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.NET announcements: Preview 2 of .NET Core 2.2 and Entity Framework Core 2.2, C#...

Yesterday, the .NET community announced the second preview of .NET Core 2.2 and the Entity Framework 2.2. They also released C# version 7.3 and...
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Git 2.19.0 released with better git grep, Python 3 compatibility for git p4

Git project released Git 2.19 earlier this week (September 10th, 2018). Git 2.19 brings more Python 3 compatibility work for git p4, a rewritten git...
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JUnit 5.3 brings console output capture, assertThrow enhancements and parallel test execution

A new version of JUnit v5.3 was released last week. There are some changes and new features like parallel test execution, enhancements to AssertThrows,...
The EU Copyright Directive faces amendments from rebel MEPs

What the EU Copyright Directive means for developers – and what you can do

Tomorrow, on Wednesday 12 September, the European Parliament will vote on amendments to the EU Copyright Bill, first proposed back in September 2016. This...
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Python comes third in TIOBE popularity index for the first time

Python made it to the TIOBE index in the third position for the first time in its history. The TIOBE programming community index is a...

GNU nano 3.0 released with faster file reads, new shortcuts and usability improvements

GNU nano 3.0 was released this Sunday. Linux Terminal nano is a popular text based editor. While veteran users may prefer vim, nano is...
Packt passes 2,000 GitHub repositories

Packt’s GitHub portal hits 2,000 repositories

Now for some personal news: Packt has passed 2000 repositories on GitHub. This milestone, which has taken significant effort from some of the Packt...
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Haiku, the open source BeOS clone, to release in beta after 17 years of...

The Haiku OS project initially launched in August 2001, then named as “OpenBeOS”, is nearing a beta release expected later this month. It's been...
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Ripgrep 0.10.0 released with PCRE2 and multi-line search support

The Ripgrep team released a minor version Ripgrep 0.10.0 last week. It explores features such as PCRE2 support, multi-line search and a JSON output...
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IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 Early Access Program is now open!

JetBrains announced on Wednesday that they’re starting an Early Access Program (EAP) for their popular IDE IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3. The IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 EAP...

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Linux drops Code of Conflict and adopts new Code of Conduct

Prior to news of Linus Torvalds self-imposed leave from the project, Linux leaders - including Torvalds - revised its Code of Conflict, moving instead...
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