Can You Design A Website For The Five Senses?
8 hours ago, smashingmagazine

Maybe it’s the whiff of someone’s perfume. Or a bite of pizza from a new restaurant. Or a song playing over the loudspeakers at the store. But the second it hits, you’re immediately transported to another place, time, or mood. Imagine if your website could evoke this kind of response. Visitors who respond to the sensory stimulation would instantly be in a more positive headspace, which they’d then associate with the site and your brand....

Advantech releases EPC-C301 for machine vision applications with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
9 hours ago, ubuntu

Advantech, a leading global provider of intelligent IoT systems and embedded platforms, is pleased to announce EPC-C301, a compact fanless box PC powered by 8th Gen. Intel® Core™ processor. This system features diverse domain-focused I/O and can operate in broad temperature ranges. EPC-C301 integrates Intel® and Canonical technologies, provides Ubuntu and OpenVINO toolkits, and is […]...

HTTP-based Kafka messaging with Red Hat AMQ Streams
9 hours ago, redhat

Apache Kafka is a rock-solid, super-fast, event streaming backbone that is not only for microservices. It’s an enabler for many use cases, including activity tracking, log aggregation, stream processing, change-data capture, Internet of Things (IoT) telemetry, and more. Red Hat AMQ Streams makes it easy to run and manage Kafka natively on Red Hat OpenShift. […] The post HTTP-based Kafka messaging with Red Hat AMQ Streams appeared first on Red Hat Developer....

Accessible Adaptive Design Systems with Microsoft's New FAST Framework
15 hours ago, infoq

Rob Eisenberg recently introduced the FAST Framework. FAST allows developers to create their own design system and web component libraries by customizing styles and properties. FAST uses an adaptive color system that meets accessibility contrast requirements, supports color theming, and provides perceptually uniform UI across different background colors – with little input from developers. By Bruno Couriol...

Introducing Cloudflare Network Interconnect
18 hours ago, cloudflare

Today we’re excited to announce Cloudflare Network Interconnect (CNI). CNI allows our customers to interconnect branch and HQ locations directly with Cloudflare wherever they are, bringing Cloudflare’s full suite of network functions to their physical network edge....

Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.15.2
20 hours ago, influxdata

A new maintenance release for Telegraf is available now. Telegraf 1.15.2 — release notes This maintenance release of Telegraf includes improvements to the following plugins: Agent Fixed issue with RPM /var/log/telegraf permissions Tail Input (tail) Fixed an issue with the Tail Input Plugin where … Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.15.2 Read More » The post Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.15.2 appeared first on InfluxData....

Linux Foundation announces Open Source Security Foundation
20 hours ago, lwn

The Linux Foundation has announced the formation of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). The foundation aims to improve the security of open source software. "The OpenSSF brings together the industry’s most important open source security initiatives and the individuals and companies that support them. The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), founded in response to the 2014 Heartbleed bug, and the Open Source Security Coalition, founded by the GitHub Security Lab, ar...

MySQL Shell Dump & Load part 1: Demo!
21 hours ago, mysql

MySQL Shell 8.0.21 includes some exciting new utilities to create a logical dump and do a logical restore, with a focus on ease of use, performance and integration. In MySQL Shell 8.0.17, we already introduced a multi-threaded CSV import utility util.importTable()…...

My living room intern experience at Cloudflare
21 hours ago, cloudflare

For the past twelve weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of working as a Legal Intern at Cloudflare. This blogpost goes over a few key things that set this internship apart from even those in which I’ve been able to connect with people in-person....

[$] Some statistics from the 5.8 kernel cycle
22 hours ago, lwn

Linus Torvalds released the 5.8 kernel on August 2, concluding another nine-week development cycle. By the time the work was done, 16,306 non-merge changesets had been pulled into the mainline repository for this release. That happens to be a record, beating the previous record holder (4.9, released in December 2016) by 92 changesets. It was, in other words, a busy development cycle. It's time for our traditional look into where that work came from to see what might be learned....

Live HDR+ and Dual Exposure Controls on Pixel 4 and 4a
22 hours ago, googleresearch

Posted by Jiawen Chen and Sam Hasinoff, Software Engineers, Google Research High dynamic range (HDR) imaging is a method for capturing scenes with a wide range of brightness, from deep shadows to bright highlights. On Pixel phones, the engine behind HDR imaging is HDR+ burst photography, which involves capturing a rapid burst of deliberately underexposed images, combining them, and rendering them in a way that preserves detail across the range of tones. Until recently, one challenge with HDR+ wa...

Q&A with New Relic Regarding Open Sourcing Agents and a Future of Open Instrumentation
22 hours ago, infoq

InfoQ caught up with New Relic's Principal Software Engineer, Ben Evans, Director of Software Engineering, Sharr Creeden and Group VP of Engineering, Greg Unrein regarding the open sourcing of New Relic's agents and the future of open instrumentation. By Rags Srinivas...

RavenDB 5 Improves Distributed Time-Series, Document Compression, and Indexing
22 hours ago, infoq

RavenDB, a NoSQL document database with multi-document ACID transactions, adds distributed time-series support, smart document compression, and enhanced indexing in the RavenDB version 5 release. By Dylan Schiemann...

How 5G and Public Clouds Will Shape the Future of Global Applications
22 hours ago, cockroach

<p>This past February, before the pandemic was deemed a pandemic and New York City was still humming along, as usual, I sat down at Cockroach Labs HQ to talk about the future of data in application development. It’s a broad topic and&#8230;</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cockroachlabs.com/blog/5g-global-applications/">How 5G and Public Clouds Will Shape the Future of Global Applications</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.cockroachlabs.com">Cockroach Labs</a>.</p>

Julia 1.5 has been released
23 hours ago, lwn

Version 1.5 of the Julia programming language has been released. On the Julia blog, Jeff Bezanson and Stefan Karpinski describe the highlights of the release, which includes struct layout improvements for decreasing heap allocations, stabilization of the multithreading API, faster random numbers, changes to the scoping rules in the read-eval-print loop (REPL), and more. "Julia excels at simulations, so random numbers are important to a lot of users of the language. For this release Rafael Four...

Cloudflare Network Interconnection Partnerships Launch
23 hours ago, cloudflare

Today we’re excited to announce Cloudflare’s Network Interconnection Partner Program, in support of our new CNI product. As ever more enterprises turn to Cloudflare to secure and accelerate their branch and core networks, the ability to connect privately and securely becomes increasingly important....

Percona Distribution for MySQL, New Features in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster: Release Roundup August 3, 2020
23 hours ago, percona

It’s release roundup time here at Percona! Our Release Roundups showcase the latest software updates, tools, and features to help you manage and deploy our software, with highlights and critical information, as well as links to the full release notes and direct links to the software or service itself. Today’s post includes those releases and […]...

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