App Engine at Google IO 2011

Google AppEngine

Here is a collection of the App Engine talks from Google IO 2011 along with some links and notes. Scaling App Engine Applications Justin Haugh Guido van Rossum A talk about all things scaling. Explanations for when new instances are spawned, several caching strategies, hot tablets, memcache, the upcoming rewrite of the datastore API, and… continue reading

Github – Goodbye Priorities

GitHub Issues 2.0

I am very excited about the recent relaunch of Github Issues. It adds useful keyboard shortcuts, support for milestones, assignees and email-replies. In comparison to the previous system, which was one of Github’s weakest parts, it feels like a huge improvement. Also the UI got cleaned up and feels more stable. However, I am sad… continue reading