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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,...

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...

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...

DevSecOps and the shift left in security: how Semmle is supporting software developers [Podcast]

Software security has been 'shifting left' in recent years. Thanks to movements like Agile and Dev(Sec)Ops, software developers are finding that they have to take more responsibility for the security of their code. By moving performance and security testing earlier in the development lifecycle...

“The Vue.js community is one of Vue’s biggest selling points” – Marina Mosti on Vue and JavaScript in 2019 [Interview]

Vue occupies an interesting position in the triumvirate of frontend JavaScript frameworks. Not hyped to the extent that React is, and not as established as Angular, it’s spent the last couple of years quietly minding its business and building an engaged and enthusiastic community...