GNOME Recipes 3.26 Cooks Up a Batch of Improvements

GNOME’s Mathias Clasen has dished up an update on GNOME Recipes, the desktop cookery app for Linux, bringing news of several improvements. This post, GNOME Recipes 3.26 Cooks Up a Batch of Improvements, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. Read more

What's in the latest Chrome update?

Google on Tuesday released Chrome 60 for Windows, macOS and Linux, adding support for the Touch Bar on the newest MacBook Pro laptops and a new online payment API, and patching 40 security vulnerabilities.Chrome updates in the background, so most users need only relaunch the browser to get the latest version. (To manually manage an update, select “About Google Chrome” from the Help menu under the vertical ellipsis at the upper right. The ensuing page either shows the browser is already up to date or displays the updating process before... Read more

Evince 3.26 Will Let You View Adobe Illustrator & CBR Files

Evince, the default document viewer on Ubuntu, is adding support for more file formats. The next stable release, Evince 3.26, due in October, will allow you to view Adobe Illustrator files on Linux without needing to install any additional software. “But wait!”, I hear you cry, “Evince can already do that!” This is sort of […] This post, Evince 3.26 Will Let You View Adobe Illustrator & CBR Files, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. Read more

Build a hotel booking application using the Business Rules service in Bluemix

The Business Rules service hosted in Bluemix and powered by Operational Decision Manager allows you to define, deploy, and maintain business rules and policies separately from your application code. To demonstrate the benefits of decoupling the lifecycle of the calling application from the business logic (rules) running in a cloud service, we build a simple hotel booking application in a Node.js runtime bound to a Business Rules service that calculates the booking rates. This article will show you how to deploy and execute business rules in the cloud environment. You... Read more

Refactoring to microservices, Part 1: What to consider when migrating from a monolith

Microservices are taking the development world by storm. In this 3-part series, we’ll cover why they matter, what factors to consider in planning your approach to microservices, the role of data factoring, and a step-by-step migration process. Part 1 introduces microservices and discusses considerations for refactoring your applications to take advantage of a microservices architecture. Read more