Peter Wayner

Contributing Editor

Peter Wayner is contributing editor at InfoWorld and the author of more than 16 books on diverse topics, including open source software ("Free for All"), autonomous cars ("Future Ride"), privacy-enhanced computation ("Translucent Databases"), digital transactions ("Digital Cash"), and steganography ("Disappearing Cryptography"). His work regularly appears in InfoWorld, and he consults on software projects big and small. The second edition of his book on robot cars, "Future Ride," is out now. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon marketing website.

Tiny clouds taking on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

Tiny clouds taking on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

A baker’s dozen of boutique clouds challenging the big three on speed, cost, flexibility, and even on-prem and hybrid cloud options

8 dark secrets of cloud hardware

8 dark secrets of cloud hardware

Where is your code running, what is it running on, and why did it stop? You may never know

The best programming language to learn now

The best programming language to learn now

Python is clearly the best choice, unless a better choice is Java or JavaScript. Let’s compare

Static site generator pros and cons

Static site generator pros and cons

4 reasons you should use a static site generator—and 4 reasons you shouldn‘t

10 best toolkits for blockchain programming

10 best toolkits for blockchain programming

Look no further than these tried-and-tested libraries when building enterprise blockchain applications

Node.js vs. PHP: An epic battle for developer mindshare

Node.js vs. PHP: An epic battle for developer mindshare

How do the old guard and the upstart darling of the server-side web stack up against each other? Let’s compare

Node.js vs. Java: An epic battle for developer mindshare

Node.js vs. Java: An epic battle for developer mindshare

Let’s examine how the enterprise stalwart and JavaScript upstart stack up in the battle for the server room

CI/CD your way: 11 on-prem options for continuous integration and delivery

CI/CD your way: 11 on-prem options for continuous integration and delivery

From Jenkins and GitLab to Azure DevOps Server, these tools bring a CI/CD pipeline to your own server, Kubernetes cluster, or hybrid cloud

CI/CD as a service: 10 tools for continuous integration and delivery in the cloud

CI/CD as a service: 10 tools for continuous integration and delivery in the cloud

From Bitbucket and GitLab to AWS CodePipeline and Travis CI, look to these 10 cloud services to automate your software builds, tests, and deployments

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers recognize the year’s best software development, cloud computing, big data analytics, and machine learning tools

18 Node.js and JavaScript libraries for fast and simple microservices

18 Node.js and JavaScript libraries for fast and simple microservices

Whether you go serverless or server-full, look to these open source projects to support your Node.js microservices

13 Java frameworks for rock-solid microservices

13 Java frameworks for rock-solid microservices

Turn to these open source toolkits to build reliable lightweight microservices on the battle-tested JVM

21 Go language projects for mastering microservices

21 Go language projects for mastering microservices

From toolkits for messaging and routing to API design and app frameworks, the Go language has everything you need to go micro

12 ways the Azure cloud beats AWS

12 ways the Azure cloud beats AWS

From Visual Studio integration to Ethereum blockchain support, you have at least a dozen reasons to choose Azure over AWS

7 cloud services to ease machine learning

7 cloud services to ease machine learning

Build, train, tune, and deploy machine learning and deep learning models in these end-to-end machine learning clouds

6 tools to conquer multicloud management

6 tools to conquer multicloud management

Scalr, RightScale, Red Hat, Pivotal, Morpheus, and Embotics take aim at multicloud deployment, management, and cost control

The best open source software for software development

The best open source software for software development

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in software development

10 machine learning APIs developers will love

10 machine learning APIs developers will love

Tap the readymade machine learning models behind these cloud-based APIs to add a stroke of genius to your app

15 great alternatives to React, Angular, and Vue

15 great alternatives to React, Angular, and Vue

The popular frameworks are popular for good reason, but one of these other options could be a better choice for your app

15 APIs every developer should know

15 APIs every developer should know

From AI and AR to transportation and telephony, these web APIs open up all kinds of intriguing possibilities to developers

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