The second version of the Reactive Manifesto was announced at September's GOTO conference in Aarhus. Martin Thompson discusses the need for a revised version of the Manifesto and what its changes mean for the burgeoning reactive community.
Several companies have reported their move to adopting Microservices. Recently Tom Livesey from startup Droplet has joined the discussions by posting several lessons they learnt when moving to that architectural approach.
The 2.0 version of the Splunk C# SDK is heavily invested in modern C# features. Every major operation from login-onwards is available via asynchronous methods. And for most advanced uses such as sampling, Reactive Extensions come into play.
Ceylon 1.1 comes with dynamic interfaces, use-site variance, OSGi and Vert.x deployment, ceylon.promise module, IDE enhancements, compiler performance improvements and others.
Visual Studio’s support for new languages is quite powerful, but few people have the skill and determination to take advantage of it. David Golub, who brought CMake support to Visual Studio, is one such person.
The Xamarin Evolve 2014 event taking place these days in Atlanta, US, has produced a number of news related to the cross-platform tools Xamarin makes: Android Player – a hardware accelerated Android simulator-, Sketches –a REPL-like environment-, and Profiler –a C# code profiler-.
Docker has added new official repositories for language stacks to the Docker Hub, including C/C++, Java, Python or Ruby.
The fourth preview of Visual Studio "14" integrates several new features, including improvements to the debugger, integration of a new high-performance 64-bit JIT compiler, and ASP.NET vNext. Alongside these changes are several rough edges that reinforces the notion this software is still under active development.
CloudFlare have made SSL available to all free subscribers to its content delivery network (CDN) with Universal SSL. The move addresses both cost and complexity issues that have previously confronted web site and application owners wanting to deploy SSL. CloudFlare takes care of issuing a certificate at no cost to the end user, and enabling SSL becomes a selection from a dropdown menu.
Hazelcast announce their new 3.3.1 release, with JCache support, preview their technology roadmap and discuss their run for the JCP Executive Committee.
At CppCon 2014, Herb Sutter gave a talk presenting the essential idioms of modern C++ programming. Here is a short summary.
Firebase has this week announced major updates to its user authentication, including automatic session persistence, and rich authentication tokens for use in Security Rules.
Spring Framework 4.1 provides comprehensive support for JCache (JSR-107) annotations using Spring's existing cache configuration and infrastructure abstraction. The new release also supports JMS and performance enhancements and WebSocket refinements.
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