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  • 3 ways AI improves CRM

    6:00am
    Customer relationship management systems have become indispensable tools in running business operations. In an always-connected and increasingly digital business world, manually-updated CRMs can quickly become unwieldy drags on office productivity and…
  • Data science needs drudges

    6:00am
    Data scientist may be one of the sexiest jobs of our century, as Harvard Business Review opines, but it sure does involve a lot of unsexy, manual labor. According to Anaconda’s 2021 State of Data Science survey, survey respondents said they spend “39% of…
  • Cloud database and cloud infrastructure people need to talk

    6:00am
    Most development and deployment teams now work better than they did prior to cloud computing. The rise of agile and devops/devsecops set the framework for ops and dev teams to work more closely together. Dev now works well with ops, and the other way…
  • Eclipse Temurin Java SE binaries debut

    6:00am
    The Eclipse Foundation’s Adoptium project has released its first Eclipse Temurin Java SE binaries, “production-ready” builds of the OpenJDK that cover the latest versions of Java SE (Standard Edition) 8, Java SE 11, and Java SE 16 for Windows, Linux, and…
  • GitHub Copilot is ‘unacceptable and unjust,’ says Free Software Foundation

    Mon 11:04am
    GitHub Copilot, a Visual Studio Code extension that uses artificial intelligence to help developers write code, has drawn the ire of the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which is calling for white papers that address legal and philosophical questions raised by…
  • What is Docker? The spark for the container revolution

    Mon 6:00am
    Docker is a software platform for building applications based on containers—small and lightweight execution environments that make shared use of the operating system kernel but otherwise run in isolation from one another. While containers have been used in…
  • What is the color of cloud money?

    Mon 6:00am
    What color is your cloud money?A weird question, perhaps, but it’s an important question. Because along with changing how we leverage applications, the cloud has also changed the type of money it takes for us to operate those applications.[ Also on…
  • Are your agile and devops processes good enough?

    Sat 6:00am
    Many organizations have shifted to agile planning and delivery methodologies to improve consistency, reliability, and customer satisfaction in building and enhancing applications. They embrace devops cultures, principles, and automations to increase deployment…
  • Jetpack Compose for Android turns GA

    Fri 1:55pm
    Jetpack Compose, Google’s native UI toolkit for Android mobile application development, has reached its official 1.0 production release status.Leveraging a declarative approach, Jetpack Compose is intended to make it easier and faster to build native Android…
  • Could you survive a cloud architecture walkthrough?

    Fri 6:00am
    I’m always on my best behavior when I review someone else’s enterprise cloud solutions. It’s bad form to call their baby ugly, and there could be a good reason why the baby is ugly. I never jump to conclusions, and I leave my own bias at the door until I…
  • “Do More with R” video tutorials

    Thu 3:39pm
    ‘Do More with R’ offers quick video tips on useful things you can do in the R programming language. Now you can search these R tutorial videos by topics, tasks, and packages in the table below. (Click on the task to go straight to the video content—or in…
  • OpenAI debuts Python-based Triton for GPU-powered machine learning

    Thu 10:52am
    OpenAI, the nonprofit venture whose professed mission is the ethical advancement of AI, has released the first version of the Triton language, an open source project that allows researchers to write GPU-powered deep learning projects without needing to know…
  • Easy interactive ggplot graphs in R with ggiraph

    Thu 6:00am
    Static visualizations are often enough to tell stories with your data. But sometimes you want to add interactivity, so users can hover over graphs to see underlying data or link their hover over one visualization to highlighting data in another. R has a…
  • How to use FilePond with Node.js

    Thu 6:00am
    Uploading files is a common need for cloud apps. FilePond is a solid open-source project that offers sophisticated file handling and wrappers for many JavaScript frameworks like React and Svelte.This article gives an overview of handling file uploads with…
  • Microsoft .NET adoption gets boost from open source

    Thu 6:00am
    At one time, commercial software giant Microsoft was known as a company that was unfriendly to the open source software movement. Former CEO Steve Ballmer even referred to the popular open source Linux platform as a “cancer.” But now, Microsoft is…
  • How Grafana Tempo simplifies distributed tracing

