Missing iPhone Applications

Instead of disco balls, the 100th todo list application (I’m using OmniFocus, thank you very much) a coin flipper (just use a quarter, will ya?) or a face melter, how about something useful for a change?

Amazon Elastic Block Storage

Well, they had it coming. Neither S3 nor SimpleDB could’ve been the final storage solution for EC2.

Stop Using FTP

Steven Frank gives you a whole bunch of reasons not to use FTP anymore. For me, SFTP (the SSH version), together with scp, have replaced FTP long ago. FTP reminds me of the good old PHP days, when your deployment would consist of just copying your files over FTP, without backup of course, and then frantically trying to revert the change that cause your production application to break.