Serdar Yegulalp

Senior Writer

Serdar Yegulalp is a senior writer at InfoWorld, focused on the InfoWorld Tech Watch news analysis blog and periodic reviews. Before joining InfoWorld, Serdar wrote for the original Windows Magazine, Information Week, the briefly resurrected Byte, and a slew of other publications. When he's not covering IT, he's writing SF and fantasy published under his own personal imprint, Genji Press.

Apache Libcloud provides single Python API for all clouds

Python gains functional programming syntax via Coconut

Python gains functional programming syntax via Coconut

The new language compiles directly to standard Python, so apps don't need a new interpreter to run

Red Hat ups its API management game by acquiring 3Scale

Red Hat ups its API management game by acquiring 3Scale

Joining the API-management trend, Red Hat can now help JBoss and OpenShift customers to add API magic to their projects

Microsoft Azure makes Docker a first-class citizen

Microsoft Azure makes Docker a first-class citizen

The newest features for containers and microservices in Azure are another step away from the obtrusive toolchains of the Microsoft of old

Read my lips, says Docker: Containers aren't VMs

Read my lips, says Docker: Containers aren't VMs

A major form of confusion about containers says that they're a next-generation, lightweight replacement for VMs. But container advocates say that's never been the goal

Docker 'swarm mode' aims to steal Kubernetes' thunder

Docker 'swarm mode' aims to steal Kubernetes' thunder

The newest revision of Docker's core product aims to widen its appeal by adding a native app orchestration and clustering system

7 tools for cutting through software legalese

EULAs got your eyes swimming? Head spinning from open source licensing terminology? These resources help you get the straight dope

Survey: Container use is way up -- and way different

Survey: Container use is way up -- and way different

Containers are in use more than ever, but for shorter stretches -- indicating they may be complementing existing IT modes, not displacing them

Red Hat revamps OpenShift Online for containers

Red Hat revamps OpenShift Online for containers

The newest version of Red Hat's PaaS for business uses the container-centric revamp of OpenShift for easier app deployment and management

Microsoft open-sources a safer version of C language

Microsoft open-sources a safer version of C language

Checked C proposes to reduce programming errors by adding safety features to the C language, but whether it'll be used outside of a lab setting is another story

Chef's Habitat puts the automation in the app

Chef's Habitat puts the automation in the app

The creators of the popular system-automation framework introduce Habitat, which allows apps to do their own automation on any target platform

Jailed JavaScript library runs untrusted code safely in browsers, Node.js

Jailed JavaScript library runs untrusted code safely in browsers, Node.js

Jailed uses native JavaScript functions to run other libraries in a sandboxed environment, which could be the route to safer plugins and better automated testing of code

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