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Computing, Software & Applications

An ed-tech specialist spoke out about remote testing software — and now he’s being sued

October 22, 2020

Via: The Verge

Between August 23rd and 24th, Ian Linkletter, a learning technology specialist at the University of British Columbia (UBC), made a series of tweets criticizing a software that his school uses. The software was called Proctorio, an online test-proctoring tool that […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Chrome bug meant browser didn’t respect user requests to delete Google site data

October 21, 2020

Via: The Verge

If you ask Chrome to delete all cookies and site data whenever you quit the browser, it’s reasonable to expect that this policy applies to all websites. Recently, though, a bug in the browser meant data wasn’t being removed for […]


Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Software & Applications

YouTube for Android will soon give users the option to choose default video quality on Wi-Fi and mobile data

October 21, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

YouTube users on Android are now going to be able to select their default video quality setting for Wi-Fi and mobile connections for the entire app. YouTube has announced back in June that it will be testing this feature, but […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Cloudflare Introduces API Shield

October 14, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Cloudflare has recently introduced API Shield, a free security tool that protects API traffic against attacks designed to perform unauthorized actions or exfiltrate data. Strong client certificate-based identity is already generally available while schema validation is currently a closed beta. […]


Computing, Data Management, Software & Applications

Docker Announces Open Source Compose for AWS ECS & Microsoft ACI

October 13, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Docker announced that they are open-sourcing the code for the beta implementations of the Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Microsoft Azure Container Instances (ACI) Compose integrations. Further to creating an open community for developing Compose specification, this is the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to Create Custom Reports in Google Analytics

October 13, 2020

Via: Social Media Examiner

Tired of struggling with Google Analytics to find the data you need? Wish there was an easy way to customize your reports? In this article, you’ll find a step-by-step tutorial to build and save valuable Google Analytics custom reports. You’ll […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Android Studio improves machine learning support

October 13, 2020

Via: Info World

Google’s Android Studio IDE team has released the stable version of Android Studio 4.1, featuring machine learning improvements and a database inspector. With the 4.1 release, Android Studio improves on-device machine learning support via backing for TensorFlow Lite models in […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to use the ProblemDetails middleware in ASP.NET Core

October 12, 2020

Via: Info World

For an API to be maintainable and usable there should be consistency in the way responses are sent to the clients. This article talks about ProblemDetails, open source ASP.NET Core middleware from Kristian Hellang that can be used to generate […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How Oracle v. Google could upend software development

October 7, 2020

Via: Info World

Oracle v. Google has been winding its way through courts for a decade. You’ve probably already heard that the high-profile legal case could transform software engineering as we know it — but since nothing ever seems to happen, it’s forgivable […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to create route constraints in ASP.NET Core

October 5, 2020

Via: Info World

Route constraints in ASP.NET Core are used to filter out or restrict unwanted data from reaching your controller actions. For a primer on routing in ASP.NET Core, you can refer to my previous article on attribute-based routing versus convention-based routing […]