The Amazon Alexa Skill Buttons Node.js Sample Code demonstrates how to use buttons on trivia games with Alexa. It includes a roll-call of the players, asking trivia questions and determining whether the voice inputs match the answers.
The connected camera category has seen much growth since 2014. In this tutorial, we reproduce the basic functionality of a camera like the Nest Cam but with the unique property of being cellular connected. We will use a Twilio Programmable Wireless starter pack and Raspberry Pi to do this.
Hosting provider Rackspace has launched OnMetal, a new hosting offering that give customers the ability to scale their infrastructure using dedicated hardware the same way they do with their existing multi-tenant cloud offering.
With the formal launch this week of the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud a new era of in-memory computing is about to become a lot more accessible. According to Professor Hasso Plattner, chairman of the SAP supervisory board, HANA in the cloud will give IT organizations access to a platform that essentially eliminates the need for batch processing in favor of a model where all applications are run in real time.