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MapR helps developers leverage analytics with microservices

New capabilities in MapR Technologies Converged Data Platform help developers and administrators use microservices to integrate operations and analytics.

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Microsoft pursues .Net development unity with .Net Standard

A single base library will reach all three major variants of .Net, solving the code-sharing problem for .Net developers across platforms

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How to execute tech projects like business projects

We need to put tech projects in the business context. Here are the three steps for doing that.

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Oracle tries playing nice with Java EE rebels

After raising their ire with perceived neglect of Java, Oracle is now trying to assuage breakaway groups like Java EE Guardians and Microprofile.io

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Microsoft emphasizes JavaScript tools, libraries in TypeScript 2.0

The latest version of Microsoft's typed JavaScript superset adds simplified declaration file acquisition and non-nullable types

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Next generation of software engineers need training, not retraining

Colleges are good at training Ph.D.s, and coding boot camps are good at retraining employed people as junior coders. We really need a third alternative to train the critical mass of skilled software engineers that the industry needs ...

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Oracle Visual Code brings cloud-based app dev to business users

The competitor to Salesforce Lightning lets citizen developers create apps out of prebuilt components

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The tale of two Silicon Valley cities leads to APIs

APIs and disruptive innovation go hand-in-hand because APIs are, by their very nature, disruptively innovative. In today’s increasingly mobile application-driven economy, integrated collaborative connection technology is essential for...

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Oracle's infrastructure business focuses on bare metal to go after AWS

Rather than starting from the low end of the infrastructure market and working its way up, Oracle is starting at the top and working its way down, using powerful, bare metal servers.

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Oracle’s cloud adds PHP now, Ruby later

The company is introducing a spate of cloud-related services for APIs, NoSQL, and IaaS

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Google's new acquisition makes building chatbots easier

Google took a shot at Facebook's chatbot-building services on Monday with its acquisition of API.ai, a company that helps developers build and improve conversational interfaces for their services.

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Oracle is also getting in on the chatbot revolution

Oracle has a new tool aimed at making it easy to create chatbots that access business systems.

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SAP makes HANA available on the PC and offline

Seeking to make it simpler for developers to experiment with SAP HANA and prototype and build applications on the platform, SAP announced an express edition that you can use for free on a desktop or laptop as well as a new personal...

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SAP woos SMB developers with an 'express' edition of Hana

Aiming to make Hana more accessible to companies of all shapes and sizes, the enterprise software giant on Monday unveiled a downloadable "express" edition that developers can use for free.

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Oracle plans two major Java EE upgrades for the cloud

Version 8, due in late 2017, focuses on services configuration and health; Version 9, due a year later, focuses on smaller services and consistency

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Node.js upgrades module safety and ECMAscript support

The forthcoming version 7 beta release moves toward VM agnosticism and adds Canary in the Gold Mine technology to ensure modules don't break

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Mozilla relaunches JavaScript debugger as part of tools transition plan

Debugger.html does away with XUL in favor of the React JavaScript library for easier changes

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Blue Ocean UI for Jenkins surfaces better info for dev teams

The open source project redesigns the Jenkins interface to give users less clutter and more pertinent information

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