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Implement HTTP authentication in Web API

In this article I would present a discussion on implementing HTTP authentication in Web API with code examples to illustrate the concepts discussed.

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AWS Mobile Hub streamlines app dev

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier, faster app delivery and adds Python support to AWS Lambda

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Jaws takes a bite out of AWS Lambda app deployment

Applications without servers, containers, or infrastructure? The Jaws framework attempts to deliver exactly that for AWS Lambda

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Perl 6 is coming soon: What it will bring

After a long wait, the next version of the Perl programming language will undergo a few betas, followed by a general release this year

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Assemble your UI with Google's Polymer

Polymer gives you the tools to add Material Design elements to Web apps, and it’s a dev framework in its own right


HoloLens' mixed reality is gaming on steroids

That's Microsoft's vision, but we won't know what the platform can really do until developers get their hands on it in early 2016.

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Oracle considers a new effort to develop mobile Java apps

The OpenJDK community has until Oct. 12 to vote on the proposal to ease development for iOS, Android, and mobile Windows


Rogue Wave buys PHP technology leader Zend

The acquisition is expected to help accelerate Zend's push into large enterprises

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Atlassian takes Jira beyond the development world

There are three new editions of the project-tracking tool, inlcuding one that targets non-technical business teams

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Linux kernel dev Sarah Sharp quits, citing 'brutal' communications style

A prominent Linux kernel developer is stepping down from her direct work in the kernel community

Where to start with containers and microservices

Lessons from Java and VMs show enterprise operations pros the way to microservices adoption

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Objective-C plummets in popularity

The venerable language for Apple development is losing ground, perhaps with a nudge from Swift

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Facebook gives Android a kick in the byte code

Facebook turns its attention to the Redex project for optimizing Java bytecode to improve Android optimization

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GitHub gets bigger: Updates LFS, adds integrations directory

At the GitHub Universe conference, the company showed off tools that add to the popular code-sharing site's developer capabilities

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GitHub adds hardware-based authentication for developers

GitHub developers will now be able to log in to the code repository using YubiKey hardware keys

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Grails gets cozy with AngularJS for better JavaScript

The Grails framework features improved REST capabilities, while the companion Groovy language gets compiler boosts

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Why self-service is everything in BI and big data

Empower users to acquire and manipulate the data they really need, and BI can become a magnitude more useful -- and much less work for IT

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Get started on IoT programming with Codebug

For less than $20, Codebug sets the foundation for building simple wearable devices

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