Building blocks

Node.js Foundation is taking shape

Persistence has payed off in the latest Node.js development, with staff from io.js and the Linux Foundation working to bring the band back together. The spin-off framework might finally be coming home.

The commercial Kubernetes platform

CoreOS stack + Kubernetes = Tectonic

Linux container darlings CoreOS have announced Tectonic: an enterprise-ready platform for running Linux containers in a distributed environment. It combines Kubernetes and the CoreOS stack in a commercial distro and is now in beta.

Livestream programming

Watch people code in real-time on Livecoding.TV

Ever had the desire to watch and interact with developers as they code in real-time? Then take a look at the live-streaming platform that allows programmers to teach and market themselves, while others watch and learn.

Cloudy security for OpenStack?

Mirantis teams up with Cloud Foundry

Mirantis have joined Cloud Foundry but won’t be embarking on its own cloud distribution. Calling it a strategic move, Mirantis plans to remain the pure play OpenStack company and focus on integrating best-in-class outside technologies.

Tooling up

Advanced Java monitoring with Automon

Unlike most Java monitoring tools, Automon builds on your existing monitoring setup to give more monitoring control. Author Steve Souza explains the idea behind his new open approach to monitoring Java code.

The next 5 years in IoT

IoT software isn’t the hardest part

Taking a look forward at the practical experiences in IoT over the next five years, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino says developers will have 99 problems, and bad software isn’t necessarily the worst one of them.