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Migrating to cloud native requires seeing shades of gray

A common approach to application migration to the public clouds is to alter the applications to take advantage of cloud-native features. This means that the applications can speak with the native management systems, native security systems, and other native...

Introducing Microsoft’s Dataflex low-code data platform

Microsoft’s family of low- and no-code application tools is one of its fastest growing developer platforms. Building on top of technologies from the Dynamics line-of-business applications and from Office, the Power Platform is perhaps best thought of as the spiritual...

What is CaaS? Simpler container management

As modern, containerized applications continue to prove popular with organizations, it was only a matter of time before the major vendors started to offer container infrastructure and management “as-a-service.”Use of containers is firmly on the rise with enterprises...

How to pass parameters to action methods in ASP.NET Core MVC

ASP.NET Core is a cross-platform, open source, lean, fast, and modular framework for building high-performance web applications. There are a number of ways in which you can pass parameters to action methods in ASP.NET Core MVC. You can pass them via a URL, a query...

6 ways Alibaba Cloud challenges AWS, Azure, and GCP

Most folks will by now have heard of Alibaba, the giant Chinese conglomerate, with business interests that include retail, financial services, logistics, media, and digital branding and marketing. The technology backbone underpinning these business units, Alibaba...

What comes after Kubernetes?

“Boring.” That’s one of the best compliments you can pay an infrastructure technology. No one wants to run their mission-critical applications on “spicy!” But boring? Boring is good.Boring means that a technology has reached a certain level of ubiquity and trust, that...

Next.js builder Vercel spruces up edge network

Vercel has enhanced its edge platform for content delivery with better performance, improved ease of use, and automatic global failover. The improvements are designed to optimize the experience for both front-end developers and web users.The company’s edge platform,...

Multicloud is not really about clouds anymore

Most think of multicloud just how it sounds: an architecture that leverages plural public and/or private clouds at the same time, in support of best-of-breed cloud services. In other words, we use multicloud as a path to access the cloud services that are the best...

How to describe Java code with annotations

You’ve probably encountered situations where you need to associate metadata (data that describes other data) with classes, methods, and/or other application elements. For example, your programming team might need to identify unfinished classes in a large application....

Developers should consider using graph databases

Twenty years ago, my development team built a natural language processing engine that scanned employment, auto, and real estate advertisements for searchable categories. I knew that we had a difficult data management challenge. The data in some ad types were...

10 New Plugins for Beginner & Experienced Bloggers

So you finally took the plunge and decided to create a WordPress website. That’s pretty impressive! You went ahead and added a great deal of fantastic content. Again, that’s awesome. All that remains now is growing your WordPress website and rock your world.Perhaps...

How To Add Instagram Photos To WordPress

By now you probably either have an Instagram account or you have seen one on the web at some point or another. As of June 2018 Instagram has over a billion active users making it one of the most popular social media networks today. And because it’s become...

5 Types of WooCommerce Issues to Watch For

WooCommerce has a lot going for it. Its super-flexibility makes it easy to customize, and it continues to be the go-to e-commerce choice for WordPress sites.The only downside to WooCommerce is that, due to its nature as an open source platform, there’s no WooCommerce...

How to Create a Dynamic Slider in WordPress

If you were compiling a list of the website features which will make your WordPress site stand out a slider will be high on the list. But if you truly want an impressive custom website you will need a slider with dynamic content capabilities.What is Dynamic Content?...

8 Characteristics of a Great Portfolio Website

If you’re a freelance wordpress designer or developer, you probably know how important it is to have a good portfolio. It can serve as a powerful marketing and sales tool and increase your chances of getting hired if you create it properly. That’s why today I would...

5 Essential WooCommerce Accounting Tips

Accounting may be painful, but we all know it’s a necessity. If you want your business to grow (or even continue running) you need to have your numbers in order and prepare for every tax season.Does the thought of tax season cause you stress and anxiety? Are you...

10 Best WordPress Multi-Author Management Plugins

Running a website is tough. There are only 24 hours in a day, and tasks can quickly stack up; writing your content, marketing it, promoting it via social media, and responding to any queries is exhausting, not to mention time-consuming.Most successful people quickly...

12 Best Free Restaurant WordPress Plugins of 2020

The best restaurant websites have come a long way from the days of simply displaying menu items and contact details. They’ve evolved to evoke a restaurant’s sense of style, and give customers a visual taster of what they might experience during their visit....

10+ Best Professional Niche WordPress Themes

WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world, there is no doubt in the fact. More than 30% of all websites that are available on the modern-day web are running on the specific web platform. The community of WordPress developers grows and...

