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Apache Flink 1.9.0 releases with Fine-grained batch recovery, State Processor API and more

Last week the Apache Flink community announced the release of Apache Flink 1.9.0. The Flink community defines the project goal as “to develop a...

Apple announces ‘WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy’ that considers web tracking as a security vulnerability

Inspired by Mozilla’s anti-tracking policy, Apple has announced its intention to implement the WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy into Safari, the details of which it...
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Amazon Transcribe Streaming announces support for WebSockets

Last week, Amazon announced that its automatic speech recognition (ASR) service, Amazon Transcribe, now supports WebSockets. According to Amazon, “WebSocket support opens Amazon Transcribe...

Laracon US 2019 highlights: Laravel 6 release update, Laravel Vapor, and more

Laracon US 2019, probably the biggest Laravel conference, wrapped up yesterday. Its creator, Tylor Otwell kick-started the event by talking about the next major...
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IETF proposes JSON Meta Application Protocol (JMAP) as the next standard for email protocols

Last week, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) published JSON Meta Application Protocol (JMAP) as RFC 8260, now marked as “Proposed Standard”. The protocol...
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Wasmer introduces WebAssembly Interfaces for validating the imports and exports of a Wasm module

Yesterday, Syrus Akbary, the founder and CEO of Wasmer, introduced WebAssembly interfaces. It provides a convenient s-expression (symbolic expression) text format that can be...
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Introducing QuickJS, a small and easily embeddable JavaScript engine

On Tuesday, Fabrice Bellard, the creator of FFmpeg and QEMU and Charlie Gordon, a C expert, announced the first public release of QuickJS. Released...
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LLVM WebAssembly backend will soon become Emscripten’s default backend, V8 announces

Yesterday, the team behind V8, an open source JavaScript engine, shared the work they with the community have been doing to make LLVM WebAssembly...
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Google open sources its robots.txt parser to make Robots Exclusion Protocol an official internet...

Yesterday, Google announced that it has teamed up with the creator of Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP), Martijn Koster and other webmasters to make the...
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HAProxy 2.0 released with Kubernetes Ingress controller, layer 7 retries, polyglot extensibility, gRPC support...

Last week, HAProxy 2.0 was released with critical features of cloud-native and containerized environments. This is an LTS (Long-term support) release, which includes a...

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Apple releases Safari 13 with opt-in dark mode support, FIDO2-compliant USB...

Yesterday, Apple released Safari 13 for iOS 13, macOS 10.15 (Catalina), macOS Mojave, and macOS High Sierra. This release comes with opt-in dark mode...
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Inkscape 1.0 beta is available for testing

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