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Google Launches Jib, Automated Container Packaging for Java Apps

Google has released software that could automate the packaging of a Java program so that it can be run in the cloud-native environment. Jib is an open-source Java “containerizer,” one that handles all the steps of packaging your application into a container image, according to Appu Goundan and ...
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What Is an API? Application Programming Interfaces Explained

API, for application programming interface, is one of those acronyms that is used everywhere from command-line tools to enterprise Java code to Ruby on Rails web apps. Unless you write every single line of code from scratch, you’re going to be interacting with external software components, each...
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The Programming Languages You Should Learn Now

Learning a programming language is not hard. In fact, if you’re experienced, you can learn the basics in under 24 hours. So if you’re in the market for a new lingua franca, such as to bolster your hirability, what you choose next might be influenced by your current language of choice. Here are the...
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Developers Love Trendy New Languages but Earn More with Functional Programming

Developer Q&A site Stack Overflow performs an annual survey to find out more about the programmer community, and the latest set of results has just been published. JavaScript remains the most widely used programming language among professional developers, making that six years at the top for...
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EdgeX Foundry Continues Momentum with ‘California Code’ Preview

Only 3 months away from our first release, the EdgeX community has made available what we are calling the “California Preview.”  This preview is a collection of five key microservices written in Go that are drop in replacements for our Java microservices.  The work on the California release (not...
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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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