ImaÂgine the folÂloÂwing situaÂtiÂons: You sit in the cafe with your lapÂtop and you are prinÂting a BilÂloÂmat invoice on the prinÂter at your home. Or you print out the latest estiÂmate on your customerâ€™s prinÂter. Just with a finÂgerÂtip on your iPad. The appÂliÂcaÂtiÂons of the new BilÂloÂmat funcÂtion are limitÂless. Thanks to Google Cloud Print you print from anyÂwhere. Even on prinÂters that are locaÂted miles away.
Every once in awhile we stumble across an API that is “watercooler talk” worthy. Often these APIs are revolutionary in the way that they affect how an industry operates, other times they are just really cool and waste a lot of our time. This past week's addiction was the Yoda Speak API.
A number of companies are making a push to move traditional desktop applications into the cloud. Programmers have not been left out of this revolution, with several sites offering IDEs in a web browser. Here are 5 online IDEs.