Shamasis Battacharya

735 Added | 4 Magazines | 105 Likes | 5 Following | 20 Followers | @shamasis | VPE #Postman. Tech architect, developer, writer and perfectionist. Developed the @FusionCharts visualisation library.

Postman Announces Multi-Region Support for Growing Monitoring Product

Developers can test APIs from multiple locations(PRWeb August 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/08/prweb14605923.htm

Fetching API Data with React.JS

If you’ve used fetch to retrieve data from an API using Javascript, doing it with React will be pretty similar. In this post, I’ll walk you through …

JavaScript

IBM scientists have captured 330TB of uncompressed data into a tiny cartridge

It fits in the palm of your hand<p>In a new world record, scientists at IBM have captured 330 terabytes of uncompressed data — or the equivalent of 330 million books — into a cartridge that can fit into the palm of your hand. The record of 201 gigabits per square inch on prototype sputtered magnetic …

World Records

Scientists Just Revealed a Hidden Secret About The Sun's Inner Core

The beginning of new solar physics.<p>The innermost region of the Sun is hidden from our eyes, and it looks like this stealth has enabled the core to …

Universe

Get ready: A new V8 is coming, Node.js performance is changing.

How the performance characteristics of v8’s Turbofan will affect the way we optimize<p>Reviewers: Franziska Hinkelmann and Benedikt Meurer from the V8 …

JavaScript

A future for light-powered wireless connectivity, thanks to graphene | Ars Technica

Plasmons, propagating on graphene, slow and speed up on demand.<p>In my younger days—about the time that Erik the Red was making a name for himself—I …

Engineering

New lip-sync tech generates scary-accurate video using audio clips

I’m not saying you should be afraid of the future, but… okay, that’s exactly what I’m saying. A group of researchers from the University of Washington has developed a method to take an audio clip of someone speaking and generate a frighteningly realistic lip-synced video with it.<p>I’m afraid, very …

University of Washington

Hyperloop One had its first full-system test of ultrafast transportation system

But it only went 70 mph<p>Hyperloop One completed the first full-scale test of its hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on May 12th, the company announced today. In the test, the company’s hyperloop vehicle — which uses magnetic levitation, or mag-lev, technology — pulled 2 Gs while reaching …

Transportation

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Medicine

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Google is maintaining its edge in the world of quantum computing.<p>Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google’s most powerful …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

CRISPR-Powered Viruses<p>Earlier this month, the annual CRISPR 2017 conference was held at Montana State University. Attendees were the first to hear …

Check for broken links on your website using a Postman Collection

We are in the process of refreshing the online documentation for the Postman app. As we introduce new documentation pages, we <i>could</i> manually test …

Node.js Child Processes: Everything you need to know

How to use spawn(), exec(), execFile(), and fork()<p>Single-threaded, non-blocking performance in Node.js works great for a single process. But …

Scientists discover plants have 'brains' that decide when to sprout

Researchers are quickly learning that plants are far more complex than once thought. Not only has it been determined that plants are capable of …

Scientists Finally Witnessed a Phenomenon That Einstein Thought "Impossible"

Celestial Warping<p>According to Einstein’s general relativity theory, spacetime bends or gets distorted when it crosses a massive object due to its …

Scientists Claim to Have Invented The World's First Quantum-Proof Blockchain

Unhackable Bitcoin, anyone?<p>Researchers in Russia say they've developed and tested the world's first blockchain that won't be vulnerable to …

Intel’s Compute Card, a credit card-sized PC, will ship in August

Intel unveiled its Compute Card, a credit card-sized device that’s basically an entire PC, at CES this year. At Computex this week, the company officially launched the card with a full list of partners and what we can expect to see from them product-wise. These devices will all be at the show and …

Not your Grandma's Postman

If you’re new to Postman, now is the perfect time to get started. The growth of APIs right now is mind-bending. Organizations are using APIs to …

Mummy DNA shows that the ancients don’t have much in common with modern Egyptians

This will pave the way for more genetics studies<p>Scientists have extracted and analyzed DNA from mummies that are thousands of years old, and they have found that the ancient Egyptians are actually more genetically similar to people living today in the Near East — countries like Israel, Lebanon, and …

Anthropology

Experts Predict When A.I. Will Beat Humans In Everything

We had a good run.<p>After three years, A.I. will likely beat humans at Angry Birds, according to a major new survey of A.I. experts.<p>After four years, …

Artificial Intelligence

( ) => JavaScript Arrow Functions

Arrow functions are one of the new features implemented in ECMAScript 6. According to this survey by www.2ality.com, the arrow function is the most …

How a Total Solar Eclipse Helped Prove Einstein Right About Relativity

On Aug. 21, the continental U.S. will be treated to a total solar eclipse that will dazzle the nation as it progresses from coast to coast , starting …

Surprise! The Universe Has A Third Way To Form Black Holes

In addition to formation by supernovae and neutron star mergers, it should be possible for black holes to form via direct collapse. For the first time, we caught one red-handed, not just in simulations as shown here.<p>When a massive enough star runs out of fuel in its core and collapses, the …

Astrophysics

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Quantum Mechanics

Mock responses in Postman by using Examples

Postman recently introduced mock servers allowing developers to simulate an endpoint without spinning up a back-end server. Today, Postman is …

JavaScript

Why Developers Are Moving to Yarn

The JavaScript world changes every second. To say a lot has happened in the past year would be an understatement. Among those changes was that …

JavaScript

31 tech pros share favorite IT products

What's to like?Image by Vicki Lyons, Prakash Kota, Julie Ulrich and David LeDouxEvery year we ask IT pros to share their favorite enterprise …

Internet

Using a new domain for each async function in node

10 Sep 2013<p>I my last post I did some performance testing to show how much of an impact try catch blocks have on performance.<p>In this post I want to …

JavaScript

What is the benefit of Functional Programming?

<i>Reposted from my blog at the suggestion of Pablo Rivera.</i><p>I've seen some posts lately trying to come to grips with or warn against functional …

API developers can simulate a back-end with Postman’s Mock Service

API management company Postman has released Mock Service, a tool that enables teams to simulate a back-end server, freeing up developers who were …

APIs