What typeface do you program with? JetBrains released a new open source typeface that is designed with coding in mind. JetBrains Mono aims to minimize eye strain, improve code readability, reduce noise, and balance whitespace with ligatures. Besides its practical usage, it’s also just plain beautiful and aesthetically pleasing. See what it looks and add it to your IDE.
When it comes to testing front-end applications, there’s a painless way. In this session, find out about pain-free React application testing, what rules you should follow, and how to simplify your experience. Hans-Christian Otto demonstrates various examples and offers solutions.
In order to keep up with consumer demands and increased market competition, businesses know that speedy deployment is crucial and is one of the key components of DevOps metrics. You have to keep releasing new, responsive updates. DevSecOps can help promote faster deployment times and enhance security.
Java 14 is in development, even if it’s still a few months away. Java 12 and Java 13 each came with a manageable number of new features, and thanks to the new release cadence that probably won’t change for Java 14. We’re keeping track of JDK 14 news, so what’s new? JDK 14 has entered Rampdown Phase Two.
The deep learning platform PyTorch has received an upgrade. Version 1.4 comes with breaking changes, new features, bug fixes and deprecations. Java bindings are available as one of several experimental features, and you can now use the latest versions of PyTorch’s domain libraries.
Over the past few years, Scala has become a noteworthy programming language, gathering users turning to it as a substitute for Java that can run in parallel with Java on the JVM. As we head towards the release of Scala 3, developers have some questions. What is Dotty? How do I migrate? Why am I getting flashbacks to Python 2? Luckily, a new blog update gives us some answers.
GitHub for mobile now includes a beta program for GitHub for Android. It offers GitHub functionality in a native Android app that supports different screen sizes and Android settings. Let’s take a closer look at the new Android app for collaboration on the go.
Its end of life came as no surprise, and yet, many teams still do not have a plan going forward on what to do with their Python 2 apps. A recent study found that while most teams anticipate migrating to Python 3, there are some that will self-support Python 2, and even a few that will rewrite their apps in another language. What challenges will organizations face when they migrate their code?
What does software development really cost? When we think about the numbers adding up, we often don’t take energy consumption into consideration. There is always an ecological price to software development. Maximilian Berghoff discusses the ecological questions that development raises in this session.
As games become increasingly popular, so too does the concept of gamification. The software industry is no exception, with big tech companies using gamified websites for hiring programmers. Is it time to bring gamification to the software development process? How would it potentially affect software development and its future?
Ridesharing company Lyft has open sourced Flyte, its distributed processing platform for machine learning workflows that is being used in different Lyft teams including Pricing, Data Science and Fraud. Let’s see how the open source tool can benefit ML workflows.
I was lucky enough to sit down and have a chat with Tim Hall, Head of Products at InfluxData about their platform, their ‘time to awesome’ philosophy, and a new data scripting and querying language, Flux. We also take a look at the future of InfluxData and their plans for 2020. Let’s take a closer look.
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 Grace Jansen, Developer Advocate at IBM.
How do data scientists make their predictions? It isn’t magic, it’s technology. In this session from JAX London, Steph Locke gives you a look behind the curtain at the process and fundamentals that data scientists employ. You will learn about the basics of data science and how to add it to your own technical field.