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Standup Bot – Automated Standups for Slack Channels @robcrussell – Messaging tools like Slack changed our work world. Standup changed our meetings. Standup Bot keeps us accountable, tracks our goals, and got us to post our successes, plans, and upcoming challenges.
Wagon – A better way for analysts and engineers to write queries, visualize results, and share data & charts – Wagon – A better way for analysts and engineers to write queries, visualize results, and share data & charts
Configuring a Lambda Function to Access Resources in an Amazon VPC – this is a big deal #aws @awscloud – This is a big deal – Lambda function can now access resources in an Amazon VPC
What do you mean ‘we need more time’?? Project Schedule Estimation in Software Development – Remember that when you push back against a bad schedule, you are not a Debbie Downer fighting against a magical world where you ship the project by Christmas and everything is awesome. That world doesn’t exist. You simply prefer a world where everyone comp
New Open Source Contributions Might Just Save Docker – Managing storage and networking in Docker containers can be a nightmare. New Kubernetes contributions may help.
What’s New in Android Studio 2.0 – Android Studio 2.0 includes Instant Run to reduce incremental build and deploy times to seconds, improved full build times, a faster and more intuitive emulator, and a new GPU profiler to help make your games and graphics apps performant and error free.
Amazon Lumberyard – A free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – Amazon Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform, 3D game engine for you to create the highest-quality games, connect your games to the vast compute and storage of the AWS Cloud, and engage fans on Twitch.
IntelliJ IDEA Pro Tips – This guide targets users IntelliJ IDEA who are already familiar with its basic features and would like to learn more. If you’re relatively new to IntelliJ IDEA, I recommend that you read the Discover IntelliJ IDEA guide before delving into this one.
Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Developer Preview – A free SDK that lets you easily add new voice capabilities – Our new trivia skill template makes it easy to create a quiz skill for Alexa. You just need to come up with a trivia idea, plug in your questions and edit a few lines of script. It's a valuable way to quickly learn the end-to-end process for building and p
Reading list: Big ideas in books from our TED2016 speakers – With TED2016 quickly approaching, what better way to get ready than with a good book (or two, or three)? Before the conference starts on February 15, explore these reads by some of our speakers.
Microsoft launches IoT Hub to ingest data from the physical world – At its core, Azure IoT Hub serves as the backend for telling embedded devices what to do, and then getting data back from them in order to power applications. One of the advantages to using it over building a similar system from scratch is that Azure IoT H
Why I No Longer Use MVC Frameworks – I found this journey to be transformative: decades of Object Orientation seem to be all but gone. I can no longer think in terms other than reactive or functional. The kinds of things I have been building with SAM and the speed at which I can build them has been are unprecedented. One more thing. I can now focus on designing APIs and Services that do not follow the screen scraping pattern.
IntelliJ IDEA 16 EAP Improves Debugger and Adds Git Worktree Support – A fresh weekly IntelliJ IDEA 16 EAP is out and ready, packed with bugfixes and new features as usual. The noticeable changes affect the debugger, VCS integrations, and user interface.
Application Security for Java Developers – DZone Java – Security is a major concern, and Java developers are no exception. Here's a look at web layer security, API security, authentication, authorization, and more!
Lelylan is an iot cloud platform based on a lightweight microservices architecture. – Open Source Lightweight Microservices Architecture for the Internet of Things.
VMware’s Cloud Adventure – I’m betting on @awscloud @duhaas – They have the pieces and the people – they just need a clear direction and internal consensus to move forward.
Kinto – Store, Sync, Share, and Self-Host. – A lightweight JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities
Amazon Web Services is now an $8 billion-a-year cloud-computing machine – Quartz – The AWS division generated $687 million in operating income during the quarter, and almost $1.9 billion over the full year. It represented about 40% of Amazon’s fourth-quarter consolidated-segment operating income, despite only generating 7% of the company’s sales.
Advancing Android Development with Kotlin, with @JakeWharton – Learn how Kotlin advances the language and design patterns for Android development to solve larger problems, allowing you to clean up ceremony APIs and tedious code. Leverage the great power of extension function expressions to heal your
OneOps – Cloud management & application lifecycle management platform from @WalmartLabs – Accelerating product delivery in the Digital Economy through Continuous Application Lifecycle Management of Cloud-based Workload, backed by @WalmartLabs
Microsoft Announces The First Technical Preview Of Azure Stack – Azure for your datacenter – With Azure Stack, Microsoft wants to bring its Azure cloud computing services into its customers’ data centers. Today, the company announced that it will launch the first technical preview of Azure Stack later this week on Friday, January 29.