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7 stages of a failed software project

Know the signs! You might not be able to affect the outcome, but at least you'll recognize when to fasten your seatbelt and update your resume

Andrew C. Oliver

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5 reasons to learn mainframe programming

The work is fulfilling, the tools are state-of-the-art, and demand for mainframe-literate developers has never been greater

Christopher O’Malley

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Oracle's monster security update fixes Java, database bugs

Oracle’s priorities have clearly shifted away from Java and its database products, as the bulk of fixes are for its middleware and e-commerce applications

Fahmida Y. Rashid

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Security software that uses 'code hooking' opens the door to hackers

Hackers can use code hooking to bypass security features in operating systems and third-party apps

Lucian Constantin

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IoT spurs surprise surge in assembly language popularity

This month's Tiobe Index of language popularity has the assembly language cracking the top 10, likely due to its use in small IoT devices

Paul Krill

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Oden uses Google's Golang ecosystem to cook up a new language

The experimental language uses Go's underlying toolchain to deliver features that Google's language doesn't have yet

Serdar Yegulalp

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IBM and AT&T are cozying up to IoT developers

A deal between IBM and AT&T is just the latest tie-up involving major enterprise vendors invested in IoT

Stephen Lawson

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Open source Java projects: Docker Swarm

Learn why clustering is an important technique for working with Docker containers, then try your hand at developing a two-node enterprise cluster with Docker Swarm

Steven Haines

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Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

The new Automate enterprise commercial bundle is an integrated option for existing Chef users, but not a requirement

Serdar Yegulalp

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Google aims to train 2 million app developers in India

India’s large number of software developers has top smartphone like Google and Apple trying to coax them to work on their operating systems.

John Ribeiro

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What serverless computing really means

For devs, worrying about infrastructure is a chore they can do without. Serverless computing relieves that burden

Eric Knorr

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Google fixes over 100 flaws in Android, many in chipset drivers

Manufacturers can choose between two patch levels, one dedicated to device-specific fixes

Lucian Constantin

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