Interview with Rich Pearson, SVP at Upwork

“Go is on track to be the go-to language for blockchain”

Upwork has recently released its Q2 2018 Skills Index and it seems that blockchain continues to lead the way. What does this say about this technology’s journey toward mainstream acceptance? Is demand outpacing the supply of talent? We talked to Rich Pearson, SVP at Upwork, about blockchain’s popularity, its next milestones and the go-to languages for this technology.

How to avoid false starts and get ahead of everyone else

Does your company have a machine learning strategy?

Are you ready for machine learning? Do you have a plan? In this article, Atakan Cetinsoy from BigML goes over six things that every organization needs to be aware of when they’re devising their own machine learning strategy.

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Project Skara: What do the experts have to say?

Last month, the JDK team made a call for discussion in order to investigate a number of options for JDK source code management. But is it time to retire Mercurial in favor of Git? Let’s have a closer look at what the experts had to say on that and what the community’s reaction has been so far.

Darker than dark

Dark theme in Eclipse Photon

You want it darker? Eclipse Photon ships the best support for the dark theme so far! Lars Vogel explains all the new dark theme improvements in the platform as well as how plug-in developers can make sure their contributions work for the dark theme.

Interview with David Wyatt, Vice President EMEA at Databricks

For AI success, developers should collaborate more efficiently with data scientists & engineers

The future is bright for AI. Whether data science can change the world or not, that remains to be seen. One thing is sure though: developers should collaborate more efficiently with data scientists & engineers. We talked to David Wyatt, Vice President EMEA at Databricks about the challenges when approaching AI initiatives, the role of Spark in this field and the next step for data engineering and data science teams.

Profile: Katerina Skroumpelou, front-end developer at Upstream

How to succeed in tech: Katerina Skroumpelou gives her tips

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Last year, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Katerina Skroumpelou, front-end developer at Upstream.

Stand back, I’m going to try SCIENCE!

Electron Fiddle: A playful Electron laboratory

You know what Electron developers are missing? A coding sandbox where developers can play around and experiment with problems. Introducing Electron Fiddle, a coding laboratory designed to support your SCIENCE! needs.

Interview series with Java influencers — Part 1

Keeping up with the modern world: Can Java leave its old ways behind?

Java 10 was the first release in Oracle’s new six-month cycle and now we’re just one month away from Java 11 so it’s not far-fetched to say that Java’s new chapter is exciting. In this 5-part interview series with this year’s Java influencers, we shed some light on the new six-month cadence, the dangers of release fatigue, what’s next for this old favorite and more.

Time to put some simplicity in your Angular projects

Angular Console makes working with Angular CLI a piece of cake

Nrwl announced the release of Angular Console — the UI for the Angular CLI and it’s designed to make your time working with Angular CLI significantly simpler. It does everything the CLI can do and more! Let’s have a closer look.

Fresh faced and a great smile

Top 5 IDEs for Julia

Julia is on a roll! In honor of last week’s version 1.0 release, we’re taking a look at some of the best IDEs for this high performance language. It turns out, Vim is surprisingly well represented on this list!