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OpenStack's future: Docker workloads on Kubernetes

OpenStack is set to become a Docker-ized app that runs on Kubernetes and help Google's plans for an open source hybrid cloud

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Wire open-sources messaging client, woos developers

Secure messaging apps are all the rage, and developers can now write their own open source Wire client

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

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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

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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

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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

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Kubernetes 1.3 tackles current and future container questions

The new version of the at-scale container management framework adds better support for increasingly critical container behaviors like persistency

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New toolset makes it possible to build and ship Docker containers within Ansible

Using Ansible playbooks, instead of Docker's tools, opens the doors to new kinds of dev automation

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Java EE devotees plot to seize control from Oracle

Tired of Java EE's languishing, two groups may develop their own parts of Java -- but don't call it a 'fork'

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Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

A major new release to the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is designed to offer better support for containers and cloud-native applications.

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The end of BigLittle: Ruby unifies integer classes

Language founder Yukihiro Matsumoto says the general release of Ruby 2.4.0, currently available as a preview, will come in December

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Don't just code: Career advice from the programming masters

Dev tech founders Eich, van Rossum, Johnson, Hickey, and Schleuter offer advice to programming newcomers

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Eclipse's annual release train focuses on JavaScript, PHP

This year's open source tooling package, called Neon, also gives nods to Docker and Android

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Severe flaws in widely used archive library put many projects at risk

Researchers from Cisco Systems' Talos group found three severe flaws in libarchive that could impact a large number of software products and their users.

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Java's Spring Framework gets a new competitor

The Datamill framework brings functional programming to Java

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16 ways to build a better dev team

The secret to building and maintaining a great development team requires transparency, flexibility, and yes, good vibes

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5 big data sources for strategic sentiment analysis

Every company wants to know what its customers feel about it. But sentiment analysis can get more granular -- and turn inward to improve employee satisfaction

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JS email attachments may carry potent ransomware

Attackers are infecting computers with a new ransomware program called RAA that's written entirely in JavaScript and locks users' files using strong encryption.

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