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Windows code-signing attacks explained (and how to defend against them)

September 14, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Code signing is a mechanism by which software manufacturers assure their consumers that they are running legitimate software, signed by its manufacturer via cryptography. This ensures that the software release wasn’t tampered with while making its way from the manufacturer […]


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How to use assertions in Java

September 10, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Writing programs that work correctly at runtime can be challenging. This is because our assumptions about how our code will behave when executed are often wrong. Using Java’s assertions feature is one way to verify that your programming logic is […]


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Salesforce Releases Photon Natural Language Interface for Databases

September 8, 2020

Via: InfoQ

A team of scientists from Salesforce Research and Chinese University of Hong Kong have released Photon, a natural language interface to databases (NLIDB). The team used deep-learning to construct a parser that achieves 63% accuracy on a common benchmark and […]


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Is Frictionless Application Security Possible?

September 3, 2020

Via: CIO

There is an old joke among software developers that if you’d just write it correctly the first time, you’d never have to waste time debugging or testing your code. Anyone even remotely familiar with software development can see the absurdity […]


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Bring Elastic Observability to your Java application

September 2, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

The concept of observability has been around for decades, but it’s a relative newcomer to the world of IT infrastructure. So what is observability in this context? It’s the state of having all of the information about the internals of […]


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How to build gRPC applications in ASP.NET Core

August 31, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

gRPC is a Google-created, open source, schema-first remote procedure call (RPC) framework that takes advantage of HTTP/2 protocol to transport binary messages. These messages are serialized and deserialized using Protocol Buffers, a binary serialization protocol also from Google. gRPC takes […]


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Do developers really care about open source?

August 31, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

FaunaDB founder Evan Weaver has a crazy thought. Even as open source projects like Linux and Kubernetes continue to thrive, he suggests that maybe, just maybe, “As long as you give developers an API that’s open and a cost model […]


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4 software development KPIs that matter today

August 27, 2020

Via: CIO

If only measuring software development productivity and tracking team performance were as simple as counting lines of code or hours worked. But the efficiency of software engineering teams, as with any technical or creative work, cannot be measured in quantity […]


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Containerizing Java Applications with Jib

August 24, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Jib, the open source tool for building space efficient and optimized Docker and OCI images for Java applications, has been constantly adding new features to further improve the developer and CI/CD experiences. Some of the highlights include the Jib Plugin […]


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What is OSGi? A different approach to Java modularity

August 13, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

OSGi facilitates creating and managing modular Java components (called bundles) that can be deployed in a container. As a developer, you use the OSGi specification and tools to create one or more bundles. OSGi defines the lifecycle for these bundles. […]