5 Links for Developers and IT Pros 8-31-12
It's Friday and that means it's time for our weekly feature where we search the Web looking for 5 interesting, funny and poignant links for developers and IT Pros.
If you missed our other post this week, Gartner Hype Cycle Report Predicts HTML5 Still Years Away
, please check it out. Microsoft started at close to the bottom of the smartphone marketshare pile, and when you start with just 4 percent of the market, making any significant headway is a serious challenge -- especially when Apple and Google own over 80 percent of the market.
Please consider subscribing if you like what you see here, and if you have something to say, please feel free to leave a comment and let us know what you think.
And without further delay, here we go with this week's links:6 home truths about rock star developers
Every team can benefit from a rock star developer who drives the project, but there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. It gets expensive and too many egos can spoil a project very quickly if you try to overload a project with too many of them.Survey Says: Mobile Developers More Interested in Creating iOS Apps than Android
When it comes to developing, most of you probably do it for the money and that's why a majority developers say they choose iOS over Android in a recent survey. There's a huge user base that spends money on apps. In fact, the survey found 53 percent of respondents chose iOS to 37 percent for Android. How Northern Trust Built Its Secure iPad App
| Input Output
When you send iPads out into the workplace, conventional wisdom suggests that it's inherently insecure, but look at how this private wealth management company managed to build a secure iPad app and distribute it to a pilot group of private bankers. If nothing else, it's a proof of concept.Big Data Takes Center Stage in the 2012 Presidential Election
The big social networks are trying to use big data to determine the outcome of the election -- and it could be a big test of the power of social networking to predict elections.Transformational CIOs Need to Promote Business Social Networking
- The CIO Report - WSJ
Although enterprise social software is hardly a new concept, we know that many companies move slowly, and in this piece, the author argues strongly for the value of internal social networking to increase transparency and improve the flow of communication across an organization. Much like open social networks, internal ones can give you access to people you might never have otherwise met and that ability to share information is highly valuable to a company.Photo by Tomma Henckel Used under Creative Commons Share Alike/Attribution License
blog comments powered by