The past two weeks have delivered two new product rollouts from the teams over at Google. One announcement comes out a little quieter, while the other has been long anticipated and sees the tech giant enter into an industry for the first time. Both show significant moves being made by Google to innovate within new spaces.Continue reading
5G – The technology of a new beginning
5G, abbreviation for fifth generation, can be chiefly considered as the fourth industrial revolution in technology. 5G provides a great segue into the world of new generation of radio systems that will revolutionize lives, economies, and societies in many ways. Thereby, unearthing new business partnerships/opportunities, revolutionary applications, and breakthrough services.
Open Source NYC meetup
The Open Source NYC meetup group hosted their February meeting at the Boyle Software Chelsea office last night.
Despite the snow there was a decent turnout to kick off a new open source initiative.Continue reading
Sequencing Subscriptions with RxJS
Let’s say your web-application communicates with a 3rd party service and this service is somewhat fragile. Either because of its fragility – or for some other reason – under no circumstances do you want your application to bombard this service with concurrent requests. Whenever a component needs to make a request to this service, and there is already another request waiting for a response, the new request should wait until the previous request completes.Continue reading
Can higher education keep up with computer science interest?
It’s no secret that computer science careers are more lucrative than ever. Plenty of students have recognized the opportunity, but can higher education keep up?
In a New York Times article titled The Hard Part of Computer Science? Getting Into Class the author brings to light a very serious issue – universities and colleges across the country are turning away students who want to study computer science.
AWS announces DocumentDB
Amazon AWS added a new member to it’s family of database services – DocumentDB. Following the huge success of AuroraDB, a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database built for the cloud, AWS is now launching DocumentDB, a database service that implements the MongoDB API.
Authorize.Net Drops MD5
Authorize.Net just announced they are phasing out MD5 based transHash support in favor of the SHA-256 based transHashSHA2.
AWS Aurora Serverless Database now offers HTTPS API (Beta)
Back in September we blogged about the GA of Amazon’s Serverless Aurora and how it really simplifies scaling database servers in the cloud – mainly because.. well basically you don’t have to. At AWS re:Invent 2018 last month, Amazon has taken Aurora Serverless to the next level with its ‘Data API’.
Happy Holidays – from us to you!
Wow – what a jam-packed 2018 this has been! As busy as things are, last week Boyle Software’s New York City team was able to squeeze in a joyful evening with some friends and clients to cook up and devour a fantastic Italian meal at Rustico Cooking in midtown Manhattan. It was a great night to catch up with colleagues and friends and reflect on what an excellent year it’s been. And just check out the amazing menu that we prepared:
NPR’s RAD podcast analytics
Who doesn’t listen to podcasts these days? There’s something for every niche imaginable – and people are streaming, downloading, and tuning in. According to Martech, there are now 550,00 active podcasts in 100 languages and more than 18,000,000 episodes – and the numbers are growing exponentially. And now National Public Radio – creators of some of the most popular podcasts – have come out with a podcast analytics platform they’ve dubbed Remote Audio Data (RAD).