January 2016 Blog Posts (4)

Open Source Bridge CFP (Portland <3)

Open Source Bridge is a conference in Portland, Oregon. It's in June and that's a great time to be in Portland. This year, OSCON is going to be in Austin. OSB's call for papers is open now. There are lots of reasons to pick Open Source Bridge as a conference destination this year. Check out the …

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Added by Michael Levin on January 26, 2016 at 9:48am — No Comments

.Net Opensourced?

The Microsoft people have open sourced .Net! Read about it here: http://radar.oreilly.com/2015/06/net-open-source.html



Have you tried it? I can't wait! The architecture is simple and hasn't changed enough to mess you up if it's been a while since you used it.



I want to hear all about your Open Source .Net adventures. Yes, there's a .Net group here on Codetown. Just take a look around...



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Added by Michael Levin on January 24, 2016 at 9:48am — No Comments

Comparing JavaScript Frameworks

Here's a great article by Uri comparing Ember, Angular and Backbone:

https://www.airpair.com/js/javascript-framework-comparison

Have you got a case study or experience to add?

Added by Michael Levin on January 11, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

2 FREE EBOOKS! JAVA 8 AND FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMMING!

Introducing Java 8

by Raoul-Gabriel Urma

Offers a practical tutorial to some of the core Java 8 features and gets you programming quickly with Java 8.http://www.oreilly.com/programming/free/introducing-java-8.csp



Object Oriented vs Functional Programming

by Richard Warburton

Explains the similarities and differences…

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Added by Michael Levin on January 7, 2016 at 1:53pm — No Comments

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Fully-Managed Serverless Platform Google Cloud Run is Now GA

Google Cloud Run is Google's fully managed solution for running containerized, serverless applications. After a six-month beta phase, Cloud Run is now generally available, along with Cloud Run for Anthos, which enables running your Google Cloud Run application on premises using a Google Kubernetes Engine cluster.

By Sergio De Simone

Podcast: Maartje & Fennande of Happy Office on Creating a Culture of Happiness at Work

In this podcast, recorded at the Agile India 2019 conference, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Maartje Wolff and Fennande van der Meulen about happiness being crucial in organizations.

By Maartje Wolff, Fennande van der Meulen

Article: Predicting Time to Cook, Arrive, and Deliver in Uber Eats

Time predictions are critical to Uber Eats business as they determine when to dispatch delivery partners as well as ensure customer satisfaction. This article explains how their dispatch system evolved through time predictions powered by machine learning, followed by a deep dive on how to predict food preparation time without ground truth data. It goes over delivery and travel time predictions.

By Zi Wang

Microsoft Announces Azure Synapse for Data Warehousing and Analytics

One of the announcements made by Microsoft during their annual Ignite conference was around their new analytics service called Azure Synapse. The service, which is a continuation of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, focuses on bringing enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics into a single place.

By Eldert Grootenboer

Presentation: The Future of Chaos Engineering: In Pursuit of the Unknown Unknowns

Crystal Hirschorn discusses where their chaos and resilience practices must evolve to keep pace with the challenges of growing complexity.

By Crystal Hirschorn

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