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Microsoft Driver Module Framework Aims to Ease Windows Driver Development

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Windows driver developers should now have an easier way to create simple and structured drivers, as well as to share code amongst drivers, using the new Microsoft Driver Module Framework (DMF), which has been recently open sourced.

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JBoss Web Server 5 with Tomcat 9 is Available

by Kesha Williams Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS) combines the Apache web server with the Tomcat servlet engine for building, deploying, and maintaining web applications and large-scale websites. JBoss Web Server version 5 was recently released supporting Tomcat 9 and introduces several new features and enhancements.

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Prometheus Monitoring Platform "Graduates" from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

by Kent Weare Follow 10 Followers on  Aug 19, 2018

On August 9th, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced open source monitoring toolkit, Prometheus, has graduated from its incubation status. In order to achieve this rating, projects must demonstrate growth, documentation, organized governance processes, commitment to community sustainability and inclusivity.

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.NET Core 2.1 Previews Tiered Compilation

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Aug 18, 2018 1

The .NET Core team has been looking to solve the dilemma of how to best optimize runtime application performance without sacrificing startup responsiveness. A preview of their solution, tiered compilation, is now available for .NET Core 2.1 developers.

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Using Your WinForms/WPF Code to Vote for .NET Core 3.0 Features

by Jonathan Allen Follow 578 Followers on  Aug 17, 2018

In May we reported Microsoft wants to run WinForms and WPF on .NET Core 3.0. In order to facilitate this, they are building a new tool that will allow you to vote on which APIs they need to port to .NET Core. But this isn’t a direct vote; it is based on what APIs are being used by your application.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 878 Followers

Numerical Computing Dynamic Language Julia 1.0 Released

by Srini Penchikala Follow 36 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

The latest version of Julia, a high-level, high-performance dynamic language for technical computing, supports language API stability and a new built-in package manager. The Julia computing team announced the release of Julia version 1.0 last week at JuliaCon 2018 in London, .

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Uber Announces Open Source Fusion.js Framework

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

Uber Announces Fusion.js, an open source "Plugin-based Universal Web Framework." Uber builds hundreds of web-based applications, and with web technologies changing quickly and best practices continually evolving, it is a challenge to have hundreds of web engineers leverage modern language features while staying current with the dynamic nature of the web platform.

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Modernizing Windows Desktop Applications with XAML Islands

by Jonathan Allen Follow 578 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018 2

You may be under the impression that Windows desktop development is pretty much dead, yet according to the telemetry data in Visual Studio, there are roughly 2.4 million developers actively working on desktop applications each month, up 50% from 20 months ago. With such a large community to support, Microsoft is looking at ways to help developers integrate those assets into Windows 10.

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Strategies for Microservices Communication

by Jan Stenberg Follow 34 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

When moving from a monolith to a microservices architecture, complexity implicitly hidden within the monolith becomes explicitly visible and the challenges for communication will grow exponentially, Michael Plöd explained in a presentation at GeeCON 2018, describing different strategies for communicating between microservices.

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NetBeans Makes Progress at Apache

by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

NetBeans is making progress with its transition to the Apache Foundation, including a major new release.

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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Linux on App Service Environment

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

Microsoft announced the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment (ASE), which enables customers to combine the features of App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. This release is a follow up on May's public preview, which allowed customers to deploy Linux and containerized apps in an App Service Environment.

Development Follow 613 Followers

Rust 2018 is Approaching: Managing the Transition from Rust 2015

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

The first release of Rust 2018, corresponding to Rust 1.31, will be ready on December 6 2018, writes the Rust Core Team, consolidating under a new label the wealth of new features that have enriched the language since Rust 2015 was first delivered.

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New UWP and Win32 Application Distribution Models

by Jonathan Allen Follow 578 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

.NET has had support for applications that can automatically update themselves since the introduction of ClickOnce technology in 2005. Under the ClickOnce model, WinForms and WPF applications would check a pre-configured location on startup for newer versions. Soon the same capability will be available for private distributed UWP applications.

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Windowing in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Applications

by Jonathan Allen Follow 578 Followers on  Aug 14, 2018

Continuing our series on UWP for line of business applications, we turn our attention to another frequently cited issue: multiple window support. Microsoft intends to not only answer that request, but surpass it with multiple windowing modes including 3D.

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A Look at the Windows Community Toolkit for UWP

by Jonathan Allen Follow 578 Followers on  Aug 13, 2018

In order to address the needs of line of business developers, Microsoft is offering the Windows Community Toolkit for UWP. With two major releases in as many months, this library acts as a test ground for new UWP controls and features.

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