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Q&A with the Creator of Dockly, a Console-Based UI for Managing Docker Containers

by Matt Campbell Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 08, 2018

Dockly is an open-source alternative to the Docker CLI, which helps you manage and monitor all your Docker containers from the command line. To get a better understanding of how Dockly improves working with Docker, InfoQ spoke with the developer behind Dockly, Liran Tal, about his experience building Dockly and creating terminal-based applications.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 750 Followers

Apple Has Released Core ML 2

by Roland Meertens Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

At WWDC Apple released Core ML 2: a new version of their machine learning SDK for iOS devices. The new release of Core ML should create an inference time speedup of 30% for apps developed using Core ML 2. An important new feature of the Core ML SDK is Create ML. Developers can create and train custom machine learning models on their mac.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 750 Followers

The Lowdown on Face Recognition Technology

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Facial recognition is a direct application of machine learning that is being deployed far and wide to consumers, in the industry and to law enforcement agencies with potential benefits in our daily lives as well as serious concerns for privacy. facial recognition models show above human performances but real world implementation remains problematic for some applications.

JavaScript Follow 339 Followers

Microsoft Announces JavaScript Support for Excel Custom Functions

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Microsoft recently announced a developer preview release supporting JavaScript to create custom functions directly in Excel. This addition moves beyond the existing Microsoft Office JavaScript API, which is limited to building add-ins or web applications that interact with the object models in Office host applications.

Culture & Methods Follow 567 Followers

Testing Software with Artificial Intelligence

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Advances in computer vision algorithms and the application of modern artificial intelligence (AI) techniques have made writing visual tests practical. With AI in testing, autonomous testing becomes possible. The boring and rote tasks will be delegated to the AI so that the tester can do the thinking.

Mobile Follow 132 Followers

Kotlin on Android: Android KTX, Kotlin Bootcamp Udacity and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 31 Followers on  Jun 06, 2018

Google recently presented a series of efforts to improve the Kotlin developer experience on the Android platform, including Android KTX, a Kotlin Bootcamp Udacity course, Lint support, and more.

.NET Follow 323 Followers

VS2017 15.8 Preview 2 Improves CPU Profiling, F# Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 15 Followers on  Jun 06, 2018

Microsoft's second preview of Visual Studio 2017 15.8 debuts enhancements to the CPU Profiler in the Debugging tools. Several important changes were made in its support for F#-- including faster IntelliSense and several bug fixes.

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ARKit 2 Introduces Shared Experiences

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 05, 2018

At WWDC 2018, Apple announced version 2 of its augmented reality (AR) framework for iOS, ARKit, supporting shared experiences, persistent tracking, 3D object detection, and a new file format aiming to enable AR objects interoperability across Apple apps.

Architecture & Design Follow 1864 Followers

Zip Slip Directory Traversal Vulnerability Impacts Multiple Java Projects

by Charles Humble Follow 792 Followers on  Jun 05, 2018

Security monitoring company Snyk has disclosed Zip Slip, an arbitrary file overwrite vulnerability exploited using a specially crafted ZIP archive that holds path traversal filenames. The vulnerability affects thousands of projects including AWS CodePipeline, Spring Integration, LinkedIn's Pinot, Apache/Twitter Heron, Alibaba JStorm, Jenkins, Gradle, and Google Cloud Platform.

Culture & Methods Follow 567 Followers

Ron Jeffries Says Developers Should Abandon "Agile"

by Rui Miguel Ferreira Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 05, 2018 2

Ron Jeffries, author, speaker, one of the creators of Extreme Programming (XP) and a signatory of the Agile Manifesto back in 2001, shared a post on his blog in which he advocates that developers should abandon “Agile”, meaning they should stay away from the “Faux Agile” or “Dark Agile” forms and get closer to the values and principles of the Manifesto.

Java Follow 824 Followers

Oracle Lays off Java Mission Control Team after Open Sourcing Product

by Kesha Williams Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 05, 2018 6

The Java Mission Control suite of tools, also known as JMC, was open sourced by Oracle on May 3rd with much applause and excitement from the Java development community. The excitement was replaced with unease as sources reported that the entire JMC development team was laid off.

.NET Follow 323 Followers

Entity Framework Core 2.1 Release Adds Improved SQL Query Generation

by Jeff Martin Follow 15 Followers on  Jun 04, 2018

Entity Framework Core 2.1 has been released, bringing with it many features existing EF developers have long waited for. EF Core 2.1 adds support for SQL GROUP BY, support for Lazy Loading, and data seeding, among others.

Development Follow 541 Followers

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion

by Daniel Bryant Follow 629 Followers on  Jun 04, 2018

Microsoft has announced an agreement to acquire GitHub, the software development platform and web-based hosting service for version control using Git. The deal should close later in the year, and both parties have stated that GitHub will remain an open platform that is committed to supporting developers using any tools and deploying to any platform.

Java Follow 824 Followers

Q&A with Martijn Verburg on AdoptOpenJDK and Nestmates

by Kesha Williams Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 04, 2018

InfoQ recently sat down again with Martijn Verburg, leader of the London Java Community, co-founder of AdoptOpenJDK and CEO of jClarity, and discussed the overall aim of the AdoptOpenJDK build farm, his thoughts on Nestmates and Java 11, 2018 plans for AdoptOpenJDK, and how developers can get involved.

Development Follow 541 Followers

Git Vulnerability May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 03, 2018

A flaw in Git submodule name validation makes it possible for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on developer machines. Additionally, an attacker could get access to portion of system memory. Both vulnerabilities have been already patched in Git 2.17.1, 2.16.4, 2.15.2, and other versions.

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