    Thu 6:00am
    Of the three pillars of observability, traces have historically lagged behind logs and metrics in usage. We’re hoping to change that with Grafana Tempo, an easy-to-operate, high-scale, and cost-effective distributed tracing back end.Tempo allows users to…
  • JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

    Wed 4:26pm
    The feature set for Java 17 is now frozen, with the next version of standard Java due to have 10 new features plus two feature removals and two feature deprecations. Among capabilities set for Version 17 are context-specific deserialization filters support,…
  • 6 stellar libraries for profiling Python code

    Wed 6:00am
    Every programming language has two kinds of speed: speed of development, and speed of execution. Python has always favored writing fast versus running fast. Although Python code is almost always fast enough for the task, sometimes it isn’t. In those cases,…
  • GraalVM adds Native Image, compiler enhancements

    Wed 6:00am
    Oracle’s latest update to the GraalVM multi-language runtime offers compiler and native image usability improvements, along with enhancements geared to specific languages.GraalVM 21.2, published July 20, is available among community and enterprise editions…
  • Design for responsible AI with Microsoft’s HAX

    Wed 6:00am
    Machine learning (ML) is everywhere now. It may not be the flexible, general artificial intelligence promised by science fiction stories, but it’s a powerful alternative to rules engines and brute force image and voice recognition systems. But one big…
  • How to use correlation IDs in ASP.NET Core MVC

    Wed 6:00am
    Suppose you have implemented an application based on a microservices architecture. In a microservices-based application, you’ll typically have a conglomeration of several services. One of the significant benefits of microservices architecture is that each…
  • GitHub to help developers with DMCA disputes

    Jul 27, 2021, 10:00 am
    GitHub is increasing efforts to help developers understand and assert their legal rights to source code when challenged under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).Leveraging its $1 million Developer Defense Fund founded late last year, the company on…
  • The evolution of public clouds will benefit enterprises

    Jul 27, 2021, 6:00 am
    I don’t normally go to the Wall Street Journal for the cloud news, but this headline caught my eye: “Battle for the Cloud, Once Amazon vs. Microsoft, Now Has Many Fronts. Customers increasingly sign with multiple vendors to lower costs and cobble together…
  • SolidJS creator: JavaScript innovation isn’t slowing down

    Jul 26, 2021, 6:00 am
    One of the most interesting JavaScript frameworks gaining traction these days is SolidJS. Solid is interesting because it takes JSX (React’s templating language) in novel directions. It decorates JSX with a handful of reactive primitives. It is compiled…
  • TypeScript 4.4 brings performance boosts

    Jul 26, 2021, 6:00 am
    Microsoft has released a beta version of TypeScript 4.4, the latest planned version of its popular typed version of JavaScript, with capabilities including performance improvements and control flow analysis.For faster declaration emits, TypeScript now caches…
  • The uber-importance of docs

    Jul 26, 2021, 6:00 am
    Which is more important, software or the documentation that makes that software more usable and useful? Framed that way, it would be reasonable to assume both creators should make roughly the same, given similar seniority/geography/etc. Reasonable, but…
  • The importance of classifying analytics

    Jul 24, 2021, 6:00 am
    Analytics are core to all modern SaaS applications. There is no way to successfully operate a SaaS application without monitoring how it is performing, what it’s doing internally, and how successful it is at accomplishing its goals.However, there are many…
  • 3 creative ways to obtain cloud talent

    Jul 23, 2021, 6:00 am
    Looking to ramp up for huge cloud projects but limited by the number of qualified people you can find? You’re not alone. According to Gartner, “insufficient cloud [infrastructure-as-a-service] skills will delay half of enterprise IT organizations’…
  • Microsoft sunsets Xamarin toolkit

    Jul 22, 2021, 5:45 pm
    With Microsoft’s .NET MAUI (Multi-platform App UI) cross-platform framework due later this year, serving as the next generation of Xamarin Forms, the company announced plans to sunset its Xamarin Community Toolkit for mobile development.Microsoft said it…
  • How to run R in Visual Studio Code

    Jul 22, 2021, 6:00 am
    If you’re a happy RStudio user, you may never have had the urge to try another editor for R (or even Python). But if you want to try GitHub Copilot—GitHub’s new AI-based coding assistant—you’ll need to write your code in Microsoft’s Visual Studio…