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This Week in Programming: Seemingly Simple

This Week in Programming: Seemingly Simple This week’s story is part confession, part mea culpa, and part discussion of whether or not you really need to use the newest technology just to avoid using something old and “outdated.” As I mentioned ever so briefly a few weeks back, I’m working

Ubuntu 18.04 Install of the RootKit Hunter package rkhunter

Ubuntu 18.04 Install of the RootKit Hunter package rkhunter Ensuring your Linux system is capable of withstanding the latest cybersecurity threats we install the rkhunter rootkit detector on Ubuntu 18.04. Detecting rootkits and vulnerabilities help you to secure your system from threats. Additionally you can find my video courses on

The New Stack Context: Black Hat 2018 and New ML Workflow Tools

The New Stack Context: Black Hat 2018 and New ML Workflow Tools Hello, welcome to The New Stack Context, a podcast where we review the week’s hottest news in cloud-native technologies/at-scale application development and look ahead to topics we expect will gain more attention in coming weeks. This week, we

Code n00b: How to Answer Stack Overflow Questions Without Being a Jerk

Code n00b: How to Answer Stack Overflow Questions Without Being a Jerk One of my just-graduated summer students is serious about moving forward with JavaScript, and so I pointed her toward resources for further learning. Among them, Stack Overflow, which I recommended wholeheartedly for help whenever she got stuck and

Add It Up: Data Scientists, Not Developers, Lead Machine Learning Efforts

Add It Up: Data Scientists, Not Developers, Lead Machine Learning Efforts Developers are not the kingmakers of the fastest growing area of technology — machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Although TensorFlow, Sckit-Learn and Spark MLLib are popular on GitHub, they are at their core libraries used by data

0-0x State of VueJS 2018 by the Creator of VueJS

State of VueJS 2018 by the Creator of VueJS Evan You is the creator of the Vue project. In his VueConf talk he covers the growth of Vue, recent project releases, the maturing eco-system, the Vue-Loader rewrite, Vue CLI 3, upcoming releases of Vue.js, and initiatives to improve the stability

Container Image Registry Security Best Practices

Container Image Registry Security Best Practices Twistlock sponsored this post. If your organization is making the move from monolithic applications to container-based microservices, there are, needless to say, more than enough major issues to keep you and your team busy — from overall architecture through the details of deployment. One detail

Kubernetes Design and Development Explained

Kubernetes Design and Development Explained The Linux Foundation sponsored this post. This article is part of a series by speakers at the upcoming Open Source Summit, coming to Vancouver August 29-31. See below for more info. Kubernetes is quickly becoming the de facto way to deploy workloads on distributed systems.

Testing Components in React Using Jest and Enzyme

Testing Components in React Using Jest and Enzyme This is the second part of the series on Testing Components in React. If you have prior experience with Jest, you can skip ahead and use the GitHub code as a starting point.  In the previous article, we covered the basic principles and

0-0x Deep Neural Networks with PyTorch || Stefan Otte

Deep Neural Networks with PyTorch || Stefan Otte Learn PyTorch and implement deep neural networks (and classic machine learning models). This is a hands on tutorial which is geared toward people who are new to PyTorch. PyTorch is a relatively new neural network library which offers a nice tensor library,

0-0x How I Learned to Code and Got a Job at Airbnb!

How I Learned to Code and Got a Job at Airbnb! How I learned how to code – in this video I quickly walk you through my story of learning how to code without a degree in computer science or software engineering and getting good enough to get a job

Anne Currie of Container Solutions Talks Ethics

Anne Currie of Container Solutions Talks Ethics Anne Currie Chief Strategist, Container Solutions, has been thinking about some of the deeper questions the software industry poses. These questions aren’t just about interconnected systems and the repercussions of everyone having access to the Internet. Rather, they’re about the moral and ethical

Get Started With Pusher: Client Events

Get Started With Pusher: Client Events In this series, we’ve been learning about Channels from Pusher, a platform that allows you to give your users the seamless real-time experience they want.  Throughout this series, we have looked strictly at server events—events that originate on the server—but we also have the ability

Decagon AI Predicts New And Dangerous Drug Interactions

Decagon AI Predicts New And Dangerous Drug Interactions The miracle of modern medicine is that there’s a pill or some kind of dosing treatment to help manage a whole variety of physical ailments: infections, high blood pressure, diabetes, pain and hair loss. But there’s a dangerous side to this apparent

Salesforce Open Sources an Engine to Automate ML Model Building

Salesforce Open Sources an Engine to Automate ML Model Building Enterprise service provider Salesforce has released as open source the automated model-building engine that the company uses for its Einstein AI-driven analytics service. The TransmogrifAI library can be used to build highly-automated machine learning workflows that run on Apache Spark, using the relational data

0-0x CSS as a Service: Maintaining Style

CSS as a Service: Maintaining Style We often build multiple websites and applications that share the same styles across multiple code bases (style guides/pattern libraries). Maintaining these styles becomes quite a task, and causes increasing frustration overtime. Fortunately it doesn’t have to be this way. Within this talk we’ll cover

Tips for Writing Lambda Functions in Node 8

Tips for Writing Lambda Functions in Node 8 Nuatu Tseggai Nuatu Tseggai is the director of solutions engineering at Stackery. He is an expert in solutions architecture, site reliability engineering and finding the balance between executing sustainable high-impact projects and shipping things quickly. Prior to joining Stackery, Tseggai has held

Are Programmers Ethically (and Legally) Responsible for Their Code?

Are Programmers Ethically (and Legally) Responsible for Their Code? Is the tech industry ethical? Does it have to be? And the consumer demand for features is more important than security. And millennials don’t even care about privacy anyway. These are all common myths about tech ethics. And the greatest myth

How to Do User Authentication With the Symfony Security Component

How to Do User Authentication With the Symfony Security Component In this article, you’ll learn how to set up user authentication in PHP using the Symfony Security component. As well as authentication, I’ll show you how to use its role-based authorization, which you can extend according to your needs. The

0-0x Rise Above The Framework

Rise Above The Framework In 2011, state of the art in frontend development was generally a large MVC application, probably built with Backbone, styled with global css, and written in ES5. Fast forward today, and now we have to spend days or even weeks picking out what technologies we’re going