This article provides a quick introduction to installable open web apps — installable on Firefox OS and other supporting platforms — including how they are created and how they differ from standard web apps/websites. This is written to make sense to both web developers and native mobile developers. ·
Dataclips allow the results of SQL queries on a Heroku Postgres database to be easily shared. Simply create a query on dataclips.heroku.com, and then share the resulting URL with co-workers, colleagues, or the world. The recipients of a dataclip are able to view the data in their browser or download it in JSON, CSV, XML, or Microsoft Excel formats ·
LiveCode brings three key things to your development process: the interface, the language and live coding. You start with the interface. Get going by opening a new project and dragging items onto it. A button, a field, a scrollbar… whatever your app needs. Play about with them a bit. Resize, rearrange, change the color, add some pretty drop shadows. Make it look funky and just the way you want it.
Now the language comes in. It’s English. You add it to your objects to make them do what you want them to do. For example writing: ·
The DBacesslayer aka DBSlayer aka Släyer is a lightweight database abstraction layer suitable for high-load websites where you need the scalable advantages of connection pooling. Written in C for speed, DBSlayer talks to clients via JSON over HTTP ·