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  • Pyston project open sources its faster Python

    9:08am
    Pyston, an alternate version of the Python runtime employing just-in-time compilation and other techniques to speed execution, released a 2.2 version this week with one significant new feature: the full source code, available as an open source project under…
  • How Kubernetes works

    6:00am
    Kubernetes is the most prominent technology in modern microservices. It is designed to make managing microservices clusters of containerized applications simpler and more automated. Beneath this simple notion is a world of complexity. This article gives you a…
  • How a digital integration hub transforms the mainframe

    6:00am
    Companies undergoing digital transformation typically require agile, efficient, and real-time integration between their core business systems and hybrid cloud deployments. How can such real-time integration be achieved when the core business system is a…
  • Microsoft fleshes out Power Apps

    Wed 2:56pm
    Microsoft has expanded its Power Apps low-code development platform, introducing custom pages and app designer capabilities as well as app-sharing and new templates. These features were introduced on May 4.The custom pages capability uses the Power Apps canvas…
  • Splunk bundles ‘smart’ telemetry dashboards for cloud-native development

    Wed 1:38pm
    “Observability” might prove to be the buzzword of the year, and logging and monitoring specialist Splunk is joining other software tools developers to address the market with its latest product, Observability Cloud. The managed cloud service aims to bring…
  • What’s new in Python 3.10

    Wed 8:58am
    Python 3.10, the latest in-development version of Python, has been released in its first beta version. With the beta release, the feature set for Python 3.10 has been locked down, and intrepid Python developers are encouraged to test their code against the…
  • 10 web accessibility improvements you can make right now

    Wed 6:00am
    There is no question the internet is one of the greatest innovations of modern times. The web in particular has given billions of people a level of access to information, entertainment, goods and services, and human connection that previous generations could…
  • Get started with Blazor in .NET 5

    Wed 6:00am
    Microsoft’s Blazor is an open source and cross-platform web UI framework used for developing single-page applications (SPAs) in .NET and .NET Core. Blazor is built on a flexible component model that allows for the development of rich, interactive web UIs.You…
  • Build real-time communication applications with Azure Web PubSub

    Wed 6:00am
    If there’s one lesson we’ve learned from a rapid shift to remote working, it’s that collaboration relies on real-time connections between applications. If you’re sharing a document with a colleague, you want to be able to see what they’re working on…
  • JetBrains previews Jetpack Compose for Web

    Wed 6:00am
    JetBrains is offering its first technology preview of Jetpack Compose for the Web, which brings Google’s Kotlin toolkit for building reactive user interfaces to the web.Introduced on May 3, Jetpack Compose for Web works on top of Kotlin Multiplatform,…
  • Why Gitops isn’t ready for the mainstream (yet)

    Tue 6:00am
    Since being coined in 2017, Gitops has emerged as a natural evolution of modern software development practices like devops, infrastructure as code, and CI/CD principles, specifically for organizations that are building microservices deployed across distributed…
  • Next.js taps Webpack 5 for faster builds

    Tue 6:00am
    The latest upgrade of Vercel’s Next.js framework for building React web applications speeds up builds and refreshes with expanded use of the Webpack 5 module bundler.Introduced April 28, Next.js 10.2 uses Webpack 5 to improve disk caching, allowing the…
  • Is cloud architecture binary or analog?

    Tue 6:00am
    I’ve been in the world of enterprises architecture for years—as a practitioner, a technology builder, a thought leader, and a pundit.What I like about architecture, no matter if it’s traditional enterprise, cloud, edge, or other special-purpose systems,…
  • Cloud and digital transformation gain speed

    Mon 6:00am
    Up until this week, it would have been easy to get caught up in the fiction that growth in public cloud spending was slowing. After all, if you looked across the different cloud providers, you’d see them reporting lower growth rates each quarter, as Jordan…
  • When to incorporate design thinking in scrum

    Mon 6:00am
    For many developers, QA automation engineers, and site reliability engineers participating in agile development teams, the delivery work starts by defining user stories and committing to complete them in sprints. Sometimes, the user story calls for a…
  • Microsoft previews Azure service for building WebSocket applications

