Cloud-Based Software Engineering Tools

The cost to develop web-based software has dropped an order of magnitude over the past 15 years. Part of it is due to the rise of open source software, part of it is due to cloud computing, and part of it is due to general advancements in software development. One area that’s been fascinating to watch…

2,000th Blog Post

Back in January of 2007 I took the blogging plunge and put up a quick Inaugural Blog Post on WordPress. I started out strong posting several times in the first few weeks, but then gave up on it. Then, 18 months later, on July 20, 2009, I wrote Rethink PowerPoint Presentations with BBP, and that was the start…

Notes from the New Relic S-1 IPO Filing

Last week New Relic, an application performance company, published their S-1 IPO filing to go public. From a technical perspective, New Relic provides software developers insight into how every part of their web and mobile application performs, which is incredibly valuable. New Relic is part installed software (to gather the data) and part cloud-based software (to review…