Learn the ropes of Mobile Services with Brent Simmons | Windows Asure Mobile Services makes it easy to store data for your iOS app in the cloud, authenticate users, and send push notifications via APNS. Join Brent in a walkthrough of the basics.
Delivery As A Service – Anil Dash This time it’s not a pattern in end-user applications, but rather in infrastructure services, which I’d call " Delivery as a Service “. In this model, new offerings provide a set of message delivery services for developers that share a few common traits: Digital services that pre-date the web , or were designed without the web in mind, can now be exposed as simple web services Legacy platforms that require extremely expensive startup costs convert into a cost-per-message (or cost per thousand messages) model Message systems with effective anti-spam components usually exert a high cost on spammers that can also be a prohibitively high bar for small developers unless they’re able to pool their efforts Service providers can aggregate requests from many small, separate applications to make costly services approachable for independent developers You can figure out what the hell these service providers do , unlike many generic web service providers See also Cloudtop Applications – Anil Dash
Requests: HTTP for Humans — Requests 0.10.2 documentation Requests takes all of the work out of Python HTTP — making your integration with web services seamless. There’s no need to manually add query strings to your URLs, or to form-encode your POST data. Keep-alive and HTTP connection pooling are 100% automatic (…)