I decided to do a post each week of things that I have found interesting over the past week, whether they be relevant news items, awesome tools or just general useful articles.
If you feel that I’ve missed something useful, or would like to be featured in a future ‘what was interesting’, then please get in contact and I’ll do my best to take a look.
- WordPress with SQL Azure on Windows Azure Websites – Great little article about wordpress support for sql azure
- Connecting an ASP.NET MVC Web App with SQL Azure – My walkthrough for connecting an mvcwebsite to azure.
- Closer Look: Microsoft’s Cloud Server Hardware – Techny specs of Microsofts cloud servers.
- Analyzing Windows Azure Storage Logs – Step by step article about analysing azure storage logs.
- Everybody’s Talking About…CSS Regions – Adobe vs Google in the great CSS regions debate (looks like Adobe is going to take a kicking again)!
- Postman – a truly awesome rest client for Chrome – I’ve been doing a lot of web dev recently and just started to use Postman as a REST client for testing….and its awesome!!
- 10 Reasons Web Developers Should Learn Angular – Reasons why you should learn angularjs.
App Marketing & Business
- Are you using the right app revenue model? – Excellent article that analyses the most popular app revenue models with average revenues. A must read for app developers.
- Creating a business model canvas with google docs – Nice tutorial on creating a business model canvas with google docs
- Creating a Lean Canvas For An App – I blogged about creating a lean cnavas to identify and manage your apps business model.
- Add Positive Reviews Of Your App To Your Website With This Widget – Nice widget from sensor tower to add reviews of your app to your apps website for social proof.
- Marketing Your App With A Website: How To Get Started – another nice article from sensor tower about how best use a website to market your app.
App Industry News
- Jelly Bean spills onto 60 percent of Android devices – good news about jelly bean moving on to more android devices.
- Chrome apps may soon run without any trace of the web browser – news that chrome apps may soon work without Chrome at all!
- Google Play Services 4.2 – Google play services 4.2 released
- Pebble releases a beta version of its appstore for Android devices
Oh yeah, and we broke the 1000 downloads mark for Decision Buddy Android Decision Maker!!! Woop!!