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When Ember 1.13 was released, the biggest change was a total overhaul of Ember Data's internal format and the Serializer API to follow the JSON API specification. The JSON API specification has been in the works for a few years, and recently 1.0 specification was released...

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In product-development, we often hear a lot about Feature-Driven Development (FDD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD). Generally, these agile methodologies start with the assumption that you've already determined that there is a need in the market for what you're creating. FDD and TDD are functionally stylistic methods of developing products, and not great for determining your product's viability. You can have the most impeccable processes in place for completing features and test to ensure everything works as expected, but this by no means guarantees sales at launch...

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As more and more every day objects are internet-enabled, new resources for creating your own devices that connect to the web are increasingly available. However, coming from a software development perspective, sometimes the hardware can be somewhat obtuse. That's why I was excited to help crowd-fund Technical Machine's Tessel project last year. No complex code understanding is required; you can push Javascript code (it's Node-compatible) to the controller to create physical applications...

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