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November 27, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - AWS Lambda Adopts Java 21

 AWS Lambda functions can now use all the new and useful language features as well as performance improvements introduced in Java 21 as part of the Amazon Corretto JDK implementation.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 27, 2023 07:43 PM

November 24, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - Spatial Data Management For GIS and Data Scientists

 Videos of the lectures taught in Fall 2023 at the University of Tennessee are now available as a YouTube playlist. They provide a complete overview of the concepts of GeoSpatial science using Google Earth Engine, PostgresSQL GIS , DuckDB, Python and SQL.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 24, 2023 05:21 PM

November 23, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - PeerDB Brings Real Time Streaming To PostgreSQL

 PeerDB is an ETL/ELT tool built for PostgreSQL. It makes all tasks that require streaming data from PostgreSQL to third party counterparts as effortless as it gets.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 23, 2023 08:44 PM

November 21, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - Microsoft's Generative AI for Beginners

 A free, self-paced online course about Generative AI is on offer from Microsoft's Azure Cloud Advocates. It's a 12-lesson curriculum targeted at complete novices to LLMs.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 21, 2023 06:19 PM

November 20, 2023

November 16, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - Helidon Microservices Framework Version 4 Reaches General Availability

 Helidon, the open source microservices framework by Oracle, has been updated to version 4, just a month after the release of Java 21. With this release Helidon becomes the world’s first virtual threads-based microservices framework.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 16, 2023 06:36 PM

November 14, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - Leporello.js - The Next Gen JavaScript IDE

 Leporello.js is an interactive functional programming IDE for JavaScript with debugging superpowers. Let's look at what makes it different from traditional IDEs.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 14, 2023 08:04 PM

November 13, 2023

November 09, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - Step CI - The API Quality Assurance Framework

 Power up your API testing inside your CI workflow with Step CI, a free open-source tool that has also introduced a paid Support Plan.Step CI is another tool to have in your developer's toolbelt.We had a look at a few others recently. These were OpenAPI Diff, AWS Smithy and Redocly CLI, each one having its own purpose:

OpenAPI Diff, or Oasdiff for short, is an open source utility
that takes comparing OpenAPI specs to identify breaking changes to a whole new level.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 09, 2023 04:55 PM

November 06, 2023

Nikos Vaggalis - Perl Dancer2 Web Framework Updated

 Despite the project going back to 2009, the just announced release is 1.0.0. Let's look at this milestone release, adopting a retrospective attitude. Of course, we are talking about Dancer2 , the new generation of Dancer as a complete rewrite of Dancer1 based on Moo.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at November 06, 2023 05:24 PM