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Uber Announces Open Source Fusion.js Framework

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

Uber Announces Fusion.js, an open source "Plugin-based Universal Web Framework." Uber builds hundreds of web-based applications, and with web technologies changing quickly and best practices continually evolving, it is a challenge to have hundreds of web engineers leverage modern language features while staying current with the dynamic nature of the web platform.

Java Follow 941 Followers

NetBeans Makes Progress at Apache

by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

NetBeans is making progress with its transition to the Apache Foundation, including a major new release.

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New Version of ByteBuddy Fully Supports Java 11

by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  Aug 13, 2018 2

The new release of ByteBuddy, the widely-used Java bytecode engineering library, now fully supports Java 11 and all new classfile and bytecode features introduced since Java 8.

DevOps Follow 827 Followers

How Coinbase Handled Scaling Challenges on Their Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 14 Followers on  Aug 12, 2018

Coinbase, a digital currency exchange, faced scaling challenges on their platform during the 2017 cryptocurrency boom. The engineering team focused on upgrading and optimizing MongoDB, traffic segregation for hotspots to resolve them, and building capture and replay tools to prepare for future surges.

Architecture & Design Follow 2121 Followers

Experiences Using Micro Frontends at IKEA

by Jan Stenberg Follow 34 Followers on  Aug 07, 2018 2

Today, we commonly split up an enterprise architecture in smaller services, microservices. But we have the same problems with the frontend monolith as we had with the backend, Gustaf Nilsson Kotte explained in a recent interview hosted by Stefan Tilkov. Using a micro frontend architecture, he breaks the frontend into smaller parts, to allow for teams to deploy continuously and autonomously.

JavaScript Follow 383 Followers

TypeScript 3.0 Release Improves Support for Large Projects

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 02, 2018

The TypeScript team recently announced version 3.0 of TypeScript, introducing new techniques for creating and scaling projects, operations on parameter lists, new types to enforce explicit checks, and improvements to the developer user experience in handling errors reported by TypeScript.

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Pymetrics Open-Sources Fairness-Aware Machine Learning Algorithms

by Kent Weare Follow 10 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Pymetrics, an AI start-up that specializes in providing recruitment services for organizations, has recently open-sourced their bias detection algorithms on Github. The tool, also known as Audit AI, is used to mitigate discriminatory patterns that exist within training data sets which influence or improve the probability of a population being selected by a machine learning algorithm.

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Google Cirq: a Python Open Source Library for Quantum Computing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018

Cirq aims to make it easier to write, manipulate, and optimize quantum algorithms for noisy intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) computers. Cirq also enables the execution of those programs on a local simulator and is designed to support future quantum hardware and quantum cloud processors.

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Eclipse Foundation Releases Eclipse Photon IDE

by Diogo Carleto Follow 38 Followers on  Jul 27, 2018 1

The Eclipse Foundation has released the latest version of the Eclipse IDE. Eclipse Photon brings support for both Java 10 and Java EE 8, improvements for PHP development tools, Dark theme improvements, and more.

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Eich and Crockford on the Future of JavaScript: Insight from the Creators of JavaScript and JSON

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 27, 2018 2

At the recent FullStack conference in London, JavaScript creator Brendan Eich, and JSON creator and JavaScript: The Good Parts author Douglas Crockford spoke on the future of JavaScript.

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Instana Releases Sample Microservice Application

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 26, 2018

Instana, provider of AI powered monitoring solutions for dynamic containerised microservice applications, announced at QCon New York the release of Stan’s Robot Shop, a sample microservice application that can be used as a sandbox to test and learn about microservice architecture, containerised application orchestration and automatic monitoring techniques.

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Netflix Announces Polly.JS HTTP Interaction Library

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 20, 2018

Netflix recently announced the release of Polly.JS, an open source library for recording, replaying and stubbing HTTP interactions.

Architecture & Design Follow 2121 Followers

Designing Microservice Architectures the Right Way: Michael Bryzek's Lessons Learned at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 702 Followers on  Jul 15, 2018

At QCon New York 2018, Michael Bryzek discussed how to design microservice architectures “the right way”. Key takeaways included: engineers should design schema first for all APIs and events, as this allows the automated code generation of boilerplate code; and investment should be made in automation, such as deployment and dependency management.

Culture & Methods Follow 671 Followers

How No and Low Code Approaches Support Business Users and Professional Developers

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Jul 12, 2018 2

No code approaches aim to support business users in developing and maintaining their own applications, where low code simplifies the developer’s work and makes them more productive. Both approaches enable faster development at lower costs. As the distinction between these approaches is becoming smaller, business users and developers can team up and use them together.

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Apache Releases Groovy 2.5 and Preview of Groovy 3.0

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 12, 2018 3

Apache recently released Groovy 2.5 featuring improvements in AST transformations and introducing support for macros. Groovy 3.0 development is also well underway with release candidates scheduled to be ready by the end of 2018. Dr. Paul King, principal software engineer at OCI and Groovy committer, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release and the upcoming release of version 3.0.

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