The Fastest Supercomputer, NATO Cybersecurity, and More…
Another dev digest is here. We’ve got all the interesting opinions, fascinating stories, and relevant news in software and web development. This week had a lot of great profiles and journalistic coverage of GitHub, web security, white hat hacking, and supercomputing. Enjoy!
- While Microsoft hasn’t shared a lot, a recent Reddit AMA did reveal a few details about their plans for GitHub.
- More than 115,000 major websites haven’t installed a security patch to prevent hackers from pushing malware onto users.
- Check out this profile of the white hat Microsoft employee hackers that work to keep Windows safe from attack.
- Wired has an interesting article on the cybersecurity team at NATO and their defenses against the dark side of the web.
- The United States recently reclaimed the title of world’s fastest supercomputer from China. Read about the new record-holding machine at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
- Another Java quiz. This puzzle features Boolean variables.
- Learn the basics of serverless with an introduction to AWS Lambda running node.js
- What do we mean when we talk about free open source software? Freedom or no cost?
- Your GitHub profile should be your professional portfolio. Here’s how to make the most of your profile.
- At its core, programming is logic puzzles and algorithms. Here’s how to improve your logical thinking.
- Push yourself outside your communication comfort zone to get better at soft skills. Here are a few ideas.
News from Intertech
- We’ve got a new post out on the future of Java and what to expect in upcoming releases.
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