This week on Packt Hub – 4 May 2018

Freshly published articles on the Packt Hub this week for your weekend reading! There is something for everyone.

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May’s opened with a bang! Plenty of big announcements and major new releases in Web (Angular 6, Node 10, Flask 1.0), programming (Scala 3) and data science (PyTorch 1.0, Neo4j 3.4 among others). Also, read our coverage of key conferences that happened this week: Facebook’s F8, Angular’s ng-conf and KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in our tech news section this week.

Tutorials this week are all about building bots and apps from a JavaScript foodie bot, to a Kotlin weather app to an interactive Twilio chatbot. Also learn all about Angular pipes, JavaScript design patterns, creating multithreaded apps in Qt, lighting, and effects in Unity 2018 and more in this week’s tutorials.

In this week’s tech insights, we focus on trends in digital forensics such as IoT forensics and take a closer look at serverless computing. Learn why 2018 is the year of graph databases, why Kotlin is better than Java and more.

Without further ado, here’s what you may have missed in the last 7 days – Tech news, insights and tutorials…

Tech news

Tech conferences this week

Data news in depth

Development & programming news in depth

Cloud & networking news in depth


Data tutorials

Development & programming tutorials

Web development tutorials 

Game and Mobile development tutorials

Programming tutorials 

Other Tutorials

This week’s opinions, analysis, and insights

Learn all about MYSQL performance benchmarks, what is active learning, what are hybrid apps, what is mob programming and more in this week’s insights.

Data Insights

Development & Programming Insights

Other Insights

Missed what happened in April? Here’s a quick Recap.

See discussions around GDPR, major updates for Tableau 2018.1, MySQL 8, Bootstrap 4.1 and Salesforce spring 18 in tech news this week. See why Hadoop is dying, learn about Mob programming, Hybrid apps, Progressive web apps, and more from this week’s insights. Build an ARCore app in Android, learn advanced Rust programming, see how data scientists test hypothesis, and more in this week’s tutorials.

Managing Editor, Packt Hub. Former mainframes/DB2 programmer turned marketer/market researcher turned editor. I love learning, writing and tinkering when I am not busy running after my toddler. Wonder how algorithms would classify this!


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