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Featured news, events, job opportunities, organisations, exciting projects and websites (especially Jamaican projects and websites) can be found here.
Friday 15. November 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Smart Home Smart Hub Alexa Automation

SmarthubJa

Use your voice to control every single appliance/equipment in your home. From your refrigerator, microwave, lights, air conditioners, door locking system and camera's or just using one voice command to shut down your entire house.

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Friday 08. November 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Firebase

Cloud Firestore Now Supports IN Queries!

Hello, Cloud Firestore developers! We wanted to let you know about some useful new querying features we've added to Cloud Firestore this week. Starting with… in queries! With the in query, you can query a specific field for multiple values (up to 10) in a single query. You do this by passing a list containing all the values you want to search for, and Cloud Firestore will match any document whose field equals one of those values.

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Friday 02. August 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Docker Featured DevOps Kubernetes Containerization

Learn Kubernetes entirely within your own browser

Play with Kubernetes is a labs site provided by Docker and created by Tutorius. Play with Kubernetes is a playground which allows users to run K8s clusters in a matter of seconds. It gives the experience of having a free Alpine Linux Virtual Machine in browser. Under the hood Docker-in-Docker (DinD) is used to give the effect of multiple VMs/PCs.

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Friday 02. August 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey DevFest Featured Developers GDG

DevFest 2019

GDG DevFest 2019 is an annual all-day developer conference that offers speaker sessions across multiple product areas, codelabs, hackathon and more!

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Tuesday 23. July 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Flutter Dart

Dartpad

Are you gearing up for Flutter development and want to learn more about Dart programming? You may test your scripts online by using the online editor at https://dartpad.dartlang.org/. The Dart Editor executes the script and displays both HTML as well as console output. The online editor is shipped with a set of preset code samples.

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Friday 31. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Ecommerce Shipping

Shipping Companies in Jamaica

You've bought an item online, whether through Amazon, eBay or Wallmart, now you need to choose the right shipping company that offers the optimal service, price and pickup location combination to get your item to Jamaica. It can be a daunting process if you are not aware of the right criteria to look for. A lot depends on the item you happen to be shipping either to Jamaica or from Jamaica your priorities but most importantly, your budget. Here's a nice list of Shipping companies you can choose to get your items to deliver to Jamaica.

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Thursday 30. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Game Development Copyright Video Streaming Featured Regulation Policy

Article 13 of EU Copyright Directive update

Article 13 of the EU's new copyright directive has sparked huge controversy online, with YouTube campaigning strongly against the proposal. Comparitech surveyed 1,500 video game streamers about how they would respond to the proposed filtering of copyrighted material before it is posted online. 45.6% of streamers would be dissuaded from streaming gameplay if they could be held liable for copyright violations.

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Thursday 09. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Java Python JavaScript C# Featured CakePHP Programming Language

StackOverflow language popularity through the years

We took a look at the most popular programming languages on Stack Overflow since 2008 bar chart race and was amazed by the stunning adaptation for the major languages we are using today. What do you think about the end result? Was it a surprise to you in any way? Do you think the change in language popularity is the same in Jamaica? Let us know in the comments below

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Wednesday 08. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey iOS Development Flutter Featured Dart Android Development Web Development

Flutter is now multi-platform

Flutter: a Portable UI Framework for Mobile, Web, Embedded, and Desktop - Today marks an important milestone for the Flutter framework, as we expand our focus from mobile to incorporate a broader set of devices and form factors. At I/O, we’re releasing our first technical preview of Flutter for web, announcing that Flutter is powering Google’s smart display platform including the Google Home Hub, and delivering our first steps towards supporting desktop-class apps with Chrome OS.

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Monday 06. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Windows 10 React Native JavaScript Featured Microsoft

Microsoft launches React Native for Windows

Microsoft launches React Native for Windows – TechCrunch - Microsoft today announced a new open-source project for React Native developers who want to target Windows. “React Native for Windows,” as the project is unsurprisingly called, is meant to be a new ‘performance-oriented’ implementation of React for Windows under the MIT Lice…

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Monday 06. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Docker .NET Legacy Apps Containerization

Hands-on Labs: Modernizing Traditional Applications!

Let's face it: nobody gets into IT so they can maintain legacy apps. We dream about innovation and about changing the world, but 80% of IT budgets are spent maintaining existing systems and just keeping the lights on. The massive cost of maintenance doesn't leave much room to innovate. By "containerizing" existing apps, you can realize immediate savings (in time, money, and other resources), so you can allocate more of your budget toward innovation.

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Tuesday 30. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Docker

Docker just keeps on getting better

Have you heard the big news? Docker ranked #1 most wanted platform, #2 most loved platform, and #3 most broadly used platform in the StackOverflow 2019 Developer survey from nearly 90,000 developers.

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