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OpenStack's future: Docker workloads on Kubernetes

OpenStack is set to become a Docker-ized app that runs on Kubernetes and help Google's plans for an open source hybrid cloud

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How not to choose an IoT platform

Would you commit to a platform for internet applications? Then why would you do so for IoT applications?

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The one big change in IT

A chat with IT consultant and former InfoWorlder Bob Lewis leads to a couple of entertaining revelations

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Wire open-sources messaging client, woos developers

Secure messaging apps are all the rage, and developers can now write their own open source Wire client

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R, TypeScript climb RedMonk language rankings

The top 10 programming languages remain JavaScript, Java, PHP, Python, and more

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LinkedIn claims Rocket Data beats Apple's iOS caching

The framework is an alternative to Apple's Core Data, which was inadequate for the company's mobile dev needs

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Hot job alert: Become a Salesforce coder

Making the switch to Salesforce’s ecosystem can prove lucrative for biz-savvy programmers

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The Three Ways: Core principles of devops

If devops has a foundation to build upon that foundation would probably be called The Three Ways. Originally developed by Gene Kim, these three principles underpin what devops is about. From here, many other principles are built but...

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My two cents on GC.Collect method in C#

Refrain from calling the GC.Collect method explicitly to reclaim the memory occupied by the objects in your application unless there is a specific reason do so

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Facebook open-sources tools for fast React app creation in JavaScript

The social giant's newest open source offering provides a rapid way to set up the prerequisites for building React apps in a complex JavaScript environment

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Google Dart gets its own version of the Angular 2 framework

Critics respond that separate Angular 2 versions -- one for Dart and one for TypeScript/JavaScript -- might actually discourage Dart adoption

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

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Stack Overflow crowdsources common developer how-tos

The new user-curated reference system for examples to developer questions might help undo Stack Overflow's reputation for being unfriendly to newcomers

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Google launches new cloud service for understanding human language

The tech behind Parsey McParseface is now available to help developers create apps, like intelligent assistants and chat bots, that understand human language

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Microsoft reveals big plans for .Net Core

The open source runtime will get new APIs, language upgrades, and ARM processor backing

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7 stages of a failed software project

Know the signs! You might not be able to affect the outcome, but at least you'll recognize when to fasten your seatbelt and update your resume

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Exclusive: Oracle to reboot Java EE for the cloud

In an InfoWorld interview, Oracle lifts the lid on its plan to modernize enterprise Java amid criticisms of inactivity

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5 reasons to learn mainframe programming

The work is fulfilling, the tools are state-of-the-art, and demand for mainframe-literate developers has never been greater

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