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The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Neelands Oct 25, 2015.

Using SQL with Node,.js
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Storing Sensitive Data ( like SSNs )
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Gatorjug ::: Tomorrow! Angular 2, d3, Graph DBs and Neo4J - Tue 2/16 at Santa Fe College Building S Room 317

February 16, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Hello!We have a special guest, in all the way from the snowy north - Jackie Gleason is enjoying some sunshine and surf with his family this week in Melbourne. He's agreed (read: his wife agreed) to drive up to Gainesville tomorrow night (Tuesday) and give a couple of presentations on Angular, d3, GraphDBs and Neo4J. So, if you've wondered what all the excitement is about these technologies: JavaScript frameworks and graph databases, Jackie is an expert. What I am saying is he didn't just throw…See More
Feb 16, 2016
Lou Caudell replied to Kevin Neelands's discussion Using SQL with Node,.js
"One of the traditional knocks on JS is the volatility of doing sql queries from a interpreted script. Not to mention security. In other words, how do you regulate resource for results in a varying client environment. Node.js is supposed to provide a…"
Nov 10, 2015
Kevin Neelands replied to Kevin Neelands's discussion The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API
Oct 25, 2015
Alejandro IMass replied to Kevin Neelands's discussion The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API
"Actually, REST is not an API and there is no such thing as "RESP API", although for some reason we use SOAP, XML-RPC and REST in our vocabulary as if they were interchangeable forms of API design and they are not. REST is about…"
Oct 21, 2015
Pavel Gilo replied to Kevin Neelands's discussion The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API
"Like some already have said. Its a simpler implementation that is typically simpler to maintain and has a smaller payload, Typically in JSON format. I think the more important question is what are the disadvantages.  But if your building a…"
Oct 20, 2015
Fred Sells replied to Kevin Neelands's discussion The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API
"I find RESTful apps to be easier to maintain and easier to debug when compared to a framework that uses some templating language like JSP or Django.  It is much easier if you use some library like jQuery or Angular JS, although these come with…"
Oct 18, 2015
George replied to Kevin Neelands's discussion The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API
"Your question about “the advantages of a RESTful web-based API” leads me to ask the following: advantage over what other type of API?   Most people compare and contrast REST with XML and argue the advantage of one over the…"
Oct 17, 2015
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Some initial impressions from Android development

Posted on April 23, 2012 at 6:29pm 0 Comments

I recently got to do some Android programming, and I'd like to share some of what I learned. A few things strike you the moment you start developing for Android devices.

    1. It is Java

    2. Layouts are done with XML

    3. Android 'pages', or activities are automonous entities.

Well, strictly speaking, these assertions are not 100% correct. Let me elaborate on each…


Java applets on android tablets

Posted on December 12, 2010 at 1:42pm 0 Comments

Does anyone own one of the android java-based tablets? If you do, how does it compare to an iPad, and does it properly run java applets and applications? Do you need to install everything through a 'store', similar to the iTunes app store?

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At 12:40pm on November 28, 2012, Michael Levin said…
Hey, Kevin:

Congrats on starting the new adventure, your job coding Ruby!

Re:"A message from Kevin Neelands to all members of Ruby Town on CodeTown!

Just starting with Ruby on Rails.  I found one I.D.E. called JetBrains RubyMine, and I'm trying to install the Dynamic Language ToolKit in Eclipse.  Does anyone have suggestions for the best I.D.E?

Visit Ruby Town at:"

This question would be better posted as a Codetown Discussion in the Ruby Town group so everyone could benefit from the responses. FYI, activity in a Discussion gets emailed to all members of the umbrella Group it's posted in. 

Plus, all Codetown members will see the posting in Codetown's activity log.
At 4:26pm on March 5, 2010, Michael Levin said…
Funky Psychedelic 3-D Glasses

Hey Kevin, I got those 3-D glasses in the mail. I'll check them out this weekend. Stay tuned! Best, Mike


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