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

by Jonathan Allen Follow 387 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

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 2 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 22 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 9 Followers on  Feb 03, 2018 5

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 22 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 7 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 5 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 7 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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Entity Services is an Antipattern

by Jan Stenberg Follow 22 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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A Look at JSON-RPC

by Jonathan Allen Follow 387 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 10 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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Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

At QCon San Francisco 2017, GitHub’s Nathan Sobo has unveiled Atom’s new real-time collaboration plugin, Teletype. Teletype aims to make it possible for two developers to code together with the same ease as coding alone.

Architecture & Design Follow 1342 Followers

About the SOA Heritage Impact on Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 22 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

The heritage from SOA impacts the approach and design of a microservices architecture, how we select technology, and also the organisational aspects, Tareq Abedrabbo claimed at the recent Microservices Conference µCon London 2017. One example from his experience is that many organisations still have a separation between enterprise architects and developers.

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Jonas Bonér on How Events Are Reshaping Modern Systems

by Srini Penchikala Follow 22 Followers on  Nov 14, 2017

Jonas Bonér talked about event driven services and how event driven architectures (EDA) and event stream processing (ESP) technologies are helping with designing the modern applications based on distributed systems. He spoke at the recent Reactive Summit 2017 Conference.

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RockScript: An Open Source Scripting Language and Engine for Microservice Orchestration

by Daniel Bryant Follow 445 Followers on  Oct 27, 2017 4

Tom Baeyens has released a preview of RockScript, an open source scripting language and engine for integrating and orchestrating microservices. RockScript uses a language that looks much like JavaScript, which when executed by the accompanying engine allows the coordination of transactional activities within microservice systems in a similar fashion to Business Process Modelling (BPM).

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