Martin Heller

Contributing Editor

Martin Heller is a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld. Formerly a web and Windows programming consultant, he developed databases, software, and websites from his office in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1986 to 2010. More recently, he has served as VP of technology and education at Alpha Software and chairman and CEO at Tubifi. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard’s TechBeacon marketing website.

What is a compiler? How source code becomes machine code

10 databases supporting in-database machine learning

10 databases supporting in-database machine learning

While approaches and capabilities differ, all of these databases allow you to build machine learning models right where your data resides.

Review: Appsmith shines for low-code development on a budget

Review: Appsmith shines for low-code development on a budget

Appsmith presents a full palette of low-code development features in an accessible drag-and-drop environment. It shines as a free, open source option, with extra bells and whistles available for a price.

Beyond C++: The promise of Rust, Carbon, and Cppfront

Beyond C++: The promise of Rust, Carbon, and Cppfront

There's light on the horizon for C/C++ developers looking for a change. Rust, Carbon, and Cppfront are all promising alternatives to the legacy languages programmers love to hate.

Golang tutorial: Get started with the Go language

Golang tutorial: Get started with the Go language

Go is a concise, simple, safe, and fast compiled language with outstanding concurrency features. Now, it has generics, too. Isn’t it time you gave Go a try?

How to choose a cloud CI/CD platform

How to choose a cloud CI/CD platform

Hosting CI/CD in the cloud can speed up interactions between development pipelines and source code repositories and make life easier for developers. There are a surprising number of options.

The best open source software of 2022

The best open source software of 2022

InfoWorld’s 2022 Bossie Awards celebrate the most important and innovative application development, devops, data analytics, and machine learning tools of the year.

What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects.

How to choose a cloud machine learning platform

How to choose a cloud machine learning platform

12 capabilities every cloud machine learning platform should provide to support the complete machine learning lifecycle—and which cloud machine learning platforms provide them.

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications.

What is CUDA? Parallel programming for GPUs

What is CUDA? Parallel programming for GPUs

NVIDIA’s CUDA is a general purpose parallel computing platform and programming model that accelerates deep learning and other compute-intensive apps by taking advantage of the parallel processing power of GPUs.

Dremio Cloud review: A fast and flexible data lakehouse on AWS

Dremio Cloud review: A fast and flexible data lakehouse on AWS

Dremio Cloud leaps big data in a single bound with a fast SQL engine and optimizations that can accelerate queries dramatically. Plus it lets you use other engines on the same data.

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