Learn about package management in your programming language and take advantage of all the goodness that's out there.
Managing large clusters of machines is non-trivial. Even in the cloud where the cloud provider takes care of a lot of the complicated activities, you still need to get your system up and running.
Gain a solid understanding of the current state of Cloud platforms, how to integrate the Cloud into your systems and how to manage the risks.
Python 3.6 adds some general usability improvements that may entice the average Python developer to cross from Python 2 to Python 3. It's bound to happen at some point and the author believe that 2017 is the year that Python 3 starts to take over.
Get an introduction to WebSocket technology using a sample application based on Socket.io.
Learn how to future-proof your career by combine innovations from multiple areas to achieve synergies.
Security is hard. It takes dedicated attention, knowledge and meticulous execution. It is also an ongoing process. It's important to educate stakeholders and clarify the state of security, the risks and mitigations. You need to be vigilant and on your toes.
Learn why gRPC is a solid framework that serves its purpose very well.
Powershell's new cross-platform status will significantly increase its reach and relevance in the Enterprise. It will also eliminate a lot of duplicate script code and/or allow using PowerShell in scripting scenarios that previously required Python or Ruby.
The power of containers shines brightest when you build large systems made up of many machines running lots of interacting containers. That's were Docker Swarm comes -- arguably the simplest orchestration solution for Docker containers and it is built into the Docker engine itself.
Big data belongs in the cloud and has become much more reasonable to run the applications that manage, sift and display the data in the cloud as well.
The main draw of WebVR is that it lets gazillions of Web developers take advantage of their experience, skills and tools to develop VR applications and content that will be broadly available.
It will be very interesting to see how the container landscape evolves. Are developers going to stick with the incumbent, yet quickly innovating, Docker or are they going to flock to the supposedly superior newcomer?
| October 6, 2016
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