Topic: developer community

Prosus to acquire Stack Overflow for $1.8 billion

The technology investment company Prosus has announced its intent to acquire the online development community Stack Overflow for $1.8 billion. According to Stack Overflow, this acquisition will enable it to continue to operate as an independent company, but with the backing of a “global technology powerhouse.” “Prosus is one of the world’s leading technology investors … continue reading sparks innovation with new Community platform and Internet of APIs Awards aims to boost innovation and foster a creative developer culture with its new Community, which consists of technical and semi-technical users with an understanding of automation and integration., a digital automation platform, is known for its integration tool Flow, which lets developers and non-developers connect with an API builder. Flow … continue reading

Spark Datasets released by Databricks, new Developer Community by Conviva, and survey shows lack of full DevOps adoption—SD Times digest: Jan. 11, 2015

Databricks has introduced Spark Datasets, an extension of the DataFrames API that provides a type-safe, object-oriented programming interface. Spark 1.6 includes an API preview of Datasets, and they will be a development focus for the next several versions of Spark. Databricks was founded out of UC Berkeley’s AMPLab by the creators of Apache Spark, and … continue reading Protection Status