SD Times Blog: Machine learning resources for all levels of expertise

They finally did it: They made “artificial intelligence” a buzzword. Typically, buzzwords don’t come from decades-old evolving disciplines of computer science. Making “machine learning,” “AI” and “neural nets” into buzzwords means that millions of developers are likely having their first experience with this stuff now. In that vein, we bring you a nice long list … continue reading

Quip’s answer to mobile fragmentation: a shelf full of devices for testing.

Google’s Bret Taylor gives tour of Quip’s architecture

Bret Taylor cut his teeth in the workplace at Google. While completing his bachelors and masters degrees at Stanford, he got a job as an intern at the then-fledgling search company, back when the whole company fit into one Mountain View building. And it was there that he co-created Google Maps. As a follow-up, he … continue reading


Microsoft details ahead-of-time compilation process

Microsoft is pushing forward with plans to bring its .NET platform to other operating systems. Part of this plan calls for the replacement of JIT compilation with ahead-of-time compilation through a project the company is calling CoreRT. While the .NET platform is already well on its way in the open-source community, it still relies on … continue reading


VMware introduces Photon Platform private development cloud

VMware today introduced Photon Platform (a private cloud for developers), updates to vSphere, and the addition of Kubernetes to its offerings at its VMworld conference in Barcelona, Spain. Jared Rosoff, chief technologist for cloud-native applications at VMware, explained the Photon Platform in a blog post. “Photon Platform is an Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Platform, which enables … continue reading


Appium joins the JS Foundation

The Linux Foundation today announced the creation of the JS Foundation. The JS Foundation was founded by Bocoup, IBM, Ripple, Samsung, Sauce Labs, SitePen, StackPath, the University of Westminster, and WebsiteSetup. The JS Foundation has an initial batch of donated software for it to monitor, maintain and manage. These projects include Sauce Labs’ Appium, IBM’s … continue reading


Atlassian pushes its ecosystem

Atlassian continued its push to bring development teams together at the opening of its annual Summit in San Jose. Highlights from today included dozens of integration announcements from partners, as well as new features for BitBucket and other product lines. BitBucket now offers large file support and development pipelines, as both features were officially released … continue reading


Kraft Heinz describes trip to excellence (in testing)

The ketchup may move slowly, but Kraft Heinz has been ramping up its software testing to breakneck speed over the past five years. Speaking at the STARWEST conference this week, Aaron Katz, group lead for IT global testing at the Kraft Heinz Company, detailed the path to an automated and more successful testing organization. The … continue reading


Netflix details chaos engineering

Chaos engineering is not just for single servers anymore. These days, Netflix kicks entire regions of its servers offline, just to align priorities for developers. Casey Rosenthal, engineering manager for the traffic team and the chaos team at Netflix, explained the philosophies and practices behind the company’s development and testing practices at the STARWEST testing … continue reading


Pushing testers out of their comfort zone

Getting testers on board with agile development processes is the only way organizations can successfully make the transition to more frequent delivery of software while retaining quality. That’s the opinion of Selena Delesie, a software development and agile consultant who gave the keynote address at the annual STARWEST conference, running this week at the Disneyland … continue reading


Salesforce releases AI tools for business users

The annual Dreamforce summit in San Francisco kicked off this morning with the typical keynote and musical number from Marc Benioff and his mystery guests. In among U2, charity work and Salesforce’s recent donation to the Oakland Unified School District was a major new product announcement for the company: a foray into machine learning. Dubbed … continue reading


Four51 debuts with e-commerce customization platform

Four51 may not be on the list of prominent Valley startups, but that’s not just because it’s been around for 16 years. (It’s mostly because the company is based out of Minneapolis.) Today, the company unveiled its own major product launch, away from the hustle and bustle of the Valley. That product, however, has plenty … continue reading


Mastercard revamps APIs

It’s been well over five years since Mastercard began talking to developers about its API offerings. Today, the company rolled out dramatic changes to its developer portal, introducing new APIs for use by the public. While Mastercard has offered payment APIs for many years, the company today updated its roster to 25 full-featured offerings. These … continue reading

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