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20 practical Python libraries for every Python programmer

Web apps, web crawling, database access, GUI creation, parsing, image processing, and lots more—these handy tools have you covered

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Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

An open source project by Rancher Labs strips Kubernetes down to the bare essentials for edge computing and other resource-constrained use cases

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Cloud vendors are who’s powering open source now

Those “evil” cloud companies aren’t sucking the life out of open source—they’re the major contributors

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What is a static site generator? Static website tools explained

Learn about the new wave of lean tools for building fast-loading, low-overhead websites—and leave your fat CMS behind

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Why you should use SQLite

Learn why this compact embedded relational database shines for many desktop, mobile, and edge computing applications

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PyPy 7 speeds up Python 2.7, Python 3.5, and Python 3.6 alike

The latest release of the JIT-compiling Python runtime updates support for three major versions of Python in one go

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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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Python 3 and data science top Python developer survey

JetBrains survey shows Python 3 adoption growing and data analysis and web development to be the leading Python use cases

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What’s new in Microsoft .Net Core

Latest .Net Core 3.0 beta includes support for C# 8 nullable references, switch expressions, and asynchronous streams

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Knative may be the serverless computing standard you need

The proliferation of serverless platforms has raised a very real specter of siloes and lockin for early adopters

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Eclipse releases GlassFish 5.1 for Java EE 8

Eclipse Foundation reaches a key Jakarta EE milestone with the release of its own GlassFish application server

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CoreDNS joins Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy

The plug-in powered DNS server for Kubernetes becomes the fourth open source project to reach graduation status under the CNCF

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What is Istio? The Kubernetes service mesh explained

Learn how Google’s Istio open source project conquers the complexities of managing the networks used to connect microservices

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GitHub after Microsoft: How it has changed

The cloud and enterprise source-management platform is making up for lost time with new features and new pricing plans

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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

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19 tools to tame Kubernetes deployments

Take advantage of these Kubernetes companions to simplify app definitions, enhance monitoring, ease cloud deployments, and more

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AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront

In trying to prevent competition from AWS, vendors like MongoDB are undercutting open source. Ultimately, the battle could hurt both sides—and IT

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NetBeans 10 adds support for latest Java and PHP

Key to NetBeans 10 is enhanced support for Java Development Kit (JDK) 11 as well as capabilities for PHP and the JUnit 5 testing framework for Java

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