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Development Follow 141 Followers

Rust 1.21 Improves Language Syntax and Tooling

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 18, 2017

The Rust core team has just released Rust 1.21, bringing a new language feature making literals more flexible, library stabilizations, and improved support for tools.

.NET Follow 101 Followers

Visual Studio 15.4 Released, Increasing Multiplatform Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 18, 2017

The 4th update to Visual Studio 2017 has been released by Microsoft, and continues the company’s commitment to supporting .NET Standard 2.0 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. .NET Standard 2.0 support is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for promoting cross-platform application development and code reuse.

Data Science Follow 269 Followers

Book Review Python Machine Learning - Second Edition

by Roland Meertens Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 16, 2017

The book Python Machine Learning, second edition by Sebastian Raschka and Vahid Mirjalili, is a tutorial to a broad range of machine learning applications with Python. It provides a practical introduction to machine learning. The main revision to the first edition is neural network practices. There are now five chapters that discuss neural networks, and their implementation in TensorFlow.

Development Follow 141 Followers

Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 15, 2017

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit processors to solve quantum sampling problems.

Mobile Follow 50 Followers

Google Releases Android Instant Apps SDK 1.1

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 14, 2017

A few months after its introduction at Google I/O 2017, the Android Instant Apps SDK reaches version 1.1, bringing configuration APKs for binary size optimization and a new API to keep user context when transitioning to an installed app from an instant app.

Java Follow 370 Followers

JavaOne Keynote: Oracle Talks Blockchain, Bots and Serverless

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The developer keynote at JavaOne on Tuesday focused on communication and Oracle’s cloud offering. Oracle provided an update on Oracle Developer Community, the relaunched OTN that was announced at JavaOne last year, and provided a number of demos and overviews of Oracle Cloud.

Java Follow 370 Followers

Spring Framework 5.0 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

Spring Framework 5.0, featuring a new reactive web framework, was released on September 28, 2017. With this release, Spring 5.0 has its entire codebase based on Java 8 source code level. Spring 5.0 is compatible with JDK 9 for development and deployment.

Java Follow 370 Followers

Spring Data Kay Goes GA Adding Spring Framework 5, Java 9 and Kotlin support

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The Spring Data releases its first major revision in eight years, including baseline of Spring 5, Java 8 and JavaEE 7. It also adds general Java 9 compatibility and Kotlin support. It provides reactive data access for Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis and Couchbase.

DevOps Follow 227 Followers

Continuous Delivery of Telecom Software at Ericsson

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

The telecom industry has seen changes in service delivery processes in recent years via the adoption of DevOps principles and tools. Ericsson’s talk at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 in London and their and continuous delivery paper outline the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.

Cloud Follow 55 Followers

Google Cloud Releases Public Beta of Cloud IoT Core

by Martin Abbott Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

Google Cloud has recently released a public beta of their Cloud IoT Core service, a fully managed offering for IoT messaging and device management.

Culture & Methods Follow 173 Followers

The Spotify Model is No "Agile Nirvana"

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

At Spotify, management and the way the organization works support teams and agile practices by growing people. But Spotify isn’t an “Agile Nirvana”, it’s hard to reach high performance with teams that are constantly growing, changing, and splitting into new teams.

Development Follow 141 Followers

GitHub Introduces Dependency Graph and Security Alerts

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

At its Universe conference, GitHub announced a number of features aiming to make your code more protected. These include a dependency graph and, built on top of the former, security alerts. Additionally, GitHub now provides a recommender to help you discover projects you may be interested in, and a new Explore experience, offering a curated selection of collections, topics, and other resources.

Java Follow 370 Followers

Oracle Announced Plans to Open Source All Features of Their JDK and Address Shortcomings in Java EE

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

During the opening keynote at JavaOne this year, Oracle announced plans to release Java SE under GPL and to open-source all the features in Oracle’s JDK.  The vendor also admitted that Java EE wasn’t fit for the new world of microservices and serverless, and talked about plans to address the issue.  Case studies on modern microservices architectures were provided by Alibaba and Spotify.

Java Follow 370 Followers

IBM Introduces Open Liberty, an Open Source Runtime for Java Microservices

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

IBM recently introduced Open Liberty, an open source implementation of WebSphere Liberty that supports the latest Eclipse MicroProfile and Java EE APIs. Alasdair Nottingham, WebSphere and Liberty runtime architect at IBM, and Holly Cummins, technical lead of IBM’s Bluemix Garage London, spoke to InfoQ about Open Liberty.

Architecture & Design Follow 607 Followers

Bob Martin: Test Contra-Variance

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017 2

Bob Martin, co-author of the Agile Manifesto, has published a blog outlining the pitfalls of writing tests and code which have a co-variant structure. In essence, he emphasizes that the structure of tests should be designed in a contra-variant way, decoupling them from production code and leading to a less fragile and easier to refactor codebase.

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