Your PaaS has Docker ... so what?

Your PaaS has Docker ... so what?

Docker is becoming standard issue in PaaS offerings, but merely 'Docker-washing' a service is no longer enough

12/22/14

Python-to-C++ compiler promises speedier execution

Python-to-C++ compiler promises speedier execution

Nuitka converts Python to C++, which can then be executed or packaged up as a stand-alone file for redistribution

12/19/14

Microsoft extends open-sourcing spree with Project Orleans

Microsoft extends open-sourcing spree with Project Orleans

Hot on the heels of open-sourcing .Net Core, Microsoft does the same with its Orleans cloud computing framework

12/19/14

jQuery reigns as top JavaScript library

jQuery reigns as top JavaScript library

The new Libscore search engine, which crawls the Web tracking library usage, affirms jQuery's dominance among popular sites

12/18/14

KB 3025380 moves Windows 10 testers onto new build branch

KB 3025380 moves Windows 10 testers onto new build branch

The patch will let you get the next Tech Preview build, in January, from a new branch called FBL_AWESOME

12/18/14

Microsoft ships KB 3025390 to fix IE11 screwups in KB 3008923

Microsoft ships KB 3025390 to fix IE11 screwups in KB 3008923

As of noon Wednesday, Microsoft still hasn't pulled or updated the botched patch MS 14-080 / KB 3008923

12/17/14

5 signs Microsoft is serious about making Azure an enterprise hybrid cloud

5 signs Microsoft is serious about making Azure an enterprise hybrid cloud

Here are five of Microsoft's most recent moves aimed at making Windows and Azure your hybrid cloud platform

12/17/14

Microsoft vs. DoJ: The battle for privacy in the cloud

Microsoft vs. DoJ: The battle for privacy in the cloud

Is a U.S. warrant enough to force an American company to breach privacy laws abroad? Microsoft with the support of friends and foes alike, says no

12/17/14

Modular Java's changes could break IDEs

As Oracle presses forward with Project Jigsaw, it is notifying developers of potential changes to apps and IDEs that use the JDK

12/16/14

New patch KB 3025096 fixes Windows 10 Technical Preview patch KB 3020114

New patch KB 3025096 fixes Windows 10 Technical Preview patch KB 3020114

But why did it take Microsoft so long to post an official notification?

12/16/14

Functional programming piques Ruby founder, picks up Python compiler

Functional programming piques Ruby founder, picks up Python compiler

Streem could end up being the basis for future Ruby upgrades, while Mochi brings key functional programming features to Python

12/15/14

IBM's Design Language is no Bootstrap killer

IBM's Design Language is no Bootstrap killer

IBM's newly unveiled Design Language for Web and mobile doesn't lock users into templates, but it's also much less immediately functional

12/15/14

Newly leaked Windows 10 build 9901 teases with Cortana, other neat features

Newly leaked Windows 10 build 9901 teases with Cortana, other neat features

Microsoft struts its stuff with a grand if flawed Cortana and new apps, including a worthy Photos app and the beginnings of a new Windows Store

12/15/14

Windows 7 hit by rash of bogus 'not genuine' reports, validation code 0x8004FE21

Windows 7 hit by rash of bogus 'not genuine' reports, validation code 0x8004FE21

Windows 7 is suddenly telling users it isn't genuine -- and it has nothing to do with Windows being stolen

12/15/14

Watson wannabes: 4 open source projects for machine intelligence

Watson wannabes: 4 open source projects for machine intelligence

These projects aren't as established as Watson, but they're open source and ready for work

12/15/14

Patches aplenty: Microsoft sends out KB 2920807, KB 2920738 for Office

Patches aplenty: Microsoft sends out KB 2920807, KB 2920738 for Office

If you are running an installed version of Office 2010 or 2013, here are two more patches for your collection

12/12/14

Microsoft releases 'Silver Bullet' patch KB 3024777 to eliminate KB 3004394

Microsoft releases 'Silver Bullet' patch KB 3024777 to eliminate KB 3004394

More information unfolds about the Windows Root Certification patch and its foibles

12/12/14

Google Go ventures into Android app development

Google Go ventures into Android app development

Google Go 1.4 adds official support for Android, as well as improved syntax and garbage collection

12/12/14

A world without passwords? Not so fast

A world without passwords? Not so fast

FIDO Alliance's plan for a future without passwords is in its final form, but the makers of a password-free sign-on service are skeptical

12/12/14

Microsoft on KB 3004394 patch: Uninstall it ... pretty please

Microsoft on KB 3004394 patch: Uninstall it ... pretty please

It's official: If you installed KB 3004394, you need to uninstall the patch manually

12/11/14

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