CLOUD: Google Cloud Platform Reveals Updated Tools to Make Application Development Faster and More Secure. Google announced today a series of new features for its cloud services, designed to enhance the experience for developers as the company continues to battle for an edge in an increasingly competitive space. Those new Google Cloud Platform tools start with code search via the company’s redesigned Cloud Source Repositories. The search feature was built for internal use, but employees say they found it so effective that they wanted to make it available to all developers on the cloud platform. Read more
5G: A New Era of Application Development and Edge Computing. The next generation of networking and mobile technology, 5G, will deliver vastly greater data capacity and speed than previous generations. By comparison, 5G connections will deliver 1,000 times the data rates of 4G. This dramatic leap will involve a number of new mobile technologies working together, including transmission at much higher frequencies (30–300GHz), deployment of many small-cell low-power base stations, MIMO (supporting many more ports per base station), beam forming (which enables more-efficient use of spectrum and reduces interference) and full-duplex transmission. Read more
LOW-CODE: Is Low-Code the Future of Application Development? How Can It Be Relevant to You? Recently, the shift to low-code platforms for business needs has been nothing short of a technological revolution. But there are some companies that aren’t willing to make the jump without a guarantee of a certain level of future-proofing low-code can offer them. The hesitation is understandable. Everyone wants a product that can serve them for a long time. If it’s going to be outdated or defunct in a few years, it’s not an investment, just a liability. Read more
DISCOVER: 7 Benefits of Using PaaS to Support Your Application Lifecycle. Deploying and managing applications in the cloud will help you innovate faster, more cost effectively and with less risk. Consider these seven benefits to using PaaS to support your cloud-based application lifecycle. Read more
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