Happy Mobile New Year

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It’s a new year and therefore it’s time to throw some rapid-fire mobile architecture concepts at you to help improve your mobile enterprise systems.   For starters, developers and IT Pros involved in mobility need to start thinking holistically about backend systems, data transports, and mobile endpoints.  Working in the mobile enterprise space doesn’t mean … Read more

Happy Tech 2013

Here’s to having all your tech dreams come true in 2013! May you seamlessly integrate with backend systems and data sources in a simple and consistent manner. May replication enable your databases to scale horizontally in a shared-nothing fashion to give you just the right amount of sharding. May your 15,000 RPM, RAID 10 disk … Read more

ASP.NET Web API: The New Mobile Web Services

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Those of you who know me or have attended one of my presentations know that I’m a total RESTafarian when it comes to the software architectural style I prefer for web services. I started using REST in the early 2000s to create a high-speed, human-readable, server API to trade financial instruments between brokerages and counterparties. … Read more