We asked developers, CTOs, entrepreneurs and consultants across the country to describe concrete ways in which PaaS has changed their development style.
The future may be serverless, but for now, commoditized infrastructure is making platform-as-a-service increasingly attractive for startups, enterprises and developer shops. Led by Amazon and Microsoft, vendors such as Salesforce, Google and Oracle are pitching platforms for every development style, architecture, language and use case. Continue reading
This is where being a musician AND a writer comes in handy! Got my press pass to cover #ASCAPEXPO! Stay tuned, and read on for more information about the upcoming conference! Looking forward to including music tech news from the Expo exhibitors in this space. Music highlights: Aloe Blacc to Interview Legendary Bill Withers! Chart-topping Songwriters … Continue reading
This article was originally published in Software Development (Dr. Dobb’s Journal). 2015 UPDATE: A phone call today to the Stupid Fun Club revealed that the robots had been mothballed since 2009 or so, according to Becky Winter, whose husband Mike Winter participated in the interview below. A related article from Don Hopkins, who programmed the robots, explains … Continue reading
Forget what you’ve heard about the music business. While it may be hard to feed a family of four on gigs, the market for musical gear and education is exploding. In 2014, new instruments and apps for learning how to play them are taking advantage of software and embedded technology. Take the fantastical circular keyboard … Continue reading
In my latest Special Report for SD Times, DevOps teams are on the move, I found the story leading somewhere different from the original assignment, which was to focus on how DevOps and the cloud were increasingly tied to one another. Interviewing developer-centric deployment solution vendors, the refrain was: agile has sped everything up so … Continue reading