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Rust Gets Incremental Compiler and Standard Code Formatter

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018

Rust 1.24 brings two new major features: incremental compilation and a standard code formatter, rustfmt.

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Developers Ask: Can I Legally Use The "Fluent UI" Or Ribbon Design?

by Jonathan Allen Follow 525 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018 1

It was recently reported that Corel lost a patent lawsuit regarding the "fluent UI" or ribbon design. This is the UI that you see in MS Office products that replaces the traditional menu + toolbar design popular since the 1990s. This has many developers concerned about their own applications.

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Could the United States Supreme Court Constrain Cloud Computing?

by Michael Stiefel Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 08, 2018

A U.S. Supreme Court decision could change the future of cloud computing by making U.S. companies subject to law enforcement demands for data from foreign servers. If the court rules that the data must be handed over, it is uncertain if the U.S. Congress would change the law, and what the actual content of a new law might be. This law would be still subject to interpretation and litigation.

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Managing and Operating Kafka Clusters in Kubernetes

by Srini Penchikala Follow 34 Followers on  Feb 06, 2018

Nenad Bogojevic, platform solutions architect at Amadeus, spoke at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2017 Conference on how to run and manage Kafka clusters in Kubernetes environment. He talked about provisioning Kafka clusters and configuring them using Kubernetes custom resources or ConfigMaps.

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Is REST the New SOAP?

by Mark Little Follow 12 Followers on  Feb 03, 2018 6

The REST debate was re-ignited a few weeks ago when Pakal de Bonchamp wrote an article complaining about many aspects of the approach and likening it to SOAP. His original article went into a lot of detail and sparked a lot of comments and then WeWork's Phil Sturgeon wrote a response which essentially refuted de Bonchamp's claims. The conversation between the two continues.

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Blockchain and Smart Contracts in a Business Process

by Jan Stenberg Follow 29 Followers on  Jan 31, 2018

Buying something through an internet portal, for example a car, normally involves two parties who don’t trust each other; a buyer and a seller. The portal is just a broker so either the buyer must transfer money before getting the ordered item, or the seller must send the item before getting the money. To overcome this lack of mutual trust, Bernd Rücker claims that a blockchain can be used.

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Intel Joins the Race for Quantum Supremacy with a 49-Qubit Chip

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 12, 2018 1

At CES 2018, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced Intel successfully built a 49-qubit chip, which aims to allow researchers to improve error correction techniques and simulate computational problems.

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Intel Found That Spectre and Meltdown Fix Has a Performance Hit of 0-21%

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 12, 2018

Microsoft, Red Hat and Intel have published their performance evaluation of the impact Meltdown and Spectre mitigation has on various systems.

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restQL, a Microservices Query Language, Released on GitHub

by Thomas Betts Follow 24 Followers on  Jan 11, 2018

restQL, a query language for microservices, is now available as an open-source project on GitHub. The restQL language is intended to simplify common scenarios for client-side access to RESTful microservices, including multiple parallel calls and chained calls. restQL was created to avoid some limitations of the more well-known data querying and management frameworks Falcor and GraphQL.

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Rust 1.23 Improves Memory Usage and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 07, 2018

The most significant improvement in Rust’s latest version is the reduction of memory usage made possible by avoiding some unnecessary copies. Additionally, rustdoc now consistently uses a CommonMark compliant engine to render the documentation.

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Entity Services is an Antipattern

by Jan Stenberg Follow 29 Followers on  Dec 31, 2017 15

In a microservice based architecture, it is important to keep the different services separated. Entity services is a common pattern now applied to microservices, but Michael Nygard claims that entity services is an anti-pattern that works against separation.

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Rust in Visual Studio and VS Code

by Jonathan Allen Follow 525 Followers on  Dec 15, 2017

Daniel Griffen has released a preview version of a Rust language service for Visual Studio. This plugin requires Visual Studio 2017 Preview, an experimental release stream for testing new VS features.

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A Look at JSON-RPC

by Jonathan Allen Follow 525 Followers on  Dec 14, 2017 2

In yesterday’s report on the Language Server Protocol Support for Visual Studio, we mentioned that LSP is built on top of JSON-RPC 2.0. While it was created over a decade ago, JSON-RPC isn’t as well-known as SOAP or REST.

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What's New in MicroProfile 1.2

by Michael Redlich Follow 11 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

The Eclipse Foundation recently released MicroProfile version 1.2. New APIs added to this release include improved communications among microservices, response to system faults, and the JSON Web Toolkit (JWT). Emily Jiang, CDI and MicroProfile development lead at IBM, and Michael Croft, Java middleware consultant at Payara, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

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Rust 1.22 Extends the ? Operator to Option Types

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Nov 24, 2017

The latest release of Rust stabilizes the usage of ? with Option to simplify option handling. Additionally, it improves compiler performance and backtraces on macOS.

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