Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Mobile Chrome Apps with Apache Cordova

Chromium Blog: Run Chrome Apps on mobile using Apache Cordova:

Developers can run Chrome apps on Android and iOS with Apache Cordova - SD Times: Software Development News

Google launched Chrome apps for Android and iOS, available to mobile developers using the Apache Cordova tool chain.

It is interesting that they are providing this solution even for iOS,
where Chrome browser is (or was?) using Apple's WebView (Safari) engine
based on license restrictions...

Most Valued Start-ups (Bubble?)

The 36 Most Valuable Start-ups on Earth | LinkedIn: Interest-Based Ads, Configurable Preferences Interest-Based Ads:

"On both Amazon-owned and operated sites and unaffiliated sites, Amazon displays interest-based advertising using information you make available to us when you interact with our sites, content, or services...

Amazon offers you choices about receiving interest-based ads from us. You can choose not to receive interest-based ads from Amazon. You will still see ads but they will not be personalized. Please visit your Advertising Preferences page to learn how to set this preference.

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REST API sample (Sun Cloud API)

The APIs for the Sun Cloud: Wiki: HelloCloud — Project Kenai:.
This walk-through uses the pure REST version of the API exclusively

All the resources in the Virtual Data Center (machines, clusters, networks, storage volumes) are "Resources" in the Web sense: that is to say, they are identified by URIs, and operated on by HTTP requests, chiefly GET and POST. Whenever you GET one of these resources, you receive a representation encoded using JSON.

lorempixel - placeholder images for every case

lorempixel - placeholder images for every case:
"Placeholder Images for every case. Webdesign or Print. It's simple and absolutely free! Just put the custom url in your code like this:
<img src="" />
to get your FPO / dummy image."

color or grayscale;
abstract, animals, business, cats,
city, food, nightlife, fashion, people, 
nature, sports, technics, transport