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AWS re:Invent 2020 keynote

AWS re:Invent: AWS gets more hybrid, but not multicloud

The cloud giant announced several new options for customers to ease deployment and management of container-based and serverless applications, but stopped short of easing compatibility with cloud rivals.


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JDK 16: The new features in Java 16

Due March 2021, the next Java upgrade targets primitive classes, sealed classes, records classes, a vector API, and ports for Windows on ARM64 and Alpine Linux


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Tune up app performance and cost efficiency

Think your cloud apps are fully optimized for performance and cost? Guess again. These three tricks can cut thousands of dollars off cloud service bills and reduce latency.


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Steeltoe: Simplify building .NET cloud microservices

Open source .NET tools help build and deploy distributed applications to Spring Cloud and Kubernetes.


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How to create ggplot labels in R

Annotate ggplot with text labels using built-in functions and create non-overlapping labels with the ggrepel package.


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PHP 8.0 arrives with union types, JIT compilation

Major PHP upgrade also features named arguments and attributes, for including structured metadata in classes, functions, methods, and more


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How to log data to the Windows Event Log in C#

Take advantage of the Windows Event Log to store the log data of your .NET Core applications running on Windows


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The Open Source Security Foundation was a long time coming

The open source process by which we find and fix bugs is also the right way to tackle software security. The OpenSSF offers us a chance to coordinate our efforts.


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The future of COBOL is now

The COBOL skills gap is neither as extreme nor as straightforward as you might imagine. Here’s what companies can do to keep their COBOL systems running, and what would-be COBOL developers should know before taking the plunge.


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Kotlin adds dynamic method invocation for JVM

Experimental feature in Kotlin 1.4.20 allows string concatenations to be compiled into dynamic invocations for JDK 9 or later targets


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4 nonprofits teaching disadvantaged students to code

With career accelerators, workshops, and coding courses, these nonprofits are putting low-income and underrepresented students on the path to programming and computer science careers.


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What’s new in Rust 1.48

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


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Getting started with WebView 2

Use Chromium Edge in your applications to render and interact with HTML content.


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What to expect from AWS re:Invent 2020

The world’s biggest cloud vendor has shifted its annual event online and spread it across three weeks. Here’s our guide to what to expect and how to navigate the event from your home office.


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On-premises data warehouses are dead

The writing's been on the wall for awhile now. Data analytics migration to the cloud is now underway and is making on-premises data warehouses obsolete.