Simon Willison’s Weblog


Saturday, 24th December 2011

Is Portland, OR a good location for a major content strategy conference?

I can’t comment on the relevance to Content Strategy, but having been to both OSCON and DjangoCon in Portland a few times I think it’s an absolutely superb city for hosting a conference.

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What are people’s top cloud business apps for 2014?

The combination of GitHub and Campfire has been working extremely well for us.

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Does one still need to learn C/C++ if one just wants to build web applications?

No—you don’t need any knowledge of C or C++ to get started building web apps—I know plenty of extremely smart and talented web developers who have never written a line of production C in their while careers.

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