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Dec 06, 2013 - Onset Technology launches an API for OnPage. JetBlue adopts SITA's Mobile Boarding Pass API. Plus: Clever lands major funding, and 11 new APIs.
Dec 05, 2013 - If you write Ruby with any regularity, you've probably experienced the dependency-managing wonders of Bundler. What you didn't know, however, was that you can use the same dependency-sorting goodness within your own application in other contexts. Say Hello to TSort TSort is a [...]
Dec 05, 2013 - In order to help DBAs determine which tables and stored procedures might be good to take advantage of using the new In-Memory OLTP tables in SQL Server 2014, Microsoft introduced the AMR Utility. Greg Larsen explores how to use this tool.
Dec 03, 2013 - Writers of technical documentation (or lowly blog writers like myself) oftentimes put property names in <code> tags within blocks of text. Doing so makes reading the text easier and prevents users from misconstruing explanatory text with property names. CSS uses a dash within its property [...]
Dec 02, 2013 - Over time, applying the same rounding algorithm to many numbers can lead to a condition known as rounding bias. Rob Gravelle presents some rounding implementations in MySQL that attempt to eliminate (or at least reduce) rounding bias.
Nov 25, 2013 - By Louis Gray, Program Manager, Google Developers LiveCross-posted from +Google DevelopersIt was an exceptional week for Google Developers last week. On +GDL, we streamed two high quality days of the Chrome Dev Summit, showed off the +Google Glass Development Kit, and hosted +Tim [...]
Nov 20, 2013 - We worked with The Bill of Rights Institute recently to create an interactive digital course for American History teachers. One of the interesting challenges, among many, stemmed from the fact that the project had large sections of readable content. One of our goals was to make it easy for [...]
Nov 19, 2013 - By Jonathan Tomer, Software EngineerCross-posted from the Google Politics & Elections BlogMany applications track and map governmental data, but few help their users identify the relevant local public officials. Too often local problems are divorced from the government institutions designed to [...]