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An Early Look at Avalonia, a Cross-Platform UI Toolkit for .NET

by Jonathan Allen Follow 390 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

An often-cited hole in the .NET Core ecosystem is the lack of any true cross-platform UI toolkit. While there have been attempts at a multi-platform in the past such as Silverlight and Xamarin Forms, no one has yet achieved a full XAML-style cross-platform option. Avalonia is making the attempt with plans to support Windows, Linux (GTK), MacOS, Android and iOS. However, they need your help.

Culture & Methods Follow 392 Followers

Pairing for Learning

by Ben Linders Follow 14 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

Pairing can be used to learn new topics that you can take back to the workplace, and to make your accomplishments visible and celebrate success together. Learning partners can encourage each other to make bold statements, commit to do something, and gently push each other to make it happen.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

Inter-Region Virtual Private Cloud Peering in AWS

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

In a recent post on the AWS News Blog Jeff Barr, chief evangelist for AWS, explained the new Inter-Region Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) peering. At re:Invent November last year, Amazon launched the support for Inter-Region VPC peering. With this feature, AWS customers can establish communication for their resources running in different regions with each other using private IP addresses.

Architecture & Design Follow 1354 Followers

Q&A with Kubernetes Founder Brendan Burns on Containers and Distributed System Patterns

by Rags Srinivas Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

InfoQ caught up with Brendan Burns, author of Designing Distributed Systems, Patterns and Paradigms for Scaleable Microservices. He talks about Distributed Systems patterns and how Containers enable it.

DevOps Follow 486 Followers

Applitools Expands Application Visual Management Capabilities

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

Application Visual Management (AVM) focuses on the monitoring and testing of visual aspects of the application delivery lifecycle. Applitools Eyes Version 10 provides new UI baseline management, team collaboration, expanded third-party tool integrations and improved analytics dashboards.

JavaScript Follow 221 Followers

Basecamp Releases Stimulus 1.0 JavaScript Framework

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

Basecamp's new Stimulus 1.0 targets a modern take on HTML pages augmented with light amounts of JavaScript, rather than the creation of full-featured JavaScript applications. Basecamp calls it “a modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have.”

Architecture & Design Follow 1354 Followers

Data Consistency in Microservices Using Sagas

by Andrew Morgan Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

At QCon San Francisco 2017, Chris Richardson, software architect, introduced techniques for data consistency in microservices. The main focus was on the saga pattern, a means of splitting up a distributed transaction into a series of smaller transactions that either all commit or rollback.

Architecture & Design Follow 1354 Followers

Finding Bounded Contexts Using Domain Storytelling

by Jan Stenberg Follow 23 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

When working with Domain-Driven Design (DDD), bounded context is a core concept. Domain storytelling is a way of finding how people and systems work together within a domain which then can be used to identify the bounded contexts and how they are interconnected, Stefan Hofer and Henning Schwentner explained at the recent DDD Europe 2018 conference in Amsterdam.

.NET Follow 197 Followers

Visual Studio 15.6 Preview 4 Sharpens F# Functionality

by Jeff Martin Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 13, 2018

Microsoft continues to make evolutionary changes in Visual Studio 15.6. The 4th preview of the IDE has been released, and with it comes a primary focus on improving F# support.

.NET Follow 197 Followers

Blazor Now an Official Microsoft .NET and WebAssembly Project

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 12, 2018

Microsoft has taken another step towards .NET running in the browser by adopting Blazor from its creator Steve Sanderson. By doing so, Microsoft adds another piece to their WebAssembly/.NET stack, giving .NET developers a higher order abstraction to build browser-based apps with.

Development Follow 367 Followers

Hyperledger Project Releases Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 12, 2018

In a recent blog post, the Hyperledger project announced Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 has reached general availability (GA). The Hyperledger project addresses requirements for enterprises building, deploying and running distributed ledger applications. The Sawtooth 1.0 release includes updates to on-chain governance, advanced transaction execution, dynamic consensus and support for Ethereum.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

Subtree Releases "Dotmesh", a Git-Like CLI for Capturing, Organising and Sharing Application States

by Daniel Bryant Follow 448 Followers on  Feb 11, 2018

Subtree has released Dotmesh, a container-friendly application state snapshotting tool that provides a git-like CLI for manipulating and sharing the captured data. The core use case for Dotmesh is the ability to share state captured from microservice-based applications in order to facilitate the debugging and exploration of problematic states seen within QA and production environments.

Mobile Follow 98 Followers

Swift 4.1 Brings Conditional Conformance and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 11, 2018

Swift 4.1, available in Xcode 9.3, brings a number of improvements to the language, including automatic implementation of the Equatable and Hashable protocols, conditional conformance, and more.

DevOps Follow 486 Followers

Scaling the ipify Service on Heroku

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 10, 2018

The developer behind the ipify service shared his experiences in scaling the service to 30+ billion requests on Heroku. ipify is an online service which exposes an API that applications can invoke to fetch their external IP address.

Cloud Follow 173 Followers

Oracle's Fn Serverless Platform Adds Prometheus Support and Helm Chart Installation for Kubernetes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 448 Followers on  Feb 09, 2018

At the recent KubeCon NA conference, InfoQ sat down and discussed Oracle’s Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) “serverless” Fn Project with Bob Quillin, vice president of Oracle Container Group. The Fn project has evolved rapidly since its launch in October 2017, and additions include: support for Prometheus monitoring; a new Hybrid Architecture; and an open source Helm Chart Fn installer.

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