Cowboy coding is when you make live changes to a website everyone can see. If you do anything that might break your site – you’re cowboy coding.
This year’s Velocity Santa Clara conference is over. We’re happy to have met so many amazing IT pros.
Mobile devices are replacing television as the first screen on which customers view video, because young people’s viewing habits are changing more rapidly than broadcasters can keep up with. The suddenly-rapid pace of digital change in the TV market may be a ‘ketchup moment’ and the TV industry will have to work on a mobile-first strategy. Not a digital-first strategy.
At the Velocity conference, Google’s Patrick Meenan talked about service workers – a way to run scripts in the browser, separate from the web page, opening the door to features which don’t need a web page or user interaction.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is going to start monitoring bitcoin value. The warm hand of government regulations may be enough to take bitcoin into the mainstream.
Where’s Pingdom? At the Velocity conference in Santa Clara, U.S.A. Welcome to booth 615 and connect with DevOps and web performance professionals. We’ll be introducing technologies and demo all products, including their integrations with Librato and Papertrail.
As you know, at Pingdom, we believe that every web experience should be a fast one. Reduce Chrome’s memory footprint. Temporarily suspend tabs you’re not using by installing The Great Suspender.
An international team of researchers based at MIT has figured out how to make the edges of the two-dimensional wonder material graphene behave like one-dimensional electronic wires. In terms of quantum computers, that’s an important advantage.
It’s just become easier to explore your interests across both Twitter and Google, since Google has added tweets to its search results on mobile. Google says this is an attempt to put “real-time info” into its results, and notes that it provides Twitter users with a larger audience for their content as well.
New microchips do away with converting photons to electrons by working exclusively with light particles. Since photons are the fastest-moving particles in the known universe, this has the potential to make computers incredibly fast.