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The open source platform Docker popularised software containers and is loved by developers as it allows them bundle their code into a nice neat package and deploy it to production machines regardless of the environment. System administrators can also use Docker to build, manage and run applications in virtual containers. Now developers and sysadmins can have a bit of fun with Docker by managing their virtual containers through Minecraft with Dockercraft.
Mobile devices and their application stores are the epitome of consumer ease, choice and product availability to date. People have the store in their pocket ever-available, the payment a password. The sheer volume of apps drives competition and perceived value into a great price tag. The ‘try this on for size’ version is almost, if not entirely, the full product. Upgrades? They’re free.
Programming is a valuable skill for kids of all ages to pick up, and when they learn by playing with their favourite characters and games it’s even more fun. Code.org has two new tutorials that will appeal to many kids based on Minecraft and Star Wars.
One hundred years ago in November 1915, Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy of Sciences his new theory of general relativity. It is fair to say the theory turned out to be a great success.
Look out behind you — the zombie apocalypse is upon us! In today’s popular media you can encounter zombies at every turn, but one of the most innovative uses of the zombie trope came from an app. Zombies, Run! uses a zombie survival story as a motivator for exercise.
The enterprise app market is set to explode with Gartner expecting spending in this area to grow by 7.5 per cent, reaching US$149.9 billion by the end of the year. This figure is set to increasing to US$201 billion by 2019. That doesn’t mean every business-focused app will become a success story as the analyst firm’s research also shows organisations are becoming savvier in choosing which apps to adopt. Whether you’re an in-house developer or a third-party app maker, it is imperative to know the “dos and don’ts” for creating enterprise apps.