A language by any other name

How do we define Java?

What is and isn’t part of Java? The question has a more in-depth answer than you may suspect. In this article, Simon Ritter discusses the differences in definitions between terms such as Oracle JDK and OpenJDK.

Open source makes everything better

Why are so many machine learning tools open source?

Open source and machine learning go together like peanut butter and jelly. But why? In this article, Kayla Matthews explores why many of the best machine learning tools are open source.

Trivial pursuit

How well do you know your GitLab trivia?

Our regular programming pub quiz series continues this week with GitLab. Do you know everything there is to know about this open source Git-repo manager for the entire DevOps lifecycle?

Should I stay or should I go?

GitLab is stepping up its game in the midst of “git wars”

It has been a crazy couple of days for the programming community. GitHub’s acquisition by Microsoft has dropped like an atomic bomb creating panic and/or excitement for the new era that rises for not only GitHub, but all the git-based platforms. GitLab appears to be the first to make the most out of this interesting turn of events.