Monday, August 2, 2010

LOTW - 2 Aug 2010

Microsoft Web Matrix -A package containing IIS Developer Express, SqlServer Compact and a code editor for writing web based apps using ASP.NET, Javascript, HTML and CSS. Small installer, great for anyone i guess for trying Web stuff using MS Technology. From the description it can also code and deploy PHP applications.

Why your customers don't want to talk to you - Interesting read about how customers are increasing going on the self-service route.

Google Tech Talk Node.js: Javascript for the serverPresented by Ryan Dahl, the creator of the node.JS. Node's Goal (as take from the Node.js website) is to provide an easy way to build scalable network programs. It guess what's interesting is it's mainly callback style of programming and the fact that you program in Javascript.

Is good code impossible? - Nice read got it off Uncle Bob, quite a sad state but i guess its mostly true, The other main peeve i have is companies thinking good developers are easily replaceable .