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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft regularly updates Visual Studio Code. Keep track of the updates’ key capabilities in this changelog

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Open source has never been stronger

With cloud companies open-sourcing their innovations, and enterprises increasing participation, open source sustainability is at an all-time high

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3 major Python shortcomings—and their solutions

Python has been plagued by performance, app packaging, and project management issues for years. Finally, help is on the way

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What is open source software? Open source and FOSS explained

We trace the rise of free open source software—code that can be freely modified and shared—from philosophical outlier to modern powerhouse

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13 free tools for API design, development, and testing

These free and free-tier services and open-source utilities will have your API up and running in no time

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NPM: Free public JavaScript registry will continue

Company says the free NPM package registry is here to stay, releases security upgrade for NPM Enterprise

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Wasmer takes WebAssembly server-side

Company offers an embeddable WebAssembly runtime for multiple programming languages along with a package manager

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Eclipse enterprise Java is due in September 2019

Eclipse says Jakarta EE 8 will be fully compatible with Java EE 8, with better cloud and microservices support slated for future versions

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OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

Proposal would migrate single-repo OpenJDK projects from Mercurial to Git for smaller repo sizes and superior tooling

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The best machine learning and deep learning libraries

TensorFlow, Spark MLlib, Scikit-learn, PyTorch, MXNet, and Keras shine for building and training machine learning and deep learning models

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Julia vs. Python: Which is best for data science?

Python has turned into a data science and machine learning mainstay, while Julia was built from the ground up to do the job

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Visual Studio Code vs. Atom: How they stack up

The open-source, ultra-configurable code editors from Microsoft and GitHub have a lot in common. Here are the big differences you need to know

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7 MySQL and MariaDB features you don’t want to miss

Look to these powerful MySQL and MariaDB features to boost your modern apps

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How to send Slack messages with R

In this episode of Do More With R, Sharon shows you how to send Slack messages using R. It may not seem helpful at first, but there's plenty of uses. You can even use it to notify yourself or others when a lengthy R script finishes...

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What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

TensorFlow is a Python-friendly open source library for numerical computation that makes machine learning faster and easier

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What’s new in TensorFlow 2.0

Google’s TensorFlow 2.0 is now available in beta, with a focus on improving performance, ease, compatibility, and continuity

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The best new features in Python 3.8

From a powerful new assignment syntax to under-the-hood overhauls, Python 3.8 steps toward a more modern Python codebase

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5 Kubernetes distributions with something extra

There is more than one way to do Kubernetes. These five distros take unique approaches to solving specific problems

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