DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/12/13)
Bill Gates AMA
If you haven't already done so, you should check out the comments from Bill Gates' AMA. My favorite part was when someone asked him which was better: Win 7 or Win 8, and he said "higher is better". Then someone remarked that he was endorsing Windows 2000.
I'd really love to see more resource sites like this come up and continue to be updated (I know there are a lot of stale tutorial sites out there). This one has a comprehensive list of categories that need some contributions from the community before it's ready. If you can help, you should.
FatCache: Memcache on SSD
The overview on this page will explain why network connected SSD, and therefore FatCache, makes sense.
More Security Woes for Ruby on Rails
Another warning to Ruby devs flew across the web today -- 'patch your Rails apps or you'll be vulnerable to mass assignment and SQL injection attacks. The cause, the JSON gem.
Eclipse RAP Reaches 2.0
Eclilpse's Remote Application Platform made some major changes in version 2.0, which was just released. There are several blog posts explaining the changes. RAP helps you make modular apps for desktop, browser, and mobile.
Chef Replaces its Core API Server With Erlang
Chef 11 just came out with a major change to its core API server. It's now written in Erlang and they call it "Erchef".
Does Your Car Have a REST API?
Dippin' in my Tesla, got my fly REST API
ASCII Art Move Over: It's Time For DNS Art
Try running this from a cmd prompt and see the crazy art you get a few lines down: tracert -h 99 188.8.131.52