“…that take into account the fact that the rest of us cannot and should not have to think about a development platform as a full-time job, because we're trying to use that platform to produce results that exceed it”. http://bit.ly/1bQnPTn
@jacksonh It definitely seems like I need to spend some time understanding what they provide. My first inclination is to write a back-end from scratch - maybe that’s not the right first choice anymore. Agree on the SSL-related outage. Ouch.
So Windows Azure added support for creating custom APIs as part of their Mobile Services. And the only language you can initially create them in is Node.js. Didn’t see that coming: http://bit.ly/11kcwsC
“We forget that physical objects are also just specific embodiments – or presentations – of their content and function. A paperback book and an ebook file are two embodiments of the text they each contain; ...” http://bit.ly/11vR8GB