Recommended by elsterama on November 17, 2011 via Drupal
DrupalCon Denver is just 5 months away. While the organizing team is committed to keeping the event affordable - with a low ticket price of $350 and affordable hotel options - there are even lower cost options for some members of the Drupal community.Continue
It's a familiar story: a startup launches their beta. The tech blogosphere writes up the news: "Sign up now!" Droves of people rush to do so (well, hopefully). There's a spike in traffic and solid number of names and email addresses of interested people. But then what?
Do you have the right people in your beta? Are you going to get the right feedback?Continue
Developers provide an insightful window into the challenges that come with virtualization. They're not the same as IT, and those differences highlight some important issues to consider when figuring out how business critical applications are deployed in a virtualized environment. Why? Aligning developers and IT is critical to the success of any application that is moving into a virtualized world.Continue
Recommended by elsterama on February 10, 2011 via ReadWriteWeb
Maciej Ceglowski created Pinboard in 2009 "partly out of frustration with a redesign of Delicious that I felt removed a lot of utility from the site, and partly because I had long wanted to have a boomarking site that would archive my bookmarks," according to the About page. Since then, the site has become a popular alternative to Delicious and Ceglowski is now able to make a living on it.
Pinboard runs entirely on a traditional LAMP stack, and it runs amazingly fast. We talked with Ceglowski about the Pinboard architecture and his development process.Continue