Archive | June, 2014

SkyNet – Machine-to-machine instant messaging (M2M IM) open communications platform & API for the internet of things.

SkyNet allows you to query devices such as drones, hue light bulbs, weemos, arduinos, and server nodes that meet your criteria and send IM messages to 1 or all devices. You can also subscribe to messages being sent to/from devices and their sensor activities.

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SkyNet – Machine-to-machine instant messaging (M2M IM) open communications platform & API for the internet of things.

SkyNet allows you to query devices such as drones, hue light bulbs, weemos, arduinos, and server nodes that meet your criteria and send IM messages to 1 or all devices. You can also subscribe to messages being sent to/from devices and their sensor activities.

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What if Ansible used XML for configuration management?

Here is my point: if you find yourself creating a new programming language, why use data exchange format as the substrate? I have a few guesses. Guess #1: Perhaps you don’t realize that you are creating a programming language. You just went for it. Guess #2: You thought about using an existing language, such as Ruby or Python, but were concerned about users abusing the power. Guess #3: You didn’t want to have to write a parser for a custom language. You chose a data language (e.g. XML or YAML) because it is syntactically easy to parse.

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How Shippable Has Scaled Docker In A Way It Never Could With AWS VMs | The New Stack

A Docker container is easier to use for developers. It sits on top of the OS. It’s just the code that is updating. Now with Docker, the company gives the first few containers away for free and charges after that. It can now use the Docker technology foundation to start offering more customized services such as parallel processing.

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