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Lean-Agile Procurement for Outsourcing

by Shane Hastie Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 16, 2018

One of the last barriers to organisations becoming agile in their operations is the procurement process. At the recent Agilia Conference, Mirko Kleiner presented on Lean-Agile Procurement, an approach to negotiating service contracts which involves procurement specialists, IT teams and suppliers, to move from a combative stance to a collaborative approach to addressing the customers’ needs.

Mobile Follow 117 Followers

An Early Look at Zircon, Google Fuchsia New Microkernel

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Google has published the official book about Fuchsia, its new operating systems aimed at IoT and mobile devices. Fuchsia will be based on a new microkernel called Zircon.

DevOps Follow 574 Followers

Metrics Collection from Large Scale IoT Deployments at Vivint

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Vivint's engineering team built their own metrics collection platform to collect and analyze metrics from their deployed devices. The key motivation behind writing their own system was to be able to store only aggregated data and focus on its analysis, which they achieve by their Rothko project.

Development Follow 459 Followers

Git 2.17 Improves Moved Code Diffs and Object Search

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Git latest release, version 2.17, brings a multiplicity of improvements and minor new features, including better moved code coloring, finding objects in history, and more.

DevOps Follow 574 Followers

What It Means to Be a Site Reliability Engineer According to a Survey from Catchpoint

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Site Reliability Engineering intersects software engineering with IT Operations and is an approach created at Google in 2003 and described in detail in their 2016 book, Site Reliability Engineering, How Google Runs Production Systems. Digital experience intelligence provider, Catchpoint, surveyed 416 Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) with the goal of understanding what it means to be a SRE.

JavaScript Follow 277 Followers

WebAssembly Studio: An Online WASM IDE Tool from Mozilla

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

WebAssembly Studio is an online tool developed by Mozilla and used to compile C/C++ and Rust code into WASM.

Cloud Follow 222 Followers

Amazon S3 Receives New Updates: New Storage Class and General Availability of S3 Select

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Amazon S3 recently received new updates to its service: a new storage class S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access (Z-IA) Storage Class and S3 Select capability, now generally available for customers. With S3 Select, customers can get a subset of data faster, while the new storage One Zone IA class is a low-cost option for retrieving infrequent data.

JavaScript Follow 277 Followers

D3 Announces 5.0 Release of SVG, Canvas, and HTML Library for Manipulating Data

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 12, 2018

The D3 team has announced their 5.0 release, which embraces several newer asynchronous patterns such as promises and fetch, and updates key visualization APIs.

Culture & Methods Follow 481 Followers

Software Engineering for Creativity, Collaboration, and Inventiveness

by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 12, 2018

A software engineering discipline must be iterative, based on feedback, incremental, experimental, and empirical. Craftsmanship is not sufficient; engineering is an amplifier, it enhances creativity, collaboration, and inventiveness. Continuous delivery is grounded in engineering principles.

DevOps Follow 574 Followers

Kayenta: An Open Source Canary Analysis Tool from Netflix and Google

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Kayenta is an open source canary analysis tool used to evaluate the readiness for production of a new version of a software.

AI, ML and Data Engineering Follow 638 Followers

Dataiku's Latest Release Integrates Deep-Learning for Computer Vision

by Alexis Perrier Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Collaborative data science platform Dataiku's latest release of its Data Science Studio includes pre-trained deep learning models for image processing. The DSS platform implements each step of a data-science project from data-sourcing and visualization to production deployment. Its machine-learning module supports standard libraries and it integrates with Hadoop and multiple Spark engines.

Java Follow 712 Followers

Java EE Guardians Moving Forward with Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 10 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Shortly after Java EE was rebranded to Jakarta EE, well-known Java EE evangelist Reza Rahman recently closed the change.org petition to declare victory in the original petition filed by the Java EE Guardians almost two years ago, in which they encouraged Oracle to move forward with Java EE 8. Rahman spoke to InfoQ about the future of the Java EE Guardians and Jakarta EE.

JavaScript Follow 277 Followers

Safari 11.1 in iOS 11.3 Enables Payment Request API

by Kevin Ball Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 10, 2018

In the 11.3 version of iOS, released Thursday, March 29, Apple included version 11.1 of Safari which enables the Payment Request API. This allows web developers to allow users to make payments with saved credit cards and mobile wallets, streamlining payment and checkout flows. With Android already supporting it, the Payment Request API is now available for 98% of the US and UK mobile markets.

Mobile Follow 117 Followers

Android Studio Switched to New D8 Compiler

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 09, 2018

Recently released Android Studio 3.1 switched to a new DEX compiler which promises to provide better and faster compilation, writes Google software engineer Jeffrey van Gogh.

DevOps Follow 574 Followers

Kubernetes 1.10 and Cross-Cloud CI Project Dashboard 1.3 Released, and Kubernetes Survey Announced

by Daniel Bryant Follow 545 Followers on  Apr 09, 2018

The Kubernetes container orchestration platform 1.10 release focuses on adding beta functionality to three core areas, including storage, security and networking. In additional Kubernetes-related news, the Cross-cloud CI project group have released the CI Dashboard v1.3.0, and the App Def Working Group have opened a survey for all users of Kubernetes to share requirements for deploying apps.

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