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How to work with RabbitMQ in C#

Take advantage of RabbitMQ, an open source, fast message broker to store and retrieve messages in your applications

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Core ML brings machine learning to Apple developers

Apple's Core ML frameworks provide a standardized -- if limited -- way to embed machine learning into Mac and iOS apps

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What's the Go language really good for?

InfoWorld examines the strengths, weaknesses, use cases, and future directions of Google's hit programming language

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How Heptio plans to automate away Kubernetes setup pains

Using Google's custom Ksonnet language, microservices developers can spend less time on configuration setup

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Amateur web developers can now look to Mavo

The HTML-based platform provides data -management capabilities without needing a back-end server

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Microsoft brings scalable Git to Visual Studio in improved GVFS

The Atlassian SourceTree IDE client also now supports GVFS, and others may join in

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Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds another open source project to its container-centric toolbelt

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AMD's game plan to become a machine learning giant

With machine learning now a major market for GPUs, AMD wants a piece of that action — and an end to Nvidia’s essential monopoly

Linux: Is Lubuntu better than Xubuntu?

Also in today’s open source roundup: How to kill a process from the command line, and ReactOS 0.4.5 has been released.

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Microsoft's P language is aimed at where cloud, AI, and IoT meet

The Rust-like open source language tackles application development where asynchrony leads to “heisenbugs” and other event complexities

How to build a Raspberry Pi-based desktop PC

Build your own under-$100 desktop Linux PC with Raspberry Pi; just don’t expect it to be a true PC

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10 Linux distributions for developers

Also in today’s open source roundup: Is Red Hat a good desktop distro? And why you should run Windows as a VM in Linux.

Is Steam bad for Linux gaming?

Also in today’s open source roundup: What does Fuchsia mean for Android? And It's FOSS reviews Antergos Linux.

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ActiveState's Python taps Intel MKL to speed data science and machine learning

The MKL libraries for accelerating math operations debuted in Intel's own Python distribution, but now other Pythons are following suit

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Atom editor now has native GitHub integration

The direct integration with the code-hosting platform to make things easier for devs -- but also ties them more closely to GitHub

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Will Linux protect you from ransomware attacks?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Ars Technica reviews Ubuntu 17.04, and Ubuntu has a login screen security flaw.

CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise stresses security and monitoring—and open source

The open source database for processing high-speed freeform data with SQL queries now has enterprise features, available as open source for faster developer uptake

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Faster machine learning is coming to the Linux kernel

The addition of heterogenous memory management to the Linux kernel will unlock new ways to speed up GPUs, and potentially other kinds of machine learning hardware

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