Machine Learning has a lot of potential to make our apps smarter but all the theory and mathematics behind it is really hard! Thankfully, we can rely on trained models and public APIs to do some of the heavy lifting. In this session, we will take a look at some of these friendly Machine Learning […]

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The IT world is moving forward fast. The digital transformation changes complete industries and peels away existing business models. Cloud services, mobile devices and the Internet of Things establish wild spaghetti architectures though different departments and lines of business. Several different concepts, technologies and deployment options are used. A single integration backbone is not sufficient […]

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By Yakov Fain In Angular 2 a parent component can pass the data to its child via binding to the child’s input parameter marked with the annotation @Input(). I’ll blog about it later, but you can see how it can be done in my blog on implementing the Mediator design pattern. In this blog I’ll […]

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Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are powerful. They are opening up new connections for programmers, providing to many more people  a way to access and analyze extremely varied data, and exposing vast quantities of useful government data (environmental, financial, legal, historical) that has been largely hidden from the public, thereby democratizing access to data and to […]

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By Tori Wieldt: This article was originally posted over at the New Relic blog If APIs are eating the world (as InformationWeek suggests), you can think of API documentation as recipes, a crucial part of making your API easy to understand and easy to use. Just as chefs rely on well-written recipes to create wonderful dishes, you need to […]

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What should a good REST API look like? Should you use verbs or nouns in your resource paths? How do you handle versioning of APIs? How to deal with partial responses and pagination? Which status codes should I make use of? What about sorting, filtering, and searching? Have you thought about content negotiation, cross-domain access, […]

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A recent face at API platform specialists Restlet and very familiar personality for anyone with an interest in the Groovy language,  Guillaume Laforge chats to Voxxed about the roller coaster journey the JVM language has been on this year following sponsor Pivotal’s strategic cuts. Since then, there’s been plenty of news, including the latest mobile friendly version of […]

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With Java 8 out the door, Java developers can at last benefit from the long-awaited lambdas to taste the newly found functional flavor of the language. Streams are there to work more easily and efficiently with heaps of data. Those things are not new to developers acquainted with Groovy. But what is left to Groovy […]

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Groovy guy Cédric Champeau chats to Voxxed about the language’s recent move to the Apache Foundation, and the motivations for this decision. We discuss future breaking language changes, and why it was so crucial for the team to promote the fact that Groovy is an open source project that anyone can help evolve. Cédric also […]

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Dan Allen and Robert Panzer talk about their work on the Ruby-based Asciidoctor Project – a speedy text processor and publishing toolchain for converting AsciiDoc content to HTML5, DocBook 5 (or 4.5) and other formats. In this interview, they chat to Voxxed about the increase in community involvement from the Java and Groovy side, and the importance in treating […]

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