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Facebook outfits React with Accessibility API

Facebook is fitting its React JavaScript library and the accompanying React Native mobile framework with an API to accommodate application usage by disabled persons. Emphasizing the goal of enabling anyone to use apps built with its React technologies, Facebook engineers have created the Accessibility API for React and React Native. 34 more words


Microsoft and Red Hat Make Peace

That’s in the cloud at least. The deal that’s just been announced is certainly more comprehensive than the join marketing and hosting deals that usually show up. 101 more words


The new lock-in - the cloud, in short, is sticky

Great summary from Matt Asay of Infoworld about cloud strategy from an ISV's perspective.

“When Microsoft said it wouldn’t rule out putting Windows in the open source domain, people scoffed — but it could be a shrewd business move for the cloud era”…

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Cloud Computing

Spark Updates

Here is a quick roundup of some recent Apache Spark news.

(1) Databricks and Typesafe released results from a survey of 2,136 individuals (mostly developers).  Some key findings: 156 more words

Apache Spark