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Unlock the cloud’s full value: Make devops mandatory

Don’t delay, and don’t let empire-builders stand in the way of adopting devops

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Software development trends for 2017: It’s all about the customer experience

In 2017, companies will use smart apps, chatbots, PaaS, and predictive analytics to improve and personalize the customer experience

Global economic technology prospects: China and the United States of America

China didn't steal your job—I did

It's all us techies' fault in creating robots and machine intelligence that can do a better job than even the best-trained workers

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TypeScript 2.1 ups ease of use, adds expressive code

The latest version of Microsoft's typed JavaScript superset picks up down-level async functions and mapped types

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Glue, stitch, cobble: Weighing DIY container management

Before you piece together your own container management system, examine the ‘glue levels’ of effort

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Apple Swift attracts a flock of coding tools

The Swift community offers a host of tools to help power Apple’s soaring programming language

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Microsoft tunes R Server 9.0 for machine learning

Microsoft is tooling R Server to be a resource for working with data where it already lives

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PHP 7 user migrations are well underway

A survey by PHP vendor Zend finds that only 14 percent of users don't plan to move to version 7 of the server-side web development language

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How to integrate Microsoft Teams with other apps

Microsoft’s new collaboration is more than messaging—it’s a platform with three choices for integration into a work hub

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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins

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IBM Bluemix wants to take the drudgery out of devops

IBM's Bluemix Continuous Delivery offers reusable workflows for devops, with familiar services like GitHub and Slack as part of the plan

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Move over Memcached and Redis, here comes Netflix's Hollow

Netflix's new Java-powered data caching system promises to speed access to local data sets and aid developers building on top of that data

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New PHP release brings another speed boost

Version 7.1.0 of the language also backs nullable types

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Lift language opens the door to cross-platform parallelism

A project sponsored in part by Google aims to allow algorithms to be optimized to get the most out of whatever hardware it runs on

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Python up, C still down in language popularity

The two languages take divergent paths in the Tiobe and PyPL popularity indexes, with Python getting a spike thanks to AI while C founders due to lack of major support

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9 enterprise tech trends for 2017 and beyond

The swirl of new enterprise tech settled a bit in 2016, leaving a clear framework for the future -- and a handful of new tech trends to bet on

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How cognitive computing will touch your life in 2017

Cognitive computing has already affected your life, but expect your encounters with machine intelligence to be more frequent and profound

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4 likely future twists for Python

What does the future hold for Python, aside from new versions of the language? Let's check the crystal ball

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