Community News: 5 myths of the enterprise startup, when back-ends go bad, embracing brevity in Ruby, and much more!

As the first work week of 2012 draws to a close, here’s a round-up of some interesting news items…

– Aaron Levie, CEO and co-founder of, describes the five myths of the enterprise startup.

– Patrick Meenan describes what happens when good back-ends go bad.

– Service Angle explains why app management is becoming a differentiator for service providers.

– Ken Cochrane shows us how to use New Relic with supervisord and gunicorn.

– Jason Yu, co-founder of Parse, states the case for developer platforms.

– Developer Pat Shaugnessy tells us why we shouldn’t create Ruby strings longer than 23 characters.

– Dries Buytaert looks back at Drupal in 2011 and makes some predictions for 2012.

– GigaOm points out 10 cloud startups to watch in 2012.

– VMWare’s Tod Nielsen reveals why 2012 is the year to adopt PaaS.

– Brian Mulloy describes how RESTful API design supports multiple formants.'

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