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Kotlin/Native v0.3 now supports Windows

Kotlin/Native v0.3 is here and the most exciting news is that it adds Windows support. Just a quick reminder: Making arbitrary Kotlin/JVM programs runnable on Kotlin/Native or Kotlin/JS is *not* what JetBrains aims to achieve, though — making Kotlin usable throughout a modern application is.

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Macaron — The “sweetest” web framework in Go

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A wolf in sheep’s clothing. Macaron may sound like a delicious French dessert but this idea couldn’t be further from the truth. Macaron is a highly productive and modular web framework in Go which takes basic ideology from Martini and extends in advance. Plus, the logo is a dragon called Maca (there’s an explanation for that!).

The countdown has begun

What to expect from Go 1.9

The Go releases go like clockwork — every six months, there’s a new release and 1.9 is almost here. Although most of the changes are in the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries, there is also one change to the language, adding support for type aliases.

Interview with Emily Lannon, Director of Workplace at SoundCloud

An insight into the corporate culture at SoundCloud

“Culture is not something you can force top down on people, it’s something that needs to come up from people themselves.” We spoke to Emily Lannon, the Director of Workplace at SoundCloud, about DevOps, how to meet employees’ needs, and how to build an amazing and diverse workplace culture.

Interview with Marko Berkovic & Matthias Wiesen of GitHub

“At GitHub, we collaborate far more than just between Devs and Ops”

“We actually believe that to collaborate, you don’t need to come from the same actual culture and background and heritage, but you just need to have the same vision.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to GitHub’s Marko Berkovic and Matthias Wiesen at DevOpsCon 2016 about how to create a company culture, the challenges involved in enforcing it, and some tips on how to make remote teams work.

Interview with John Willis of Docker

John Willis discusses the human factor of DevOps

High-performing organizations seem to have one common pattern: they put a high value on human capital. JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser talked to John Willis, Director of Ecosystem Development at Docker, Inc about how to turn human capital into high performance organizational capital.

Created at Netflix

Spinnaker 1.0: The continuous delivery platform for cloud used at Netflix and Waze

It’s not a “buy one, get one for free” type of situation but with the release of Spinnaker 1.0, Google is also announcing the launch of a new CLI tool, halyard, that helps admins more easily install, configure and upgrade a production-ready instance of Spinnaker. What is Spinnaker and why should you care? Let’s find out.

JDK 9 receives eight-week extension

Java 9 delayed to September 21

In late May, Mark Reinhold proposed to “adjust the General Availability date in order to accommodate the additional time required to move through the JCP process.” Since there were no objections to the proposed eight-week extension, Java 9 will be released on September 21.