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AWS EC2 Fleet: Manage Thousands of On-Demand and Spot Instances with One Request

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  May 12, 2018

Amazon announced EC2 Fleet, a new feature that gives customers a unique ability to create fleets composed of a combination of EC2 On-Demand, Reserved, and Spot Instances, by using a single API. Moreover, the customer can specify what capacity and instance-wise VM's it requires, and AWS will launch, manage, monitor and scale instances that they need, without writing any scaffolding code.

.NET Follow 276 Followers

Visual Studio 2017 15.7 Brings Full C++17 Compliance

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  May 11, 2018

Microsoft has released a seventh update to Visual Studio 2017. Notable additions in this release include full C++17 compliance, an improved installer, and general quality of life changes that should benefit most developers.

Mobile Follow 124 Followers

Android Studio 3.2 Canary Brings Better Traces Support, Lint Checking, and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 30 Followers on  May 11, 2018

Google has released Android Studio 3.2 Canary in the Canary and Dev channels. This version comes with improvements on core Android Studio IDE, as well new Android Profiler, Android Jetpack, Import/Export CPU traces, record CPU activity during startup, Lint checking and more.

JavaScript Follow 313 Followers

Google App Engine to Support Node.js 8.x Using the Recently Open Source gVisor Sandbox

by Wesley Reisz Follow 16 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Google App Engine (GAE), Google's PaaS offering, is now offering a preview of support for the Node.js 8.x runtime within the standard environment, with a full release promised soon.

Mobile Follow 124 Followers

Google Overhauls the Android Support Library into AndroidX

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  May 10, 2018

The new Android extension library (AndroidX) is a replacement for the seven-year old Support library, aiming to streamline things and provide a solid foundation for the further evolution of the library.

Culture & Methods Follow 517 Followers

Finding Talented People and Building Sustainable Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Meetups, hackathons and conferences are fantastic opportunities to promote your company's work and ethos and meet talented people. You can learn a lot more about a person if you let them drive the conversation initially in a job interview. Having room to grow professionally and psychological safety are key to building sustainable teams, and establish a collaborative, cohesive engineering culture.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 696 Followers

What’s New in Azure Machine Learning?

by Michael Stiefel Follow 5 Followers on  May 09, 2018

Matt Winkler delivered a talk at Microsoft Build 2018 explaining what is new in Azure Machine Learning. The new improvements come in several areas: making development easier, single container deployment to make the dev/test loop faster, using the SDK from the Azure Notebook for control, as well as helping people get started solving a particular problem.

Development Follow 501 Followers

GitHub Checks API Enables Apps for Advanced Continuous Integration

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  May 09, 2018

GitHub Checks API aims to make it possible to integrate code checks into a continuous integration workflow. For example this could mean linting a source file and present the results directly in the pull request view. The feedback can be so detailed as desired, e.g., showing the line of code causing a problem, thus allowing the commit author to fix the issues and run a new check on the code.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 696 Followers

Google Upgrades Its Speech-to-Text Service with Tailored Deep-Learning Models

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  May 09, 2018

A month after Google announced breakthroughs in Text-to-Speech generation technologies, the company followed through with a major upgrade of its Speech-to-Text API cloud service. The updated service leverages deep-learning models for speech transcription that are tailored to specific use-cases: short voice commands, phone calls and video and includes adding punctuation to the transcribed text.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 696 Followers

Google I/O Opening Keynote Featured ML Kit, Google Assistant, TPU 3.0 & Host of Other Announcements

by Wesley Reisz Follow 16 Followers on  May 09, 2018

For the third time in as many years, Google I/O kicked off yesterday at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Nearly perfect weather greeted the 7,000 attendees who met to learn from Google’s Annual flagship developer conference.

Development Follow 501 Followers

Microsoft 365 and the Future of App Development: Microsoft Build 2018 Second Day Keynote

by Michael Stiefel Follow 5 Followers on  May 08, 2018

The second day keynote focused on how Microsoft 365 is the future of app development. Although the talk was focused on the merging of Enterprise Mobility Services, Microsoft Office, and Windows 10 in Microsoft 365, the underlying Microsoft Graph platform will have much wider use as ubiquitous computing, the union of data and AI, and multi-sense and multi-device experiences become more prevalent.

Development Follow 501 Followers

Visual Studio Live Share Allows Collaborative Development

by Thomas Betts Follow 22 Followers on  May 08, 2018

The new Visual Studio Live Share extension was demoed at Microsoft Build, and is now available for public preview. Live Share provides real-time, bi-directional collaboration between developers, each on their respective computers, without the need to share repos or set up a development environment. The extension is available for VS2017 and VS Code, including on Mac and Linux installs.

.NET Follow 276 Followers

.NET Core 3 Will Add Windows Desktop App Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  May 08, 2018

During Microsoft's Build developer conference, the company announced that .NET Core 3 will include support for Windows Desktop apps. This means developers can use .NET Core to write Windows platform apps that use WinForms, WPF, or UWP.

JavaScript Follow 313 Followers

Angular Team Releases Angular 6

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  May 08, 2018

On May 3, 2018, the Angular team released version 6 of Angular, a release that focused on improving the Angular toolchain. Significant updates make it easier to update application source code and dependencies, add new application capabilities, and tree shake code for better performance.

Cloud Follow 238 Followers

AWS IoT Analytics Is Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  May 08, 2018

Amazon has made the AWS IoT Analytics service, which provides advanced analysis of data collected from IoT devices, generally available. At re:Invent conference last year, Amazon released a first preview version of AWS IoT Analytics. This service is a part of a broader IoT-focused push by Amazon since this conference.

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