    Fri 3:07pm
    Microsoft is previewing Azure Web PubSub, an Azure cloud service for building real-time web applications using the WebSocket protocol for two-way communication.Unveiled April 29, Azure Web PubSub enables developers to use WebSockets and a publish-subscribe…
  • How to be an in-demand cloud geek

    Fri 6:00am
    CRN published one of those slideshow articles revealing “The Most In-Demand Cloud Computing Jobs For 2021.”Spoiler alert: Cloud engineers are in the most demand, earning an average annual salary of $118,000. Of course, “cloud engineer” could mean many…
  • JetBrains takes TeamCity CI/CD to the cloud

    Fri 6:00am
    JetBrains is taking its TeamCity CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery) platform to the cloud, with the introduction of the TeamCity Cloud service.Introduced April 27, after having been beta tested by nearly 5,000 users, TeamCity Cloud is intended…
  • 10 tips for tuning React UI performance

    Apr 29, 2021, 6:00 am
    React remains the most popular JavaScript framework. This article covers the latest tips on wringing the most performance from the React framework, including functional components and the Suspense feature.React works by maintaining an in-memory model of the…
  • Make life easy with ssh_config

    Apr 29, 2021, 6:00 am
    This blog post covers how to configure the behavior of an SSH client using the ssh_config file. We will take a look at the use of wildcards and how they can be used to radically simplify your life without bloating your client.Whether you are looking to add…
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux takes aim at edge computing

    Apr 28, 2021, 4:53 pm
    With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4, Red Hat is emphasizing edge computing deployments, with the addition of container deployment and management capabilities geared to edge usage. RHEL 8.4 will become generally available in the coming weeks.Announced April 27,…
  • 8 databases supporting in-database machine learning

    Apr 28, 2021, 6:00 am
    In my August 2020 article, “How to choose a cloud machine learning platform,” my first guideline for choosing a platform was, “Be close to your data.” Keeping the code near the data is necessary to keep the latency low, since the speed of light limits…
  • Using Pulumi 3.0 to manage Azure infrastructure

    Apr 28, 2021, 6:00 am
    The Pulumi IaC (infrastructure-as-code) platform takes an interesting route to delivering cloud infrastructures. Instead of using a domain-specific language like Bicep or declarative configurations like Azure’s ARM templates, it offers a way to use familiar,…
  • Red Hat OpenShift ramps up security and manageability with Platform Plus

    Apr 27, 2021, 1:47 pm
    Red Hat announced a new option for its OpenShift container platform at the virtual Red Hat Summit this week called Platform Plus, with a focus on helping customers more easily secure and manage their Kubernetes clusters regardless of which environment they run…
  • JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

    Apr 27, 2021, 1:04 pm
    Although not due until September, Java 17 has already begun to take shape, with four new features planned for the upgrade to standard Java so far. In the latest change, as of April 27, the experimental Java-based ahead-of-time (AOT) and just-in-time (JIT)…
  • Oracle Database 21c review: The old RDBMS is new again

    Apr 27, 2021, 6:00 am
    Oracle Database 21c, the new release of the longtime industry leading RDBMS, is currently available in the Oracle Cloud, where it can be deployed as a Virtual Machine DB System (for clusters and single instance) or a Bare Metal DB System (single instance).…
  • Edge computing can be a data cache for public clouds

    Apr 27, 2021, 6:00 am
    A data (or database) cache is a high-performance data storage layer that stores a subset of transient data so that future requests for that data are provided faster than by accessing the primary storage location of the data. In the world of edge computing, the…
  • When to use String vs. StringBuilder in .NET Core

    Apr 27, 2021, 6:00 am
    Two popular classes that you will use frequently when working with strings in .NET Core are the String and StringBuilder classes. You should be aware of the best practices when using both these classes to build applications that minimize allocations and are…
  • Prisma ORM for Node.js is ready for production

    Apr 27, 2021, 6:00 am
    Prisma, an open source object-relational mapping (ORM) toolset for Node.js and TypeScript, is now available as a production release. Intended to address the bottleneck of working with relational databases, Prisma supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and SQL…
  • Tapping into the smartest software developers

    Apr 26, 2021, 6:00 am
    “No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else.” Thus spake Sun Microsystems cofounder Bill Joy, offering sage counsel for companies that want to get the best possible software. If you’re in the business of selling or using…