Azure Cosmos DB: Use Cases and Trade-Offs

Azure Cosmos DB: Use Cases and Trade-Offs
Added a day ago
Summary: Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed, elastically scalable, and globally distributed database with a multi-model approach with the ability to provide visual data.
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ScalaHosting and Digital Ocean Enter Strategic Partnership

ScalaHosting and Digital Ocean Enter Strategic Partnership
Added 6 days ago
Summary: The move vastly expands ScalaHosting reach, allowing customers access to a broader range of key hosting locations. DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2021 / ScalaHosting and Digital Ocean have recently signed a strategic partnership agreement. The move will open up access to more hosting locations worldwide to ScalaHosting Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting customers. As a leading player in the VPS space, ScalaHosting has
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The Value of JSON Values

The Value of JSON Values
Added 8 days ago
Summary: Pure functional Java library to work with Json using persistent data structures. A declarative API with validators, generators and a fast parser.
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11 minute read
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From the archive - Why thinking too much can be bad for you | 1843 magazine

Added 19 days ago
Summary: Sometimes thinking is a bad idea. Ian Leslie draws on Dylan, Djokovic and academic research to put the case for unthinking
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9 of the Best Reporting Tools for Selenium

9 of the Best Reporting Tools for Selenium
Added 19 days ago
Summary: From TestNG to ReportNG to Allure to JUnit and other tools, see this overview of the best reporting tools for Selenium.
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18 minute read
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Haskell: The Bad Parts, part 2

Added 19 days ago
Summary: New: The "Begin Rust" book
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17 minute read
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Uniwidth typefaces for interface design - UX Collective

Uniwidth typefaces for interface design - UX Collective
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Uniwidth typefaces have great potential for the use in interactive interfaces. A short, handy compilation of some available typefaces.
Sentiment: positive
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What Is Keycloak and What Does It Offer?

What Is Keycloak and What Does It Offer?
Added 23 days ago
Summary: Keycloak is open-source tool that will make securing your application easier.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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7 Coding Tools That Will Maximize Your Effectiveness

7 Coding Tools That Will Maximize Your Effectiveness
Added a month ago
Summary: Want to increase productivity while coding? Today we'll explore the top tools used by expert developers like Vim, Bash, Reflect, and I3 Window Manager.
Sentiment: positive
17 minute read
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Getting Started with Scala Cats

Getting Started with Scala Cats
Added a month ago
Summary: Cats is a library which provides abstraction for functional programming in the Scala programming language.
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6 minute read
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Diving into Scala Cats – Semigroups

Diving into Scala Cats – Semigroups
Added a month ago
Summary: The Semigroup type class in Cats comes with a method combine which simply combines two values of same data type by following the principle of Associativity.
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Diving into Scala Cats – Functors

Diving into Scala Cats – Functors
Added a month ago
Summary: The Functor type class in Cats provides a base class for mappable types that allow us to write generic code for Futures, Options, Lists and more.
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Diving into Scala Cats – Monoids

Diving into Scala Cats – Monoids
Added a month ago
Summary: The Monoid type class in Cats extends Semigroup and adds a default or fallback value for the given type.
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TeaVM

Added a month ago
Summary: A Java bytecode to JavaScript translator.
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Why I still Lisp (and you should too!) - Anurag Mendhekar - Medium

Why I still Lisp (and you should too!) - Anurag Mendhekar - Medium
Added a month ago
Summary: Reasons why Lisp/Scheme/Racket are great software development amongst all the other programming languages because of functional programming, lambda calculus, dynamic (vs. static) typing, s-expressions.
Sentiment: positive
33 minute read
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Photographer Mick Rock: ‘Social media means we won’t see another Lou Reed’

Photographer Mick Rock: ‘Social media means we won’t see another Lou Reed’
Added a month ago
Summary: The veteran, who also snapped David Bowie and Iggy Pop, talks of the birth of the ‘real underground’ and why it won’t happen again
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6 minute read
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Nintil - Thinking about software engineering

Added a month ago
Summary: The internet's best blog!
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22 minute read
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How we made Typerighter, the Guardian’s style guide checker

How we made Typerighter, the Guardian’s style guide checker
Added a month ago
Summary: Lots of regular expressions, and a timely demonstration by an editorial colleague, led to a two year side-project that eventually ended up in production
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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Jenkins vs. Travis vs. Bamboo vs. TeamCity: Clash of the Titans

Jenkins vs. Travis vs. Bamboo vs. TeamCity: Clash of the Titans
Added a month ago
Summary: In the CI/CD tools battle, Jenkins. vs. Travis vs. Bamboo vs. TeamCity is the most talked-about. We know how hard it can be to choose; this blog will help you.
Sentiment: positive
23 minute read
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You Don't Really Need Another MOOC

You Don't Really Need Another MOOC
Added a month ago
Summary: Stop procrastinating, go off the happy path, learn just-in-time, and get your hands dirty.
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Account Executive at Reflect | Y Combinator's Work at a Startup

