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How Reddit Rewrote Their iOS App to Improve Performance, Modularity, and Testing

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

Reddit has been hard at work in the last year to improve the performance of their iOS app while also making it suitable for faster iteration cycles, improved test coverage, and better extensibility. All of this was made possible by evolving the app original MVC architecture into a Model-View-Presenter (MVP) architecture.

DevOps Follow 906 Followers

Q&A with the Creator of Checkless, a Low-Cost, Simple Site Monitoring Tool

by Matthew Campbell Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 19, 2018

Steve Elliott wanted a simple, cheap way to monitor uptime for his websites. He found most off-the-shelf tooling to either be too complex or too costly. This lead him to build Checkless, a serverless tool that can monitor sites for uptime via ping-based checks and depending on your usage, can potentially be free to use.

.NET Follow 406 Followers

C# 8 Small Features

by Jonathan Allen Follow 594 Followers on  Sep 19, 2018

While most of the attention is on big ticket items such as default interface methods and nullable references, many small features are also be considered for C# 8. Here is a sampling of things that may make it into future version of C#.

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Update on C# and F#’s Default Interface Methods

by Jonathan Allen Follow 594 Followers on  Sep 18, 2018

The hotly contested Default Interface Methods feature is also being considered for F#. But this feature may be limited to only .NET Core, putting the whole proposal into jeopardy.

Java Follow 1025 Followers

Thorntail 2.2.0 Features Automated Migration from WildFly Swarm

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Sep 18, 2018

Since the rebranding of WildFly Swarm 2018.5.0 to Thorntail 2.0.0 in late June, Red Hat has released Thorntail versions 2.1.0 and 2.2.0 within a three-week time frame since mid-August. Along with many bug fixes, especially related to MicroProfile, new features include compliance with MicroProfile 1.3 through a new community-driven organization, SmallRye, and an automated migration process.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 946 Followers

Confluent Platform 5.0 Supports LDAP Authorization and MQTT Proxy for IoT Integration

by Srini Penchikala Follow 36 Followers on  Sep 17, 2018

Confluent Platform 5.0, the enterprise streaming platform built on Apache Kafka, supports LDAP authorization, Kafka topic inspection, and Confluent MQTT Proxy for Internet of Things (IoT) integration.

Java Follow 1025 Followers

Java Community Leaders Clarify Platform Support Options: "Java Is Still Free"

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Sep 17, 2018

Over 30 Java community leaders have released an open letter clarifying the available support options and Java builds going forwards. The document explains in detail the available free and paid-for support options, both from Oracle and from other suppliers.

Mobile Follow 168 Followers

Mozilla Pushes WebXR as New Open Web API for Augmented Reality

by Sergio De Simone Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 16, 2018

After adding support for WebVR to Firefox, Mozilla is now working on a new API, called WebXR, to bring mixed reality to the Web. Initially announced last year, WebXR aims to replace WebVR in time and to offer a smooth transition for developers using WebVR.

.NET Follow 406 Followers

Visual Studio 2017 15.9 Previews Expanded C++ Debugging

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Sep 15, 2018

Microsoft has released the second preview of Visual Studio 2017 15.9; this release highlights improvements to C++ debugging and additional features benefiting Universal Windows Application (UWP) developers.

Architecture & Design Follow 2264 Followers

Eric Evans Says Domain-Driven Design (DDD) Isn't Done

by Thomas Betts Follow 45 Followers on  Sep 15, 2018

During his keynote at Explore DDD, Eric Evans said "DDD isn't done." Over the past fifteen years since Domain-Driven Design was published, DDD hasn't stood still, and there is still much to do to keep DDD evolving.

Cloud Follow 306 Followers

Microsoft Pushes New Azure Offerings into the High-Performance Computing Market

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Microsoft is entering the high-performance computing (HPC) market with their announcement of the general availability of Azure CycleCloud, a tool for creating, managing, operating, and optimizing HPC clusters of any scale in Azure. Furthermore, Microsoft announced it would support NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC).

Java Follow 1025 Followers

Pivotal Releases Spring Cloud Data Version 1.6 Featuring a New App Hosting Tool

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Pivotal has released version 1.6 of Spring Cloud Data Flow, a project for building and orchestrating real-time data processing pipelines to runtimes such as the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Kubernetes and Mesos. New features include an app hosting tool, a scheduler for PCF, and an app repository. Mark Pollack, senior staff engineer at Pivotal, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

Architecture & Design Follow 2264 Followers

How to Achieve a Resilient Architecture

by Jan Stenberg Follow 34 Followers on  Sep 13, 2018

To manage systems at scale you must push your system almost to the breaking point, but still be able to recover – and embrace failures, Adrian Hornsby writes in two blog posts sharing his experiences from working with large-scale systems for more than a decade, and the patterns he has found useful.

Development Follow 647 Followers

Git 2.19 Improves Diff, Branch, Grep, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 13, 2018

The latest release of Git brings a wealth of new features and internal changes, including improved diff, branch and grep, better command line completion, a new range-diff command, and more.

JavaScript Follow 397 Followers

Mozilla Firefox Will Block Web Trackers by Default

by Diogo Carleto Follow 40 Followers on  Sep 13, 2018

Mozilla recently announced that Firefox will block web trackers by default in a near future. Mozilla plans to releases a series of features through three key initiatives, including improving page load performance, removing cross-site tracking, and mitigating harmful practices.

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