The Open API Initiative group is evolving what has become the de-facto standard API Description Format to produce a consistent and compatible format for describing APIs, allowing interoperation between tooling, systems, and runtime environments. Tony Tam, creator of the popular Swagger Specification is providing an update on the group activity.
Mike McQuaid, Software Engineer at GitHub, has written "Git in Practice" which provides over 60 techniques for working with and managing Git projects. InfoQ caught up with Mike, and asked about it, including his advice for teams considering migrating to Git and what tools to use.
Git and GitHub LiveLessons, published by Addison-Wesley Professional, is a video course based on a live workshop given by Peter Bell. No previous experience with Git or other source code management tools is assumed. Here, we present the course content and finally ask a few questions to the course's author.
In his new article Jonathan Natkins explains how to use components of Apache Hadoop, including Flume, Hive and Oozie to implement a typical Data management system. 2