Docker and CoreOS have chosen to set aside their differences and work together with users to develop and agree on a set of standards. As container technology gains traction, it makes great sense to purposely lay down definitions and formats.
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Although cloud-based operations were once described as ‘gibberish’, Oracle head-honcho Larry Ellison has now presented Oracle’s ‘complete’ Cloud PaaS package, marking their place in the growing Cloud ecosystem.
When you’re looking at the prospect of a total rewrite, its important to review all the options. That’s exactly what Facebook’s Parse team did when choosing Google’s Go as their next step, and their hard work was worth the effort.
Microsoft has officially started classifying older versions of the Java update’s infamous Ask Toolbar as malware, and has now begun blocking installation attempts. The latest version of the world’s most hated add-on is still working fine, but there’s hope that its end is nigh.
The official release of Java EE 8 has been postponed after the team formally launched it in September 2014. Now, almost one year after the formal announcement, another round of formalities and demands sees a 2017 release schedule.
Data crunchers can rejoice at the sight of Spark 1.4 – support for R, Python 3 plus a load of clustering and container management improvements all make their way to the top of the highlights reel for this cluster computing framework.
Great news for Java aficionados – Amazon Web Services are now welcoming Java Lambdas into their programming model. Amazon are also planning on expanding their language options, with added features to Lambda support on the horizon.
Ember.js gears up for its latest release and also throws out the beta for version 2.0. We can officially welcome the sparkling new Glimmer rendering engine, which will ease in the transition to 2.0 in the coming weeks.
Free tests for everyone! That’s the premise behind Facebook’s decision to open source Infer, their static program analyser with an impressive bugfix rate. On top of sharing their wares, Facebook hope that being in the open will drive further development.
Ethical hacking for the greater good – what’s it worth and why is it done? We delve into the details to uncover what it is about bounty hacking that attracts the most talented and committed white hats around.
“What’s in a name?” Juliet Capulet knew what was up. However, different titles can mean different roles and responsibilities, which means getting down to the bottom of what developers and programmers actually do.
In the latest on the ongoing Oracle vs Google API drama, the administration of US President Barack Obama has sided with Oracle, after the courts had asked for the President’s intervention in their Java copyright war.
Dart can now officially call GitHub home, in a move that has shifted the whole programming language to the popular open source hosting service. Google have also axed the Chrome Dev Editor, but are hoping the community can still salvage something from it.