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Peering into the future of software development

Peering into the future of software development | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Now is the best time ever to be a software developer – in terms of employment, organizational impact, and the amazing breadth of tools and platforms available. The future seems even brighter:

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That future is already taking shape on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and other clouds, so we've launched a fresh InfoWorld Insider blog to chart this progress:

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Open source app dev platform aims to ensure privacy in the cloud

Open source app dev platform aims to ensure privacy in the cloud | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
SpiderOak's Crypton Web application development platform crunches data in a browser-based client instead of the cloud
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Using this type of architecture, user data is always encrypted when it's in the cloud. Even if an intelligence agency or hacker gets access to it in the cloud, or during its journey to or from the cloud, it's unusable.

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The developer's checklist to prepare for the cloud

The developer's checklist to prepare for the cloud | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Face it: You and your apps will eventually head to the cloud. Here are 12 tips to smooth the transition and avoid cloud lock-in
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....what should you be doing to prepare for the day when heading to the cloud is more than just talk...

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Developers movin’ on top: How open-source + cloud changed the landscape

Developers movin’ on top: How open-source + cloud changed the landscape | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

One of the biggest ongoing conversations in tech right now pertains to the shifting role of developers, and what this will mean for IT departments. A recent survey by Puppet Labs shows that developers are becoming so influential in shaping products and user experience, that business success demands an understanding of just how important a role they play.

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.... With no competition for resources among users because everyone gets their own virtual server instance, it appears to developers as if they have their own dedicated server. This affords almost unlimited options and flexibility, vastly improving the agility of those businesses that are willing to reach for the cloud. ...

 

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which Public Cloud Do You Intend To Use For App Hosting?

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Public Cloud Do You Intend To Use For App Hosting? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
App - Included is a well compiled infographic provided by Zend.com outlining the new standard for the app economy
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Good infographic on the developer side of the app indistry.

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