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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 142 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.

Java Follow 376 Followers

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.

Java Follow 376 Followers

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.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

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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IBM Introduces Open Liberty, an Open Source Runtime for Java Microservices

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

IBM recently introduced Open Liberty, an open source implementation of WebSphere Liberty that supports the latest Eclipse MicroProfile and Java EE APIs. Alasdair Nottingham, WebSphere and Liberty runtime architect at IBM, and Holly Cummins, technical lead of IBM’s Bluemix Garage London, spoke to InfoQ about Open Liberty.

Architecture & Design Follow 616 Followers

Bob Martin: Test Contra-Variance

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017 3

Bob Martin, co-author of the Agile Manifesto, has published a blog outlining the pitfalls of writing tests and code which have a co-variant structure. In essence, he emphasizes that the structure of tests should be designed in a contra-variant way, decoupling them from production code and leading to a less fragile and easier to refactor codebase.

Data Science Follow 275 Followers

Jensen Huang Announces NVIDIA's New Projects at the GPU Technology Conference

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017

Today the GPU Technology conference in Munich kicked off with a keynote by NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang. NVIDIA announced the NVIDIA Holodeck, the Tensor RT 3 library, NVIDIA's Drive platform, and the Pegasus computer for autonomous taxis.

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Eclipse Issue Open Call for Enterprise Java Participation

by Ben Evans Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017 3

The Eclipse Foundation has issued an open invitation for developers to get involved with the next phase of development of Java EE technologies.

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