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Make Git work for global teams

Git was made for distributed teams, but long distances introduce special challenges

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Spark 2.0 takes an all-in-one approach to big data

With a new streaming system, performance enhancements, and API refinements, Apache Spark 2.0 offers a big umbrella to data users

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Microsoft maps out F# language upgrade

F# 4.1 will include struct tuples, improved error messages, and backing for .Net Core

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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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6 wacky hacks for Linux on Windows

After Microsoft rolled out its Linux subsystem for Windows 10, users worked out a number of surprising hacks. Here are some of our favorites

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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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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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Limited time offer: Pre-Order The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Deal Alert

Whether you’re mastering the fundamentals of programming, or digging into iOS 10-specific features (improved AI and Siri function, anyone?)--this course will have you covered.

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Pyston and PyPy chart different courses to a faster Python

As Pyston matures, it's taking a different path than the well-established PyPy, but having choices for making Python faster is a win-win for users

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Oden uses Google's Golang ecosystem to cook up a new language

The experimental language uses Go's underlying toolchain to deliver features that Google's language doesn't have yet

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Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

The new Automate enterprise commercial bundle is an integrated option for existing Chef users, but not a requirement

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Visual Studio Code 1.3 is Microsoft's new dev playground

With each new version of Visual Studio Code, Microsoft is experimenting with UI/UX in ways the legacy of the original Visual Studio wouldn't allow

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Tsuru open source PaaS puts developers first

The new PaaS stands out from the thundering herd by making app deployment as easy as issuing a Git push command

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Kubernetes 1.3 tackles current and future container questions

The new version of the at-scale container management framework adds better support for increasingly critical container behaviors like persistency

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Why tech journalism needs more tech experience

Open source has made developers the kingmakers of the software industry. Is software journalism up for the job?

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