up). So much good stuff out there, so little time! Here's a sample of the good stuff I've been running into... MVC, I know what you're thinking...
Podcast with Jeremy Zawodny of Yahoo! - Part 1
The latest Bungee Line podcast is up - this time an interview with Jeremy Zawodny , an 8-year-veteran of Yahoo! and currently a member of the Yahoo Developer Network team . Lots covered, so much so that we had to break up the interview into two parts...
Presenting at AJAXWorld, Santa Clara
This coming Monday I'll be presenting at AJAXWorld in Santa Clara , 10:10 - 10:55am One of the demos I'll be showing off and demonstrating how to build is and deploy this Flickr / Google Maps using Bungee Connect to program against their REST(ish) service...
E-Learning 2.0
What happens to education, learning processes and knowledge sharing when you combine learning objects , MUDs , RSS , podcasting , tagging , social networking , social media , network effects , AJAX, REST , web APIs , interoperable ID systems and open...
Announcing Bungee Connect
At last, I can tell you more about what Bungee Labs has been up to... We've just announced details about Bungee Connect, a 100% on-demand web development and deployment environment that will be going into Beta phase in May. Over the next three days...
Ajax parking
This morning I caught a flight from Seattle to Salt Lake City for my first day at Bungee Labs and needed to park the car somewhere. What more fitting a venue could there have been than to use the facilities of 'Ajax Airport Parking'?
Posted: Apr 03 2007, 12:06 AM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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Microsoft and Google join OpenAjaxAlliance
I missed this yesterday, but biggish news in the Ajax-o-sphere - Brad Abrams and Brandon Le Roy announced Microsoft is joining the OpenAjaxAlliance . From the press release : ""Microsoft is joining the OpenAJAX Alliance to collaborate with other...
Adobe's Apollo goes alpha
Ryan Stewart has the scoop and links to Adobe's Apollo which has just released to alpha. For details, check out the Apollo Developer FAQ .
Posted: Mar 19 2007, 03:08 AM by alexbarnett | with 2 comment(s)
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Grazr gets financing and more.
Adam Green, co-founder and CEO of Grazr Corp who mailed me tonight and let me know Grazr has completed a Series A financing round of $1.5M. Dan Bricklin has agreed to join the Board of Directors too, (the co-creator of VisiCalc and much more recently...
Posted: Mar 06 2007, 08:48 PM by alexbarnett | with 1 comment(s)
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Ajax'd Scrabble
Via Ajaxian , you can now enjoy Wabble , a browser-friendly way of convincing your friends that you didn't just invent the words hunormous or tagtastic. Or, you could try to score more ligitimate big points with hits such as sleazier and grazings...
Posted: Feb 23 2007, 07:49 AM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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1 in 4 Developers To Get RESTed
AJAXWorld has reported a couple of interesting data points from Evans Data Corp’s latest Web Services Development Survey (the article refers to the Spring 2006 survey - I think this is a typo as the Winter 2006 Survey has come out). First, The REST...
Posted: Feb 22 2007, 11:12 AM by alexbarnett | with 2 comment(s)
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ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 and links
Scott Guthrie has announced the final release of ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 (aka "Atlas"). Other related links worth checking out: Brad Abrams on AJAX for ISVs (video) Scott Guthrie - MIX07, Work, and Personal Details Revealed (video) ASP.NET AJAX Forums...
Posted: Jan 23 2007, 04:19 PM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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Q406 computer books sales
Tim O'Reilly has posted the second part of the Q406 computer books sales report , comparing Q4 2006 with Q4 2005. This is for top selling computer-related books sales in the US, not just O'Reilly titles. Always interesting as an indicator of trends...
2007 to be a big year for 'Rich Internet Applications'
The following is a short description of Adobe's play for 2007 - Apollo - big news in my opinion: "Apollo, the code name for “a cross-operating system runtime” is a platform that will allow developers to create to desktop applications...
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