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 International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC), which takes place in Sydney this December, is hosting its second annual Workshop On Web APIs Services Mashups, or "Mashups '08" for short, and is soliciting papers for publication. The theme of the workshop is challenges mashup developers face, including diverse protocols and platforms, quality of service, and social and economic factors.
Do you know what it means to be "brogrammer?" Can you tell the difference between a real hackathon prize and a lame attempt to patronize developers? Meet Brandon Wirtz who recently participated at some hackathons and has some constructive feedback for the people who organize them.
The lines between cars, computers, and mobile devices are blurring, as several new web-powered apps have made their way to Ford vehicles via the SYNC on-board vehicle control system API. Following up on our post last month about the use of the SYNC system to enable "cars as a platform," news has emerged about the release of some new apps that give drivers (and passengers) access to web services via mobile devices.