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On Adobe InDesign 2020, graphic designing industry direction and more: Iman Ahmed, an Adobe Certified Partner and Instructor [Interview]

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Gone are the days when graphic design was solely focused on the obvious graphic elements of a product like its packaging and marketing materials. Today the impact of technology and the digital revolution is huge on how we communicate, the way we work, and...

Is DevOps experiencing an identity crisis? [Interview]

The definition of DevOps is a hotly disputed topic among amateur practitioners and experienced engineers alike. Ironically, DevOps was actually supposed to bring some order into the messy and chaotic environment of IT software development. In DevOps Paradox, DevOps expert Viktor Farcic talks to fellow...

Luis Weir explains how APIs can power business growth [Interview]

API management is a discipline that has evolved to deliver the processes and tools required to discover, design, implement, use, or operate enterprise-grade APIs. The discipline bisects two distinct communities and deserves the attention of both: developers who build APIs and business and IT...

Why ASP.Net Core is the best choice to build enterprise web applications [Interview]

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ASP.NET Core, the cross-platform and open-source framework is developed by Microsoft for building modern, cloud-based, and internet-connected applications. Designed to enable runtime components, APIs, compilers, and languages to evolve quickly, it runs on macOS, Linux, and Windows on the .NET Core or .NET Framework. To...

Kenneth Fukizi on the new Blazor framework, gRPC support, and other exciting features in ASP.NET Core 3.0

The open-source framework ASP.NET Core is one of the most popular web frameworks, developed by Microsoft and its community. The modular framework runs on both the full .NET Framework, on Windows, and the cross-platform .NET Core. One of the most captivating features of this...

Understand Quickbooks online/desktop, online security, use cases, and more with Crystalynn Shelton, a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

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Quickbooks, the accounting software package developed and marketed by Intuit is targeted towards small and medium-sized businesses. It offers on-premises accounting applications and cloud-based versions that can undertake remote access capabilities like remote payroll assistance and outsourcing, electronic payment functions, online banking, and reconciliation,...

Francesco Marchioni on Quarkus 1.0 and how Red Hat increases the efficiency of Cloud-Native applications [Interview]

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Cloud-native applications are an assembly of independent services used to build new applications, optimize existing ones, and connect them in such a way that the applications can skillfully deliver the desired result. More specifically, they are employed to build scalable and fault-tolerant applications in...

Greg Walters on PyTorch and real-world implementations and future potential of GANs

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Introduced in 2014, GANs (Generative Adversarial Networks) was first presented by Ian Goodfellow and other researchers at the University of Montreal. It comprises of two deep networks, the generator which generates data instances, and the discriminator which evaluates the data for authenticity. GANs works...

Gabriel Baptista on how to build high-performance software architecture systems with C# and .Net Core

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A software architecture refers to the fundamental structure of a software system that serves as a blueprint to manage the system complexity. It is also used to maintain a coordination mechanism among the various components of the software. One of the popular combinations of...

Nate Chamberlain talks about the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security suite and becoming M365 certified

Security is an important aspect for organizations and securing the devices that contain confidential data--personal or professional, is absolutely essential. Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security, an intelligent mobility management and security platform, offers a suite of services that helps in securing employee devices; thus,...