(Published on the Actuate blog, May 27, 2014.)
Enterprise application design is changing. Are your development practices changing with it?
That question was the crux of a recent webinar given by Allen Bonde, Actuate’s vice president of product marketing and innovation. Building on more than two decades of experience as a developer and analyst, Bonde shared 5 Best Practices for Designing Data-Driven Apps that developers and their leaders need to follow in a webinar on May 14, 2014, hosted by SD Times.
Read the rest at: http://blogs.actuate.com/5-best-practices-for-designing-data-driven-apps-webinar/
Five Matchsticks image by Martin Fisch.
(Another one that’s lost a bit of its currency, though this is an annual event. This was my first post on the Actuate blog on April 8, 2014.)
This weekend—April 12 – 13, 2014—marks NASA’s second International Space Apps Challenge. Online and at almost 100 sites around the world—from Athens, Greece, to Zaragoza, Spain—volunteer developers, makers, and scientists will collaborate in an intense 48-hour marathon to create solutions based on 40 different challenges posed by the American space agency.
Some of the challenges involve hardware, while others are purely software development projects. This year, the challenges range from creating a greenhouse design (for growing food on Mars) to developing an app to display the force of gravity anywhere on Earth.
Read the rest here.