RealGravity Finds $2.0M

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RealGravity , a stealth mode firm working on software to help users add video to their web sites, has raised $2.0M Tags: realgravity venture capital video javascript software out of a $2.5M funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. Source of the funding was not disclosed, however, the firm lists Bill Youstra of Kohlberg Ventures as a new board member. RealGravity's founders look to be split between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Software Development | How To Collaborate As A Team

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It allows for live collaboration, you can import content from Google Drive, and the most important feature is the ability to export multiple versions (a printable, web and tablet version) without any extra effort.

Frameworks Round 4

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We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms. This round adds Bottle (Python), Dancer (Perl), Kelp (Perl), MicroMVC (PHP), Mojolicious (Perl), Phalcon (PHP), RingoJS (JavaScript), Spark (Java), and Wai (Haskell).

Frameworks Round 1

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You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks. Check out the new stand-alone framework benchmarks site if you are interested in the latest and most accurate data. This machine is responsible for hosting the web application exclusively. JavaScript.

Pragmatism with Flavor

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We build web and mobile applications, and we've been doing so for a little over fifteen years. Sure we still get excited and animated about a new JavaScript library, a new CSS trick, a new device, or a new data store. Anyone who has been around the web development block is going to tell you that they select technologies with some balance between coolness and pragmatism. A site with a million users is much easier to manage today than it was in 2000.

MediaPass Gets $1.75M More

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The startup's software uses JavaScript and other code to intercept traffic to existing blogs and web sites, and require premium signups to access full content. Los Angeles-based MediaPass , the developer of subscription and content monetization software aimed at online publishers, has raised $1.75M more in a Series B funding. The funding came from angels, including Jeff Stibel of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. and Jeff Tinsley of MyLife.

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Dallas Day of.Net | Training and Trends on Microsoft Technologies

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Hilariously simple tutorials, gaming, Windows 8 real-time, Windows Azure as a virtually unlimited scaling mechanism, and of course, awesome web and mobile possibilities are just a few of the examples you’ll see demonstrated.

Docstoc Adds Preview Feature

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Santa Monica-based Docstoc rolled out a new feature for the firm's web-based document sharing service Thursday, which allows users to embed preview links into their web pages of documents on the site. The firm's new Docshots service allows any Docstoc user to include pop-up previews of their documents, by including Javascript code on their web page. The feature is only available to users registered with the Docstoc site.

What Makes an Entrepreneur (3/11) – Ability to Pivot

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They suddenly had Javascript on pages that covered 40 million unique users and they were coming up with innovative ad products that combated banner blindness. This is part of my new series on what makes an entrepreneur successful.

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

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I had just returned from living in Japan where I witnessed the hugely successful launch of i-mode by NTT DoCoMo so I knew the potential that the mobile web would ultimately bring, but I saw so many flaws in the launch of WAP. It required content sites to develop totally new content.

Improving Website and Wordpress Performance with Hard-Coded Share Buttons

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Wordpress in particular is fairly resource heavy right out of the box so speeding up everything else is a critical piece of running a site on this platform. Your content gets to the share site just as it would with the Javascript, sometimes even faster. site).

How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess

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Those bots retrieve a copyof your web page so that they can include relevant terms from that page in their search index. Not all bots are benign however.Some bots go through your website looking for web forms and email addresses to send you spam. Your website must be hosted on an Apache web server, and your web host must have a facility known as ".htaccess this is not the case, you wont be able to do anything mentioned here without bringing your site down.

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Interview with Chris Lyman and Corey Brundage, SendLove.to

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Effectively, what Corey and I are trying to do, is distill the course of opinions on the web, and turn that into a consumable format. If you look at the articles on a site like CNN, and the 650 opinions you see after every article, your eyes just start to go crossed.

AT&T and American Airlines | The SXSW Party & Hackathon Recap

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Technologies used: node.js, web sockets. Technologies used: HTML5, python, django, jQuery Mobile, javascript, mysqldb. Java Web App built on the Spring Framework. Tecnologies used: Python, Pyramid, Google Direction API, Amazon Web Services, Html5, and JQuery.

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Interview with William Chow, Mobophiles

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William Chow: What Mobophiles has developed is software that solves the two biggest problems the web space right now, which is slow page load--waiting on the web--and no offline access, which is if you don't have connectivity on the web. A large site will run faster.

Interview with Mark Sylvester, Likeabilitee

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Those sites are on the large side, with 20,000 or 30,000 people. The answer was yes, and we also saw that we could begin to play at web scale, be hosted in the cloud, be scalable in an extensive way. We then actually went to the leader, Amazon, and we're in the web services group.

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Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. Based in Los Angeles, we are software developers and designers that specialize in Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development, Application Design, and most importantly, helping you solve problems.

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Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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GumGum was founded in 2007 when a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs realized web site publishers were missing out on valuable revenue by not monetizing their image-based content. is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California.