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Microsoft revives PowerToys with open-source tools for Windows 10 power users

Microsoft's bringing back PowerToys as an open-source project on GitHub.

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Delta Lake gives Apache Spark data sets new powers

A new open source project from Databricks adds ACID transactions, versioning, and schema enforcement to Spark data sources that don't have them

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22 open-source tools that make Kubernetes better

Take advantage of these Kubernetes companions to simplify app definitions, enhance monitoring, ease cloud deployments, and more

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Microsoft aims for simplicity with Bosque programming language

The new, open-source programming language is designed for writing code that is simple and obvious for both humans and machines

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How to hack your own Wi-Fi network

Free (or almost free) Wi-Fi penetration testing tools can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways to protect against them.

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Microsoft unveils speedy type checker for Python

Pyright aims to be a faster type checker for Python than existing projects, and doesn't need Python itself

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New Google project offers Kubernetes building blocks for CI/CD

Tekton is an open-source toolkit for creating cloud-native continuous integration and delivery pipelines on Kubernetes

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Tetrate emerges from stealth to bring service mesh to the enterprise

The architects of open source service mesh technology Istio and Envoy have broken off to set up an enterprise-grade solution aimed at large-scale customers.

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Rancher K3s shrinks Kubernetes for IoT devices

An open source project by Rancher Labs strips Kubernetes down to the bare essentials for edge computing and other resource-constrained use cases

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Learn to build robots and drones with Humble's cheap Raspberry Pi and Arduino ebook bundle

Humble's microcontroller ebook bundle shows you how to build wildly inventive projects with the popular Raspberry Pi and Arduino.

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PyPy 7 speeds up Python 2.7, Python 3.5, and Python 3.6 alike

The latest release of the JIT-compiling Python runtime updates support for three major versions of Python in one go

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OBS Studio Review: The most powerful screen capture tool money can't buy

OBS Studio is a fantastic tool for capturing gameplay videos, but it's not for novices.

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Linux Foundation backs a group to boost edge networking

A new group called LF Edge is pushing for an open unified framework that will promote plug-and-play interoperability, cloud provisioning, other streamlining to improve edge networks.

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What is Istio? The Kubernetes service mesh explained

Learn how Google’s Istio open source project conquers the complexities of managing the networks used to connect microservices

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Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

With each iteration, open-source network management tools get better. OpenNMS, Zenoss Core, NetXMS and Sensu Core deliver comprehensive monitoring, flexible reporting, cross-platform support and more.

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18 Node.js and JavaScript libraries for fast and simple microservices

Whether you go serverless or server-full, look to these open source projects to support your Node.js microservices

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NetBeans 10 adds support for latest Java and PHP

Key to NetBeans 10 is enhanced support for Java Development Kit (JDK) 11 as well as capabilities for PHP and the JUnit 5 testing framework for Java

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PyOxidizer uses Rust to make Python executables

A new project written in Rust aims to make it easier to distribute Python applications as standalone binaries

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