December 18, 2014

Surveying the Web API Security Landscape

It wasn’t too long ago that building a distributed application meant you’d implement a SOAP based web service. At that time, web based interfaces were based on some pretty heavy standards forming a stack colloquially known as “WS-*.” But, over the last 10 years there has been a dramatic shift

Report: Tech Hiring at Unprecedented Levels

Two new employment reports indicate that the job market for developers could be hotter than ever in 2015. First, a Dice report finds that tech hiring plans are stronger than they’ve ever been: 75 percent of recruiters surveyed expect to hire more tech workers in the next six months than

Oracle Cloud Computing Revenue Climbs 47%

Oracle reported strong earnings in most recent quarterly report, due in large part to the strength of its cloud computing operations. The company’s cloud-related revenue climbed 47 percent year-over-year, and it said that new cloud bookings were up 140 percent for the quarter. “We booked over $170 million in new

Using Preprocessor Directives in C++

Preprocessors are programs that accept input and produce output that in turn becomes input for the next cycle. Preprocessor directives are statements in a program that are preceded by the hash sign (#). Such directives facilitate portability and conditional compilation of your source code. In this article we will explore