5 Links for Developers and IT Pros 9-28-12
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, Survey Suggests Facebook Could be Right About HTML5
, please check it out now. The press is teeming with indignation over the state of the iPhone 5, but while the press might be hopping mad, it doesn't seem to have had any impact on iPhone 5 sales.
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And without further delay, here we go with this week's links:Ten Strategic CIO priorities for 2013
It's only September, but that doesn't mean it's too soon to start looking ahead to next year's IT priorities. Seems to me many of these are probably the same ones you should have been thinking about last year and this year including simplifying IT and getting more social. I'm wondering where the mobile component is. What do you think should be on this list? “Agile” Often Isn’t
| Input Output
It's one thing to get behind agile programming, and it makes a lot of sense too, but just because you think your company has gone Agile doesn't mean it has. When researchers studied shops that considered themselves agile they found a lot of gaps. Where is the perception/reality gap in your company?What Developers Want
| Anil Dash
It's hard to know what developers want when a lot of people react emotionally to changes in the environment, whether it's Twitter's change of service or the iPhone screen size change. This writer suggests that it is difficult to navigate, and of course the process isn't fair, but developers have to learn to adjust. Do you agree with him?BlueStacks and AMD bring Android apps to Windows
Now this is a cool idea. Take mobile Android apps and make them work under Windows. It may be brilliant or a complete mismatch, but it should be fun to at least watch and see how well it works. IBM Targets Amazon in the Cloud
It's clear that public cloud platforms are the wave of the future. Amazon recognigzed this very early on and has done quite well with it. Now, IBM seeing that success wants a piece of the action and is launching its very own Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. IBM isn't the first major player to take this step of course, but it sees a a market and it's going to give it a shot. The question is will people take IBM seriously as a vendor in this space?Photo by Ron Miller. Used under Creative Commons Share Alike/Attribution License.
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