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Architecture & Design Follow 1364 Followers

Data Consistency in Microservices Using Sagas

by Andrew Morgan Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018 2

At QCon San Francisco 2017, Chris Richardson, software architect, introduced techniques for data consistency in microservices. The main focus was on the saga pattern, a means of splitting up a distributed transaction into a series of smaller transactions that either all commit or rollback.

Architecture & Design Follow 1364 Followers

Finding Bounded Contexts Using Domain Storytelling

by Jan Stenberg Follow 23 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

When working with Domain-Driven Design (DDD), bounded context is a core concept. Domain storytelling is a way of finding how people and systems work together within a domain which then can be used to identify the bounded contexts and how they are interconnected, Stefan Hofer and Henning Schwentner explained at the recent DDD Europe 2018 conference in Amsterdam.

.NET Follow 199 Followers

Visual Studio 15.6 Preview 4 Sharpens F# Functionality

by Jeff Martin Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 13, 2018

Microsoft continues to make evolutionary changes in Visual Studio 15.6. The 4th preview of the IDE has been released, and with it comes a primary focus on improving F# support.

.NET Follow 199 Followers

Blazor Now an Official Microsoft .NET and WebAssembly Project

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 12, 2018

Microsoft has taken another step towards .NET running in the browser by adopting Blazor from its creator Steve Sanderson. By doing so, Microsoft adds another piece to their WebAssembly/.NET stack, giving .NET developers a higher order abstraction to build browser-based apps with.

Development Follow 368 Followers

Hyperledger Project Releases Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 12, 2018

In a recent blog post, the Hyperledger project announced Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 has reached general availability (GA). The Hyperledger project addresses requirements for enterprises building, deploying and running distributed ledger applications. The Sawtooth 1.0 release includes updates to on-chain governance, advanced transaction execution, dynamic consensus and support for Ethereum.

Cloud Follow 174 Followers

Subtree Releases "Dotmesh", a Git-Like CLI for Capturing, Organising and Sharing Application States

by Daniel Bryant Follow 454 Followers on  Feb 11, 2018

Subtree has released Dotmesh, a container-friendly application state snapshotting tool that provides a git-like CLI for manipulating and sharing the captured data. The core use case for Dotmesh is the ability to share state captured from microservice-based applications in order to facilitate the debugging and exploration of problematic states seen within QA and production environments.

Mobile Follow 99 Followers

Swift 4.1 Brings Conditional Conformance and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 11, 2018

Swift 4.1, available in Xcode 9.3, brings a number of improvements to the language, including automatic implementation of the Equatable and Hashable protocols, conditional conformance, and more.

DevOps Follow 491 Followers

Scaling the ipify Service on Heroku

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 10, 2018

The developer behind the ipify service shared his experiences in scaling the service to 30+ billion requests on Heroku. ipify is an online service which exposes an API that applications can invoke to fetch their external IP address.

Cloud Follow 174 Followers

Oracle's Fn Serverless Platform Adds Prometheus Support and Helm Chart Installation for Kubernetes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 454 Followers on  Feb 09, 2018

At the recent KubeCon NA conference, InfoQ sat down and discussed Oracle’s Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) “serverless” Fn Project with Bob Quillin, vice president of Oracle Container Group. The Fn project has evolved rapidly since its launch in October 2017, and additions include: support for Prometheus monitoring; a new Hybrid Architecture; and an open source Helm Chart Fn installer.

JavaScript Follow 221 Followers

Universal React Framework Next.js Releases Version 5.0

by Kevin Ball Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 09, 2018

Next.js, an open source toolkit for universal React.js applications, has reached version 5.0. This release improves configurability of Next.js applications, adding better server-side webpack support and a plugin system for modular configuration. It also adds first-class TypeScript support, better support for React alt-libs like Preact, and a multi-application composition feature called Zones.

JavaScript Follow 221 Followers

Roadmap for AngularJS and Angular

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 09, 2018

AngularJS will have one more major release then it will enter a three-years period of LTS, while Angular continues the cycle of a major release every six months.

Architecture & Design Follow 1364 Followers

Retroactive and Future Events in an Event Sourced System

by Jan Stenberg Follow 23 Followers on  Feb 09, 2018

When Thomas Pierrain started a new project with an asset management company, one important requirement was the ability to go back in time to understand why they took decisions that today look strange. At the recent DDD Europe 2018 conference in Amsterdam, Pierrain discussed his experiences when building an event sourced system that included some temporal challenges.

Development Follow 368 Followers

C2 Aims to Modernize the C Language

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 08, 2018 2

C2 is a new programming language aiming to be an evolution of C suitable for low-level programs like bootloaders, kernels, drivers, and system-level tooling. InfoQ has spoken with C2 creator Bas van den Berg.

Culture & Methods Follow 394 Followers

Agile and the Use of Paradoxes

by Ben Linders Follow 14 Followers on  Feb 08, 2018

Paradoxes support agile transformations; they make you stop, think, and discuss by using a shared language. They also help to show empathy and provide a way forward. VIVAT, a Dutch insurance company, uses paradoxes in training and everyday work to drive their agile transformation.

Cloud Follow 174 Followers

Amazon Increases Network Bandwidth for EC2 Instances

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 08, 2018

Amazon announced it increased the bandwidth in all AWS regions for traffic between current-generation EC2 instances and the latest Amazon Machine Images (AMIs). With the increase, customers will be able to move data more efficiently. Furthermore, the increase will raise the networking bar among the public cloud providers.

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