This JQuery SDK is a URL based API for downloading and transforming your image resources. The API allows you to transform the uploaded image and create a 150x150px thumbnail, using face detection based cropping, round the image's corners, rotate the image by 20 degrees and then deliver the resulting image through CDN. Amend Cloud is a PaaS solution that helps you manage your application’s image resources in the cloud, without having to worry about scale and performance.
On February 20-21, The Small Business Web will host its annual Summit in San Jose, Calif. Registration is open and PW readers can receive a $50 discount by entering "PWEB" as the discount code. To learn more about the event, its history and what's in store for 2014, PW caught up with The Small Business Web Founder and Olark's Chief Marketing Olarker, Sunir Shah. Shah provided us a brief history of the event.
In 2008 when Netflix announced plans to move to the cloud, most observers were dubious. Now Netflix has become one of the first major companies to exist completely in the public cloud and their architectural shift to cloud based microservices led to many successes in performance and scalability.