Hello, OrlandoJUG!We had such a great time at the Eden Bar last month, I think we may do it again. Unless we get a special guest speaker ;-) I'll put it this way: expect a talk sometime in the near future on simulation. When that happens, we'll wind up in a meeting room with an overhead projector. But for the…See More
Hello, OrlandoJUG!Tomorrow's meeting will be an informal get together outdoors at the Eden Bar next to the Enzian movie theater in Maitland. Our friends at DeVry are still onboard, but this last minute change of venue I think will be lots of fun, especially given the beautiful weather we've had recently. I'll grab a table and…See More
Calling all Java lovers! Our March 2014 meeting is coming up. Please RSVP, spread the word and invite a friend. Join us and keep your skills sharp. Network and find new projects and people for your existing projects. We'll keep you filled in on upcoming events, too. Here's what you have in store this month: Hello Java 8 - with Adam DavisJava 8 is a giant step forward…See More
Join us for a Clojure talk by Tapestry author Howard Lewis Ship. Thanks to Consultis for Pizza and Cambridge Web Design for organization. Here's a little about what Howard plans to cover:"Clojure is a…See More
Join us for an Open Spaces meeting this month, hosted by your JUG Leader, Michael Levin. Open Spaces is a style of meeting in which everyone gets the chance to contribute. Mike has had many meaningful and enjoyable experiences over the years both leading and participating in Open Spaces meetings. This will be a pot…See More
In a cloud computing system, there's a significant workload shift. Local computers no longer have to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to running applications. The network of computers that make up the cloud handles them instead. Hardware and software demands on the user's side decrease. The only thing the user's computer needs to be able to run is the cloud computing system's interface software, which can be as simple as a Web browser, and the cloud's network takes care of the rest...
Cloud computing is all the rage. "It's become the phrase du jour," says Gartner senior analyst Ben Pring, echoing many of his peers. The problem is that (as with Web 2.0) everyone seems to have a different definition...
Cloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network (typically the Internet).
Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have some experience with turning a small Web site into Internet gold. In 2006 they sold their scrappy start-up YouTube to Google for $1.65 billion.
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The Delicious office in San Mateo, Calif. It now has around 15 employees, mostly engineers.
More recently they picked an unlikely candidate to be their next Web sensation: a Yahoo castoff.