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  • Mobile DNUN: Danger Notification and User Navigation

    by Karthik Reddy Nalla Hosam El-Ocla on  Jul 11, 2017

    This article introduces the authors’ Danger Notification and User Navigation (DNUN) application, which works in conjunction with a geolocation system to save the location of users or objects for emergency rescue or later navigation. The DNUN mobile application can help rescue a user by sending an email with a danger notification to intended contacts.

  • Effective Ruby LiveLessons - An Interview with Sam Phippen

    by Alex Giamas on  Dec 02, 2015

    Effective Ruby LiveLessons by Sam Phippen is a series of video lectures explaining best practices used by expert Rubyists targeting all levels of Ruby programmers. The video lessons contain hands-on demonstrations to help the viewer understand how each item is put into action. InfoQ spoke with the author about the lessons learned from the video and Ruby on Rails best practices.

  • Executable Images - How to Dockerize Your Development Machine

    by Quinten Krijger on  Aug 29, 2015 1

    Every developer knows the pain of incompatible software. By using Docker executable images developers can take advantage of container technology to better control their development environments.

Author Q&A on Programming for Kids

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 07, 2014

The book Programming for Kids contains many examples that kids in the age from 9-14 can use to learn the basics of programming with Ruby. InfoQ did an interview with the author Peter Armstrong.

The Technology behind Codenvy. An Interview with Tyler Jewell, CEO

Posted by Abel Avram on  Jul 07, 2013

Codenvy is cloud-based online IDE for Java, JavaScript, HTML5, PHP, Ruby, and other languages. This article includes an interview with Tyler Jewell, CEO, detailing the technologies behind Codenvy. 2

Interview with Sandi Metz on Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Jun 28, 2013

InfoQ talked with Sandi Metz, author of "Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby" about her book, learning from open source code, making sensible use of code analysis tools and other topics.

Interview and Book Review: The LogStash Book, Log Management Made Easy

Posted by Aslan Brooke on  May 20, 2013

James Turnbull makes a compelling case for using Logstash for centralizing logging by explaining the implementation details of Logstash within the context of a logging project. 2

Interview and Video Review: Working with Big Data: Infrastructure, Algorithms, and Visualizations

Posted by Aslan Brooke on  May 02, 2013

Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The training focuses on the high level architecture while teaching practical usage skills and Ruby algorithms.

The Essence of Google Dart: Building Applications, Snapshots, Isolates

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Oct 24, 2011

Google has previewed Dart, a new language with a VM but also a JS compiler. InfoQ looks beyond the grammar at Dart's contributions for building apps: Snapshots, Isolates, Modularity. 1

SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer Discusses the Impact of the Cloud on Enterprise IT

Posted by Charles Humble on  Sep 06, 2011

SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer, discusses the impact of mobile devices, HTML 5 and cloud-computing on enterprise IT generally, and SpringSource's Cloud Foundary product.

QoS for Applications: A Resource Management Framework for Runtimes

Posted by William Louth on  Jul 26, 2011

This article draws an analogy between QoS for networks and for applications, resulting in a mapping guide between the two and introducing a production solution for Java, (J)Ruby, and (J)Python apps.

Twitter Shifting More Code to JVM, Citing Performance and Encapsulation As Primary Drivers

Posted by Charles Humble on  Jul 04, 2011

While still a major user of Ruby and Rails, Twitter has gradually been moving more and more of its stack to Java and Scala. InfoQ spoke to Twitter engineer Evan Weaver to find out more. 13

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