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Browser Vendors Start Shipping WebAssembly by Default

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 10, 2017

The browser vendors working on WebAssembly have reached a "consensus" on an initial implementation set, allowing browsers to ship it on by default. While this is an important milestone, the initial implementation won't immediately result in significant uptake by developers as important features such as DOM integration and garbage collection are not yet part of the spec.

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The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is Formed - Microsoft, Intel, JP Morgan, Startups Join

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 06, 2017

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced their participation in the newly formed Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. The mission for this alliance is to learn from and build upon the only smart contract supporting blockchain currently running in real-world production and to define enterprise-grade software capable of handling the most complex, highly demanding applications at the speed of business.

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Building the Hyperconnected Future on Blockchains Paper Released at World Government Summit

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 04, 2017

At the recent World Government Summit, Hexayurt Capital and ConsenSys released a paper called “Building the Hyperconnected Future on Blockchains.” The purpose of the paper was to provide an Internet of Agreements (IoA) strategy and roadmap for the next wave of innovation in order to drive Globalization 2.0.

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Swift Memory Ownership Manifesto

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 03, 2017 4

According to Chris Lattner, Swift creator and Swift team lead before moving to Tesla, defining a Rust/Cyclone-inspired memory ownership model is one of the main goals for Swift development. Now that Swift 4 has entered its phase 2, the Swift team has published a manifesto detailing how Swift memory ownership could work.

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Microsoft Adds Team and LUIS Support for Flow

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 11, 2017

Microsoft has recently announced changes to its cloud workflow service, Flow, to enable teams to contribute and manage flows centrally. This new sharing capability is also available to SaaS and custom API Connectors. In addition to these collaboration features, Microsoft has also announced support for Gmail connectivity and integration with additional Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs.

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Rust 1.15 Brings Custom Derive

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 05, 2017

The Rust core team has released the stable version of 1.15, bringing with it the highly anticipated custom derive.

Architecture & Design Follow 1476 Followers

Q&A with Susan Fowler on Production-Ready Microservices

by Thomas Betts Follow 11 Followers on  Jan 26, 2017

At the upcoming Practitioners Summit on Jan 31, Susan Fowler, an engineer at Stripe, will be presenting on topics from her book, Production Ready Microservices. InfoQ met with Fowler to discuss the technical, business and cultural challenges of successfully implementing a microservices architecture.

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eBay Announces New Buy and Sell APIs

by Margot Krouwer Follow 3 Followers on  Jan 26, 2017

eBay recently announced the release of two brand new buy and sell API’s.

Architecture & Design Follow 1476 Followers

Q&A with Matt Klein on Creating Envoy at Lyft

by Thomas Betts Follow 11 Followers on  Jan 25, 2017

At the upcoming Practitioners Summit on Jan 31, Matt Klein, a senior software engineer at Lyft, will be presenting his work on Envoy, a Layer 7 communications bus used throughout Lyft’s service-oriented architecture. InfoQ met with Klein to discuss the benefits of creating a custom tool for Lyft’s networking needs, and how it could benefit other microservices architectures.

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Apache Eagle, Originally from eBay, Graduates to top-level project

by Alexandre Rodrigues Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 24, 2017

Apache Eagle, an open-source solution for identifying security and performance issues on big data platforms, graduates to Apache top level project on January 10, 2017. Firstly open-sourced by eBay on October 2015, Eagle was created to instantly detect access to sensitive data or malicious activities and, to take actions in a timely fashion.

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Rust Language Server Available for Early Adopters

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 23, 2017

The Rust Language Server (RLS) aims to make it easier to build tools providing features such as code auto-complete, goto definition, reformatting, etc. RLS alpha is now available for early adopters to try on real projects and send feedback, writes Jonathan Turner, one of the main contributors to the project.

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Intel Open-Sources BigDL, Distributed Deep Learning Library for Apache Spark

by Alexandre Rodrigues Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 13, 2017

Intel open-sources BigDL, a distributed deep learning library that runs on Apache Spark. It leverages existing Spark clusters to run deep learning computations and simplifies the data loading from big datasets stored in Hadoop.

Development Follow 411 Followers

Atom 1.13 Brings Benchmarks, Project History, and Keystroke Resolver API

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 12, 2017

Version 1.13 of Atom, GitHub’s Electron-based open source text editor, adds a host of new features and improvements for users and developers, including a benchmarking tool, a Reopen Project menu option and API, and a custom keystroke resolver to map Chrome keyboard events to Atom-style keystrokes.

Development Follow 411 Followers

Rust 1.14 Brings Experimental WebAssembly Support and Rustup 1.0

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 23, 2016

Rust 1.14 introduces WebAssembly as a new experimental target and extends the .. syntax for pattern matching, writes the Rust core team. Additionally, rustup is now stable and is the recommended way to build Rust from sources.

Architecture & Design Follow 1476 Followers

Sharing Experiences from a Microservices Journey

by Mark Little Follow 9 Followers on  Dec 04, 2016

In our continued effort to showcase lessons learned by microservices practitioners, we look at an article Piotr Gankiewicz has recently written with his own tips and tricks. These include references to CQRS, asynchronous architectures, service discovery and how choosing the right database for each service is important.

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