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Simon Willison: What are new interesting technologies in your radar as of January 2011?

My answer to Simon Willison: What are new interesting technologies in your radar as of January 2011? on Quora

I’ve been head down building Lanyrd for the past 4 months, so not much time to check out new stuff. I’m still very excited by Node.js and Redis, but I was excited about those last year. ElasticSearch looks very interesting (we’re currently using Solr but I’d contemplate a switch). I’m looking forward to giving CoffeeScript another go now that it’s matured a bit. Other than those I’m too busy learning operations software (syslog-ng is next on my list) to play with much other new stuff.

This is Simon Willison: What are new interesting technologies in your radar as of January 2011? by Simon Willison, posted on 20th January 2011.

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