My VMforce and Facebook Demos Today at Dreamforce

If you are at Dreamforce today here are the sessions that I am speaking in. I'm really excited to be part of both of them as the topics (VMforce and the new Facebook toolkit) are really cool. Leveraging Public Social Networks - West 2005 @ 12:15 We'll be showing off…

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Colabolo - Collaborative Task Management

In my never-ending quest for the perfect PPM tool, I downloaded beta 5 of Colabolo a week or so ago. I've been running it on a small project and have to say it's not bad. Colabolo is an Adobe Air app built for team collaboration. You can use it to…

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An Introduction to Cloud Computing for Developers

Just received a tweet from Ryan Marples about a new video he posted last week. The video is targeted for .NET developers but it is applicable to anyone that wants to better understand the advantages of cloud computing from a technical perspective. Very informative and very well done.…

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Google App Engine Now Supports Java

It only took a year (not bad) but now in addition to Python, Google App Engine now supports Java. This will be a huge boost to App Engine as it opens the service to a wider range of developer. I've played around with a few apps but I lacked the…

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Start Developing with Salesforce.com -- Today!

You have to admit that the Salesforce.com market is hot right now. I see alot of new job openings and a number of unfilled positions. I also see alot of people being "let go" in the industry and looking for work. This begs the question, "How do we get…

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Grand Central Relaunches as Google Voice

Google is at it again. They are giving me more services for free. I hate those guys! <g> I've been a Grand Central subscriber for the last couple of years and love the services. All of my voice communications on the web, great call screening and group management…

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Grails 1.1 Released

I just saw the release notes on Grails and man am I excited! I recently started with Groovy and am just now getting my head wrapped around Grails. A perfect time for a new release. In case you are not familiar with Grails: "Grails is a dynamic web application framework…

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Amazon's EC2 Console Makes Cloud Computing Fun and Easy

The new Amazon EC2 Console is a slick point-and-click, web-based user interface providing access to Amazon's suite of infrastructure web services. AWS has typically been a geek service due to it's command line interface, but this new console should attract new (Windows) customers that are more confortable with a point-and-click…

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Saleforce.com & Google App Engine... these are a few of my favorite things...

Salesforce.com just announced the release of the Force.com for Google App Engine which is a Python library and test harness that lets you access the Force.com Web services API from within Google App Engine applications. It's interesting to watch how Salesforce.com and Google are integrating their…

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Scabality Issues?

Ouch!! This is a really nasty error to get when you respond to a nationally televised ad.…

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