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December 24, 2014

Things That Go Boom

It is easier to make a safe light bulb than to make a safe explosive.

December 22, 2014

Abstractions For Binary Search, Part 10: Putting It All Together

After the discussions of the last few weeks, we are finally ready to build our test cases.

December 19, 2014

The Touch of a Button

Of course, I wasn't satisfied with the simple approach, so I added a bit of code to sense swipes much as you would find on a touchscreen phone.




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On this site is archived all the content from Dr. Dobb's that was published on the Web through December 31, 2014. - Architecture & Design

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Microsoft Unveils Plan To Combat 'Terrorist Content'

Microsoft has unveiled a two-pronged approach to fighting back against terrorists' efforts to use the Internet and social media to communicate with one another and recruit new members.

6 Barriers To IoT Data Flow

Enterprises are integrating IoT devices into their ecosystems to get data that was not available previously. As with most new data sources, there may be concerns about whether the data is accessible, usable, valuable, and secure. Here are a few things to consider as your enterprise moves toward IoT.

SAP Makes Cloud Moves, Google Advances AI: Big Data Roundup

Cloud, data, and artificial intelligence were hot topics for several major players this week, including SAP and Google. We've got these latest developments and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended May 22, 2016.

SAP Cloud Partnership, Feature Phone Sale: Microsoft Roundup

This week brought news of a Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview build, a Bing Concierge Bot, plans to bring SAP HANA to Azure, and the sale of Microsoft's feature phone business.

SAP's Apple Partnership Is All About HANA

SAP's partnership with Apple doesn't mention HANA by name, but the in-memory database is in every part of the relationship.

Salesforce Earnings: CEO Marc Benioff Heaps Love On AWS

In unscripted remarks during Salesforce's first-quarter earnings call with analysts, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said that Amazon's Jeff Bezos and he and are planning an expanded partnership.

Google I/O 2016: AI, VR Get Day In The Sun

At Google I/O, it was unclear whether the company's intention was to entice programmers with its new artificial intelligence offerings, or simply fry them in the Mountain View, Calif. sunshine. Here's what we were able to see before heat stroke set in.

Google Sheets, Slides APIs Revamped To Improve Workflow

Revised APIs for Sheets and Slides aim to help developers make data in Google Apps for Work more readily accessible to third-party apps.

Events of Interest

December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon

March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London

March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby

March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference

March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015


Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit

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