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DockerCon Europe 2017: Docker EE and CE to Include Kubernetes Integration

by Daniel Bryant Follow 140 Followers on  Oct 20, 2017

At DockerCon Europe 2017 it was announced that Docker will be integrating Kubernetes into the Docker Platform and Moby Project. The next version (with a beta scheduled before the end of 2017) will allow Docker EE customers to run Swarm and Kubernetes workloads on the same cluster. There will be also be an “optional” Kubernetes integration into Docker for Mac / Windows as part of the beta program.

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The Future of Java EE, A Q&A with David Blevins: The Eclipse Foundation, EE4J and MicroProfile

by Daniel Bryant Follow 140 Followers on  Oct 20, 2017

This year’s JavaOne saw many interesting announcements, and within the enterprise domain the most important news was that the Eclipse Foundation will become the new custodians of Java EE. InfoQ recently sat down with David Blevins, a long standing member of the Java EE community, and discussed what this move will mean, and how developers can get involved with “EE4J”, the future of Java EE.

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Building and Testing Kubernetes Applications Locally Using Telepresence

by Daniel Bryant Follow 140 Followers on  Oct 20, 2017

Developing microservices that will be deployed on a container scheduling platform presents new challenges for engineers, particularly in regards to building and testing services locally that require several dependencies. This news item examines the Telepresence tool, where developers work on their service locally but transparently integrate with other dependent services running in a remote cluster

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Oracle Joins Serverless Race with Open Source Fn Project

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 20, 2017 1

Oracle has released Fn, a new open-source, cloud-agnostic, serverless platform. While supporting "any programming language", it initially launched with extensive Java capabilities and a JUnit test framework. Fn comprises of four main components: Fn Server, Fn FDKs, Fn Flow and Fn Load Balancer. Written in Go, Fn Server is the platform that runs the code.

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First Look at Visual Studio 2017 Update 5 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Microsoft continues to quickly iterate development of Visual Studio 2017, and has just released 15.5 Preview, a look at the company’s fifth update to the popular IDE since its release. This update adds new debugging capabilities and performance improvements for C++, Visual Basic, and C#.

Development Follow 145 Followers

Rust 1.21 Improves Language Syntax and Tooling

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 18, 2017

The Rust core team has just released Rust 1.21, bringing a new language feature making literals more flexible, library stabilizations, and improved support for tools.

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Visual Studio 15.4 Released, Increasing Multiplatform Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 18, 2017

The 4th update to Visual Studio 2017 has been released by Microsoft, and continues the company’s commitment to supporting .NET Standard 2.0 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. .NET Standard 2.0 support is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for promoting cross-platform application development and code reuse.

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Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 15, 2017

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit processors to solve quantum sampling problems.

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Google Releases Android Instant Apps SDK 1.1

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 14, 2017

A few months after its introduction at Google I/O 2017, the Android Instant Apps SDK reaches version 1.1, bringing configuration APKs for binary size optimization and a new API to keep user context when transitioning to an installed app from an instant app.

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JavaOne Keynote: Oracle Talks Blockchain, Bots and Serverless

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The developer keynote at JavaOne on Tuesday focused on communication and Oracle’s cloud offering. Oracle provided an update on Oracle Developer Community, the relaunched OTN that was announced at JavaOne last year, and provided a number of demos and overviews of Oracle Cloud.

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Spring Framework 5.0 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

Spring Framework 5.0, featuring a new reactive web framework, was released on September 28, 2017. With this release, Spring 5.0 has its entire codebase based on Java 8 source code level. Spring 5.0 is compatible with JDK 9 for development and deployment.

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Spring Data Kay Goes GA Adding Spring Framework 5, Java 9 and Kotlin support

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The Spring Data releases its first major revision in eight years, including baseline of Spring 5, Java 8 and JavaEE 7. It also adds general Java 9 compatibility and Kotlin support. It provides reactive data access for Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis and Couchbase.

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Google Cloud Releases Public Beta of Cloud IoT Core

by Martin Abbott Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

Google Cloud has recently released a public beta of their Cloud IoT Core service, a fully managed offering for IoT messaging and device management.

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GitHub Introduces Dependency Graph and Security Alerts

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

At its Universe conference, GitHub announced a number of features aiming to make your code more protected. These include a dependency graph and, built on top of the former, security alerts. Additionally, GitHub now provides a recommender to help you discover projects you may be interested in, and a new Explore experience, offering a curated selection of collections, topics, and other resources.

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Oracle Announced Plans to Open Source All Features of Their JDK and Address Shortcomings in Java EE

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

During the opening keynote at JavaOne this year, Oracle announced plans to release Java SE under GPL and to open-source all the features in Oracle’s JDK.  The vendor also admitted that Java EE wasn’t fit for the new world of microservices and serverless, and talked about plans to address the issue.  Case studies on modern microservices architectures were provided by Alibaba and Spotify.

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