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The Internet of Things is growing, and with it comes new hurdles to cross. The Eclipse Foundation surveyed IoT developers and released their key findings about what platforms are the most popular, what we should expect next, and what the most popular IoT programming languages are.
Localization comes with a host of translation issues, since grammar is rarely natural sounding with one-to-one translation. Mozilla’s project Fluent focuses on creating more natural sounding localization for software UI. Fluent 1.0 is here. Learn the syntax and test out the playground.
Linkerd increases its security with the latest stable release, 2.3. Now it turns on authenticated, confidential communication between meshed services on by default. Besides buffing up its security, Linkerd 2.3 also adds a new Community page for news and updates and improvements to the web dashboard.
Kubernetes and open source go together hand in hand with Platform9’s new announcement: three new open source Kubernetes tools simplify cluster orchestration and deployment. Each of these tools can be used independently or together, on air-gapped environments and on-premises deployment.
Dynaconf is a dynamic configuration for Python applications. With it, you can set one canonical settings module to use for all instances. Users can also change their dynamic parameters without having to deploy their application. This settings config tool for Python offers extensions for both Flask and Django.
The developer love for Rust is strong – this is the fourth year in a row that it polled as the number one most loved programming language in the StackOverflow developer survey. Now, the latest stable release of Rust is here. Rust 1.34.0 adds a few new features, including alternative cargo registries, and severeal deprecations.
Scala lang combines object-oriented programming and functional programming into one high-level language. Now, Scala v2.13 is almost here. The first 2.13 release candidate is out and available for your perusal. Scala 2.13.0-RC1 adds collection changes, improved JDK 12 compatibility, compiler changes, and much more.
What are developers and data scientists using Python for? The language continues to grow in the field of machine learning, web development, and neural networks. ActiveState recently examined the data from their customers and listed the top use cases by industry and what ML tools professionals are using.
The newest release from the Apache Flink framework is here. Their efforts over the past two releases have come to fruition with the new state schema evolution story. This latest release also resolves more than 420 known issues, and adds several new features and improvements.
Stack Overflow’s annual developer survey is back with results for 2019. Find out what technology is most loved, most dreaded, and most wanted. This year there are more insights about the global developer profile, demographics, and what challenges get in the way of workflow. With nearly 90,000 responses from around the globe, this is the world’s largest developer survey.
Netlify Dev offers a new experience for streamlining development cycles. Currently in public beta, it is a plugin that allows users to use features from Netlify’s infrastructure on their local machines. This new feature aims to lessen development friction and allow for developers to preview their dev work quickly with few prerequisites.
According to the TIOBE Index for April 2019, C++ is currently seeing a steady rise in popularity. It moves into the number three spot behind C and Java. Compared to C++’s early days when it dominated the market and programming world, it is not as widespread, however C++ proves that it still has some kick in its step.
In this article, Ralf Huuck goes over his predictions for how the field of data security will shake out in the new year. What’s in store for 2019? Hopefully, more standardization within the field and less data breaches overall.