December 7, 2012

Never Version Your API: Lesson Learned from Web Services and REST

In the dark ages of distributed computing, all we had were fixed application programming interfaces (APIs). Want to call a function or procedure on a server? Read the documentation for the API, which specifies the procedure, its parameters, and the values they can take. Better follow the rules precisely, or

Node.js Comes to Amazon’s Cloud

Amazon Web Services has released a preview version of a new software development kit (SDK) that will allow developers to access Amazon’s cloud computing services from their Node.js applications. The SDK will work with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) and the Amazon Simple