Quick Prototyping with the Cloud

Kirsten Hunter (Akamai)
Location: F150 Level: Intermediate
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Programmers love to play as much as anyone else, and one of the best ways to play is to create prototypes of your ideas and share them with the world. Not everyone has server space available for experimentation. Platform as a Service providers like Heroku provide a playground for your imagination, the ability to bootstrap an application quickly and get right to creating your new toy.

I’ll walk you through a few prototypes to demonstrate how easy it is to get started with the free offerings from cloud providers.

  • SMS LinkedIn Appplication, using Twilio on Heroku (Python)
  • IODocs API explorer on Nodejitsu (node.js)
  • Facebook application on AppFog (PHP)
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