APIs

Build a Python REST API in 5 Minutes

This is the first in a series of posts aiming to help people build REST APIs in Python. We have developed a collection of tools that let you get …

Programming

Patterns of Service-oriented Architecture: Database Transactions

I’ve been lax in updating the “Patterns of Service-oriented Architecture” series, so here’s a new one on a time-honored and critical technique: …

Programming

This browser extension turns your angry Facebook emoji into real social action

From climate change to the worsening refugee crisis to rollbacks of LGBTQ rights, you've probably reacted to a lot of deeply troubling news in your …

Technology

Information Technology teams and Slack – Several People Are Typing — The Official Slack Blog

Slack is great for all kinds of workplace communication, but it can also be customized to make specific types of work simpler and more productive. We …

Collaboration

Easier Certificate Validation Using DNS with AWS Certificate Manager | Amazon Web Services

Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificates are used to secure network communications and establish the identity of websites …

Cloud Computing

React Automata

This is a work in progress<p>If components' state is deterministic, tests can be automagically generated.<p>Quick …

JavaScript

Hazelcast Jet aims to DAG-propel IoT data flow

<i>Open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) company Hazelcast is increasingly aligning its ‘application-embeddable’ technologies to IoT use cases.</i><p>Apache …

Big Data

YouTube returns to the Echo Show as Amazon and Google patch up their differences

YouTube is back on Amazon’s Echo Show device, two months after Google pulled the video service over a violation of its terms of service.<p>Voicebot.ai …

Amazon

Why We Moved From NoSQL MongoDB to PostgreSQL

A couple of years ago, we moved our code base to a monorepo, which helped us scale tremendously in terms of code reuse and overall speed of …

MongoDB

Example microservice app

This is an example of web application comprising of several components communicating to each other. In other words, this is an example of …

Software Development

Google is receiving Android users' locations even location services are off

This is bad. Google actively receives location data from Android users even when location services have been switched off.<p>Starting from early 2017, Android phones have been gathering addresses of nearby cellular towers and sending this data back to Google, Quartz reports. The most troubling part is …

Privacy

User experience design for APIs

Writing code is rarely just a private affair between you and your computer. Code is not just meant for machines; it has human users. It is meant to …

UX Design

Monitoring the performance of a Node.js web application - Sqreen Blog | Modern Application Security

Monitoring the performance of a Node.js web application<p>Tl;dr<p>Building a tool to monitor how an application performs is not very difficult anymore.<p>Two …

JavaScript

Convert JPG, PNG, and Animated GIF to WEBP

By David Walsh on<p>New image formats like WEP and MOZJPEG will be a major boost to load time on the web. The majority of page load and render time is …

Web Design

Pinterest Launches 'Secret Santa' Campaign to Drive Holiday Gift Purchases

Whether you use it or not, it’s hard to ignore the power of Pinterest, and the influence the platform has in guiding users towards purchase. …

Christmas

Topic modeling and sentiment analysis to pinpoint the perfect doctor

<i>“Every good work of software starts by scratching a developer’s personal itch.” -Eric Raymond</i><p>I recently moved to San Francisco to join the Insight …

Data Science

Announcing AWS Amplify and the AWS Mobile CLI | Amazon Web Services

The JavaScript ecosystem is thriving. Every day there are new use cases and functionality across web and mobile ecosystems. Developers are building …

Cloud Computing

New DirectX 12 Features Added In Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft has today revealed more details about the new improvements to DirectX 12 rolled out in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The DirectX 12 …

Microsoft

IOTA Hackathon – Lessons Learned: Fraud Detection (Part 1)

<i>The IOTA Hackathon took place from Nov 17 to Nov 19 in Gdansk, Poland. Software developers from all over Europe came together to put to test the IOTA</i> …

Bitcoin

As Google clamps down, 'Droid developer warns 'breaking day' is coming

Mobile app developers are being forced to rewrite their code as Google attempts to tame Android's Wild West.<p>The developer of the power management app …

explicit

AWS re:Invent 2017--Scality Showcases Software-Defined Object Storage Across Any Cloud In Booth #734

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Scality, a pioneer of software-defined, multi-cloud data storage, today announced that it will showcase and demonstrate its newest cloud and object storage products, based on the Amazon S3 API at AWS re:Invent 2017, a learning conference hosted by Amazon …

Cloud Computing

NIH Awards by Location and Organization - NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)

<b>Note:</b> Although this list can be sorted by the amount of funding each organization receives, these data should not be interpreted as a ranking of …

Research

DOJ Sues To Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger; Broadcasters Team Up On API For Local TV Ads

AdExchanger |Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Vertical Disintegration The Justice Department is suing to …

Advertising Industry

NoScript Add-On Updated for Firefox 57 and the New WebExtensions API

<i>Six days after Mozilla launched Firefox 57, a revamped version of the Firefox browser, Giorgio Maone, the developer of the NoScript add-on, has</i> …

Software

Sendwithus Wins $5 Million In Series A Funding

Sendwithus, a firm that assists clients with their email creation process, has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round. The investment was led …

Startups

China Delaying Release of Critical Vulnerability Reports, Analysis Finds

Today’s topics include China delaying the release of high-severity vulnerability reports; Workday improving user experience with its HCM homepage; …

Enterprise Tech

MAAS 2.3.0 (final) Released!

<i>This article originally appeared on Andres Rodriguez’s blog</i><p>I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.3.0 (final) is now available!<p>This new MAAS release …

Linux

What to Know Before Starting a WordPress Plugin Business

WordPress powers over 28 percent of the web. With that comes 150,000 plugins and themes, which adds up to over 1.3 billion downloads on WordPress.org …

explicit

New – Interactive AWS Cost Explorer API | Amazon Web Services

We launched the AWS Cost Explorer a couple of years ago in order to allow you to track, allocate, and manage your AWS costs. The response to that …

Cloud Computing

Google Maps Updated with New Design for the First Time in Years

Google released an update to their eponymous Maps service<i>.</i><p>Product Manager Liz Hunt revealed changes focusing on <i>prioritizing the information …

Google