1Gig-Tech (#29) - BASH, Azure Functions, VS2015, Windows10

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Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!

In today's edition, there are 16 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.

  • BASH Running in Ubuntu on Windows
    Windows provides developers with a familiar Bash environment. This environment will allow users to: Windows is running Ubuntu user-mode binaries provided by Canonical. This means the command line utilities are the same as those that run within a native Ubuntu environment.
  • Introducing Azure Functions
    Data is everywhere. It's in the Cloud, on-premises, and is increasingly proliferating across Internet-connected devices. Organizations are working to unlock the value in that data, and are asking their developers to respond with highly-scalable solutions built on ever-compressed timetables.
  • Visual C++ for Linux Development (Marc Goodner)
    Today we’re making a new extension available that enables C++ development in Visual Studio for Linux. With this extension you can author C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. You can manage your connections to these machines from within VS.
  • Run Bash on Ubuntu on Windows (Mike Harsh)
    Since we started planning and building Windows 10, we’ve been talking to a lot of you about what you would like to see in Windows to make it a great place for you to build awesome apps, sites and services for all platforms and all devices.
  • Visual Studio 2015 Update 2
    Today, we are happy to announce the release of Visual Studio 2015 Update 2. This release focuses on stability and on responding to the feedback we’ve received on RTM and Update 1.
  • NPM Worm Vulnerability Disclosed (Alex Blewitt)
    The NPM project has formally acknowledged a long-standing security vulnerability in which it is possible for malicious packages to run arbitrary code on developer's systems, leading to the first NPM created worm.
  • Myrtille
    Welcome to Myrtille! Myrtille is a simple yet efficient way to connect an RDP server through a web browser. It requires only a simple browser (no plugin, extension, application or configuration whatsoever). Thus, it works straight from any web device (including touch pads and mobiles).
  • The MEAN Stack
    What is the MEAN stack? (0:47) MEAN is a collection of JavaScript-based technologies — MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS, and Node.js — used to develop web applications. From the client and server sides to databases, MEAN is a full-stack development toolkit.
  • Less vs Sass? It’s time to switch to Sass (Sam)
    The Sass vs. LESS argument has been done to death. In this series I’ll talk about why Sass really is the best, why you should start using Sass if you haven’t already, how to get started using Sass and Problems with pre-processors, alternatives to Sass and CSS4.
  • Using Docker to run Node.js on a Raspberry Pi
    At Opensource.com, I get to learn about a lot of really interesting emerging technologies in my day to day work. But I don’t always get to explore them myself in depth. This past weekend, I set aside some time to do just that.

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