The AppFog Teams feature is now in public beta
Collaboration has always been an essential part of coding. While plenty of solid programmers operate lone wolf-style, coding has throughout history been primarily a collective venture–from the first teams of scientists hacking on ENIAC back in the day up to our slightly-more-advanced present. Nowadays, a variety of tools exist to make group collaboration easier and
Announcing the Winners of the AppFog Cloudy New Year Resolution Contest
Thank you to everyone who shared their Cloudy New Year Resolutions in our recent contest. See all of the entries in the comments section of the original blog post. And of course, a big shout out to our contest sponsor Cloud Foundry! We’ve had a chance to review all of your smart and funny resolutions,
PaaS First; IaaS Second: Five Reasons to Select Your PaaS First
In this guest post, Mark Geene along with Vineet Joshi, Co-Founders of Cloud Elements, an AppFog integration partner, provide a perspective on why selecting the right PaaS is one of the most important decisions you can make in designing your cloud application. Are you building your cloud application directly on the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider vs. using
AppFog Continues to Grow Ecosystem
If you’re a Platform – success is dependent upon your Ecosystem. And our ecosystem just keeps on growing! This week we welcome two of our developers’ favorite Add-On Partners — Logentries and Xeround. With the addition of these two fantastic partners, we believe we are starting to realize the promise of this ecosystem – and
Resolve to make 2013 Cloudier: You could win a GoPro HD Hero Naked camera!
The contest has now closed. Thanks to everyone who commented and tweeted their Cloudy New Year’s Resolutions! We’re going through all of your entries now and will be announcing our six winners of the GoPro HD Hero Naked cameras shortly, so stay tuned. For those just tuning in, here’s what the contest involved. We encouraged
Two reasons why PaaS is so much more than automation
Bruno Terkaly is a heck of an interesting and intelligent guy. I suggest you check out his many videos and writings. As a fellow developer evangelist, I look up to Bruno a lot. And like him, I’m heavily invested in the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) paradigm, as you can well imagine given that I work at AppFog.
AppFog’s Holiday Gift to Developers – A New Affordable Paid Plan
As we head into the holidays, it’s time to think of the special gifts we want to give to the people we care about. And here at AppFog, we care a whole lot about developers. So, we’ve been doing some thinking here at AppFog HQ, trying to figure out the perfect way to express our
Exo IDE is now integrated with AppFog!
There’s probably nothing “wrong” with your current development environment. It likely consists of your preferred text editor, a browser, a version control server like GitHub, and perhaps a few other elements. People have been doing things this way for a long time and have done lots of wonderful things with it. But people also did
AppFog Private PaaS Webinar Recap
Did you miss Lucas’ Enterprise Private PaaS webinar? Do you want to know how you can deploy AppFog on-premise? Or how to migrate apps between public and private cloud (or across both)? Never fear – we’ve got your back. We captured the webinar and are sharing both it and Lucas’ slides from the webinar so
How to make WordPress absolutely blaze on AppFog (part 1)
WordPress and I have a weird history. I have several failed WordPress blogs in my personal history, extending back as far as 2004 (which is about the time when people stopped remembering that “blog” is short for “weblog”). I had one devoted to my first summer living abroad, another devoted to stuff I was reading