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The uber-importance of docs

It doesn’t matter how great your software is if nobody understands how or why they should use it.


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5 takeaways from recent agile and devops reports

See how your team compares to other companies using agile and devops effectively.


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TypeScript 4.4 brings performance boosts

Due in late August, upgrade to Microsoft’s typed JavaScript also introduces control flow analysis and spelling suggestions in plain JavaScript files.


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SolidJS creator: JavaScript innovation isn’t slowing down

As Solid marks its 1.0 release, creator Ryan Carniato discusses the origins of the framework, the latest JavaScript innovations, and the need to keep pushing front-end JS performance.


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The importance of classifying analytics

Aligning the right metrics to the right use case allows for timelier reporting and reduces application risk.


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3 creative ways to obtain cloud talent

If your company needs more cloud skills and recruiting is too slow, look outside the box to build the right cloud team.


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Microsoft sunsets Xamarin toolkit

With .NET MAUI due to arrive in November 2021, Microsoft announced it would end updates to the Xamarin mobile app development platform in November 2022.


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“Do More with R” video tutorials

Search for R video tutorials by task, topic, or package. Most videos are shorter than 10 minutes


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How to run R in Visual Studio Code

If you’re an R programmer hoping to try GitHub Copilot, you’ll need to use Microsoft’s Visual Code Studio. Here’s how to set up and use VS Code for R.


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An introduction to time series forecasting

Time series forecasts are used to predict a future value or a classification at a particular point in time. Here’s a brief overview of their common uses and how they are developed.


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What is SaaS? Software as a service defined

Consuming software as a service has become the dominant trend for enterprise applications over the past decade. Here’s how SaaS took over the world.


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Java state API would speed app startup

OpenJDK proposal would eliminate the long start-up times of Java applications by saving the state of the Java runtime and using it to start instances fast.


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Get your Visual Studio extensions ready for 64-bit

Microsoft is finally releasing a 64-bit version of Visual Studio, but you have to rebuild your VSIX extensions for the new IDE.


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6 essential Python tools for data science—now improved

SciPy, Numba, Cython, Dask, Vaex, and Intel SDC all have new versions that aid big data analytics and machine learning projects.


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Visual Studio Code 1.58 improves debugging, Jupyter Notebook support

With the June 2021 release of VS Code, Microsoft also unveiled plans for improving the editor’s Java support in coming months.