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Programming is not something that readily comes into mind when thinking about art, but many applications of programming allow for artistic expression. There is even a field of programming called creative coding where the goal is not to create something functional but rather expressive. Even though programming for art has been a thing for a while, it …

What distinguishes great programmers from good ones? It’s a question I’ve been wrestling with since I began learning to program. I’ve written previously about the skills and knowledge great programmers have. Now I’m looking at the traits they possess. They seem to do things differently than the rest, and the results show. This blog post focuses on two …

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the AWS BugBust Challenge, the world’s first global competition for developers to collectively eliminate one million software bugs. With just a few clicks, developers from around the world can join the challenge by creating an AWS BugBust event for their organization in the …

The LogDNA Agent is a powerful way for developers and SREs to aggregate logs from their many applications and services into an easy-to-use web interface. With only 3 kubectl commands, the installation process is quick and simple to complete for any number of connected systems. To help control the logs that are stored and surfaced …

In April, we announced our first version of the Android for Cars App Library as part of Jetpack, reaching a milestone to let developers publish their navigation, parking, charging apps on the Google Play Store. Today, we’re announcing that version 1.1 is in alpha, which brings the following features to developers: Sign-in template – Allows users to sign …

Cloud computing used to be considered a buzzword a few years ago, but as of this year, over 88% of organizations that responded to the O’Reilly Cloud Adoption survey reported using some kind of cloud computing services — from databases, analytics, servers, and even software that is delivered via the Internet. By 2025, 80% of businesses are …

Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain automation and security, unveils Sonatype Lift (Lift), a first-of-its-kind, cloud-native, deep code analysis platform. Lift installs easily on any source repository in minutes and provides developer-friendly feedback on a wide range of bug types, ranging from lightweight style issues to complex coding errors commonly found …

Following coroutine’s best practices, you might need to inject an application-scoped CoroutineScope in some classes to launch new coroutines that follow the app lifecycle or to make certain work outlive the caller’s scope. In this article, you’ll learn how to create an application-scoped CoroutineScope using Hilt, and how to inject it as a dependency. To further improve the way we work …

Project guest post originally published on the Vitess Blog by Vicent Marti Although the main interface between applications and a Vitess database is through the MySQL protocol, Vitess is a large and complex distributed system, and all the communication between the different services in a Vitess cluster is performed through GRPC. Because of this, all service boundaries and …

Racket is a great way to learn a language from the Scheme and Lisp families. I am a big advocate of learning multiple programming languages. That’s mostly because I tend to get bored with the languages I use the most. It also teaches me new and interesting ways to approach programming. Writing the same program …