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8 VS Code extensions you didn’t know you needed

These surprising Visual Studio Code extensions aren't just for writing and editing code—though they'll also help you do that.

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LLMs and the rise of the AI code generators

Large language models like GPT-4 and tools like GitHub Copilot can make good programmers more efficient and bad programmers more dangerous. Are you ready to dive in?

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AppMap: A map to reduce developer toil

Open-source AppMap brings runtime code analysis into the developer’s code editor, providing the feedback needed to address performance and security issues during development and reduce code rework.

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Visual Studio updates shine on C++, Git, Wasm, and DX

Visual Studio 2022 17.6 brings significant performance, editor, and C++ enhancements, while a version 17.7 preview adds more productivity improvements.

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GitHub owns up to service issues, multiple outages

Over the past four months, GitHub has experienced 16 disruptions in its services, blog posts from the company showed.

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How to reduce your devops tool sprawl

After a decade of software development and operations teams embracing every ‘right tool for the job,’ it’s time to start tool consolidation efforts. Here’s where to start.

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Hands-on with MicroStream: A fresh approach to Java persistence

MicroStream abstracts the Java persistence layer so you can think about data persistence in an object-oriented way. Here's a hands-on introduction.

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5 newer data science tools you should be using with Python

Already using NumPy, Pandas, and scikit-learn? Here are five more powerful Python data science tools ready for a place in your toolkit.

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7 tech domains where low code is winning

No code and low code solutions are finding their footing in both familiar and unexpected places. Here's a look at the top tools and where they fit.

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7 awesome Java projects you should know about

The Java ecosystem is bursting with tools and frameworks for just about every programming need. Here are seven open source Java projects you don't want to miss.

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How to manage Python projects with Poetry

With Poetry, Python finally has a graceful way to manage virtual environments and dependencies for development projects. Here’s how to get started.

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Visual Studio Code 1.78 debuts profile templates for Python, Java, Angular

The April 2023 release of Microsoft’s programming editor also features new default color themes.

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GCC 13 compiler collection backs C++ 23, Go 1.18

Highlights of the major GCC release include support for C 23 and C++ 23 features and full support of Go 1.18 user packages, but not generic programming.

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First look: wasmCloud and Cosmonic

Here's a first look at the developer preview of Cosmonic—a WebAssembly PaaS with its own graphical cloud user interface, robust networking, and CLI.

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Android Studio Flamingo upgrades UI tooling

Latest version of Android Studio uses Jetpack Compose and Material 3 for new projects by default, introduces live editing for UIs as an experimental feature.

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Hands-on with Java and Wasm

Compiling Java code to WebAssembly is an efficient way to get it running in a web browser, and you get a serious performance boost. Let's check it out.

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The AI singularity is here

The time to figure out how to use generative AI and large language models in your code is now.

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Build AI apps faster with low-code and no-code

More businesses are embracing low- and no-code technologies to deploy machine learning and AI capabilities in their products. Here's how it's going.

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