The SCHED* C# SDK by James World communicates with the API to access scheduling data. Basic usage explains how to create a job scheduler in a fabric, different from the event schedule application that the official app offers but still useful to understand how to implement schedules into web services.
The Gray Lady is getting her code on. In Andre Behrens's New York Times blog, Open, billed as "All the code that's fit to printf()," he recounts events on coding and science held in 2012. Two of the notable events were the well-attended one on Big Data and Smarter Scaling and their Open Source Science Fair.
With all of the new APIs opening-up these days and increasing emphasis on development in the cloud, it's timely that next week is Mashup Camp. Now in its eighth run, it is free and once again there will be lots going on. Over at InformationWeek, co-founder David Berlind gives a good summary of the event. And although over 350 people have signed-up there are still a few spots available.
This weekend I attended my first ever hacking event: Music Hackday Boston 2011. It was an incredibly exciting, intense experience with plenty of creative inspirational energy. We had ambitious goals which were largely attained, but when it came to the demo, we failed hard. At least, it felt like we did. As I reflected on the demo while we drove home in the black winter night, Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” came to mind. This is the story my personal ring of fire at Music Hackday and how I fell into it.