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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Linux on App Service Environment

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

Microsoft announced the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment (ASE), which enables customers to combine the features of App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. This release is a follow up on May's public preview, which allowed customers to deploy Linux and containerized apps in an App Service Environment.

Mobile Follow 152 Followers

Android Pie Brings Adaptive Battery, Neural Networks API 1.1 and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 38 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

Google has released Android Pie. Android Pie brings display cutout support, Neural Networks API 1.1, Magnifier widget, Adaptive Battery, Slices, Indoor positioning with Wi-Fi RTT, and more.

Development Follow 606 Followers

Rust 2018 is Approaching: Managing the Transition from Rust 2015

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

The first release of Rust 2018, corresponding to Rust 1.31, will be ready on December 6 2018, writes the Rust Core Team, consolidating under a new label the wealth of new features that have enriched the language since Rust 2015 was first delivered.

.NET Follow 371 Followers

New UWP and Win32 Application Distribution Models

by Jonathan Allen Follow 576 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

.NET has had support for applications that can automatically update themselves since the introduction of ClickOnce technology in 2005. Under the ClickOnce model, WinForms and WPF applications would check a pre-configured location on startup for newer versions. Soon the same capability will be available for private distributed UWP applications.

Culture & Methods Follow 666 Followers

Author, Teacher, and Consultant Jerry Weinberg Passed Away

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

Gerald M. “Jerry” Weinberg, author, teacher, and consultant, passed away August 7, 2018, at the age of 84. Weinberg published about 100 books on computer programming, systems thinking, leadership, change, consulting, and writing.

.NET Follow 371 Followers

Windowing In Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Applications

by Jonathan Allen Follow 576 Followers on  Aug 14, 2018

Continuing our series on UWP for line of business applications, we turn our attention another frequently cited issue: multiple window support. Microsoft intends to not only answer that request, but surpass it with multiple windowing modes including 3D.

.NET Follow 371 Followers

A Look at the Windows Community Toolkit for UWP

by Jonathan Allen Follow 576 Followers on  Aug 13, 2018

In order to address the needs of line of business developers, Microsoft is offering the Windows Community Toolkit for UWP. With two major releases in as many months, this library acts as a test ground for new UWP controls and features.

Java Follow 934 Followers

New Version of ByteBuddy Fully Supports Java 11

by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  Aug 13, 2018

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 818 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.

DevOps Follow 818 Followers

WhiteSource Launches Free Open Source Vulnerability Checking

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 10, 2018

WhiteSource, an open source security and license compliance management solution provider, has launched Vulnerability Checker; a new, free and standalone CLI tool that provides alerts on critical open source vulnerabilities.

.NET Follow 371 Followers

Microsoft Positions UWP for Line of Business Applications

by Jonathan Allen Follow 576 Followers on  Aug 10, 2018 1

Microsoft is positioning UWP for traditional line of business (LOB) applications with an emphasis on rapid application development (RAD) using the Windows Template Studio. But that’s not all they’re doing to entice LOB developers onto the UWP platform.

Architecture & Design Follow 2105 Followers

Continuous Delivery Implemented with Event Sourcing at eBay

by Jan Stenberg Follow 34 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018

Using an event-centric approach, the Continuous Delivery team at eBay has built an orchestrator for continuous delivery, which is able to scale to handle the increasing amount of work in their build pipelines, John Long and Nataraj Sundar write in two blog posts describing their view on the overall benefits of event sourcing and the advantages they have seen in their application development.

Culture & Methods Follow 666 Followers

Spark the Change: Unleashing People’s Talent

by Ben Linders Follow 25 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018

Make curiosity our priority, fundamentally question how and when work should happen, enable fragmentation with technology to become a task-based society, maximize the possibility of authentic human connection in recruiting, ask questions to spark the change, and look for ways to integrate refugees into the workforce: These are some of the conclusions and suggestions to unleash people’s talent.

Architecture & Design Follow 2105 Followers

O11ycon Discusses Benefits and Challenges of Observability

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018

The first o11ycon provides a comprehensive look at the emerging concept of observability in software and systems which allow people to understand if things are working as expected, and to diagnose problems and identify solutions.

Emerging Technologies Follow 52 Followers

Microsoft Quantum Katas Help Developers Discover Quantum Computing with Q#

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018 1

Based on the idea of code katas, Microsoft has open-sourced a new project called Quantum Katas, that aims to help developers move their first steps in quantum computing using the Q# language. Quantum Katas are a set of programming exercises of growing complexity that provide immediate feedback to learners.

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