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ASP.NET Core 2 Gains Razor Pages

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 29, 2017

ASP.NET Core 2 brings a multitude of new features, including Razor Pages, new templates, and a series of changes intended to make development easier. By combining sensible defaults with detailed configuration options for those seeking more power, ASP.NET Core 2 intends to appeals to projects of all sizes.

Development Follow 84 Followers

Go 1.9 Introduces Type Aliases, Improves Runtime and Tooling

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 28, 2017

The biggest change in recently released Go 1.9 is improved support for gradual code repair through the use of type alias declarations. Go 1.9 also improves the garbage collector and the compiler.

Java Follow 206 Followers

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2: Smarter, Neater, and Faster

by Matt Raible Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 27, 2017

JetBrains recently released IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2, the quarterly release of its flagship Java IDE. Trisha Gee’s blog post about this release notes that there are many usability enhancements; new classes of warning like if you are creating empty collections or Strings or if a number is out of range on an array. It also has improved analysis around nulls.

Data Science Follow 188 Followers

Google Researcher Invented New Technology to Bring Neural Networks to Mobile Devices

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 26, 2017

Recently, many companies released applications that use deep neural networks. For applications that should run without internet access, must be fast and responsible, or in which privacy is a concern, using networks on servers is not possible. Google researcher Sujith Ravis invented a novel way to train two neural networks, of which one efficient network can be used with mobile applications.

Java Follow 206 Followers

Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.1 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 26, 2017

Java API for RESTful Web Services JAX-RS 2.1 was released, with support for server-sent events, JSON-B, improved support for JSON-P, and a reactive extension to the client API.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

LinkedIn Ordered to Allow Scraping of Public Profile Data

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 25, 2017

A United States federal judge has ruled that Microsoft’s LinkedIn cannot block third party web scrapers from scraping data from publicly available profiles.

.NET Follow 73 Followers

Visual Studio 2017 15.4 Prepares for Windows 10 Fall Update

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 25, 2017

Microsoft has released a preview for Visual Studio 2017 15.4. This release focuses on additions to support the forthcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. UWP apps gain support for .NET Standard 2.0 and a new template makes it easier to bundle both traditional Win32 and UWP apps for distribution.

Architecture & Design Follow 434 Followers

Selecting an Event Architecture

by Jan Stenberg Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

When designing a distributed system, maybe based on microservices, and you are considering an event architecture, there are several models and technologies available. When choosing how to implement the architecture the non-functional requirements are a main factor, David Dawson claims when describing different styles of event architectures in a recent blog post.

JavaScript Follow 67 Followers

Facebook Refuses to Alter React's Open Source License

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

The Apache Foundation recently announced that Facebook's BSD+Patents open source license was disallowed for inclusion with Apache products. The resulting fallout has caused gnashed teeth and much soul searching for React developers as Facebook refused to reconsider.

Culture & Methods Follow 109 Followers

Tackling Technical Debt at Meetup

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

Continuous product health can be realized by regularly prioritizing the highest impact technical debt items and knocking those off systemically. You need to continuously iterate how you're tackling technical debt to drive more and more impactful results. Going for maximum impact items first and communicating the impact of paying down technical debt is what Yvette Pasqua, CTO of Meetup, recommends.

Architecture & Design Follow 434 Followers

QCon New York 2017: Scaling Event Sourcing for Netflix Downloads

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

Phillipa Avery, senior software engineer at Netflix, and Robert Reta, senior software engineer at Netflix, presented their Cassandra-backed event sourcing architecture at QCon New York 2017. Currently, it powers the download feature in Netflix, and was summarised as something which improved the flexibility, reliability, scalability and debuggability of their services.

.NET Follow 73 Followers

.NET Core 2 Brings Visual Basic to Linux and macOS

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

Microsoft has moved closer towards bringing Visual Basic into place as a first-class citizen on the .NET Core platform. As part of the .NET Core 2 release, VB developers can now write code that targets .NET Standard 2.0, increasing the deployment platforms available. Importantly, this means the same executable or library that runs on Windows can work on macOS and Linux.

.NET Follow 73 Followers

Breaking Changes in EF Core 2.0

by Jonathan Allen Follow 38 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

EF Core brings with it many breaking changes, including rendering all of the database providers for EF Core 1.0/1.1 unusable in EF Core 2.0.

.NET Follow 73 Followers

C# 8.0 Previewed

by Jonathan Allen Follow 38 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017 2

In a Channel 9 video, Mads Torgersen has demonstrated the first four features for C# 8. The features include nullable reference types, async streams, and more.

DevOps Follow 152 Followers

Choose Your Own Adventure: Chaos Engineering at QCon New York 2017

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 22, 2017

Nora Jones, senior chaos engineer at Netflix, talked about chaos engineering at QCon New York 2017. She presents different stages of chaos engineering adoption and gives stories from her previous experiences at Jet and Netflix.

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