Peter Kellner led group held a meetup — Ext JS & Sencha Touch MVC Done Right — covering building an entire MVC Pandora-like app, complete with local storage and business logic, all on the client, using the ExtJS and Sencha Touch.
Peter proposed he may create a screen cast on how he built a real MVC Sencha app. Hope he does, I’ll reblog it here)
Looks like the least costly is the API as the end product, then car loads of evangelism to get your API adopted and somehow revenues flowing.
Perhaps another by-product I learned about having lunch with a Google Engineer (a recruitment program). There’s no people managers, only engineering and product mangers (which I agree with). Adoption metrics and analytics guide developer progress. This allows for faster product development cadence but requires a culture of freedom and results.
Mac OS X virtual machines are not just for VMware Fusion. This is a great write-up on how to install Snow Leopard guest in VMware Workstation (Windows). With Lion, guest support got a bit easier on Macs, but this is a needed write-up for (usually Windows, sometimes Linux) PC’s.
Cloud Foundry is what I’m most exicted to see at VMWorld.
Unfortunately it’s held in Las Vegas this year (VMworld already has a bit of a corporate/booth babe/sales-y atmosphere, I’m not sure Las Vegas will help make it more down to earth. But at least late-night food will be easy to find, nom!).
Since we launched Mozilla’s WebFWD accelerator program four short weeks ago we spoke with numerous people who either applied, were thinking about applying or who contacted us with questions and suggestions. One common comment we heard over and over again was: “The Bootcamp is great but I…
Companies, by very definition, have reporting structures, established workflows, shared systems and processes, defined roles and responsibilities, and closely managed performance. Those are assets we don’t have in communities and forums, which are typically ad-hoc groups of individuals–mostly…
We’ll all die eventually and that is a fact! But what if our digital selves continue online, tweeting and posting stuff on facebook and youtube? Technology could enable a service like that in the future to create a digital persona of ourselves, after analyzing all the content we have ever created online. People would be able to interact with your digital copy online as if it were you and find out about your history on this planet.