The big news in development this week is Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub. We’ve got coverage of that change and other top resources, articles, and tips as always in this week’s dev digest. Let’s take a look.
- Microsoft is buying GitHub for $7.5 billion. This huge news has split the development community on Microsoft’s role in open source.
- AMD has developed a new 7nm GPU, the smallest ever GPU circuitry. It will be used in machine learning applications.
- The router malware we shared in last week’s dev digest is worse than originally thought. VPNFilter affects more devices and is harder to get rid of than originally reported.
- How Java Collections are changing, and how not to get stuck in a rut using the same tools over and over.
- Why is it so difficult to get a team to understand and embrace continuous delivery?
- On the Microsoft developer’s blog, read the story of one programmer who followed a debugging journey down a rabbit hole.
- Why buying a small whiteboard might be the best thing you do for improving your code interview ability.
- Taking on a leadership role? Based on a survey of 700+ leaders, here are the best ways to use leaders’ time.
- Constant improvement is the name of the game for any profession, but especially for development where things change so rapidly.
News from Intertech
- Don’t miss the Twin Cities Java User Group meeting at our offices this Friday (June 8, 2018).
- New case study – Learn how Intertech helped a renewable energy company launch software quickly
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