Account Executive at Reflect | Y Combinator's Work at a Startup
Added a month ago
Summary: [Reflect](https://reflect.run) [(https://reflect.run)](https://reflect.run) is a no-code testing platform for web applications. Developers and QA testers use Reflect to create end-to-end tests for their web apps, and we let them do it 10x-100x faster than traditional code-based tools. With the ubiquity of web technologies, and with so much of our day-to-day work going digital, it’s more essential than ever to provide software teams with better tools to ship software faster and with higher qual
Sentiment: positive
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Java 1.0 Turns 25

Java 1.0 Turns 25
Added a month ago
Summary: On January 23rd, 1996, Sun Microsystems announced the availability of Java 1.0, an object oriented, platform neutral programming language. The fact that it was released as a freely available language and compiler for multiple platforms, coupled with its embedding in popular web browsers of the time, spring boarded Java to the world. InfoQ looks back at Java's history and future.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Jumping into Heroku Development

Jumping into Heroku Development
Added a month ago
Summary: In this second installment, learn how to combine Heroku and Salesforce to build an "eCars" app including setup, installation, and deployment.
Sentiment: positive
13 minute read
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How to Deploy GraphQL Application Using Node.js on EC2 Server – Linux Hint

Added a month ago
Summary: GraphQL is a query language used for APIs. It is built using JavaScript. Its basic purpose is to ask for the data from server to client. GraphQL aggregates the data from different sources. Aggregation is the process of filtering data on the server-side and then sending the filtered data to the client. How to Deploy GraphQL Application Using Node.js on EC2 Server is explained in this article.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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Defining Polyglot Programming: Podcast With Neal Ford

Defining Polyglot Programming: Podcast With Neal Ford
Added a month ago
Summary: Neal Ford discusses polyglot programming, how it is a natural fit for microservices, and where low-code fits into all of this.
Sentiment: positive
47 minute read
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Curtsy, a clothing resale app aimed at Gen Z women, raises $11 million Series A

Curtsy, a clothing resale app aimed at Gen Z women, raises $11 million Series A
Added a month ago
Summary: Curtsy, a clothing resale app and competitor to recently IPO’d Poshmark, announced today it has raised $11 million in Series A funding for its startup focused on the Gen Z market. The app, which evolved out of an earlier effort for renting dresses, now allows women to list their clothes, shoe…
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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What It Means to Look at Paintings of Snow

What It Means to Look at Paintings of Snow
Added a month ago
Summary: Today, works depicting the blankets of white that were once synonymous with the season evoke longing for a winter that never comes.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Space oddity: song rejected by Kubrick for 2001 released after 52 years

Space oddity: song rejected by Kubrick for 2001 released after 52 years
Added a month ago
Summary: Stanley Kubrick asked a young publicist to write a track for his movie, but didn’t use it. Now we can all hear it
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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20 Software Engineering Podcasts to Follow

20 Software Engineering Podcasts to Follow
Added a month ago
Summary: Our selection of software architecture podcasts that we listen to each week covering architecture patterns, DevOps, functional programming, and more.
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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Long live Open Distro for Elasticsearch - Logical Clocks

Long live Open Distro for Elasticsearch - Logical Clocks
Added a month ago
Summary: Hopsworks now supports dynamic role-based access control to indexes in elasticsearch with no performance penalty by building on Open Distro for Elasticsearch.
Sentiment: positive
15 minute read
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Scala vs. Kotlin: Multiple Inheritance and the Diamond Problem

Scala vs. Kotlin: Multiple Inheritance and the Diamond Problem
Added a month ago
Summary: Here is how Scala and Kotlin handle multiple inheritance and avoid the diamond problem—Scala via super traits and Kotlin through concrete interface functions.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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How To Become a Data Engineer

Added 2 months ago
Summary: The demand for data engineers is growing rapidly. According to hired.com the demand has increased by 45% in 2019. The median salary for Data Engineers in SF Bay Area is around $160k. So the question …
Sentiment: positive
10 minute read
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POLITICO Playbook: Inside the GOP’s week from hell

POLITICO Playbook: Inside the GOP’s week from hell
Added 2 months ago
Summary: And Democrats plot an impeachment strategy.
Sentiment: negative
26 minute read
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POLITICO Playbook: Inside the GOP’s week from hell

POLITICO Playbook: Inside the GOP’s week from hell
Added 2 months ago
Summary: And Democrats plot an impeachment strategy.
Sentiment: negative
26 minute read
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leereilly/games

leereilly/games
Added 2 months ago
Summary: :video_game: A list of popular/awesome video games, add-ons, maps, etc. hosted on GitHub. Any genre. Any platform. Any engine. - leereilly/games
Sentiment: positive
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Better Encoding With Monoids in Scala

Better Encoding With Monoids in Scala
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Learn the law of Monoid from a Scala developer’s perspective, how it works in Scala, and various useful encoding patterns using Monoid.
Sentiment: positive
10 minute read
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Haskell is a Bad Programming Language

Haskell is a Bad Programming Language
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Haskell is not too hard to learn. It is just a bad programming language.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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Should The Web Expose Hardware Capabilities? — Smashing Magazine

