Sunday, March 24, 2013

How to write great how-to posts


On the surface, writing a good instructional piece might sound pretty easy, but if you’ve read more than a few poorly written posts after combing the web for advice, you know not everyone’s got the knack.
Darren Rowse has ten years of experience instructing others and would like to offer these seven nuggets of advice on the art of teaching through blog posts.

Read more on Alltop How to write great how-to posts

Monday, February 25, 2013

Entando - Open Data Italian Election 2013 Results

Need realtime results from Cagliari Municipality?

 For Senate of the Republic Results use one of the following REST API'S call
http://www.comune.cagliari.it/portale/api/rs/it/cagliari/risultatiElezioni.xml?idElezione=82&sezione=true (if you need  polling station details, false otherwise)
http://www.comune.cagliari.it/portale/api/rs/it/cagliari/risultatiElezioni.json?idElezione=82&sezione=true (if you need  polling station details, false otherwise)

For Chamber of Deputies Results use one of the following REST API's call
http://www.comune.cagliari.it/portale/api/rs/it/cagliari/risultatiElezioni.xml?idElezione=83&sezione=true (if you need  polling station details, false otherwise)
http://www.comune.cagliari.it/portale/api/rs/it/cagliari/risultatiElezioni.json?idElezione=83&sezione=true (if you need  polling station details, false otherwise)


Sunday, February 24, 2013

What are the Most Important and Mature Cross Platform Mobile Tools?

As part of the new community-driven research initiative, we are examining the importance and adoption level of a range of cross platform mobile tools that aim to help developers deliver applications on a variety of mobile platforms. 
Full Post on InfoQ: What are the Most Important and Mature Cross Platform Mobile Tools?

Linkedin – Recognize Your Customers If You Want Their Trust


Blog post from Don Peppers
« One of the five requirements for being trustable as a business is simply to “demonstrate humanity.” Being human involves many things, including curiosity and intelligence, but in customer relationships all we’re really talking about is showing empathy and respectful familiarity to our customers, almost as if they were our personal friends. »

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Stop Using Native HTML5

Kyle Simpson advises on accessing HTML5 or JavaScript native APIs though a fa├žade built with h5ive that would protect the application code from evolving API changes over the following years. 
Stop Using Native HTML5