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Computing, Software & Applications

Elastic Stack 7.6 Released with Security, Performance, and Observability Improvements

February 19, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Google’s Smart Compose, which includes predictive text, is now widely available in Google Docs. The feature has been in beta since last year, and it aims to help users reduce repetitive writing, spelling errors, and grammatical mistakes. It relies on […]


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Google Docs’ latest Smart Compose feature makes the service more like Microsoft Word

February 19, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google’s Smart Compose, which includes predictive text, is now widely available in Google Docs. The feature has been in beta since last year, and it aims to help users reduce repetitive writing, spelling errors, and grammatical mistakes. It relies on […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Application Models as Working Software

February 17, 2020

Via: InfoQ

With widespread adoption of agile methodologies, particularly Scrum in software development, there no longer needs to be a discussion on whether or not it works. The conversation now is around how to get the most out of agile practices – […]


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Blazor WebAssembly Preview – Full-Stack C# Development for Web Applications

February 13, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft has released the 3.2.0 Preview 1 of Blazor WebAssembly, which adds support for a SignalR client, simplified startup and improved download size. Blazor is a framework for building web applications using C#, HTML and CSS. The C# code is […]


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Chrome 80 Released

February 12, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Google recently released Google Chrome 80. Chrome 80 brings important changes to its cookie policy, supports modules in workers and optional chaining in JavaScript; adds new origin trials while graduating previous origin trials; links directly to text fragments on a […]


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Internet Explorer zero day among 99 Patch Tuesday problems

February 12, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has released 99 security fixes, 12 flagged as critical, in its February Patch Tuesday update, among them a critical vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web browser that is known to have already been exploited in the wild. First disclosed […]


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Using CSCS Scripting Language For Cross-Platform Development

January 29, 2020

Via: Smashing Magazine

CSCS (Customized Scripting in C#) is an open-source scripting language implemented in C#. Syntactically it’s very similar to JavaScript, but it also has some similarities with Python. Some of these similarities are the keywords in the well-known if…elif…else construct, and […]


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Microsoft is helping Google improve Chrome’s tab management

January 27, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft launched its new Edge Chromium-powered browser earlier this month on both macOS and Windows. The launch marked just over a year after the company announce its plans to work more closely with the Chromium project and Google engineers. The […]


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Google is backtracking on its controversial desktop search results redesign

January 24, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google is backtracking on a controversial search engine redesign, announcing today that it will experiment with some elements of the new look in response to user feedback. Google made one of the biggest changes to how it displays search results […]


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Microsoft to force Chrome default search to Bing using Office 365 installer

January 22, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is planning to use the Office 365 installer to forcibly switch Chrome users over to the company’s Bing search engine. Microsoft’s Office 365 ProPlus installer, used by businesses, will include a new Chrome extension next month that switches the […]