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How Containers are Changing Everything

Modern application development owes much to the growth of the development operations (devops) movement and the automation tools it has delivered. Instead of just writing code, developers now need to think in terms the tools they're using -- and how they...

Bug-free Code? That's a lie!

Behavioral psychiatrists say that virtually all people lie. Most are little white lies to protect the feelings of others. Some lies are acts of commission -- a deliberate statement of untruth -- whereas others are lies of omission. In the...

Facebook Should Care More About Privacy

Following the revelations that have shown major flaws in Facebook’s privacy settings with regard to linking your mobile number, security experts are now calling for the company to get serious about protecting users. The issue relates to Facebook and one...

The NSA Plans for a Post-Quantum World

Quantum computing is a novel way to build computers -- one that takes advantage of the quantum properties of particles to perform operations on data in a very different way than traditional computers. In some cases, the algorithm speedups are...

It's Back! IronPython for .NET Framework

IronPython is a implementation that runs on .NET Framework's Common Language Runtime (CLR) is coming back thanks to the change of hands. Jeff Hardy, former lead IronPython developer, confirmed the transition on the Ironpyton-users mailing list earlier this month. For many reasons...

Futhark Language Can Generate C and/or Python Code

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Computer Science has officially released and shown off their new functional programming language called Futhark. This new programming language, which is free and open source, is designed to run on a GPU for machine learning...

Node.JS Version 6 is More Secure and Speedy

NodeJS is moving to version 6 today. This release is focusing heavily on performance and security as well as getting a full dose of compliance with the most recent JavaScript specifications. Version 6 is currently reported to be four times...

Why Python is a Really Good Programming Language

When I started programming, Java was all the rage. There were no two doubts regarding this. Java is the only programming language in the Information Technology industry that is remaining strong since it’s inception date. Java is the mist successful...

Infographed: The Story of Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg has built one hell of an empire, and a lot of people envy this. The number one question is where did all of this begin? Almost everyone who is truly into technology knows the highlights of his life....

Could the Superconductor Theory be Flawed?

It is saddening to report that physicists in the United States have claimed to have found some errors in the superconductor theory. The overall use of trapped field magnets (TFM) is thought of to be impractical. The superconductor theory was...

Project Rome Allows for Consistent App Experiences

Alongside Microsoft's efforts for a Universal Windows Platform, their using some of their technologies from the Xbox gaming system to help promote high-quality, consistent application experiences across different devices. The goal is for Project Rome to work across Windows, Android,...

Infographed: What is Actually Driving Innovation

I know that we all love a good infograph regarding the internet of things, cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, and more. If you're familiar with reading articles that is posted here, you should feel right at home with this...

Code a Lot Quicker with Swift Version 2.2

Yesterday, Apple has officially released Swift 2.2 to everyone. This release is focusing on quicker coding and is the first official release Yesterday, Apple has officially released Swift 2.2 to everyone. This release is focusing on quicker coding and is...

Java 9 Will Finally Understand Dependencies

Java Developers will officially have a year to prepare their code before modularity arrives in the new version of Java SE Development Kit 9. With the modularization of Java, it will be a major transformation for the platform overall. The...

Open Source can Save the Internet of Things

To a half-decent degree, open source is present in the internet of things chain of value. Cloud applications that collect and analyze our data are extremely dependent on open source software and standards. Device manufacturers have taken up open source...

Windows Apps Are About to Truly Become Universal

Cross-platform development for .NET has just been extended greatly thanks to Microsoft purchasing Xamarin. We are talking about having Windows apps on Android, iOS, and so much more. There has been a lot of speculation with the future of Microsoft...

Let's Discuss: What Are Exactly Functional Languages

People are arguing exactly what a functional programming language is, but they are attracting developers like crazy. The men behind Clojure, Scala, F# explain what these functional programming actually is and how the languages are evolving today. Martin Odersky, Founder...