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  • What is WebAssembly? The next-generation web platform explained May 27, 2022
    For two decades now, we’ve had only one programming language available to use natively in a web browser: JavaScript. The slow death of third-party binary plug-ins has ruled out other languages, such as Java and Flash’s ActionScript, as first-class citizens for web development. Other web languages, like CoffeeScript, are merely compiled to JavaScript.But now we […]
  • Multicloud complexity is a major operational challenge May 27, 2022
    According to a recent survey from Virtana research, 82% of respondents now leverage a multicloud strategy. More than three-quarters (78%) deploy workloads on more than three public cloud providers. A full 59% run more than half of their workloads on a public cloud that’s part of a multicloud deployment. Finally, the survey found that 51% […]
  • Eclipse unveils Java binaries marketplace May 26, 2022
    Look out, Oracle Java. The Eclipse Foundation is opening an online marketplace that will give developers access to standard Java binaries from multiple sources.Eclipse in collaboration with its Adoptium Working Group is establishing the Adoptium Marketplace, which will provide Java SE Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK) certified and Eclipse AQAvit (Adoptium Quality Assurance) Java binaries, all […]
  • How to work with String.Create in C# May 26, 2022
    String handling is one of the most performance-critical areas in any application. Because strings are immutable, you can very easily accumulate many string objects very quickly, resulting in memory resource allocations that will impact application performance adversely.When you add strings or extract substrings from a string, new string instances are created. Same goes when you […]
  • Reactive JavaScript: The evolution of front-end architecture May 26, 2022
    One of the most dynamic areas in software development today is front-end architecture. Several innovators are pushing the state of the art to devise more powerful ways to build dynamic user interfaces. Much of this work is happening at a furious pace and right out in the open.Thanks to a number of open source JavaScript […]
  • TypeScript 4.7 crosses the finish line May 26, 2022
    TypeScript 4.7 became generally available as a production release on May 24. The latest version of Microsoft’s strongly typed JavaScript, TypeScript 4.7 arrives with ECMAScript module (ESM) support for Node.js 16 as well as a multitude of coding enhancements.ESM support for Node.js 16 was a late addition to the release. The TypeScript 4.7 beta introduced […]
  • Broadcom targets enterprise infrastructure with $61B VMware acquisition May 25, 2022
    The chipmaker’s acquisition of VMware is the latest in a lengthy string of high-ticket deals, as Broadcom moves to focus on its software portfolio.
  • Microsoft .NET MAUI framework arrives May 25, 2022
    Microsoft has formally introduced its .NET MAUI (Multi-platform App UI) framework, providing .NET developers a cross-platform stack for building user interfaces.The .NET MAUI framework targets Windows, iOS, Android, and MacOS, allowing developers to create UIs in C# and XAML for all platforms from single codebase. Its arrival is considered a milestone in Microsoft’s efforts to […]