Jane Elizabeth

Jane Elizabeth
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A quantum leap forward

Eclipse science and open source software for quantum computing

Eclipse XACC is an open-source hybrid programming model and reference implementation called the eXtreme-scale ACCelerator programming framework, or XACC for short. In this article, Alex McCaskey et al. introduce quantum computing and how we can develop a smart high-level software infrastructure to go with this leap forward in computing hardware.

Top five coding fonts

What’s the best font to code in?

Choosing a favorite font to code in is a highly personal preference. But is there a font that is the best for coding? We look at the pros and cons of the top five coding fonts. (Spoiler: it’s not Papyrus.)

Last Spring 5 RC is now available

It’s official: Spring 5 to be released on September 28

Spring has had a busy summer getting ready for the upcoming release for the Spring Framework 5.0. The final release candidate is now available and a release date for the GA has been scheduled. Mark your calendars — the all new Spring Framework 5.0 is going to be available at the end of the month!

Look ma, no servers!

Kubernetes goes serverless in Kubeless

Looking for a serverless option for Kubernetes? Introducing Kubeless. This new Kubernetes-native serverless framework provides auto-scaling, API routing, and more without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure.

From “Hello, World” and beyond

JavaScript cheat sheet: Tips & tricks

JavaScript is one of the world’s most popular languages. In this article, Kostadin Hamanov gives us a quick overview of some of its most notable characteristics as well as some code examples for beginners and experts alike.

JDK 9: Pitfalls for the unwary

JDK 9 is almost here and there are so many new features to discover. In this article, Simon Ritter, speaker at the upcoming JAX London conference, explains some of the issues that you need to be aware of when migrating your apps to JDK 9.