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  • What’s new in Google’s Android Studio 3.3

    Android Studio 3.3, the latest version of Google’s IDE for building Android applications, is now available, aligning with an effort called Project Marble, to solidify fundamental IDE capabilities and polish user-facing features by reducing the number of…
  • MariaDB Platform X3 combines transaction processing and analytics

    MariaDB Corporation, maintainers of the MariaDB open-source fork of MySQL, have announced a new open source database—a fusion of two of its existing products—that processes both transactional and analytical workloads on the same dataset.…
  • 19 tools to tame Kubernetes deployments

    Kubernetes has become a standard way—many would say the standard way — to deploy containerized applications at scale. But if Kubernetes helps us to tame sprawling and complex container deployments, what’s available to help us tame Kubernetes? It too can…
  • How to automate machine learning

    Paolo Tamagnini, Simon Schmid, and Christian Dietz are data scientists and software engineers at KNIME.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
  • Mozilla launches CSS Flexbox inspector

    Tue 1:30pm
    Mozilla’s FirefoxDevTools group has built a tool for examining CSS Flexbox layouts, called Flexbox Inspector. The tool helps developers understand the sizing, positioning, and nesting of Flexbox elements…
  • How to work with Azure’s managed MariaDB

    Tue 6:00am
    If Microsoft is to succeed in making Azure its future, it needs to bring developers to its cloud platform. That would be easy if we were back in the early days of the PC, when it was still possible to build and lock in an ecosystem. But we live in a world were…
  • What you must know about moving ERP to the cloud

    Tue 6:00am
    Nearly 70 percent of enterprise organizations are currently migrating data for enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications to the cloud, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance. Almost 90 percent of those surveyed said these…
  • Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

    Mon 6:00am
    JavaScript is used for many different kinds of applications today. Most often, JavaScript works with HTML5 and CSS to build web front ends. But JavaScript also helps build mobile applications, and it has found an important place on the back end in the form of…
  • How to use Azure Table storage in .Net

    Mon 6:00am
    Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform provides interoperable cloud computing services that are comprised of both open source and standards-based technologies. You can use an Azure storage account to work with all kinds of data including files, blobs,…
  • What to do when free Java 8 updates end

    Mon 6:00am
    Time is running short for free updates for commercial users running Oracle’s Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, the most in-use version of Java and the foundation for many Java applications. The free JDK 8 updates will end by February 2019; a paid subscription…
  • How to create color-coded calendars in R

    Fri 6:00am
    A color-coded calendar can be a quick and easy way to see whether you’re achieving a daily goal. Did you meet a daily business metric like sales or social-media posts? Or, how are you doing with personal goals, like exercising every day? With one glance, you…
  • Moving to the cloud? 3 critical data efforts you must make

    Fri 6:00am
    I’m often taken back by the number of enterprises moving the cloud that have not considered data modernization as part of their cloud migration strategy. I know why: the money. However, not doing data modernization as part of moving to the cloud will cost…
  • TypeScript roadmap: Microsoft’s plans for 2019

    Fri 6:00am
    Microsoft’s priorities for TypeScript for the first six months of 2019 are to enhance the core type system, boost productivity, and improve linting.…
  • How to drive shorter development release cycles

    Jan 10, 2019, 6:00 am
    Before the days of agile, scrum, and devops, software development was often done over many-month release cycles. This was largely because complexity in functional requirements, integrations, application architecture, development tools, and infrastructure made…
  • JavaScript tutorial: Create a textured paper background with P5.js

    Jan 10, 2019, 6:00 am
    Last week I introduced the concept of generative art, P5.js, and some of the setup woes with P5.js. I left you with a scaffolding repository that gets all the project setup headache out of the way, but we didn't dig into making anything yet. This week, we'll…
  • DoneJS JavaScript framework gets faster

    Jan 9, 2019, 4:30 pm
    Version 3 of DoneJS, an open source JavaScript framework for building real-time web and mobile apps, is now available.Its creators say the new version has faster rendering and tree-shakable modules. Formerly known as JavaScriptMVC, DoneJS enables development…
  • AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront

    Jan 9, 2019, 4:00 pm
    You’ve probably missed it, but there’s a religious war being fought on Twitter. (No, really!) On one side is an array of data-infrastructure companies (MongoDB, Confluent, and Redis Labs) that claim that Amazon Web Services is strip-mining their open…
  • What is Kubernetes? Container orchestration explained

    Jan 9, 2019, 6:00 am
    Docker containers have reshaped the way people think about developing, deploying, and maintaining software. Drawing on the native isolation capabilities of modern operating systems, containers support VM-like separation of concerns, but with far less overhead…
  • How to manage machine learning models

    Jan 9, 2019, 6:00 am
    Michael Berthold is the founder and CEO at KNIME.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
  • What’s new in Angular: Version 7.2 is here

    Jan 8, 2019, 5:00 pm
    Version 7.2 of Angular, Google’s popular JavaScript framework for building mobile and desktop applications, is now available as a production release. To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
  • GitHub offers free private repos for small projects

    Jan 8, 2019, 3:30 pm
    Following what rivals GitLab and Atlassian BitBucket already have done, the GitHub code-sharing site is offering free private repos as part of its GitHub Free service for small developer groups. Three collaborators are allowed per free private…
  • Cloud migration checklist: The 3 key areas to focus on

    Jan 8, 2019, 6:00 am
    2019 is the year that enterprises are hitting the accelerator on their cloud migrations. Last year, the typical company wanted 100 or so workloads in the cloud at the end of 2018. This year, the goal is to move well over a 1,000 by the end of 2019.…
  • How to work with Azure API Management

    Jan 8, 2019, 6:00 am
    One of the building blocks of cloud-native application development is the API. By providing APIs to services, cloud applications can provide common backends to many applications across many platforms. Instead of having many implementations of a billing engine…
  • Python’s popularity surges as a mainstay language

    Jan 7, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Python was the biggest gainer in the Tiobe index of language popularity in 2018, rising by 3.62 percentage points from January 2018 to January 2019, with a rating of 8.294 percent for this month.…
  • Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors

    Jan 7, 2019, 6:00 am
    JavaScript programmers have many good tools to choose from—almost too many to keep track of. In this article, I discuss 10 text editors with good support for developing with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS, and for documenting with Markdown. Why use an editor for…
  • Get started with natural language processing

    Jan 7, 2019, 6:00 am
    Most applications today still work in the world of processing data from structured and semistructured sources. They connect to SQL databases to query information or present information from JSON or XML data sources. Many applications still avoid the…
  • What’s new in Ruby 2.6

    Jan 4, 2019, 6:52 pm
    Ruby 2.6, the latest version of the venerable dynamic language, is now available as a production release.…
  • Now is the time to get serious about your cloud strategy

    Jan 4, 2019, 6:00 am
    IT loves its enterprise data centers. Who can blame IT? Data centers are LED light works of modern art these days. Indeed, I like visiting data centers just to enjoy how they are designed and watch the lights blink.…
  • What’s new in Gradle 5.1

    Jan 3, 2019, 4:20 pm
    Version 5.1 of the Gradle build tool for Java and Android development has arrived, with capabilities for dependency matching and configuration-avoidance APIs. To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
  • NetBeans 10 adds support for latest Java and PHP

    Jan 3, 2019, 6:00 am
    Apache NetBeans 10, the latest version of the open source IDE for Java SE, PHP, and JavaScript development, is now available as a production release.…