Dev Issues

Has Python 3’s Time Finally Come?

Python 3 has been around for years. I actually wrote a series of articles for DevX on Python 3 called “A Developer’s guide to Python 3.0“. The first article was published on July 29 2009, more than 6 years ago! Python 3 adoption has been slow, to say the least.

Dip Your Virtual Toes into WebVR

Virtual reality is here and many companies are working on VR devices, SDKs, content and frameworks. But, true presence and immersion requires high-end equipment at the moment. It will be several more years until really immersive VR is affordable and ubiquitous. In the mean-time, developers must work with today’s limitations

Container Wars: Docker vs. Rkt

Containers are making inroads into the mainstream. Many large organizations and startups deploy their software using containers and many other experiment with the technology or plan to do it. When talking about containers, Docker is the 800-pound gorilla. The recent awareness and popularity of containers for deploying complicated systems (often

Hybrid Integrations with Azure Logic Apps

In the previous post, I talked about how we can leverage Logic Apps to create scalable workflows and business processes and demonstrated a process automation example with Salesforce. In this post, we will look at leveraging Logic Apps in a hybrid scenario, where the business process needs to integrate systems

The State of Go

The Go language is 6 years old and has gotten a lot of traction. With the recent release of Go 1.7.1, the entire ecosystem looks very healthy. The continued focus on performance, while maintaining the original philosophy of simplicity, is encouraging. Go adoption is on the rise and Go is

Accelerate Mobile Pages with AMP

The power of mobile devices and the available bandwidth keeps increasing and content producers are very aware of the importance of the mobile platform. They generate content that’s designed specifically for mobile consumption. But, the user experience is still often lacking. There are two related problems here. First, the weight

Automate Salesforce Business Processes with Azure Logic Apps

Azure Logic Apps provides scalable workflows and business process automation backed by the power of the cloud. It has an intuitive designer interface that allows you to declaratively define a process automation workflow. The vast array of connectors available out of the box let you create integrations between a suite

Perform Data Audits in SQL Azure Using Temporal Tables

The support for Temporal Tables has now been extended to SQL Azure databases. With Temporal Tables, you can track changes made to your data and store the entire history either for analysis or for making the information actionable. For example, a compensation logic can trigger based on historical changes resulting

Ending the War of the Shells

Shells are the interactive programs that run in text terminals and let you execute commands and run external programs. But, shells can be used non-interactively and you can write scripts and execute (source) them like regular programs. System administrators live and die by the command-line. Unix evolved as text-based environment

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