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5 open source security tools too good to ignore

Look to these clever open source tools to keep secrets out of source code, identify malicious files, block malicious processes, and keep endpoints safe

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Q&A: Oracle's future lies in cloud, APIs, and microservices

Oracle VP Amit Zavery explains how the Java steward is rethinking core products for cloud computing, machine learning, and microservices

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Java 9's other new enhancements, Part 2: Milling Project Coin

JEP 213 builds on Java 7's Project Coin with small language improvements and additions for your Java programs

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Java framework builds microservices as Docker containers

The java-micro platform lets developers build and configure environment, command-line, and external services

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Open source users: It’s time for extreme vetting

Red Hat's cybersecurity strategist says open source code must be more carefully vetted, and developers are the ones to do it

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Hidden gems: 14 Python libraries too good to overlook

Parsing, image processing, web crawling, GUI creation -- these little-known Python libraries have you covered

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JavaScript spec adds async functions, shared memory

ECMAScript 2017, due in June, also incorporates string padding and trailing commas

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GitLab database goes out after spam attack

Approximately six hours of data, including issues, merge requests, users, comments, and snippets, will be lost as GitLab restores from a backup

​Google creates ‘crisis fund’ following US immigration ban

Tech giant, Google, has created a US$2 million crisis fund in response to US president Donald Trump’s immigration ban

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US tech industry says immigration order affects their operations

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are among U.S. tech industry leaders warning that Trump's immigration order will impact company operations

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InfoWorld's 2017 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the year's best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services

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US alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle

The U.S. government says Oracle routinely and systemically pays white men more than women and minorities and that it favors Asian candidates over others in product development and technical roles

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AI should enhance, not replace, humans, say CEOs of IBM and Microsoft

Artificial intelligence should enhance human workers, not replace them, at least according to the CEOs of IBM and Microsoft.

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OSGi at the UK's biggest science lab

Developers at Diamond Light Source set out to migrate a mission-critical, Java-based acquisition system to dynamic class loading. Here’s what they learned.

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New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Still in the early stages, the Fission framework turns any Kubernetes cluster into a system for delivering lambda architecture or serverless applications

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The 6 unwritten rules of open source development

Do you want to be a successful and valued member of an open source project? Follow these unwritten rules

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Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Beam offers a high-level API and programming paradigm for streaming and batch systems

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Should software developers have a code of ethics?

With the power to drive technology, comes great responsibility. What should developers do when faced with ethical dilemmas?

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