David Ayala

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Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

Kids

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Understanding CaaS, PaaS, Container Platforms and Application Platforms

There is quite a bit of confusion in how the terms CaaS, PaaS, Container Platforms and Application Platforms are used. The confusion exist in the …

10 Key Takeaways From RightScale State Of The Cloud Report

RightScale, the multi-cloud management company, has published their annual report on the state of the cloud adoption. For the last few years, RightScale has been surveying a large number of cloud users to find patterns related to adoption and usage among enterprises and small and medium businesses. …

Building a JSON API in Go

I've recently been building more and more complex things with the Go programming language. It's been a lot of fun!<p>As someone who's been burned by …

Python Programming

5 Microservices Trends to Watch in 2018

2017 was an important year for DevOps as the number of ecosystem players grew substantially and CNCF projects tripled.Looking to the year ahead, we …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

¿Qué son los ‘smart contracts’?

Tres expertos de la firma de abogados Delvy Law & Finance te explican todo lo que necesitas saber sobre los contratos inteligentes de 'blockchain'<p>No …

Functional programming finally goes mainstream

Forrester breaks down functional programming and why tech developers should care about it.<p>Forrester has recently released our take on functional …

How to use Kodi to play classic video game ROMs -- Mario, Sonic, Zelda, and more!

As someone who was born in the 1980s, I experienced the golden age of video games. While the graphics were archaic by today's standards, the games …

Introduction to modern network load balancing and proxying

It was brought to my attention recently that there is a dearth of introductory educational material available about modern network load balancing and …

New AWS Paris region makes it easier for customers to follow France’s data privacy rules

Amazon Web Services launched a new region in Paris today to serve customers in the European Union. This is AWS’ fourth region in the EU after Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom. One advantage of the Paris region is that it makes it easier for tech companies in France to comply with its data …

Amazon launches single sign-on service for AWS cloud

AWS SSO will let users manage access to multiple AWS accounts and applications using their existing corporate credentials.<p>Amazon Web Services' …

Cloud Computing

AWS launches GuardDuty, its new intelligent threat detection service

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing division today announced a new threat detection service that aims to help keep the company’s users safe from potential security threats. The service applies machine learning to identify threats (think an EC2 instances that starts mining Bitcoin without your knowledge or …

Linux creator Linus Torvalds: This is what drives me nuts about IT security

Torvalds explains why he gets angry with security people.<p>Developers are often accused of not thinking about security, but Linux kernel founder Linus …

Pencil and Paper Games

The Architecture Manager – the Forgotten Enterprise Architecture Role

I’ve met many Architecture Managers over the years. Sometimes they go by the title of “Chief Enterprise Architect” or “Chief IT Architect” and other …

Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI

Just how does machine learning work? You’ve probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It’s a perfect two-minute summary …

Technology (India)

The Serverless Revolution Will Make Us All Developers

At Build 2017, Microsoft’s annual and influential developer event, CEO Satya Nadella introduced the idea of the “intelligent cloud” and “intelligent …

Airbnb's 10 Takeaways from Moving to Microservices

Melanie Cebula, software engineer at Airbnb shares lessons learned<p>At the recent FutureStack 2017 in New York, Melanie Cebula, Software Engineer at …

DevOps

4 promising open source projects for 2018

This year has been a year of massive growth in open source. While almost any developer knows frameworks such as React and projects like Docker (moby), in 2017 the number of open source projects on GitHub grew from around 35 million to over 62 million.<p>As open source is expected to continue to grow …

Serverless Performance Shootout

In this post, I compare the performance of three function-as-a-service providers: AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions and Microsoft Azure Functions. …

mermaid

README.md<p>Generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text in a similar manner as markdown.<p>Ever wanted to simplify documentation and avoid heavy tools …

Semantic Versioning 2.0.0

Summary<p>Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the:<p>MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes,<br>• MINOR version when you add …

reveal-md

README.md<p>reveal.js on steroids! Get beautiful reveal.js presentations from your Markdown files.<p>Installation<p>Usage<p>This starts a local server and opens …

Web Development

Managing content for a JAMstack site with Netlify CMS

Content for the modern web development architecture:<p>Headless CMS = Content Management System for JAMstack sites<p>This blog post covers:<p>Netlify CMS for …

JavaScript, APIs, and Markup

When is your site <i>not</i> built with the JAMstack?<p>Any project that relies on a tight coupling between client and server is not built with the JAMstack. …

6 Strategies for Migrating Applications to the Cloud

<i>“How emigration is actually lived — well, this depends on many factors: education, economic station, language, where one lands, and what support</i> …

Red Hat Previews OpenShift Container Platform Additions

Features<p>August 11, 2017August 11, 2017 CaaS, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, containers as a service, coreos, Docker Inc., IBM, kubernetes, …