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Amazon Q: AWS' answer to Microsoft’s GPT-driven Copilot

Amazon Q can do all the tasks that Copilot can and is expected to appeal to IT managers who want to limit the number of generative AI assistants in use at their enterprises.

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JDK 22: The new features in Java 22

The number of proposed features for the next version of standard Java now totals 10, with the addition of a second preview of structured concurrency and an enhancement to the Java application launcher.

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AWS adds new enterprise pricing tier for Amazon CodeCatalyst

The new pricing tier includes a custom blueprint feature that allows enterprises to encapsulate best practices for application code, workflows, and infrastructure.


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Amazon Braket Direct program to help reserve quantum computers

The new program allows researchers to cut through waiting queues or wait times while providing the option to connect with experts to seek guidance on quantum workloads.

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Are we too focused on vendors?

The mega cloud conferences hosted by cloud providers never fail to mesmerize us with shiny new technology. We should focus on our business needs instead.

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How SMBs can take advantage of the cloud—and avoid common mistakes

Cloud computing can help small and mid-size businesses unlock future growth opportunities, innovate faster, enhance customer experiences, and generate new revenue streams. These are the mistakes to avoid.

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How to implement JWT authentication in ASP.NET Core

It’s easy to secure minimal API endpoints in ASP.NET Core using JSON Web Tokens for authentication and authorization. Just follow these steps.

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New Amazon Lex AI features aim to let developers quickly build, enhance bots

Amazon has added generative AI capabilities to Lex, its chatbot development tool.

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PHP 8.3 brings typing of class constants

Major update to PHP adds support for declaring class, interface, trait, and enum constant types. Readonly properties and randomness also get attention.

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Visual Studio vs. Visual Studio Code: How to choose

Choosing between Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio may depend as much on your work style as on the language support and features you need. Here’s how to decide.


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AI hype isn’t helping anyone

Billionaires’ promises of a utopian AI future aren’t helping us solve the serious problems with today’s generative AI models. Security is top of the list.

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3 big challenges of commercial LLMs

The high costs of development and training and the lack of pricing transparency put commercial large language models out of reach for many companies. Open source models could change that.

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Cloud security and devops have work to do

A recent study shows a narrowing gap between enterprises' application development skills and the likelihood of a vast data breach.

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Simplifying AI development with Azure AI Studio

Microsoft’s cloud-based AI development environment, now in public preview, takes a more streamlined approach to building AI-powered applications.

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How to write reusable Java code

Maximizing code reuse in your Java programs means writing code that is easy to read, understand, and maintain. Here are eight ways to get started.