Wednesday, January 21, 2015

HTML5 sortable

HTML5 Sortable
HTML5 Sortable is a jQuery plugin to create sortable lists and grids using native HTML5 drag and drop API.

combined with AngularJS

"An implementation of HTML5 Drag and Drop API to provide a sortable list of items.
No external dependancies."
See demo here:

IoT gadget: "Internet Button"

Spark | Open source IoT toolkit

Spark Store | Open source IoT toolkit


Connected with IFTTT, it combines hardware, sensors, and connectivity into one package
Ships in May 2015

Microsoft HoloLens - Windows Holographic (!)

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Holographic Goggles | WIRED
"Microsoft... most ambitious undertaking in years, a head-mounted holographic computer called Project HoloLens."

Windows as a Service

Forget Windows 10 -- here are the four most important words Microsoft said today | Computerworld: "Everyone these days seems to be promoting their products as an "as a Service" offering: Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS)


We'll deliver new features when they're ready, not waiting for the next major release. We think of Windows as a Service -- in fact, one could reasonably think of Windows in the next couple of years as one of the largest Internet services on the planet. And just like any Internet service, the idea of asking 'What version are you on?' will cease to make sense."