Sparks Tech Daily Dump – July 13, 2011
Hopefully fiber will make this regular again…
|“I’m a technical lead on the Google+ team. Ask me anything.”
Time to check out the new runtimes!
|Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 beta”s out on Labs > News > Flash Magazine
Adobe just gave us a summer present to play with – new runtimes! The Flash Player 11 beta is fully featured, containing all you need to get started. The AIR beta is limited to just the runtime (no SDK) and is provided only to test existing content.
|Enter the Adobe AIR App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony | Adobe Developer Connection
As part of their expanded, long-standing relationship to deliver great content experiences for “Sony Tablet” devices, Adobe and Sony have announced the Adobe AIR App Challenge, Sponsored by Sony to drive the creation of innovative Android applications for the two models of tablet devices by offering developers a chance to win up to US$130,000, premium promotion on Sony Tablet, prerelease access to Sony Tablet prototypes and the latest version of Adobe AIR, conference passes and paid travel t…
API Lessons Learned and the new Merchant API
|APIv2: Woulda, coulda, shoulda | Foursquare Engineering Blog
As we sunset foursquare APIv1 and announce some amazing new milestones for APIv2, now seemed like as good a time as any to reflect on some of the decisions we made in APIv2 and see how they’re holding up.
JDK 7, Lucene, JBoss OH MY!
|JBoss Application Server 7… Download NOW! – JBoss Community
The core developers for JBoss Application Server 7 hosted several webinars to demonstrate what’s new and amazing about JBoss AS7. The webinars origninally aired on June 29th and ran through July 1st but don’t worry, you can still view them. Presenters included; Jason Greene, Pete Muir & Dan Allen, Brian Stansberrry, Bela Ban & Paul Ferraro.
|Lucene’s near-real-time search is fast! | Javalobby
Like this piece? Share it with your friends: Michael loves building software; he’s been building search engines for more than a decade, and has been working on Lucene as a committer, PMC member and Apache member, for the past few years. He’s co-author of the recently published Lucene in Action, 2nd edition.
|Installing OpenJDK 7 on OS X | Javalobby
Last week, I scanned an article and saw there was a Java 7 Webinar. At first, I thought Java 7 was released, but soon after realized it was a Developer Preview. Unfortunately, the download page doesn’t have support for OS X.
|5 Tips to Reduce Unit Test Defect Rates | Agile Zone
Like this piece? Share it with your friends: Five quick points about unit tests that will reduce your defect rates. If you just did the above you would be doing very well indeed. Why would you schedule your test runs on an hourly schedule? Always hook unit tests into the commit.
ScreenScape secures a cool 6 mil.
|Hartco Announces Investment in ScreenScape | ScreenScape Networks
Press Release Details Thumbnail Logo: Hartco Inc. (TSX: HCI) today announced a $6 million investment in ScreenScape Networks Inc. Hartco Announces Investment in ScreenScape Hartco Inc. (TSX: HCI) to invest $6 million in ScreenScape Networks Inc. MONTREAL, QUEBEC and CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, July 13, 2011 — Hartco Inc.
|“||RT @noodls_sHouse: $HCI Hartco Announces Investment in ScreenScape http://www.noodls.com/view/34F3CEFBC667BD2080C8E95D0455449103D1876C|
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It’s a light load today. Be Proud of your Code The quote below says it all. Don’t be a code monkey, be a true craftsman. I image I get the same feeling when I produce a beautiful piece of code as a furniture maker gets when they finish a very high quality piece of furniture. Don’t sell…