The New York City Government has raised the bar for open government programs everywhere by launching several brand new NYC Open Data APIs, a redesigned Open Data Portal and Developer Website. The NYC Open Data Portal now has over 1,100 datasets available including 200 brand new datasets that have just been added.
Have you ever received one of those questionnaire emails? You know the ones I mean, 20 questions (or more), desperately seeking to find out inane details about your life and hopefully bring some email servers to a halt? I'm sure you've had one of those in your inbox at some point. That time is over. Now you can do it on Formspring.
Mobile developers have come to rely on a number of backend-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings that make developing and deploying mobile applications a whole lot simpler. Now Sencha wants to take that that concept to the next logical conclusion in the form of an extension to its application development tools that turns the Microsoft Azure cloud into a BaaS environment for mobile applications.