URL Decoder. Appcelerator Now Offers Cloud Services and Mobile Web SDK. Appcelerator, a leading cross-platform development tools company has announced the release of its flagship product, Titanium 2.0 that provides developers with a single platform to develop native, hybrid and mobile web applications along with the release of the Appcelerator Cloud Services, that makes it dead simple for mobile applications to integrate cloud services into their applications.
Mobile applications typically interact with a number of Cloud Services to fetch and store large amounts of information. This requires that the mobile developers are familiar with some server side stack and work with the preferred PaaS/IaaS platform to make it a reality. APIs obviously play a large role here in integration between the mobile client and the server side resources. Appcelerator Cloud Services (ACS) wants the developer to focus on their client functionality and less on the heavy lifting on the Server side. There is no denying the rise of the mobile web.
And the most in-demand tech skills of 2012 are … One way to find out what skills will be in highest demand this year is to look at job posts.
I decided to analyze recent Craigslist San Francisco Bay Area job ads. It’s a good proxy for the local demand. The Bay Area is often a trend setter, and technologies that become popular here frequently gain broader adoption. So the findings can also be viewed as a leading indicator for other geographies. Here are the key insights: “Mobile” appears in 30% of all ads, winning the popularity (or hype?) I ran similar analysis a year ago. Demand for mobile skills is accelerating.
Schema.org - Home. Mashup Styles, Part 2: Client-Side Mashups in the Java EE Platform. Mashup Styles, Part 1: Server-Side Mashups. It’s All Semantic With the New Text-Processing API. Now I don’t have a master’s degree in Natural language processing, and you just might need one to get your hands dirty with this API.
I see the text-processing.com API as offering a mid-level utility for incorporation in a web app. You might take text samples from your source, feed them through the Text-Processing API and analyze those results a bit further before presenting anything to your user. This offering appears to be the result of a one man effort. Jacob Perkins designed his API as RESTful with JSON responses. It’s free and open for the meantime, but it sounds like Perkins may polish the service a bit and start charging for access. There are four main features on display here. Both comments and pings are currently closed. Event-Driven Programming for Everyone With ifttt. The digital world has swamped us with an overload of information.
Try and note down how many online services that we use on a daily basis, whether for work or for personal use. We access Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and much more. We universally agree that getting notified about a certain event say “a new post on your Facebook wall” or a “new blog post” is much better than constantly switching between applications and checking for updates. But getting notified of events is just one part of the puzzle. Once we receive an event, there are times that you want others to know about it by posting in your blog or tweeting about it. Ifttt is designed and developed by Jesse Tane and Linden Tibbets and their first blog post titled “ifftt the beginning…” makes for an interesting read. Let us break it down:
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