Machine learning can be implemented in different ways, one of which is reinforcement learning. What exactly is reinforcement learning and how can we put it to use? Before the upcoming ML Conference, we spoke to Dr. Christian Hidber about the underlying ideas and challenges of reinforcement learning, and why it can be suited for application in an industrial setting.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Two years ago, 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 Netta Doron, senior developer at Wix.com.
The Agile manifesto states: “Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software”. Agile itself is currently in a unique position. In this article, Charlie Ponsonby discusses the “second age of Agile”, as agile methodology approaches late-adoption maturity.
Java has a robust and lively ecosystem of support features. How can developers sort through the dizzying number of options to find the perfect tool for their project? Kayla Matthews explains how developers can find exactly what they are looking for.
Java and C are the most popular programming languages, however, Python continues to see amazing growth in 2019. The TIOBE Index claimed that Python might overtake Java and C as the most popular language in a few years. Is this accurate? Let’s take a look at this month’s index and see what the projections are.
Can UX demystify AI? Ward Van Laer answers this question in his session at the ML Conference 2019. We invited him for an interview and asked him how to solve the black box problem in machine learning by merely improving the user experience.
News for Java developers: VS Code announced a new installer for Java. The package auto detects if you have the most recent components and installs and configures stable version of Java tools with the press of a button. Will you be giving VS Code a try or do you prefer another code editor?
PyTorch offers a new API that will help machine learning researchers to reproduce research results. PyTorch Hub supports the publication of pre-trained models in order to help facilitate more transparent ML research. Do you have a pre-trained model that you wish to submit? PyTorch Hub accepts contributions.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we had big news coming over from Gluon with the announcement of Java for iOS. Let’s have a look.
Java enters uncharted territory: iOS devices. Gluon is working on bringing Java development to iOS devices with Gluon Mobile. The Gluon client plugin now offers configurations for running Java 11+ apps on iOS devices (or the iPhone simulator).
JDK 13 is now in Rampdown Phase One. The feature set is frozen and the stabilization repository is open for select bug fixes and late enhancements. Let’s take a look.
Maven’s rich ecosystem of plugins can be used for automating all kinds of mundane, repetitive tasks. In this tutorial, you can learn how building and deployment of Docker containerized OSGi applications on Kubernetes can be automated.
A new report from WhiteSource examines the role of developers regarding application security. What free tools do developers use and which are best suited for the job? What part of a team should handle AppSec? Compare your company to the results and see what insights the study reveals.
“Communication between all participants, consistent tooling and transparency are indispensable criteria in the database segment”
The database sector is an often underestimated area, in which DevOps principles can play a decisive role. In our interview at the DevOps Conference 2019 in Berlin we talked to Eero Mattila, Principal Systems Consultant for Information Management at Quest Software, about typical errors in agile environments and practices for the optimal implementation of DevOps in the database segment.