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September 17, 2014

Setting Up a Test Environment for C++14

A little clever work and I was able to quickly set up a test machine with everything I needed on Ubuntu running in a Microsoft Azure VM.

March 24, 2014

On the Bench

You can use the very cool cloud-based system provided by EDA Playground

March 09, 2013

Arms in the Clouds

Would you use a cloud-based IDE?

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Working with Azure DocumentDB: SQL & NoSQL Together

Updating and deleting documents, creating queries, and managing query results in Microsoft's new NoSQL database-as-a-service.

Azure DocumentDB: Working with Microsoft's NoSQL Database in the Cloud

Coding for the new NoSQL JSON database service that supports SQL queries.

Getting Back to Coding

Reducing tool complexity requires mercilessly applying YAGNI to your toolchain. Resist the siren songs of new, popular memes and the blandishments of vendors, and choose the tools that deliver only what you need.

Tooling Up for the Marriage of the Internet of Things, Big Data, and Cloud Computing

Finding tools that will bridge IoT, machine-to-machine, and big data is no simple task. But some integrated solutions are beginning to appear.

Redmond's Remarkable Reversal

A company that topped the list of obvious casualties in the post-PC era has thrived due to surprising changes to the way it does things. Most especially, how it works with developers.

Events of Interest

September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference

September 24-25. Boston, MA. Boston App Expo

October 1-3. Santa Clara, CA. Software Developer's Workshop at ARM TechCon (Dr. Dobb's bloggers Al Williams and Eric Bruno will be presenting.)

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit