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Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0 Released

The Apache NetBeans proudly announced the release of Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0. Finally the first Apache NetBeans incubating release with full support for Java SE, PHP and JavaScript development You can download it here: https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb100/nb100.html Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0 constitutes all but the enterprise cluster in the Apache NetBeans Git repo, which together provide the NetBeans Platform (i.e., the underlying application framework), ...

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5 Reasons To Use An All-Inclusive Security Product

While it seems like there’s a digital security solution for pretty much every threat that pops up online these days, there’s also a brand-new virus or hacking technique that emerges, compromising everyone’s security each time we go online. Instead of subscribing to a series of applications that might only offer piecemeal protection in one field of protection — for example, ...

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Is it worth learning Golang ?

I was looking for a new language to learn and Go seemed a very good candidate. It is getting popular due to its simplicity and power.  It is created by some of the best minds of our industry Robert Griesemer  – Google V8 javascript engine, Java hotspot virtual machineRob Pike -UNIX and co creator of world most popular character encoding ...

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What are Golang Types

Go is a strongly typed language and type is life. This language has rich types and good support for extension of type. Type provides integrity. In this post I will share some of the primitive types and how Go handles them. Everything is 0 or 1 in computer and only these 2 values are used to represent any values we ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain Programming

You’ve likely heard of the concept of cryptocurrency and their mining process, which means you have likely heard the term “blockchain” at least once or twice. If you still aren’t really sure what it’s all about, don’t worry. You aren’t alone, as there are many programmers out there who can’t accurately describe blockchain and cryptocurrency, and a far smaller number ...

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Auto-numbered Callouts in Asciidoctor

Asciidoctor 1.5.8 comes with a really nice feature which is called autonumber callouts, so you do not have to specify the number of the callout, but just a generic character (.) and then at rendering time, Asciidoctor will set the name correctly. See the next example shows the number and auto-number feature for callouts: = My Code :source-highlighter: highlightjs == ...

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Test-Driven Development – you are doing it wrong!

Test-Driven Development is one of those techniques that somehow is not as widely used as it should be. I know a lot of developers who can agree on the benefits it brings. Yet the same developers, when asked about practicing TDD, answer: “it does not work for me”.When I tried to understand the “why” behind this statement, they start to ...

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