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Cool Devops Tools

8 more cool tools for devops success

Software and services aimed at automation and analytics are helping fuel the devops revolution

Inheritance

Exploring generalization, specialization, and dependency in OOP

Generalization, specialization and dependency define relationships between the objects in your application

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Node.js Foundation to shepherd Express Web framework

The minimalist Web framework has had more than 53 million downloads, and now the foundation wants to ensure its continued viability through open governance

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Google takes aims at AWS Lambda with Cloud Functions

Google is alpha testing a rival to Amazon's super-lightweight cloud app framework, although it only supports JavaScript for now

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Zappa serves Python Web apps, minus the servers

The framework for 'server-less' Python Web apps eliminates load-balancing worries and provides cost advantages over traditional servers

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Review: Azure brings IoT to .Net developers

Azure IoT Suite attracts with plenty of device SDKs including C#, but some pieces are still missing

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Big? GitHub Enterprise 2.5 thinks massive

GitHub is focusing on enterprises with the biggest dev teams to ward off challenges from GitLab and Bitbucket

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Angular 1.5.0 paves the way for Angular 2

The new release focuses on components and ES6 improvements, helping developers more closely approximate the structure of apps in Angular 2

Testing

3 reasons for thoroughly testing your APIs

APIs have become the new middleware, and your business is increasingly relying on them. Yet, the delivery of APIs is rarely industrialized the way modern software delivery is

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Java installer flaw shows why you should clear your Downloads folder

Older versions of the Java installer were vulnerable to binary planting in the Downloads folder

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Screencasting captures what words can’t

Screencasting and screensharing are two easy tools at your disposal when you want to share best practices and details that might otherwise be lost

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Dragula looks to take the bite out of drag-and-drop

The open source library exclusively focuses on drag-and-drop, allowing users to move elements around a Web page

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Docker goes rootless -- and that's a good thing

Containers will no longer have to be run as root in Linux, thanks to a new feature in Docker 1.10

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SamsaraJS library juices mobile Web UIs

The functional reactive library provides native-like app experiences and takes on the mobile Web's performance issues

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CoreOS launches Rocket 1.0 directly at Docker

CoreOS's container runtime has better default security and full Docker compatibility

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How to work with Fluent NHibernate in C#

Fluent NHibernate provides a Fluent API also enables you to use LINQ to query data on top of the NHibernate engine

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What the increasing venture capital investment in devops means

In the end, money is talking in the debate over the phrase -- more investors and VCs are voting for devops with their dollars

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JetBrains polishes Kotlin for JVM ahead of general release

The release candidate also features improved Java interoperability

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