Should The Web Expose Hardware Capabilities? — Smashing Magazine
Added 2 months ago
Summary: This article is a response to the Platform Adjacency Theory by Alex Russell, with specific takes on WebUSB and some alternative proposals for a way forward.
Sentiment: positive
40 minute read
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An automated pipeline for the discovery of conspiracy and conspiracy theory narrative frameworks: Bridgegate, Pizzagate and storytelling on the web

An automated pipeline for the discovery of conspiracy and conspiracy theory narrative frameworks: Bridgegate, Pizzagate and storytelling on the web
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Although a great deal of attention has been paid to how conspiracy theories circulate on social media, and the deleterious effect that they, and their factual counterpart conspiracies, have on political institutions, there has been little computational work done on describing their narrative structures. Predicating our work on narrative theory, we present an automated pipeline for the discovery and description of the generative narrative frameworks of conspiracy theories that circulate on social
Sentiment: negative
145 minute read
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Laws of Tech: Commoditize Your Complement

Laws of Tech: Commoditize Your Complement
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A classic pattern in technology economics, identified by Joel Spolsky, is layers of the stack attempting to become monopolies while turning other layers into perfectly-competitive markets which are commoditized, in order to harvest most of the consumer surplus; discussion and examples.
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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Ordered Key-Value Stores

Added 2 months ago
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The Great Software Stagnation

The Great Software Stagnation
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Software is eating the world. But progress in software technology itself largely stalled around 1996. Here’s what we had then, in chronological order: LISP, Algol, Basic, APL, Unix, C, Oracle…
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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New Year's Eve 2020: Garcetti warns L.A. to stay home - Los Angeles Times

New Year's Eve 2020: Garcetti warns L.A. to stay home - Los Angeles Times
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy significant patrolling to enforce public health rules that prohibit large gatherings.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Party like it’s 2020: US braced for quiet New Year’s Eve

Party like it’s 2020: US braced for quiet New Year’s Eve
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Quiet night expected as restaurants grapple with occupancy limits, early curfews and a ban on indoor dining.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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Coronavirus Is Canceling New Year's Celebrations

Coronavirus Is Canceling New Year's Celebrations
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The virus interfering with end-of-year parties across the country. Even the traditional Times Square ball drop in New York City at midnight will be closed to the public and seen virtually.
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AI-JOBS.UK: Find Data Science jobs in the UK.

AI-JOBS.UK: Find Data Science jobs in the UK.
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Your source for the most exciting AI/ML/Data Science positions in the United Kingdom. Fast, lean and free.
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Introduction to Data Engineering - KDnuggets

Introduction to Data Engineering - KDnuggets
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Q&A for the most frequently asked questions about Data Engineering: What does a data engineer do? What is a data pipeline? What is a data warehouse? How is a data engineer different from a data scientist? What skills and programming languages do you need to learn to become a…
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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La Scala in Beverly Hills sorry for 'discreet' dinner invite - Los Angeles Times

La Scala in Beverly Hills sorry for 'discreet' dinner invite - Los Angeles Times
Added 2 months ago
Summary: La Scala had slipped invitations into take-out orders for a secret dinner that would have flouted coronavirus stay-at-home orders and a dining ban.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Colin Stebbins Gordon

Added 2 months ago
Summary: Below is a loosely-categorized collection of links to CS textbooks in a variety of areas that are freely available online, usually because they are one of the following:
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Beverly Hills restaurant La Scala apologizes for 'discreet' NYE plans, claims invitation was misinterpreted

Beverly Hills restaurant La Scala apologizes for 'discreet' NYE plans, claims invitation was misinterpreted
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Beverly Hills restaurant that caught heat for advertising a ‘discreet’ indoor dining experience on New Year’s Eve — and amid Los Angeles’ current dining ban — is now claiming that the invitation was mishandled by "the person that wrote it," but also misinterpreted by anyone who was offended by it.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Against essential and accidental complexity

Added 2 months ago
Summary: In the classic 1986 essay, No Silver Bullet, Fred Brooks argued that there is, in some sense, not that much that can be done to improve programmer productivity. His line of reasoning is that programming tasks contain a core of essential/conceptual1 complexity that's fundamentally not amenable to attack by any potential advances in technology (such as languages or tooling). He then uses an Ahmdal's law argument, saying that because 1/X of complexity is essential, it's impossible to ever get more
Sentiment: positive
39 minute read
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Outrage over planned New Year's Eve gatherings as Los Angeles faces crush of Covid cases

Outrage over planned New Year's Eve gatherings as Los Angeles faces crush of Covid cases
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Businesses advertising indoor events to ring in 2021 are drawing sharp criticism as hospitals in the area are overloadedNews of planned New Year’s Eve...
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Outrage over planned New Year's Eve gatherings as Los Angeles faces crush of Covid cases

Outrage over planned New Year's Eve gatherings as Los Angeles faces crush of Covid cases
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Businesses advertising indoor events to ring in 2021 are drawing sharp criticism as hospitals in the area are overloaded
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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The surreality of a "Prohibition"-style dinner as ICU availability hits zero - Los Angeles Times

The surreality of a "Prohibition"-style dinner as ICU availability hits zero - Los Angeles Times
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The other day, I saw two headlines right next to each other on the L.A.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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