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Introducing The Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree

  The old Android Java Developer Nanodegree is shelved, making way for the new kid on the block - Kotlin By now everybody has been aligned to the fact that Android development is dominated by Kotlin.What's surprising is the rapid adoption rate.In just a couple of years it has totally wiped out the ways of Java development on the platform, and that without any formal education offerings. Udacity to address that need for formality and certification now releases the  Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree . full article on i-programmer

Introducing the DigitalOcean App Platform

  With DigitalOcean's new App Platform, setting up and deploying an app to the cloud as easy as point and click. Built on Kubernetes, DigitalOcean's new offering the App Platform, shifts the focus from handling the Infrastructure to just handling your application's development. It does that by taking care of all the backend setup like servers and databases, operating systems and application runtimes, allowing developers to deploy their code on the cloud by hooking up a GitHub repository hosting the code. full article on i-programmer

Learn JavaScript and Node.js With Microsoft

  Microsoft loves Open Source and loves Python. Now it seems, it loves JavaScript too? Who would have thought that someday Microsoft would promote and teach languages and frameworks not based on .NET? Ten or more years ago Microsoft's interest in dynamic languages materialized under the Dynamic Language Runtime project, a project that aimed to port such languages to the CLR to allow them to  inter-operate with the .NET languages under the same roof. I shared my thoughts about in a review of  Pro DLR in .NET 4.0 book . full article on i-programmer

Why were the DLR based languages such as IronPython and IronRuby gone defunct?

Why were the DLR based languages such as IronPython and IronRuby gone defunct? Were they victims of their success in that they were competent competitors to the .NET languages like C#? Scott Hunter's response: There were points in time where with .NET we just tried to do too many things at the same time. The DLR languages were more victims of us just trying to focus the basics of .NET again. During that time frame we were building new web frameworks based on competition and starting our open source journey. Back then we gave customers so many options that it made the platform appear more complicated. on medium

The CNIL publishes the GDPR guide for developers

The GDPR is a headache for developers. It's just not clear enough what we have to do to keep our apps compliant. Fortunately CNIL has published a detailed guide for just this case. French institute "Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libert├ęs"  abbreviated to CNIL, is an independent administrative authority that exercises its functions in accordance with the 1978 French Data Protection Act, amended in August 2004. full article on