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Language Bugs Infest Downstream Software, Fuzzer Finds

Developers working in secure development guidelines can still be bitten by upstream bugs in the languages they use. That's the conclusion of research presented last week at Black Hat Europe by IOActive's Fernando Arnaboldi. As Arnaboldi wrote in his Black Hat Europe paper [PDF]: “software...
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Oracle Joins the Serverless Fray with Fn

With its open source Fn project, Oracle is looking to make a splash in serverless computing. The functions-based, open source serverless computing platform requires Docker and initially supports Java.  Fn is a container native serverless platform that can be run on-premises or in the cloud. It...
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There are excellent frameworks in place to support building epic microservices in Java, according to Animesh Singh, of IBM.

Java Microservices, Resiliency, and Istio

This article is part of the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2017 series. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon gathers all Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) projects under one roof to further the advancement of cloud native computing. At the upcoming event in Austin, Animesh Singh and Tommy Li of...
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Practical Functional Programming

The following is reformatted from a presentation I gave at LinkedIn last year. The presentation attempted to explain functional programming without using concepts like “monads” or “immutability” or “side effects”. Instead it focuses on how thinking about composition can make you a better programmer...
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Node.js is Strong and Growing

As we come into this year’s Node.js Interactive conference it’s a good time to reflect on the State of Node.js, and by any reasonable measure the state of Node.js is very strong. Every day there are more than 8.8 million Node instances online, that number has grown by 800,000 in the last nine...
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Setting Up a Docker Registry with JFrog Artifactory and Rancher

For any team using containers – whether in development, test, or production – an enterprise-grade registry is a non-negotiable requirement. JFrog Artifactory is much beloved by Java developers, and it’s easy to use as a Docker registry as well. To make it even easier, we’ve put together a short...
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Mikeal Rogers: Node.js Will Overtake Java Within a Year

Mikeal Rogers has been with the Node.js Foundation since day one. His job as community manager for the foundation involved hands-on oversight of operations, from communications and marketing to conference planning, to running board meetings. Rogers’ main contribution, though, is organization and...
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5 Essential Skills for Becoming a Mobile Application Developer on Linux

As more and more people rely on their cellphones for conducting all kinds of business, mobile app development will only continue to increase in importance. Although they share quite a few similarities with desktop applications, mobile apps present their own set of challenges and particularities....
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Container-Friendly Alpine Linux May Get Java Port

Alpine Linux, a security-focused lightweight distribution of the platform, may get its own Java port. Alpine is popular with the Docker container developers, so a Java port could pave the way to making Java containers very small. A proposal floated this week on an OpenJDK mailing list calls for...
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Node for Java Developers

The biggest audience for my Node.js workshops, courses and books (especially when I’m teaching live) is Java developers. You see, it used to be that Java was the only language professional software developers/engineers had to know. Not anymore. Node.js as well as other languages like Go, Elixir,...
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