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Get moving with Microsoft’s FAST web components

Use FAST to build out well-designed websites with a Windows look and feel or even design your own web controls.


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11 tips for speeding up Python programs

Python programmers have many options for improving the performance of their apps. Here’s where to start.


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It's time to get more aggressive with Kubernetes

By now, Kubernetes is pretty mature. It's time to take some risks and develop the next generation of applications. Perhaps we can weaponize it to build a better business.


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How to read request headers in ASP.NET Core 5 MVC

Learn how to read request headers and work with optional data that is passed between the server and client in ASP.NET Core 5 applications.


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JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

A new rendering pipeline for MacOS and a uniform API for pseudo random number generators are planned for the Java long-term support release due in September.


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What’s new in Rust 1.52

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software. Here’s what’s new.


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How companies are moving on from Cobol

The legacy programming language that refuses to die is still powering millions of daily transactions, but the difficulties of maintaining and integrating Cobol mainframes make the case for modernization more compelling every day.


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What to look for (and look out for) in container registries

Pulling from container registries is key to ensuring the health and resilience of the CI/CD pipeline. Choose your registry with care.


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Kotlin 1.5.0 arrives with JVM records, sealed interfaces

Kotlin upgrade also stabilizes the JVM IR compiler and APIs for unsigned integer types and their functions.


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When not to use edge computing

Enterprises are pushing the edge—edge devices, edge clouds, local systems on the edge. Proceed with your eyes wide open.


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Visual Studio Code 1.56 improves hover feedback, debugging

April 2021 release of Microsoft’s open source code editor also improves Docker support for remote development scenarios.


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Instagram open sources high-performance Python fork

By making the Cinder project publicly available, the company wants to open conversation about upstreaming its performance optimizations to standard Python.


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Pyston project open sources its faster Python

Pyston 2.2 yields a roughly 30% speed improvement over standard CPython, and the software is now available under an open source license.


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How a digital integration hub transforms the mainframe

An in-memory digital integration hub enables flexible, real-time information flow between mainframes and external systems, unlocking mainframe data for digital transformation.


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How Kubernetes works

If you want to understand containers, microservices architecture, modern application development, and cloud native computing, you need to understand Kubernetes.