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What’s new in Rust 1.60

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software. Here’s what’s new.


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OpenFeature feature flag project applies for CNCF sandbox project status

The open source feature flag standard wants to follow in the footsteps of the OpenTelemetry project.


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Java concurrency could be about to get easier

Structured concurrency, a new proposal incubating in the OpenJDK community, would treat multiple tasks running in different threads as a single unit of work.


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Developer survey: JavaScript and Python reign, but Rust is rising

More than 20,000 developers in 166 countries participated in the SlashData survey, which found that Rust's usage nearly quadrupled over the past 24 months.


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The quantum menace: Quantum computing and cryptography

No one knows when, but crypto-menacing quantum machines are coming. Here's how researchers use quantum mechanics to crack large integers in asymmetric cryptography.


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Add security to Azure applications with Azure WAF

Microsoft’s latest updates to Azure’s Web Application Firewall make it an essential component of cloud architectures.


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The best new features and fixes in Python 3.11

A faster interpreter, more intelligible errors, more powerful type hints, and a slew of other speedups and tweaks are now ready to try out.


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Bootstrap 5.2.0 bolsters CSS, custom components

Major upgrade to popular web framework introduces CSS variables for all components and improves helpers and utilities for fonts and colors.


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Career roadmap: Data engineer

A combination of education, on-the-job training, and a certificate in data science paved the way from health sciences to data engineering.


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Google Cloud boosts open-source security, simplifies zero-trust rollouts

New Google Cloud security services aim to strengthen open-source security, simplify zero-trust adoption, and improve cloud governance.


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You’re doing cloudops planning too late

If cloudops isn't going well, perhaps important planning is being overlooked or left until too late in the process.


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Kotlin 1.7.0 beta alters builder type inference

A new memory manager is also featured in the planned language upgrade.


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Only DevSecOps can save the metaverse

The vast metaverse will also be vast in terms of code, accelerating the demand for supply chain security, automated scanning and testing, and continuous updates.


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CNCF launches ethics in open source training course

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has developed a new certification for developers looking to better incorporate ethical-first thinking into their open source software design.


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Top technologists have job options: 5 tips for retention

IT leaders suggest getting to know each employee personally and customizing opportunities for flexibility, growth, and wellness.