5 Fastest LearnDash Themes for Your eLearning Site

Imagine you’re searching for something on Google. You click the first result, expecting to find out what you were looking for in the next few seconds. However, the web page doesn’t load for quite a few minutes. The tiny wheel in the tab of your browser bar keeps going...

This AI generates hilariously realistic startup acquisition announcements

Photo storage startup Loom announced it had been acquired by Dropbox in 2014; it also said it would be shutting down its service a month later. In 2015, Divshot revealed it had been bought out by Google; it also added it would be closing doors two months later. Guess...

QuickBooks Essentials is business accounting on the go. Right now, it’s almost 40% off

TLDR: A one-year subscription to QuickBooks Essentials gives you online access to all of your company’s financial information and payment operations anywhere. Remember when companies used to have on-staff accountants? You know, the bean counters who used to crunch all...

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin hits $11,000 as it surges 11% in a day’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin BTC every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Hannah Arendt used to say: Fight the power!...

If you are creative fires could use some stoking these days, this might be your path

TLDR: Through ebooks, courses and professional coaching, Craftsman Creative seeks to keep creative professionals both professionally and spiritually satisfied. Art and commerce don’t always mix. Even when armed with superior talent, highly creative people like...

Intel lost $42B in market value after revealing it might not make its own next-gen chipsets

Intel stock plunged on Friday after the US computing giant revealed a third-party manufacturer might make its next generation chipsets — wiping $41.72 billion from its market value. The announcement sent traders flocking to Intel‘s rivals. Taiwan’s TSMC, the...

This new cosmological map shines some light on dark energy

Dark energy is one of the greatest mysteries in science today. We know very little about it, other than it is invisible, it fills the whole universe, and it pushes galaxies away from each other. This is making our cosmos expand at an accelerated rate. But what is it?...

From sales to CRM to administrative, Sellful is business software that tackles everything

TLDR: Sellful is an all-in-one business solutions suite, capable of producing websites, selling product, communicating with customers, marketing and more. When you’re trying to run a business, you’ve got a lot to consider. You’re trying to sell your product. You’re...

The UAE’s Mars mission shows how space exploration can benefit small nations

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) successfully launched its Mars mission dubbed “Al Amal,” or “Hope,” from the Tanegashima Space Centre in southern Japan on July 20. This is the first space mission by the UAE, and the first Arab mission to Mars – making the world’s first...

Is this Amazon review bullshit?

Rebecca Jones, of London, recently pulled up Amazon.co.uk to search for a phone adapter. She was reading through the reviews for one she was considering buying, when suddenly she started noticing mentions of what a great taco holder the product was. “The taco holder...

Data and project management should be a major business focus. This training puts it front and center

TLDR: The training in The Ultimate Data and Project Management Certification Bundle helps you understand the process and tools driving data analytics and project tracking. It’s easy to get bogged down in the minutia of your day to day business. In fact, it’s probably...

World of WordPress

10 New Plugins for Beginner & Experienced Bloggers

10 New Plugins for Beginner & Experienced Bloggers

So you finally took the plunge and decided to create a WordPress website. That’s pretty impressive! You went ahead and added a great deal of fantastic content. Again, that’s awesome. All that remains now is growing your WordPress website and rock your world.Perhaps...

How To Add Instagram Photos To WordPress

How To Add Instagram Photos To WordPress

By now you probably either have an Instagram account or you have seen one on the web at some point or another. As of June 2018 Instagram has over a billion active users making it one of the most popular social media networks today. And because it’s become...

5 Types of WooCommerce Issues to Watch For

5 Types of WooCommerce Issues to Watch For

WooCommerce has a lot going for it. Its super-flexibility makes it easy to customize, and it continues to be the go-to e-commerce choice for WordPress sites.The only downside to WooCommerce is that, due to its nature as an open source platform, there’s no WooCommerce...

The Info World

Introducing Microsoft’s Dataflex low-code data platform

Introducing Microsoft’s Dataflex low-code data platform

Microsoft’s family of low- and no-code application tools is one of its fastest growing developer platforms. Building on top of technologies from the Dynamics line-of-business applications and from Office, the Power Platform is perhaps best thought of as the spiritual...

What is CaaS? Simpler container management

What is CaaS? Simpler container management

As modern, containerized applications continue to prove popular with organizations, it was only a matter of time before the major vendors started to offer container infrastructure and management “as-a-service.”Use of containers is firmly on the rise with enterprises...

All Things Tech

Intel’s hardware chief is leaving the company

Intel’s hardware chief is leaving the company

The executive in charge of almost all of Intel’s hardware, chief engineering officer Dr. Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala, is leaving the company on August 3rd, Intel announced on Monday. His departure comes on the heels of Intel’s announcement that its next-gen 7nm...

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