IBM will be hosting another Social Business Toolkit community call on December 17th 2012 at 11:00 AM EST. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the IBM Social Business Toolkit and how you can leverage it in your applications. Experts from the development team will be on the call to answer all your questions. You can download an ICS file to add a reminder about the call to your calendar.
OpenSocial Explorer v0.0.2 Released!
Mon, Nov 4th 2013 8:10p Ryan- Baxter Today I released version 0.0.2 of the OpenSocial Explorer. From an end user perspective not a lot has changed, although there are a couple of differences.
The navigator on the left has been updated to use the Dojo Tree control to make it easier to navigate the different sample gadgets.
There is now a Login link in the header that allows you to log in with Facebook and Google OAuth and OpenID. This is not really used for anything yet but hopefully in later releases we can use this to configu [read] Keywords: dojo
Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 8:11a Ryan- Baxter Today I would like to say thank you to the one and only Bruce Elgort. He is a true thought leader and advocate of all things technology. Obviously Bruce's greatest contribution to the IBM community has been his work as chairman of OpenNTF. I am sure everyone knows that OpenNTF wouldn't be what it is today without Bruce's involvement. For me personally, Bruce has always been there to give honest feedback about the features and products I work on as an IBMer. I trust his opinion and a [read] Keywords: ibm
Apache BarCamp Boston
Wed, May 8th 2013 12:16p Ryan- Baxter In a few weeks, on May 19th, the Apache Foundation will be hosting a BarCamp in Boston. The even will take place at Microsoft's NERD Center in Cambridge. Ultimately, as with all BarCamps the topics covered will be left up to the attendees, but we have some suggestions as well.
The Apache Way
The Apache Incubator
Learn how to get started contributing to an open source project
The OpenSocial Explorer: An Open Source Project For Developers
Mon, Apr 1st 2013 6:14p Ryan- Baxter Today the OpenSocial Foundation released the OpenSocial Explorer, a new open source project meant to help developers learn how to build OpenSocial gadgets. One of the biggest challenges any developer faces when trying to learn how to build an OpenSocial gadget is how to get started and use all the features provided by the specification. In theory it seems very easy to get started building an OpenSocial gadget, but as any developer knows, it doesn't matter how easy a platform is to understan [read] Keywords: gadget
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 8:15p Ryan- Baxter Lately I have been writing quite a few Dojo AMD modules for a project I am working on. These modules include Dojo widgets and API level code. Being a good developer I wanted to make sure I could test the code I was writing. I had worked with other JavaScrupt unit testing frameworks in the past and had been frustrated by them because there was no real good "framework" built around them. You could do the basics that you would expect, like running some setup and cleanup code but there wa [read] Keywords: development