It's hard to miss the big news this week - Apple announced Bitmoji and a colorful new wallpaper at WWDC! Wait, no, not that. Microsoft announced that they will acquire GitHub! 🎉 It's a big week in developer news!
- Microsoft + GitHub = Empowering Developers
Microsoft announces that it will acquire GitHub to help empower developers at every stage of the development lifecycle. Microsoft will continue its open source journey as a steward for GitHub.
- 👋 Hello, GitHub
Nat Friedman - founder of Xamarin and CVP at Microsoft for Developer Services - will take over as CEO at GitHub after Microsoft's acquisition. He explains his views on the Microsoft and GitHub.
- Http.rb is Great
There are several HTTP libraries for Ruby - but Janko is a fan of http.rb, and explains why he thinks it's superior to Net::HTTP.
- Apple Unveils New First-Party ARKit Measure App
Apple introduces improvements to Augmented Reality in iOS 12: the Measure app can detect objects in the real world and can measure them and provide dimensions.
- Keeping Node.js Fast: Tools, Techniques, and Tips
- Apple WWDC 2018 Was Full of Nice—But Not Groundbreaking—Improvements
A look at WWDC 2018, which was light on hardware announcements, but heavy on software announcements including new macOS and iOS versions.
- No Dogma: Decision Making as a Pilot and Engineer
Cliff Agius is a software engineer and a professional pilot, flying the Boeing 787. He explains how his pilot's training informs his decision making - one of the most important tools we have as developers.
- NDC Oslo 2018
NDC Oslo still has tickets open - if you're in the Nordics, you can see some amazing speakers, like Troy Hunt, Kasey Uhlenhuth and even me!