Oracle Charges for Java Updates: Now What?20190214091744

Oracle Charges for Java Updates: Now What?

Dana CraneFebruary 14, 2019, ,
Prior to January 2019, customers paid Oracle for a Java Standard Edition (SE) license plus annual support, and updates were provided for free. Startin...
Adopting a New Programming Language in your Enterprise: Pains vs Gains20181120083115

Adopting a New Programming Language in your Enterprise: Pains vs Gains

Dana CraneNovember 20, 2018, ,
ActiveState knows from our 2018 Developer Survey that one of the hardest things an enterprise can do is to adopt a new programming language. 67% of yo...
Machine Learning Use Cases by Industry20181018105015

Machine Learning Use Cases by Industry

Dana CraneOctober 18, 2018, , ,
What is Machine Learning (ML)? Pragmatically most can agree that it’s about getting computers to learn over time in an autonomous fashion by feeding t...
How to do Machine Learning without Learning Data Science20181009154501

How to do Machine Learning without Learning Data Science

Dana CraneOctober 9, 2018, , ,
For all that TensorFlow is the current darling of the Machine Learning (ML) crowd, it’s just a graphing library that represents a series of commands a...
Tracking Application Risk without the Risk of an Agent20181004160202

Tracking Application Risk without the Risk of an Agent

In recent years security has taken a back seat to time-to-market. We’ve moved from a waterfall to an agile software methodology and left ourselves wit...
Shift Left – How to Secure your Source Code20181002160402

Shift Left – How to Secure your Source Code

Dana CraneOctober 2, 2018,
You hear “shift left” tossed around in software development circles these days. It’s like the secret passphrase you need to know to get into the secur...
Open Source and the Visibility Problem20180918160128

Open Source and the Visibility Problem

Dana CraneSeptember 18, 2018, ,
The world runs on software, and as any developer knows, software runs on open source. In fact, as much as 90% of the code base of any application buil...
Machine Learning for DevOps20180913184656

Machine Learning for DevOps

Dana CraneSeptember 13, 2018, , ,
Automation is a key design principle for DevOps teams. To speed up throughput in the software development life cycle (SDLC) DevOps automates everythin...
Open Source DIY is Open Source WRONG20180911152450

Open Source DIY is Open Source WRONG

Okay, let’s lay it on the line right up front: if you’re still building and managing your own open source programming languages, you’re doing open sou...
Why Python 3 is The Python You Always Wanted20180906160402

Why Python 3 is The Python You Always Wanted

Dana CraneSeptember 6, 2018,
Back when Python was just an idea in Guido van Rossum’s mind, the World Wide Web was just being born, APIs were proprietary (if your application had o...