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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.




Dr. Dobb's Archive

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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Nokia Remnants Killed, Undersea Cable Project: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft severed all remaining ties to Nokia, awarded funding to startups to improve global connectivity, and partnered with Facebook to build a cross-Atlantic cable.

Intel Acquires IoT, Autonomous Vehicle Specialist Itseez

Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.

Microsoft, Facebook Team Up To Build Cross-Atlantic Cable

Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to construct the "MAREA" undersea cable, which will deliver high-speed connectivity across the Atlantic.

Google's Paris Office Raided In Tax Investigation

French investigators are seeking information about whether Google has been evading its tax obligations.

Google Apps Vs. Office 365: Which Suite Reigns Supreme?

The two leading cloud productivity suites -- Google Apps and Microsoft's Office 365 -- each have a lot to offer. But which one is right for your organization? Here's a look at how they stack up.

Microsoft Seals Nokia's Fate, Cuts 1,850 Jobs

Microsoft is slashing up to 1,850 jobs, mostly in Nokia's home country of Finland, and taking on a $950 million restructuring charge as it streamlines its phone business.

Symbolic IO Rewrites Rules For Storage

The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.

Rancher Labs Attracts VC Funding With Container Management System

Rancher Labs is gaining traction since launching version 1.0 of its container management system and pulling in $20 million in venture capital funding.

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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