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SD Times Blog: SourceForge is on the mend

There was a time in the last century when Slashdot was the Reddit of the Internet. There was a time when SourceForge was GitHub. And still, yes, there is a time when these and other Internet media properties were owned and operated by good actors, seeking to foster community and open-source development. In 2011, Freecode, …

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Typemock’s new feature uses artificial intelligence to solve unit testing challenges

The complexity and lengthy process of unit testing is a bit of a challenge to some developers, which is why Typemock has launched Isolator v8 for .NET developers. It features an artificial intelligence bot that generates suggestions to test the validity of the code as it’s written. Typemock has focused on making companies and developers …

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10-year-old awarded Paris fellowship to help build her robot

A 10-year-old girl is on a mission to use her robot to make the streets of Paris “smile again,” a challenge that she will be able to accomplish after being awarded the prestigious Paris Summer Innovation Fellowship from Five by Five. Five by Five is a company that helps businesses, teams, enterprises and others with …

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Industry Watch: Developers: First, do no harm

Healthcare workers, airline pilots, sea captains and others are held to a code of professional ethics, as they hold people’s lives in their hands. Should software engineers working in those fields be held to the same exacting standards? I recently spoke with Prof. Andrew Boyd, an assistant professor of biomedical and health information sciences at …

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HTC launches VR Venture Capital Alliance, Nokia launches mobile network analytics solution, and Red Hat announces OpenJDK 8 for Windows—SD Times news digest: June 30, 2016

HTC announced the VR Venture Capital Alliance (VRVCA), a US$10 billion initiative that will put investments into long-term growth in the virtual reality industry. The VRVCA is made up of 30 virtual reality investors from all over the world. They believe that virtual reality is a “transformative technology that will revolutionize entire industries, one that …

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Necessity is the mother of the ‘Rugged DevOps’ movement

No matter how good your perimeter security is, experts agree: Your system has been breached, whether you know it or not. The costs of security flaws—cybersecurity expert Joe Franscella calls them “The Five Horsemen of the Internet Apocalypse: Scam, Extortion, Embarrassment, Theft and Death”—are enormous. So why don’t we consider security a first-class citizen in …

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Rogue Wave releases major update to the Zend Framework

Rogue Wave is updating its open-source framework for developing Web applications and services. According to the company, this is the first major release in four years. Zend Framework 3 features support for PHP 7, middleware runtime and performance enhancements. The newly released support for PHP 7 aims to simplify how developers create, debug, monitor and …

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Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program reaches record numbers

Girls Who Code kicked off its 2016 Summer Immersion Program in Chicago and Washington D.C. this week, logging a record number of programs this year. The program is supported by technology organizations and spans across 78 programs in 11 cities. Today, the Summer Immersion Program kicked off in Washington D.C., and it’s supported and hosted …

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Analyst View: Life in the fast lane

The pace of business (heck, the pace of life) gets faster and faster. Faster processing, faster delivery, faster innovation—and faster adoption and abandonment of that innovation—is the reality we all live in today. Leaders run fast businesses to win and to stay apace or in front of dynamic customers and disruptive competitive forces. They can’t …

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MongoDB World 2016: Sumo Logic App for MongoDB, Infusion’s collaboration, Happiest Minds’ R2M solution, and Basis Technology’s technical partnership

MongoDB held its user conference in New York City this week, where more than 2,000 attendees gathered to network and learn more about how they can utilize the NoSQL database. “With data and analytics powering companies in every sector, the MongoDB community continues to grow rapidly,” said Dev Ittycheria, president and CEO of MongoDB. “MongoDB …

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TensorFlow v0.9, Code Connect joins Microsoft, and CloudBees collaborates with Red Hat—SD Times news digest: June 29, 2016

Ever since its launch, TensorFlow has been available to developers on Android. Now, the Google team has added support for iOS in v0.9 of TensorFlow, along with Raspberry Pi support and new compilation options. TensorFlow for iOS was built with a specific set of scripts, including a makefile to drive the cross-compilation process. This makefile …

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NewSQL: Trying to solve what SQL and NoSQL can’t on their own

NewSQL and NoSQL have similarities and differences. The “right” database choice is all about the use case, as always. Depending on what your company is trying to accomplish, you likely have a mix of SQL and NoSQL solutions. And if you don’t, you likely will in the future. Like NoSQL, NewSQL was designed for modern …

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Hadoop Summit hints at growth in platform

The Apache Hadoop project has long been big enough for its own conference, this time in its ninth year. During the keynote at Hadoop Summit from Hortonworks’ cofounder and chief architect Arun Murthy, the company detailed its plans to improve the security, governance and ease of use of the Hadoop platform and its ancillary support …

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NVIDIA focuses on helping developers with virtual reality challenges

NVIDIA plans on ramping up its efforts to help developers work with virtual reality. The company has been working on virtual reality for about 12 years, and when the company first started, it was mostly in the professional enterprise space, with large immersive display environments. Of course, with the recent boom of consumer headsets from …

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    CDAP 101: A Developer’s Guide to Data Analytics

    Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP) is an integrated application development framework for Hadoop and Spark. It integrates and abstracts the underlying infrastructure technologies to provide simpler and easy-to-use APIs to build, deploy and manage complex data analytics applications and data lakes in the cloud or on-premises. This guide goes into the underlying functional and deployment architecture, complete with system diagrams, definitions, …

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    The Importance of Data Profiling

    Profiling your data is the first, necessary step to identify weaknesses in your data. Profiling leads to a better understanding of your data, its problems, and what needs to be fixed. But today, generic metadata only provides a broad overview of what’s in the data, such as blank fields or the number of repeating values. …

  • SQL or SOQL for Salesforce Analytics

    LIVE DATE: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 TIME: 1:00 PM EST Salesforce analytics and BI remains a hot topic as organizations improve their customer intelligence. Even Salesforce is getting into the action with Wave Analytics Cloud. But what’s the best way to access the data? SOQL is the popular query language for Salesforce and well suited for developing …

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    Cool Vendors in Application Development, 2016

    This article from Gartner offers a view into the next generation of application development technologies, showing how agile practices, RAD and state-or-the-art user experiences are high-profile challenges for today’s application development leaders.  It showcases a number of vendors in these new spaces. Learn who they are by reading this now! …

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    Are you considering adopting automated testing but unsure of how to get started? This white paper from Sauce Labs discusses the benefits of automated testing, the recommended technical approach to take, and suggests tools that enable QA and development teams to successfully integrate automated testing into an optimized Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery workflow. Download …

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    Developing Secure Embedded Software

    Quality Doesn’t Equal Security Most organization put considerable focus on software quality, but software security is different. Embedded development presents the challenge of coding in a language that’s inherently insecure; and quality assurance does little to ensure security. Learn about: Why commonly used approaches to security typically fail How quality assurance fails to prevent the …

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