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Can the press and Congress fix government’s technology problem?

By Andrew McMahon, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Dcode42This is the second part of a two part series. Click here to read part 1: ICYMI — Government has a technology problemTwo weeks ago, I highlighted a number of structural issues impinging on the federal government’s ability to procure and develop modern technology. Additionally, I did my best to offer a few important steps that government agencies and private sector...

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pbuilder and network access

I continue my so far the most epic journey into devops world.Today’s topic: network access in pbuilder.It may sound trivial but I spend few hours attempting to fix problem with access to ‘temporal postgres’ from Java building process. Java programmers want to use flyway, flyway wants access to Postgres at build time.Build is performed by jenkins-debian-glue through cowbuilder, through cowdancer through git-buildpackage through...

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Hyperledger Composer accepted into incubation

Hyperledger Composer, the collaboration tool for building “blockchain business networks,” has been accepted into incubation by the Technical Steering Committee at Hyperledger. Hyperledger is an open source blockchain technologies organization. The project would like to work on Composer with the community in order to develop it into a powerful and complete development framework. According to Hyperledger, Composer “accelerates the...

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JSON.net not just for serialization

If you happen to head over to https://www.nuget.org/packages and look at which package has been downloaded the most there is a clear winner: JSON.net. It is in everything, every where. JSON is so wildly ubiquitous that I play a little game with myself when I start a new project: how long can I go before I need to serialize or deserialize JSON and need to pull in JSON.net. I rarely last more than a couple of hours. But it turns out that...