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Go Language 1.10 Improves Toolchain and Performance

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 20, 2018

Although the latest release of Go does not include any major changes at the language level, it provides a number of improvements to the toolchain, the Go runtime, and the standard library.

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Highlights for the Upcoming .NET Framework 4.7.2

by Jonathan Allen Follow 390 Followers on  Feb 20, 2018

Though most of the attention is on .NET Core, development continues on the original .NET Framework. Microsoft has recently released a preview of .NET Framework 4.7.2 with updates to ASP.NET, ADO.NET, WCF, WPF, and even Windows Forms.

Java Follow 620 Followers

Spring Boot 2.0 Nears GA

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 19, 2018 3

The release of Spring Boot version 2.0 general availability came a step closer with release candidate 1 (RC1) being announced on January 31st. Even at this late stage some noteworthy additions are still being released, alongside a huge number of issues and pull requests closed

Java Follow 620 Followers

From Java EE to Jakarta EE: the Java EE Guardians Rebranding Debate with Oracle

by Michael Redlich Follow 10 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018

Frustrated with the lack of response from Oracle, the Java EE Guardians recently submitted an open letter to Oracle expressing their concerns on the rebranding of Java EE. Despite the efforts and data collection by the Java EE Guardians, the rebranding of Java EE will move forward.

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Rust Gets Incremental Compiler and Standard Code Formatter

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018

Rust 1.24 brings two new major features: incremental compilation and a standard code formatter, rustfmt.

DevOps Follow 486 Followers

Monitoring Distributed Task Queues at MeilleursAgents

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018

MeilleursAgents, a website that lets property sellers list and get an estimated price of their property, shared details of how their Celery-based distributed task queue is monitored. A combination of Python, StatsD, Bucky, Graphite and Grafana form the pipeline to monitor task lifecycle and execution rates.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

SaaS Platform for Managing Configurations Enters Private Beta

by Richard Seroter Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 17, 2018 1

Config is a new SaaS offering for managing configuration files. Created by Bien David in 2017, the company looks to simplify how teams store and access configurations used by systems, apps, modules, environments, and server instances. InfoQ spoke to the team behind Config to learn more about how these problems are solved.

Data Science Follow 532 Followers

MongoDB 4.0 to Include Multi-Document Transactions

by Jonathan Allen Follow 390 Followers on  Feb 16, 2018

Since MongoDB acquired WiredTiger and their relational database storage engine, technologists have been speculating on when MongoDB would support multi-document transactions. With this week’s announcement, the expectation is that they’ll be ready this summer as part of MongoDB 4.0.

Java Follow 620 Followers

Eclipse MicroProfile 1.3 Is Now Available

by Kesha Williams Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 16, 2018

Eclipse MicroProfile extends Java EE to better address microservices by providing an open-source community specification for enterprise Java microservices. Release 1.3 introduces the OpenAPI, OpenTracing, and Rest Client APIs and updates the Config and Metrics APIs.

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Go Language Now Accepts Patches via GitHub Pull Requests

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

Google has started mirroring GitHub PRs for Go into Gerrit, Go’s upstream Git server, thus making it easier for developers to contribute to Go development.

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Developers Ask: Can I Legally Use The "Fluent UI" Or Ribbon Design?

by Jonathan Allen Follow 390 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

It was recently reported that Corel lost a patent lawsuit regarding the "fluent UI" or ribbon design. This is the UI that you see in MS Office products that replaces the traditional menu + toolbar design popular since the 1990s. This has many developers concerned about their own applications.

.NET Follow 197 Followers

Where .NET Core 2.1 is Headed

by Jeff Martin Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

Microsoft's Scott Hunter has presented the company's plan for .NET Core 2.1. The CLI tooling look to receive significant improvements for developer ease of use.

.NET Follow 197 Followers

An Early Look at Avalonia, a Cross-Platform UI Toolkit for .NET

by Jonathan Allen Follow 390 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

An often-cited hole in the .NET Core ecosystem is the lack of any true cross-platform UI toolkit. While there have been attempts at a multi-platform in the past such as Silverlight and Xamarin Forms, no one has yet achieved a full XAML-style cross-platform option. Avalonia is making the attempt with plans to support Windows, Linux (GTK), MacOS, Android and iOS. However, they need your help.

Culture & Methods Follow 392 Followers

Pairing for Learning

by Ben Linders Follow 14 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

Pairing can be used to learn new topics that you can take back to the workplace, and to make your accomplishments visible and celebrate success together. Learning partners can encourage each other to make bold statements, commit to do something, and gently push each other to make it happen.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

Inter-Region Virtual Private Cloud Peering in AWS

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

In a recent post on the AWS News Blog Jeff Barr, chief evangelist for AWS, explained the new Inter-Region Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) peering. At re:Invent November last year, Amazon launched the support for Inter-Region VPC peering. With this feature, AWS customers can establish communication for their resources running in different regions with each other using private IP addresses.

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