Since the advent of Web 2.0, social interaction is king. Now, almost every single mobile app works in the environment of its users exchanging ideas through content authoring, comments, likes and shares. Even the simplest and most “personal” of them, like personal planners, address books and to-do lists, enable users to put their data in the cloud, share them with others and access them using a myriad of devices and interfaces. The bottom line is that every one of them needs a back-end and an API to talk to. Read the full article →

How to install Redmine with nginx and Mongrel Cluster on Gentoo Linux?

by Jakub Zalas December 18, 2009 GOYELLOblog
Recently I’ve migrated GOYELLO‘s Redmine installation to Gentoo Linux. I’ve used nginx as a load balancer and proxy to Mongrel Cluster. Read on to learn more about the installation process of this flexible and scalable setup.
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New Ubuntu Karmic Koala: The 6 features I was waiting for

by Jakub Zalas October 29, 2009 Linux
Ubuntu 9.10, code name Karmic Koala, has just been released. It not only includes the usual improvements and updates but comes with a lot of new stuff. Some components of the system were completely replaced with modern equivalents. A complete overview is available on the Ubuntu website. Here I will describe the 6 features I […]
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