Cloud Follow 224 Followers

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure Availability Zones in Select Regions

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 07, 2018

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Availability Zones to deliver a high availability option for their customer’s mission-critical applications and data. Last year during Ignite, an annual conference for developers and IT professionals, Microsoft introduced Azure Availability Zones.

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Comparing WCF Performance to ASP.NET Core

by Jeff Martin Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018 2

One would expect to find that ASP.NET Core has better performance than older technologies like Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). Developers have setup a comparison between the two technologies to see if this indeed the case.

DevOps Follow 583 Followers

What Resiliency Means at Sportradar

by Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018

Pablo Jensen, CTO at Sportradar, talked about practices and procedures in place at Sportradar to ensure their systems meet expected resiliency levels, at this year's QCon London conference. Jensen mentioned how reliability is influenced not only by technical concerns but also organizational structure and governance, client support, and requires on-going effort to continuously improve.

Cloud Follow 224 Followers

Google’s New Cloud Security Tools Increase DDOS Protection, Transparency and Usability

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018

Recently, Google introduced several new cloud-focused security enhancements for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). These enhancements include new services like Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC), Google Cloud Armor, VPC Service Controls, and a few new features for G Suite administrators. Furthermore, these enhancements are a part of Google’s investment in their cloud platform.

Development Follow 464 Followers

Hyperledger Adds "Caliper" to Measure Blockchain Performance across Implementations

by Kent Weare Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018

On March 19th, Hyperledger announced Caliper has been accepted by the Technical Steering Committee as a Hyperledger project. Hyperledger Caliper is a blockchain benchmark tool that allows projects to consistently track performance characteristics across different blockchain implementations.

.NET Follow 247 Followers

Visual Studio 2017 Debuts 15.7 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

Microsoft continues to iterate on the development of VS2017 and has recently released its preview of 15.7. This preview debuts support for TypeScript 2.8, NuGet package signatures, and adds Step-back debugging to .NET Core projects.

JavaScript Follow 284 Followers

TypeScript 2.8 Release Includes Conditional Types

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

TypeScript 2.8 has been released with several major features and bug fixes. The most significant addition is conditional types, a new construct that allows engineers to choose types based on other types.

Culture & Methods Follow 487 Followers

Cultivating Psychological Safety

by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

When we’re feeling stressed, threatened, or unsafe, it becomes harder to think creatively, work collaboratively, and solve problems. You can cultivate a culture of safety by letting folks know that it’s safe to make mistakes, by listening for real understanding, and by practicing mindfulness.

DevOps Follow 583 Followers

Dr. Nicole Forsgren on the DORA & Google Collaboration on the New Accelerate State of DevOps Report

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

DORA and Google Cloud will conduct original research to be delivered as The Accelerate State of DevOps Report focused on software developer issues. The research aim is to surface new findings that provide guidance for improvement in resource management, productivity and quality of technology delivery teams.

Mobile Follow 119 Followers

Google Open Sources Accessibility Test Framework for iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

Google GTXiLib, an accessibility test automation framework for iOS, is now open source under the Apache License. GTXiLib is written in Objective-C and integrate with Xcode unit testing facilities.

JavaScript Follow 284 Followers

Afternoon Sessions from Day 1 of VueConf.US

by Kevin Ball Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

The first ever VueConf.US took place March 26-28 in New Orleans, bringing together the VueJS Core team and hundreds of Vue developers from around the world. Afternoon sessions covered integrations between Vue.js and popular tooling such as serverless functions and rxjs, building native applications with vuejs-nativescript, and closed with a wide-ranging panel discussion.

Development Follow 464 Followers

QCon New York 2018 (June 25-29th) Tracks Announced & Registrations Off to a Fast Start

by Wesley Reisz Follow 15 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

The 7th annual QCon New York (June 27-29), a practitioner-driven conference designed for software architects/tech leads/leaders who influence innovation in their teams, has opened registration. With savings of $620 if you register before April 7th, there won't be a better time to reserve your spot for the 2018 professional software development conference.

JavaScript Follow 284 Followers

Q&A with Gregg Pollack on Vue.js at VueConf.US

by Kevin Ball Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 03, 2018

InfoQ took the chance to ask Gregg Pollack from VueMastery about Vue.js internals, his view of the Vue.js community, the best ways to learn Vue, and more of the reasons for Vue’s success.

Cloud Follow 224 Followers

Amazon Web Services Reports That All GA Services Are Now GDPR Ready

by Alex Giamas Follow 7 Followers on  Apr 03, 2018

On May 25, 2018 European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect. AWS recently announced that all its generally available services now comply with the GDPR regulation. GDPR is the largest overhaul of data privacy regulations in the past 20 years. In this article we will cover the key changes in AWS and GDPR and what we have to do to become GDPR compliant.

Development Follow 464 Followers

Rust 1.25 Moves to LLVM 6

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 02, 2018

Rust 1.25 upgrades its LLVM to LLVM 6, adds support for nested import groups in use statements, custom struct alignment, and library stabilizations. This latest Rust release does not include, though, much awaited features such as impl Trait, stable SIMD support, and 128-bit integers.

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