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Microsoft moves forward on Semantic Kernel SDK

Now available in a release candidate, a simpler and easier Semantic Kernel SDK now automates function calling with OpenAI.

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Microsoft Copilot AI to flex more muscle

Microsoft Copilot soon will be able to generate responses using the OpenAI GPT-4 Turbo model, which will enable users to tackle more complex and longer-running tasks.

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The best new features in Microsoft .NET 8

From dynamic memory limits to faster collection classes, .NET 8 is packed with new features for building more performant, scalable, and secure applications.


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Accelerating cloud native development in Microsoft Azure

From GPU support to reference implementations, the latest updates to Azure Container Apps combine Microsoft’s commitment to developer productivity with its latest AI development tools.

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The best new features in Angular 17: A kinder, faster Angular

Featuring a slew of enhancements, Angular 17 makes it harder than ever to pick a front-runner among JavaScript frameworks.

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5 great new features in Django 5

More async support, easier form fields, and easier ways to handle form choices are all coming to the new Django.

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When to use abstract classes vs. interfaces in Java

Abstract classes and interfaces in Java serve fundamentally different purposes. Learn the differences between these Java language elements and how to use them in your programs.

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Django 5.0 simplifies templates for form field rendering

Field group templates in Django 5.0 make it easier and more concise to render form field elements such as labels, widgets, help text, and errors.

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AI Alliance, led by IBM and Meta, to promote open standards and take on AWS, Microsoft, and Nvidia

Reminiscent of the recurring battle between open source and proprietary ecosystems, the AI Alliance includes about 50 members and is expected to help IBM, Meta and AMD challenge the largest players in generative AI.

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Can cloud computing be truly federated?

With the rising costs of the cloud and the availability of connected computing and storage resources, we could see colossal cloud brands that don’t own data centers.


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Don’t make Apache Kafka be your database

Event-driven architectures are wonderful. But Kafka was never intended to be a database, and using it as a database won’t solve your problem.

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What is the JDK? Introduction to the Java Development Kit

The JDK is the development platform for building Java applications. Learn about different JDK versions, then install a JDK in your development environment and use it to compile a Java program.


AWS re:Invent 2023: 7 takeaways from the big annual event

Generative AI was the watchword at re:Invent 2023, as AWS rolled out new chips, foundation models, updates to its generative AI-based application building service Amazon Bedrock, a new generative AI assistant dubbed Amazon Q, support...

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Tech leaders sound off on new AI regulations

The AI industry is looking regulation in the face—and is nervous about what it sees.

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AWS finally gets serious about genAI

At AWS re:Invent, the company announced significant AI advancements that may make AWS a leader in generative AI.