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Visual Studio Code 1.75 brings configuration profiles

February 3, 2023

Via: Info World

Microsoft has rolled out the January 2023 release of its Visual Studio Code programming editor. Published February 2, VS Code 1.75 lets developers create profiles to configure extensions and settings, and offers easier multi-view resizing. Previously a preview feature, profiles […]


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How to use implicit and explicit operators in C#

February 1, 2023

Via: Info World

One of the lesser known features of C# is the ability to create implicit and explicit user-defined type conversions, meaning we have support for both implicit and explicit conversions of one type to another type. We also have explicit and […]


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C++ creator Bjarne Stroustrup defends its safety

January 31, 2023

Via: Info World

The creator of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup, is defending the venerable programming language after the US National Security Agency (NSA) recently recommended against using it. NSA advises organizations to use memory safe languages instead. Responding to the agency’s November 2022 bulletin […]


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Discord might be throttling your Nvidia GPU’s memory, but here’s how you can fix it

January 31, 2023

Via: TechSpot

This week, Nvidia acknowledged that a recent update to Discord caused it to throttle the memory on Nvidia GPUs. This glitch could affect game performance as it prevents the VRAM from reaching its full clock speed while launching games. The […]


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Google Chrome is having some serious cloud storage issues

January 30, 2023

Via: Techradar

Google Chrome is failing to save files directly to network attached storage (NAS) and cloud backup drives, multiple reports have claimed. An initial bug report(opens in new tab) in January 2023 reported that the 32-bit Windows version of Chrome 109 […]


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3 AI-Based Strategies to Develop Software in Uncertain Times

January 30, 2023

Via: SmartData Collective

AI technology is becoming increasingly important for software developers. We talked about some of the ways software developers can create successful AI applications. However it is equally important to use existing AI tools strategically to improve the quality of the […]


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TypeScript 5.0 retools decorators

January 27, 2023

Via: Info World

Microsoft published a beta release of TypeScript 5.0, the company’s strongly typed JavaScript variant, on January 26. The new release aims to modernize decorators for class customization. Decorators, an upcoming ECMAScript feature, allow for customizing classes and their members in […]


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Google brings locking Incognito tabs on Chrome for Android

January 27, 2023

Via: GSMArena.com

Google shared some tips on staying safe on Chrome for Data Privacy Day, which is tomorrow, January 28. It also revealed Chrome for Android is getting a new feature, allowing you to lock Incognito tabs when you leave the app. […]


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Google Flutter previews new renderer on iOS

January 26, 2023

Via: Info World

Google has released Flutter 3.7, an update to the company’s open source, cross-platform development framework that adds custom menu bar support and previews a new rendering engine for iOS apps. The company also unveiled an alpha preview of Dart 3, […]


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Smart appliance buyers aren’t keeping their devices connected to the Internet

January 25, 2023

Via: TechSpot

A spokesperson for LG Electronics told The Wall Street Journal that fewer than half of the smart appliances it has sold stay connected to the Internet long-term. A Whirlpool rep said more than half of their connected appliances are online […]


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How to work with Action, Func, and Predicate delegates in C#

January 24, 2023

Via: Info World

While passing objects as arguments is a standard and familiar way to invoke methods, providing methods as arguments to other methods is less so. Nonetheless, we often must pass a method as a parameter to another method when working with […]


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Nvidia’s new AI tool for Chrome will make YouTube videos pop

January 24, 2023

Via: Techradar

Nvidia finally revealed the official launch date of its RTX Video Super Resolution feature, which was first announced during CES 2023. The tool, which upscales videos up to 4K resolution using artificial intelligence, is set for a February 2023 release […]


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New Google V8 API bridges WebAssembly and asynchronous web

January 23, 2023

Via: Info World

The developers of Google’s V8 JavaScript/WebAssembly engine have introduced the JavaScript Promise Integration (JSPI) API, allowing WebAssembly applications that assume access to external functionality is synchronous to smoothly function in asynchronous environments. Currently in an experimental stage, JSPI should not […]


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Best practices for devops observability

January 23, 2023

Via: Info World

My first blog post in 2005 was about application logging, and I shared 10 practices I hoped my development team would follow. Today’s devops implementations around observability are more sophisticated and scalable, but several of my recommendations remain relevant, especially […]


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What is a compiler? How source code becomes machine code

January 20, 2023

Via: Info World

A compiler is a computer program that translates from one format to another, most often from a high-level computer language to byte code and machine code. Compilers come in a number of variations, which we will explore in this article. […]


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.NET Community Toolkit 8.1 enhances MVVM capabilities

January 20, 2023

Via: Info World

Microsoft has improved functionality, performance, and diagnostics in the MVVM toolkit portion of the .NET Community Toolkit. The upgrade was released this week. Unveiled January 18, .NET Community Toolkit 8.1 adds dedicated analyzers to the MVVM (model-view-viewmodel) toolkit. Previously, the […]


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Google Photos app might always show RAW images in main Photos view

January 20, 2023

Via: PhoneArena

Hidden code discovered by 9to5Google in the latest version of the Google Photos app (version 6.20) reveals a possible change to the app that will always show RAW photos in the main feed no matter how the Backup toggle is […]


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JavaScript and Java both loved and hated

January 19, 2023

Via: Info World

JavaScript and Java both rank among developers’ most favorite and least favorite programming languages in JetBrains’ State of Developer Ecosystem 2022 report. The just-released report is based on a survey of more than 29,000 developers. The most favorite languages cited […]


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Mozilla confirms it won’t cripple Manifest V2 ad blockers in Firefox

January 18, 2023

Via: TechSpot

Mozilla has released the latest version of its Firefox web browser, explaining that its users will not experience any limitation to extension capabilities like the ones being introduced in Chrome. The open source foundation is indeed embracing the much debated […]


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MSI Secure Boot goes haywire for a whole host of motherboards

January 17, 2023

Via: Techradar

The latest firmware update for MSI motherboards broke a major security feature, putting countless computers at risk of malware(opens in new tab) and other threats, a security expert has claimed. Researcher Dawid Potocki discovered the recently-released firmware update version 7C02v3C […]