Christopher Frenz details the development of an early alert system that uses the Twitter search API to monitor the number of new Tweets, pertaining to a topic of interest, that occur each hour and record them in a database.
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Developers targeting the SQL Azure platform should make sure their applications are secure. This article walks through the considerations developers need to keep in mind when designing SQL Azure applications.
Using a free pass, you can start using Microsoft Azure now. Discover how easy it is to set up an Azure account with these step-by-step instructions It is easy!
Windows Azure can seem daunting to many developers seeking to take their first steps into cloud computing. The perception that Windows Azure is too big and too different is a fallacy. This walk-through shows you just how easy it can be.
The Google Maps API V3 controls provide developers with a great deal of flexibility, both in how they are presented and whether they appear at all.
To get on the Microsoft Windows Azure cloud computing bandwagon, you need to understand how to develop applications targeting the platform. Discover how to create your first “Hello World” cloud application.
What makes the new Spring Web Service 2.0 release the best Java stack for SOAP-based Web services?
The shrewd software developer can greatly accelerate time to market by harnessing the enormous amount of power available in the cloud.
Any day now your pointy-haired boss is going to ask you about this cloud stuff. Do you have a strategy? Can you even define it? Discover how easily it is to explain the cloud to your boss, and begin to start a longer discussion on all aspects of cloud computing.
Before writing applications targeting the Windows Azure platform, you should understand the various roles within a hosted service.
Choosing the right hypervisor for your cloud development depends on whether you want to speed up development and testing or acquire more self-service options.
The race is on for developer mindshare in virtualization and cloud computing. Who's got the edge as VMware, Citrix and Microsoft battle it out?
The Simple Cloud API is designed to provide a single, simple, interoperable API for multiple cloud services and multiple cloud providers.
The newly released Google App Engine 1.4 promises better performance and new capabilities for cloud application deployment.
Ev Williams, co-founder of the popular micro-blogging site Twitter, hints at new features in the works and discusses the challenge of supporting a growing number of developers.
The Google Maps API V3 offers incredibly easy customization features, including the ability to substitute the default map markers with custom versions you can seamlessly integrate into your website.
The proposed Oracle Cloud API could lead to a "single pane of glass" organizations can use to manage various cloud infrastructure elements.
Key changes in version 3 of the Google Maps API affect the way you write location-based scripts and upgrade existing Version 2 applications.