Around the Web – 20171006

And now for somethings to read over the weekend, if you have some spare time that is.

Surf Force 2017, a seculded retreat

The location on the west coast of Ireland was remote and required a travel commitment beyond a “capital city” conference. We flew into Dublin and then drove across country for a few hours. The town of Bundoran is a magnet for surfers…

146: Nodehana!

In this episode, we discuss Google Clips, primary key (PK) chunking, the coming software apocalypse, and answer questions from the Good Day, Sir! Community.

CanaKit Raspberry Pi Zero W (Wireless) Complete Starter Kit – 16 GB Edition

I’ve been playing with a Raspberry Pi Zero W recently for setting up a camera to monitor my 3d printer.

Visual Studio Code September 2017

Welcome to the September 2017 release of Visual Studio Code. There are a number of significant updates in this version that we hope you will like, some of the key highlights include: macOS Touch Bar support – Touch Bar actions for navigation and…

Bringing Lightning Styling to Visualforce – Salesforce Developers Blog

As more and more orgs are moving to Lightning Experience, a question has persisted with regard to their Visualforce pages — what do we do about the styling of the pages? In this post, we’ll take a look at a new feature for styling…

Aurelia Release Notes – Early October 2017

We’ve just made a massive set of releases to Aurelia’s core libraries and plugins. This set of releases includes perf optimizations, reduced memory utilization, removal of a memory leak, plenty of fixed bugs and adds some new features! There are…

Swagger / Open API + Salesforce = LIKE

In this blog i covered an exciting new integration tool, which can consume API’s that have a descriptor (or schema) associated with them. External Services allows point and click integration with API’s. The ability for Salesforce to consume API’s…

Error Handling Best Practices for Lightning and Apex – Salesforce Developers Blog

Sending a request from a Lightning component to an Apex Controller and getting back a response is a path that has several potential failure points. Developers sometimes assume for the sake of simplicity that “things will work” and…

Platform on the Platform – Salesforce Developers Blog

We released a couple of great features for custom metadata types in Summer ’17. For one, we made long text area fields on custom metadata types generally available. For another, we now fully support validation formulas on custom metadata types.

Hello C#. Your first introduction to the C# language.

Developer (Beginner)‎ 29 minutes to complete This tutorial teaches you C# interactively, using your browser to write C# and see the results of compiling and running your code. It contains a series of lessons that begin with a ‘Hello World’…

Node.js State of the Union Blog 2017 – Node.js Collection

As we come into this year’s Node.js Interactive conference it’s a good time to reflect on the State of Node.js, and by any reasonable measure the state of Node.js is very strong. Every day there are more than 8.8 million Node instances online, that…

Node.js for Mobile Apps: Full-fledged Node.js for Android and iOS

Earlier this year we published a demo app showcasing our port of Node.js with ChakraCore to iOS. In the accompanying blog article, we talked about how Node-ChakraCore opened a unique opportunity for Node.js to work on iOS, and consequently a path…

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