Archive for the 'Software' Category

Using Google Docs API For Cloud Storage

May 29, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Great video from the recent Google I/O developer conference with explanations and code examples for using the Google Docs API for Cloud Storage.


Review Of Google Translate For Animals

April 1, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Ever wondered which one of your dogs got into the fresh baked cookies that were cooling on the kitchen table while you were in the home office checking your email? Did your sweet innocent furry feline actually scare the Goldfish to death? Well guess no more…Google has released the species breaking Translate For Animals.

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5 Lessons For Cloud Entrepreneurs

February 7, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

At a recent DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders session at the Stanford Technology Ventures program, Box.net CEO Aaron Levie discusses 5 lessons for technology (especially cloud) entrepreneurs.


Choose The Cloud

January 20, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

One of the issues that has held cloud computing back from even faster market adoption is a lack of understanding by rank and file business and consumer users of the benefits of moving to the cloud.

Spearheaded by Box.net, CEO’s of a number of prominent cloud vendors have banded together to talk about the benefits of the cloud with the; I Choose the Cloud, initiative. Other vendors who have joined include Xobni, SocialText, Zuora, Get Satisfaction and Freshbooks.

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Why Developers Hate Platform As A Service

January 5, 2011
Written by Ameed Taylor

Not being a pure software developer myself, I never quite understood why many developers do not like the current PAAS environments on the market.

Randy Hearn, a senior research analyst with Info-Tech Research Group; gives food for thought on how PAAS vendors can make their solutions more appealing to developers.

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VMForce Alliance Launches Enterprise Java Cloud

April 27, 2010
Written by Ameed Taylor

Salesforce and VMWare launched today a new Java Cloud Platform called VMforce. Utilizing the Spring Framework from VMWare’s recent SpringSource acqusition, the VMForce platform allows developers to create Java based applications on Force.Com.

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