Future of Passwords, Writing Unit Tests, and More…
The new dev digest is hot off the (internet) presses with this week’s best links. Two fascinating stories about the next frontiers in account access controls and getting applications to talk to each other on the Mac lead off this week’s digest. We also have guides on Java, Linux, IoT, unit testing, and much more.
- Google’s account security head talks about the next frontier for passwords, reset questions, and phishing.
- Wired has a fascinating profile of one developer at Apple, Sal Soghoian, and how he enabled apps on Mac to talk to one another.
- Since JDK 9, Java supports reactive programming with its Flow class, but how does this stack up to older workarounds like LMAX Disruptor?
- Configuring Linux to run on your Windows 10 machine
- Could using Java Collections lead to the infamous OutOfMemoryError?
- Windows has launched their IoT video series with a basic introduction (no code yet) to IoT and programming IoT devices.
- A new video tutorial walks you through deploying node.js applications on Kubernetes.
- “Unit testing is a lot like going to the gym” and other answers to “Is unit testing worth the effort?”
- Why should developers write tests? Bradley Braithwaite on doing the right thing.
- Tips for product managers working with developers (hint: the developers are probably right)
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