Development Follow 412 Followers

GitHub Licensed Aims to Make it Easier to Comply with OSS Licenses

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

GitHub Licensed is an open-source tool that aims to simplify the chore of ensuring license soundness and documentation for all dependencies of a GitHub project.

DevOps Follow 525 Followers

Sauce Labs Adds Analytics and Extended Debugging to Continuous Testing Cloud

by Helen Beal Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

At their recent user conference SauceCon, Sauce Labs introduced new capabilities for its continuous testing cloud including test analytics, featuring a dashboard that analyses test results and exposes common failures by browser and operating system, including Android and iOS.

Java Follow 669 Followers

JavaFX and the Future of Java Client Technologies

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

Oracle will remove JavaFX, Applets and Java Web Start from the JDK after Java SE 8. Swing and AWT will remain.

DevOps Follow 525 Followers

Why the World Needs More Resilient Systems: Tammy Butow Discusses Chaos Engineering at QCon London

by Daniel Bryant Follow 499 Followers on  Mar 18, 2018

At QCon London, Tammy Butow, explained why the world needs more resilient systems, and how this can be achieved with the practice of chaos engineering. Three primary prerequisites for chaos engineering were provided -- high severity “SEV” incident management, monitoring, and measuring the impact -- and a series of guidelines, tools and practices presented.

DevOps Follow 525 Followers

Q&A with James Munnelly and Matt Bates on Kubernetes Stateful Services and Navigator at QCon London

by Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 17, 2018

InfoQ asked James Munnelly and Matt Bates from Jetstack about their view and ongoing work to be able to configure, deploy, monitor, scale, and auto-heal stateful services in Kubernetes in the same way as stateless services. In particular, we've asked them about the approach and implementation of Navigator, an open source Kubernetes extension Munnelly and Bates have been developing.

Cloud Follow 196 Followers

Microsoft Announces a Public Preview of the MongoDB Aggregation Feature in Azure Cosmos DB

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 17, 2018

Last November Microsoft announced more capabilities for the support of MongoDB in Azure Cosmos DB. With the deployment of the latest version of the Cosmos DB service, Microsoft included a preview of MongoDB aggregation pipeline support, enabling developers to create more sophisticated queries and manipulate data by combining multiple aggregation ‘stages.’

Culture & Methods Follow 440 Followers

Great Engineering Cultures and Organizations - Afternoon Sessions from QCon London

by Ben Linders Follow 15 Followers on  Mar 17, 2018

The Building Great Engineering Cultures and Organizations track at QCon London 2018 contained talks from practitioners representing digital leaders of the consumer internet as well as transformational corporates from “traditional” sectors. Previously InfoQ published a summary of the morning sessions; this is the summary of the afternoon sessions of this track.

Development Follow 412 Followers

Rust 2018 Will Focus on Productivity, WebAssembly, Embedded, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 16, 2018

The Rust core team has announced the official roadmap for Rust in 2018, which brings productivity to the fore and targets four main domains: Web services, WebAssembly, CLI apps, and embedded devices.

.NET Follow 224 Followers

Exploring Global Tools in .NET Core

by Jeff Martin Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 16, 2018

One of the new features to debut in .NET Core 2.1 Preview was Global Tools. Global Tools is a way to write .NET Core console apps that can be packaged and delivered as NuGet packages. If .NET Core runs on the target platform, then a properly packaged Global Tool will work there.

Architecture & Design Follow 1485 Followers

Events Are Reshaping the Future of Distributed Systems: Jonas Bonér at QCon London

by Jan Stenberg Follow 23 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

There are many reasons why you should care about events; they drive autonomy, increase stability, help you move faster and allow for time travel, Jonas Bonér noted in his presentation at QCon London 2018, where he explored how events are reshaping modern system.

Cloud Follow 196 Followers

Oral Arguments Before Supreme Court in Microsoft Cloud Computing Case Focus on Legal Issues

by Michael Stiefel Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

On February 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments on the Microsoft cloud computing case. A ruling against Microsoft could require companies based in the United States to hand over to law enforcement data stored on foreign servers. U.S. based organizations might then not be able to provide cloud computing services to foreign countries.

Data Science Follow 581 Followers

Microsoft Achieved Human Parity on Chinese-English Machine Translation

by Roland Meertens Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

Microsoft created a translation algorithm that translates Chinese sentences to English as well as human translators do. Translating Chinese sentences into English has been difficult in the past. Thanks to neural machine translation, a technique that created amazing results in the last couple of years, Microsoft got their machine translated sentences on par with human translated sentences.

DevOps Follow 525 Followers

Jessica Kerr at QCon London on "Why DevOps is a Special Case of DevEx"

by Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

Jessica Kerr, lead engineer at Atomist, presented her perspective on DevEx (Developer Experience) and how it relates to DevOps, at QCon London. She stressed that DevOps led to teams taking on accrued responsibilities (to be able to own and constantly improve their systems). To reduce cognitive load, we need better development tools that push down details on how systems get built and delivered.

JavaScript Follow 240 Followers

Ionic Announces Capacitor 1.0.0 Alpha for Creating Web, Hybrid, and Native Apps

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

The Ionic team has announced the first alpha release of Capacitor, a new approach for building web, hybrid, and native apps on mobile and desktop platforms with JavaScript.

Culture & Methods Follow 440 Followers

Great Engineering Cultures and Organizations - Morning Sessions from QCon London

by Ben Linders Follow 15 Followers on  Mar 15, 2018

The building great engineering cultures and organizations track at QCon London 2018 included talks from practitioners representing digital leaders of the consumer internet as well as transformational corporates from “traditional” sectors. The speakers presented how they established and scaled engineering cultures that keep their organisations ahead of the rest. A summary of the morning sessions.

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