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Software Weekly - 04/01/2019

SE Daily ICO, Online code editors, autoML, data infrastructure, untrusted JavaScript, amp for email, & more


Last week’s most popular episode: CodeSandbox: Online Code Editor with Bas Buursma and Ives van Hoorne. Ives and Bas talk about why they built CodeSandbox, an online code editor, and the engineering challenges they faced.

Old favorite: Kotlin with Hadi Hariri. From the creators of IntelliJ and Webstorm, the JetBrains team decided to build a new programming language, Kotlin, on top of the JVM. 

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SE Daily SoftCoin ICO

It's finally here. SE Daily team is proud to announce the SoftCoin ICO (Initial Coin Offering). Win-win dividends guaranteed! Just kidding. Happy April Fools' Day.

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SE Daily Events

A live recording of Software Engineering Daily: A Conversation with Haseeb Qureshi. Wed April 3, 6PM PDT in San Francisco. Come meet Jeff in person. Register for the event at the link above. Also, check out the podcast episode: Crypto Bubble with Haseeb Qureshi.

FindCollabs Hackathon: $5000 in prizes. The FindCollabs Online Hackathon is already underway. We are meeting at App Academy (April 6 at 10 AM in SF) so you can find collaborators and put together your project to compete for the first place prize of $4000. Check out this post from Jeff: FindCollabs: Share Your Open Source Projects and Find Collaborators.

We hope to see you there. Reach out if you have any questions.

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Interesting Picks in Software Engineering and Architecture

Choose Simple Solutions Over Flexible Ones. Great article with "simple" code example to make the point.

Building and Scaling Data Lineage at Netflix to Improve Data Infrastructure Reliability, and Efficiency. Netflix sharing more insights from their data science and engineering landscape, how they do ingestion and enrichment.

Endlessh: an SSH Tarpit. A little bit of systems programming, networking, sockets. I learned a lot reading this.

Redis streams as a pure data structure. Explore streams as data structures and how to apply them everywhere.

System & Language Agnostic Hyperparameter Optimization at Scale. AutoML hyper-optimization. I hope to see Capital One share their Optimizer code.

Beyond Hystrix: How Alibaba’s Sentinel Watches Over Distributed Systems. Check out how these two giants approach system protection and degradations.

Untrusted – a user JavaScript adventure game. I discovered this game this week and it was very addicting. Fun something to do to get your creative JavaScript juices going.

What's New in Tech

Turing Award Won by 3 Pioneers in Artificial Intelligence. Specifically for their work on neural networks. 

Google makes emails more dynamic with AMP for Email. Wow! Other major email providers also support AMP for email. 

FCC “fined” robocallers $208 million since 2015 but collected only $6,790. And that's why the robocallers never stop.

GoCD is a continuous delivery tool created by ThoughtWorks. It’s great to see the continued progress on GoCD with the new Kubernetes integrations–and you can check it out for yourself at
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