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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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Free Windows 10 Upgrade Ends, Mobile Job Cuts: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft this week announced new Office features as part of its July update, terminated its Windows 10 free upgrade offer, and cut more jobs in its mobile division.

Oracle NetSuite Buy Creates Serious Cloud Contender

Oracle announced plans to buy cloud-based ERP provider NetSuite, a company backed by Oracle CTO Larry Ellison. But how will the two companies resolve the overlap in functionality between their product portfolios?

Tableau 10 Puts Control Back In IT Hands

Data visualization platform provider Tableau is updating its flagship product with new features that give oversight and data governance control back to IT organizations. It also makes a host of new advanced analytics capabilities accessible to more users.

Using AI To Fight Cyberthreats

SparkCognition, working with Carnegie Mellon and IBM's Watson, aims to provide cyber-security researchers with better threat data using predictive models powered by machine learning.

12 Types Of Data IT Can't Afford To Overlook

Regardless of how much data your company has -- and how much your business leaders are asking for -- you're likely missing some hidden gems. Here are 12 examples of what you might be overlooking, and why it matters to IT professionals, and to your business at large.

Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps

Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Teradata Acquires London-Based Big Data Partnership

Data warehouse and analytics company Teradata has added to its training and consulting bench with the acquisition of Big Data Partnership, a London-based startup that should also extend the company's global reach.

Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks

Most organizations lack the tools and processes to handle external cyberattacks -- which lie outside a company's firewalls. Such attacks primarily leverage digital channels, and responsibility for monitoring these channels often falls outside traditional IT and security functions.

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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