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Development Follow 227 Followers

GitHub Takes Stance for Net Neutrality

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 16, 2017

At the beginning of December, GitHub made its stance in favor of net neutrality public. Now that the FCC has voted to repeal regulations protecting it, GitHub says the fight is not over. InfoQ has spoken with GitHub’s Chief Strategy Officer, Julio Avalos.

Culture & Methods Follow 285 Followers

How Google Develops New Managers

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 16, 2017

Alex Langshur, host of Google Partners Podcasts, has organized the podcast Google HR secrets: identifying & developing great managers, interviewing Sarah Calderon, People Development at Google, on how Google selects, trains, and develops their managers.

Development Follow 227 Followers

JetBrains Launches GoLand Go IDE

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 15, 2017

JetBrains has moved its Go IDE from its early access programme to market. Now branded as GoLand, the IDE extends the IntelliJ platform making its core functionality specific to Go. This follows suit with their other language-specific tools such as PyCharm for Python and RubyMine for Ruby.

Data Science Follow 380 Followers

Panel on the Future of AI

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 15, 2017

An SF QCon panel on the future of AI explored some issues facing machine learning today. The areas explored: critical issues facing AI right now, how has technology changed the way people are hired, how non-leading edge companies make the best use of current technologies, what the role of humans in relation to AI is, and exciting new breakthroughs on the immediate horizon.

Cloud Follow 109 Followers

Microsoft Updates Cosmos DB with Cassandra Support and Provides Better Availability Guarantees

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 15, 2017

Last month at Microsoft Connect 2017, Azure Cosmos DB received several new updates, including support for using the Cassandra NoSQL database API and increased guarantees for availability. With the Cassandra NoSQL database API, customers can run operations inside Cosmos DB on a data model. The availability guarantee moves from 99.99 percent to 99.999 percent.

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Rust in Visual Studio and VS Code

by Jonathan Allen Follow 256 Followers on  Dec 15, 2017

Daniel Griffen has released a preview version of a Rust language service for Visual Studio. This plugin requires Visual Studio 2017 Preview, an experimental release stream for testing new VS features.

Development Follow 227 Followers

A Look at JSON-RPC

by Jonathan Allen Follow 256 Followers on  Dec 14, 2017 2

In yesterday’s report on the Language Server Protocol Support for Visual Studio, we mentioned that LSP is built on top of JSON-RPC 2.0. While it was created over a decade ago, JSON-RPC isn’t as well-known as SOAP or REST.

Culture & Methods Follow 285 Followers

Using Agile Principles with Scrum Studio to Increase Organizational Responsiveness

by Ben Linders Follow 13 Followers on  Dec 14, 2017 1

Using a change approach based on agile principles with Scrum Studio helped a Dutch pension and investment management company to become more responsive at structurally lower costs. The change team practiced what they preached by applying transparent and iterative change with similar characteristics as the intended end result. They established a culture where people are taking responsibility.

Java Follow 488 Followers

Spring Security 5.0.0 Released

by Victor Grazi Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 14, 2017

Pivotal has released Spring Security 5.0.0, the first major release since 4.0.0, featuring OAuth support and support for project Reactor and WebFlux.

JavaScript Follow 161 Followers

React Adopts RFC Process

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 13, 2017

Facebook has decided to adopt a new Request for Comments (RFC) process to help guide the design of React and smooth the pathway from idea to implementation. The new process, based on the Rust RFC process, asks developers to submit an RFC before beginning work on a large change to React's codebase.

Development Follow 227 Followers

Microsoft Quantum Development Kit Available to Developers

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 13, 2017 1

Microsoft announced its plans to build a quantum computer at its Ignite conference and promised a development kit. Now, the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit has become available as a free preview.

Development Follow 227 Followers

Language Server Protocol Support for Visual Studio

by Jonathan Allen Follow 256 Followers on  Dec 13, 2017

Like Visual Studio Code and a variety of editors, Visual Studio is adding support for the Language Server Protocol. This will allow new programming languages to be added to Visual Studio with a fraction of the effort currently required.

Java Follow 488 Followers

The First Nine Projects Proposed for EE4J

by Michael Redlich Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 13, 2017

As part of the process to transition Oracle Java EE 8 and GlassFish technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, the first nine projects have been proposed to ultimately be included in the Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J). Dmitry Kornilov, senior software development manager at Oracle, and Michael Milinkovich, executive director at the Eclipse Foundation, spoke to InfoQ about these new projects.

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Easing into .NET Core with the Windows Compatibility Pack

by Jonathan Allen Follow 256 Followers on  Dec 12, 2017

Microsoft is making it easier to migrate applications onto .NET Core and Linux with the Windows Compatibility Pack for .NET Core.

Java Follow 488 Followers

SpringOne 2017 - Chat with Pivotal about the Conference, Spring, Reactor, WebFlux and Other Goodies

by Victor Grazi Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 12, 2017

InfoQ speaks to Pieter Humphrey and Simon Basle about the SpringOne Platform 2017 conference, Project Reactor, WebFlux, and general Spring things.

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