Saturday, October 19, 2013

AngularJS on top of ASP.NET

AngularJS on top of ASP.NET: Moving the MVC framework out to the browser – Simple-Talk:

In this article we will see how Angular JS, a new JavaScript framework by Google can be used effectively to build web applications where:

1. Views are pure HTML

2. Controllers (in the server sense) are pure REST based API calls

3. The presentation layer is loaded as needed from partial HTML only files.

GOOG > $1,000


Google joins Wall Street's $1,000 club:
"Google's stock jumped $122.61, or 14%, to $1,011.41 "

The company's market value gained more than $40 billion just on Friday, which exceeds the entire market value of rival Yahoo, at $34 billion, and approaches Hewlett-Packard, at $45 billion.

Google remains the third most valuable U.S. company, with a market value of $296 billion, but it has narrowed the gap with No. 2, ExxonMobil, at $385 billion. Apple remains No. 1, at $462 billion.

Glassdoor: Software Engineers highest salary (2013)

25 Highest Paying Companies For Software Engineers (2013); Glassdoor Report | Glassdoor Blog

"In Glassdoor’s latest report, we uncover the 25 Highest Paying Companies for Software Engineers (2013)¹, identifying employers offering the highest average annual base salary for software engineers over the past 12 months."

Where the Software Engineer Money Is: Juniper - Global Cio -

Microsoft's iOS and Android Windows Remote Desktop apps

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone | The Verge

"Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including Citrix and others, Microsoft's native support is the latest in its continued push to provide apps across Windows, Android, and iOS."

Perfectly Irrational (Stock Market)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Price Drop After Fire 'Perfectly Irrational':

"...back in August when the Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S received five stars in every category from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pushing its stock price up 2 percent. 

Then on October 1 a driver ran over a metal object that punctured the car’s battery, starting a fire and forcing the driver to pull over and flee the vehicle, and stock prices fell 10 percent over the next two days. 

On October 4, Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk explained that the car had alerted the driver that there was a problem, that no one was hurt, and that gas cars also catch fire from time to time, pushing stock prices back up 3 percent.

The bad news had a bigger impact than either positive news story. “From a psychological perspective, this overreaction... is nothing new. It is a consistent way that we react to salient news, and it is perfectly irrational "