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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,...

Why go Serverless for event-driven architectures: Lorenzo Barbieri and Massimo Bonanni [Interview]

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Serverless computing is a growing trend that lets software developers focus more on code than the back-end processes. While there are a lot of serverless computing platforms, in this article we will focus on Microsoft’s Azure serverless computing platform, which provides its users with ...

How two junior Intuit engineers helped their team adopt Kotlin within a month

Change might feel like a natural part of working in the software industry. But in truth it's not natural at all; it takes a hell of a lot of effort to do things differently. That's what software developers Shelby Cohen and Katie Levy found...

Glen Singh on why Kali Linux is an arsenal for any cybersecurity professional [Interview]

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Kali Linux is a popular term for anyone related to computer security. It is the most renowned tool for advanced Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking and network security assessments.  To know more about Kali Linux more closely, we recently had a quick chat with Glen D....

Why become an advanced Salesforce administrator: Enrico Murru, Salesforce MVP, Solution and Technical Architect [Interview]

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As per a recent IDC study, the forecast for new jobs demanding Salesforce skills shows a huge surge from last year. The numbers reveal that the demand is set to create 3.3 million jobs in the Salesforce ecosystem by 2022.  Additionally, among Indeed’s top...

Listen: Herman Fung explains what its like to manage programmers and software engineers [Podcast]

Management is a discipline that isn't short of coverage. In fact, it's probably fair to say that the world throws too much attention its way. This only serves to muddy the waters of management principles and make it hard to determine what really matters....

Five reasons to begin a Packt subscription

The Packt library provides you with all the tools you need to stay relevant in tech, whether you’re looking to brush up your PHP skills or take advantage of our learning paths to start from scratch. Here’s our top five reasons to begin a...