Margaret Hamilton

Apollo 11 source code: A small step for a woman, and a huge leap...

Yesterday, reddit saw an explosion of discussion around the original Apollo 11 Guidance Computer (AGC) source code. The code in its entirety was uploaded...
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PostGIS extension: pgRouting for calculating driving distance [Tutorial]

pgRouting is an extension of PostGIS and PostgreSQL geospatial database. It adds routing and other network analysis functionality. In this tutorial we will learn to work with pgRouting...
CMake 3.12.0 releases!

CMake 3.12.0 releases!

CMake 3.12.0 is now available for download. The new release includes changes in generators, command lines, variables, modules and other updates. Let’s have a look...
CRM system in Odoo

Implement an effective CRM system in Odoo 11 [Tutorial]

Until recently, most business and financial systems had product-focused designs while records and fields maintained basic customer information, processes, and reporting typically revolved around...
GitHub's security alerts are coming to Python

GitHub has added security alerts for Python

At the end of 2017 GitHub announced the launch of its 'security alerts' feature for vulnerable Ruby and JavaScript packages. With the feature proving...
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6 Ways to blow up your Microservices!

Microservices are great! They’ve solved several problems created by large monoliths, like scalability, fault tolerance, and testability, among others. However, let me assure you...

Python founder resigns – Guido van Rossum goes ‘on a permanent vacation from being...

Python is one of the most popular scripting languages widely adopted and loved due to its simplicity.  Since its humble beginnings in the last...

Microsoft launches a free version of its Teams app to take Slack head on

Yesterday, Microsoft announced a free version of the Microsoft Teams app posing heavy competition to its rival chat service Slack. The new Teams app...
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Kotlin/Native 0.8 recently released with safer concurrent programming

Jetbrains have released a new version of their Kotlin/Native technology. With Kotlin/Native, you can compile Kotlin to native binaries that run without any virtual...
Tech's culture war

Tech’s culture war: entrepreneur egos v. engineer solidarity

There is a rift in the tech landscape that has been shifting quietly for some time. But 2018 is the year it has finally...

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Why Guido van Rossum quit as the Python chief (BDFL)

It was the proverbial ‘end of an era’ for Python as Guido van Rossum stepped down as the Python chief, almost 3 decades since...

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