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March 22, 2019

Tidy eval in R: A simple example

Tidy evaluation in R, or tidy eval for short, is a pretty complex topic. But for some specific uses, it’s not all that complex. One important task that tidy eval helps handle is both useful and easy: incorporating functions from packages such as dplyr and...


by Sharon Machlis in Uncategorized
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March 22, 2019

AI cloudops is coming, whether you like it or not

As someone who’s worked with AI for the last 30 years (yes, it was a thing 30 years ago), I’ve often thought of its capabilities were overrated and used for the wrong things in many cases. Now that it’s cheap thanks to cloud computing, and...


by David Linthicum in Uncategorized
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March 21, 2019

JavaScript dapps: Decentralized lists with Blockstack

Our decentralized snippet application, powered by Blockstack, is starting to come together. We’ve seen how easy it is to add user authentication and basic persistence using Blockstack’s JavaScript library, Blockstack.js. This week, we’re going to add the ability to name snippets and the ability to...


by Jonathan Freeman in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

What’s new in TypeScript 3.4

TypeScript 3.4, the next version of Microsoft’s typed superset of JavaScript, has arrived as a release candidate, with improvements for builds and type-checking. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story)


by Paul Krill in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

LLVM 8 shines on WebAssembly, machine learning workloads

The project behind LLVM, the compiler framework that powers the Clang C/C++ compiler, and the compilers for languages such as Rust and Swift, has officially released LLVM 8. This latest release moves WebAssembly code generation out of LLVM’s experimental status and enables it by default....


by Serdar Yegulalp in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

JDK 12: The new features in Java 12

The production release of Java Development Kit 12, based on Java SE (Standard Edition) 12, is now available. JDK 12 builds are available from Oracle for Linux, Windows, and MacOS.  To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story)


by Paul Krill in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

BrandPost: Application Capital 101

For millennia, the world economy grew incrementally and slowly based on population growth and increasing trade across distances. Conversion of raw materials to finished goods was achieved through manual labor and processes – often through trial and error that could take centuries. After nearly 5,000...


by Brand Post in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

BrandPost: Per-App Architectures Protect Apps at Home and in the Cloud

The data center is being driven by digital transformation to change. Cloud, containers, and catastrophic breaches are forcing the focus on change to come sooner rather than later. Much of the focus is on the impact of continuous delivery and per-app deployments, which can wreak...


by Brand Post in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

Das Keyboard 5Q lights up for developers

Das Keyboard has made a name as a maker of high-end keyboards for users with demanding standards for what they type on. Developers are a prime example, and so the new Das Keyboard 5Q, with a list price of $249, is billed as “the ultimate keyboard...


by Serdar Yegulalp in Uncategorized
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March 20, 2019

How to migrate SQL Server 2008 applications to Azure

Dave Bermingham is technical evangelist at SIOS Technology. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story)


by Dave Bermingham in Uncategorized