Cloud Follow 334 Followers

Google Releases New Capabilities for Its Apigee API Platform

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 20, 2018

Google Cloud's full lifecycle API Management platform Apigee provides customers control over, and visibility into, the API's that connect applications and data across their enterprises and clouds. Recently, Google announced the general availability of various new Apigee capabilities such as Apigee API monitoring, Apigee extensions, and Apigee hosted targets.

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The Road to Micronaut 1.0 - A JVM-Based Full-Stack Framework

by Michael Redlich Follow 16 Followers on  Oct 19, 2018 6

A year in the making, the road to Micronaut 1.0 has accelerated within the past three weeks as Object Computing (OCI) has published release candidates RC1, RC2 and RC3. Micronaut is a full-stack JVM-based framework for creating microservice-based applications that can be written in Java, Groovy, and Kotlin. Graeme Rocher, principal software engineer at OCI, spoke to InfoQ about Micronaut 1.0.

Development Follow 691 Followers

GitHub Release Developer Workflow Tools: Actions, Suggested Changes & Security Alerts for .NET/Java

by Sergio De Simone Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 17, 2018

At GitHub Universe in San Francisco, GitHub announced a number of new tools to help developers make their workflows more effective, including Actions, Suggested Changes, Security Alerts for .NET and Java, and more.

JavaScript Follow 430 Followers

Tim Berners-Lee Introduces "Solid" Decentralized Identity Platform

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 16, 2018

Solid is a new decentralized identity platform from WWW Creator Tim Berners-Lee. Solid provides a mechanism for users to own and better control the usage of their data.

Development Follow 691 Followers

Microsoft Joins Open Invention Network with the Aim to Protect Linux and Open Source

by Andrew Morgan Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 15, 2018

Erich Andersen, corporate vice president and chief IP counsel at Microsoft, has announced that Microsoft is joining the Open Invention Network (OIN). This brings it over 60,000 issued patents from Microsoft, aiming to help make its license network even stronger for the benefit of the open source community.

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Smoke is a New Lightweight Server-Side Framework for Swift from Amazon

by Sergio De Simone Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 14, 2018

Amazon Smoke framework is a new open-source light-weight server-side framework written in Swift and aimed to build REST-like or RPC-like services. Its architecture stresses ease of use and favours a pure-functional programming style for request handlers.

Development Follow 691 Followers

New Git Submodule Vulnerability Patched

by Sergio De Simone Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018

The Git community has disclosed a security vulnerability affecting the clone and submodule commands that could enable remote code execution when vulnerable machines access malicious repositories. The vulnerability, which has been assigned CVE–2018–17456 by Mitre, has been fixed in Git 2.19.1.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 1006 Followers

NVIDIA Announces RAPIDS, Medical Image Application, and a Driving Simulator for Autonomous Vehicles.

by Roland Meertens Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018

Today Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, gave a keynote at the GPU Technology Conference 2018 in Munich. He announced RAPIDS, an open-source CUDA accelerated toolkit that can help data scientists to faster process their data. They announced a partnership to work on medical imaging. They announced a self-driving car simulator that car manufacturers can use for verification of autonomous vehicles.

Java Follow 1109 Followers

Oracle Introduces Helidon - A Lightweight Java Microservices Framework

by Michael Redlich Follow 16 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018 1

Oracle recently introduced a new open-source framework, Project Helidon, a collection of Java libraries designed for creating microservices-based applications. Helidon joins the MicroProfile family and implements the MicroProfile 1.1 specification. Dmitry Kornilov, senior software development manager at Oracle, spoke to infoQ about this new project.

.NET Follow 423 Followers

ARM64 for UWP Debuts in Visual Studio 2017 15.9 Preview 3

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018

Microsoft continues work on upcoming 15.9 update to Visual Studio 2017. In the third preview of 15.9, Microsoft announced support for UWP apps on the ARM64 platform and expanded functionality for TypeScript developers. As has been the familiar occurrence, a large of number of fixes are also included.

Cloud Follow 334 Followers

Microsoft Announces Several Updates to Azure Cosmos DB Features

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018 1

Microsoft has announced multiple updates to Azure Cosmos DB, their globally distributed, massively scalable, multi-model database service. The announcements include features around support for globally scaled multi-master, the addition of a Cassandra API, and price-lowering options with reserved capacity.

Mobile Follow 176 Followers

Kotlin 1.3 Introduces Stable Coroutines, Contracts, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 05, 2018

At KotlinConf 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, JetBrains announced Kotlin 1.3 RC, introducing new language features such as stable coroutines, contracts, inline classes, and more. At KotlinConf, Google and JetBrains also announced their joint effort to establish the Kotlin Foundation.

Cloud Follow 334 Followers

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Functions 2.0

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018 2

Microsoft announced the general availability of the second version of Azure Functions, an event-driven, compute-on-demand service on the Azure platform. This new version release of Azure Functions includes several capabilities to let developers build scalable serverless applications more easily than with version one.

JavaScript Follow 430 Followers

TypeScript 3.1 Adds Mappable Tuple and Array Types

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018 1

The TypeScript team recently announced version 3.1 of TypeScript, adding mappable tuple and array types and several other refinements.

Emerging Technologies Follow 68 Followers

Robot Operating System Comes to Windows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 03, 2018

Robot Operating System (ROS), a meta-operating system for robot development, is now available on Windows 10. Microsoft’s initial, experimental build, dubbed ROS1, is integrated within Visual Studio and includes a full port of ROS Core and several modules. According to Microsoft, ROS on Windows will evolve to include full integration with GPU-based machine learning and Azure IoT Hub.

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