Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Are Googlers Too Smart for Their Own Good?

theodp (442580) writes | more than 4 years ago

Google 1

theodp (442580) writes "If you're a mere mortal, don't be surprised if your first reaction to Google Storage for Developers is 'WTF?!' Offering the kind of 'user-friendly' API one might expect from a bunch of CS PhDs, Google Storage even manages to overcomplicate the simple act of copying files. Which begs a question: Are Googlers with 'world-class programming skills' capable of producing straightforward, simple-to-use programming interfaces for The Rest of Us?"

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

This isn't hard. (1)

Securityemo (1407943) | more than 4 years ago | (#32292276)

(I have a third of a CS degree.)
They use some abstract language, but what exactly do you find hard about it? It's a series of PUT and GET requests, with some metadata for auth/privileges and such. I'm not trying to be smug, but if I can understand something just by skimming a text, it isn't hard.
Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?