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Rust Has Got Existential Types

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 24, 2018

Version 1.26 of Rust adds support for existential types, improved match bindings, slice patterns, and some useful syntactic sugar. The Rust compiler has also become faster and supports 128 bit integers.

Mobile Follow 126 Followers

Google Brings Machine Learning to Firebase with ML KIT

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  May 24, 2018

Google recently introduced ML KIT, a machine-learning module fully integrated in its Firebase mobile development platform and available for both iOS and Android. With this new Firebase module, Google simplifies the creation of machine-learning powered applications on mobile phones and solves some of the challenges of implementing computationally intense features on mobile devices.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

Management Support in Agile Adoption

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  May 24, 2018

It is essential that everyone involved in operating the business be aware of how IT can change daily operations. Senior management can look across silos and teams to impact the throughput of the entire system. IT managers and executives rely on business managers being active participants for teams to work effectively and efficiently. Management commitment remains key for agile across the company.

Cloud Follow 239 Followers

Amazon Aurora Adds "Backtrack" Feature to Enable Rewinding a DB Cluster to a Specific Point in Time

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  May 24, 2018

Amazon Aurora, a managed MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database in AWS, receives a new backtrack feature. By using this backtrack feature, developers can undo their mistakes like dropping the wrong table.

Mobile Follow 126 Followers

Android Jetpack Brings WorkManager, Navigation and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 30 Followers on  May 23, 2018

Android Jetpack brings new components, tools and architectural guidance to develop Android apps. The new components are WorkManager, Navigation, Paging, Slices and Android KTX.

DevOps Follow 648 Followers

From Darwin to DevOps: John Willis and Gene Kim Talk about Life after The Phoenix Project

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  May 23, 2018

IT Revolution recently published an audiobook with nearly eight hours of conversation between Gene Kim and John Willis; Beyond the Phoenix Project – the Origins and Evolution of DevOps.

JavaScript Follow 320 Followers

Propel Shifts Plans to Leverage TensorFlow.js

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  May 21, 2018

The Propel JavaScript scientific computing and machine learning library has announced a change in the project's direction. Just a few weeks after Propel's initial launch in March 2018, TensorFlow.js announced its release. Propel's initial efforts extended deeplearn.js and the C implementation of TensorFlow. Tensorflow.js is an evolution of deeplearn.js.

Architecture & Design Follow 1755 Followers

AWS Blockchain Templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric

by Alex Giamas Follow 8 Followers on  May 21, 2018

Amazon recently announced the introduction of blockchain templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric. AWS Blockchain templates enable developers to quickly setup blockchain infrastructure and focus on building applications rather than having to deal with the underlying infrastructure, how to build, maintain and secure it.

.NET Follow 289 Followers

Build 2018: The Future of C#

by Jonathan Allen Follow 499 Followers on  May 21, 2018 10

Number one on the list of future C# features is Nullable Reference Types. But also on the table are enhancements to pattern matching, array slicing, asynchronous iterators, default interface methods, and possibly even records.

Mobile Follow 126 Followers

ARCore 1.2 Lets Users Share AR Worlds

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 21, 2018

At its recent I/O 2018 conference, Google announced version 1.2 of its augmented reality framework, ARCore, which brings collaborative AR experiences through Cloud Anchors, vertical plane detection, and SceneForms, which makes it possible to create 3D apps without using OpenGL.

DevOps Follow 648 Followers

Increasing the Resilience of APIs with Chaos Engineering

by Daniel Bryant Follow 594 Followers on  May 20, 2018 1

The Gremlin team has described a simple chaos experiment as a method of validating that an organisation’s APIs are resilient. Using the principles of chaos engineering and techniques like running “game days” (a fire drill for IT systems and people) can provide value, as can the appropriate use of commercial and open source tooling emerging within this space.

Culture & Methods Follow 524 Followers

Happy Cultures and How They Grow High Performers

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers on  May 19, 2018

ITV's Tom Clark spoke at DOXLON in February, proposing the hypothesis that high performance is a side-effect of creating happy teams. Andy Flemming, contributor to Deliberately Developmental Organization, also recently spoke about how to reap business and strategic benefits by creating a culture with an intentional focus on transparency, and the learning, growth and happiness of individuals.

DevOps Follow 648 Followers

Google's Stackdriver Monitoring Announces Better Support for Kubernetes Deployments

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 11 Followers on  May 19, 2018

At the recently concluded KubeCon, Google announced the beta release of Stackdriver monitoring for Kubernetes. The key features include central visibility of Kubernetes-orchestrated container metrics and logs along with other metrics in the existing Stackdriver dashboard, and better Prometheus support.

Cloud Follow 239 Followers

Microsoft Announces Preview of Azure SignalR Service

by Martin Abbott Follow 3 Followers on  May 18, 2018

Microsoft recently announced a public preview of the Azure SignalR Service during their annual Build developer conference in Seattle. SignalR has been available for download as a separate ASP.NET library but this is the first time it has been available as a fully-managed service.

Development Follow 507 Followers

PGP and S/MIME Encrypted Email Vulnerable to Efail Attack

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 18, 2018

A group of German and Belgian researchers found that PGP and S/MIME are vulnerable to an attack that leaks the plaintext of encrypted emails. The Electronic Frontier Foundation confirmed the vulnerability and suggested to use alternative means to exchange secure messages. Yet, the vulnerability is not in PGP itself, according to GnuPG creator Werner Koch, who also said EFF comments were overblown.

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