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August 15, 2019
Tools from IBM and VMware help developers build apps that are deployed on Kubernetes clusters, as well as handle complex Kubernetes workloads.
August 09, 2019
IBM's open source AI Explainability 360 toolkit packages algorithms and training examples to help humans better understand the decision-making process of machine learning models.
July 26, 2019
The latest version of Mendix's low-code platform aims to empower both professional developers and citizen developers to build apps easily.
May 24, 2019
GitHub has created a way to empower and financially compensate open source developers, and it could reshape the open source software development model – for better or worse. The version control ...
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The open source community faces a number of technical and existential threats. A veteran talks open source's role, funding, security and compliance, as well as his favorite projects. Continue Reading
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Developers run into distractions when they work out of a hotel or Airbnb. Here's how to fight back against subpar accommodations that halt productivity -- and how to avoid them next time. Continue Reading
Mobile application development is helping to spur adoption of DevOps and microservices, as enterprises embark on their own transformation to digital. Continue Reading
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