By Manuel Bernhardt
Futures are a layer of abstraction on top of the familiar concept of callbacks. In this article, excerpted from Reactive Web Applications,I will explain why Futures help address the problem of programming in an asynchronous fashion.
By Kim Falk
In this article, excerpted from my book Practical Recommender Systems, I explain the concept of “evidence” using Netflix.
By Chris Birchall
In this article, excerpted from the book Re-Engineering Legacy Software, I’ll introduce you to Vagrant, a tool that allows you to programmatically build an isolated environment for you application and all of its dependencies.
By Michael Wittig and Andreas Wittig
In this article, excerpted from Amazon Web Services in Action, we cover how to create an S3 bucket and how to configufe it for static web hosting.
By Wendy L. Wise
In this article, excerpted from the book Anyone Can Create an App, I’ll introduce you to the Swift Playground, an Apple tool that allows developers to write code and see the results immediately – without having to run the app. We’ll also cover Frameworks and variable types.