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CentOS Stream

Red Hat announces CentOS Stream, a “developer-forward distribution” jointly with the CentOS Project

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On September 24, just after the much-awaited CentOS 8 was released, the Red Hat community in agreement with the CentOS Project announced a new...

Introducing Weld, a runtime written in Rust and LLVM for cross-library optimizations

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Weld is an open-source Rust project for improving the performance of data-intensive applications. It is an interface and runtime that can be integrated into...
Application security

How Quarkus brings Java into the modern world of enterprise tech

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What is old is new again, even - and maybe especially - in the world of technology. To name a few milestones that are...

Is Scala 3.0 a new language altogether? Martin Odersky, its designer, says “yes and...

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At Scala Days Lausanne 2019 in July, Martin Odersky, the lead designer of Scala, gave a tour of the upcoming major version, Scala 3.0....

Developers from the Swift for TensorFlow project propose adding first-class differentiable programming to Swift

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After working for over 1.5 years on the Differentiable Programming Mega-Proposal, Richard Wei, a developer at Google Brain, and his team submitted the proposal...
Learn how to code faster

Go 1.13 releases with error wrapping, TLS 1.3 enabled by default, improved number literals,...

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Yesterday, the Go team announced the release of Go 1.13. This version comes with uniform and modernized number literals, support for error wrapping, TLS...
Rusted chain

“Rust is the future of systems programming, C is the new Assembly”: Intel principal...

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At Open Source Technology Summit (OSTS) 2019, Josh Triplett, a Principal Engineer at Intel gave an insight into what Intel is contributing to bring...
operator overloading in kotlin

Mozilla proposes WebAssembly Interface Types to enable language interoperability

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WebAssembly will soon be able to use the same high-level types in Python, Rust, and Node says Lin Clark, a Principal Research Engineer at...
CES 2019

Bitbucket to no longer support Mercurial, users must migrate to Git by May 2020

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Yesterday marked an end of an era for Mercurial users, as Bitbucket announced to no longer support Mercurial repositories after May 2020. Bitbucket, owned...
Switching to Python

Łukasz Langa at PyLondinium19: “If Python stays synonymous with CPython for too long, we’ll...

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PyLondinium, the conference for Python developers was held in London, from the 14th to the 16th of June, 2019. At the Sunday Keynote Łukasz Langa,...

Must Read in Programming

Learning Essential Linux Commands for Navigating the Shell Effectively 

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Once we learn how to deploy an Ubuntu server, how to manage users, and how to manage software packages, we should take a moment...

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