My jetlag is finally subsiding, and I've got an unexpected few weeks where I'm staying in the UK. Now that I'm well rested, I'm incredibly excited to drop a new release of some developer tools news!
- Microsoft open-sources its patent portfolio
Microsoft joins the Open Invention Network (OIN) - an open-source patent consortium - and agrees to license its entire patent portfolio to open source projects royalty-free.
- .NET: Guidance for Library Authors
The .NET team unpacks successful patterns for building your libraries, to ensure that they meet five critical pillars: inclusive, stable, designed to evolve, debuggable and trusted.
- My daughters are coding, thanks to Minecraft and slime
It's obvious that children are incredibly familiar with gadgets and technology - but are they prepared to be the next generation of programmers? A look at how to teach kids to code.
- Java 11 Released
Java 11 introduces a number of new features including TLS 1.3, a new garbage collector, and - most notably - is released under the new support model.
- Fun with SQL Server Containers
I missed Elton Stoneman's talk at Techorama NL, but Donovan Brown didn't, and he shows off how to get started with SQL Server in Docker containers.
- Annnouncing the DockerCon EU 2018 Sessions
DockerCon EU 2018 sessions focus on how Docker works for you; sessions announced for the following tracks: Docker for Developers, Docker for IT/Operations, and Black Belt (deep dives).
- Git Merge 2019
The preeminent Git-focused conference; Git Merge is a full-day offering technical content and user case studies, plus a day of workshops for Git users of all levels. Call for Papers is now open.
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