Posts Tagged ‘information’

Luhn Algorithm Package for Laravel

Laravel Luhn is a package by Vincent Prat that provides utilities to ease validation and computation of credit cards, SIREN codes, and other use-cases for the Luhn algorithm. The Luhn algorithm (Wikipedia), developed in the 1950s by IBM scientist Hans Peter Luhn, is a simple checksum formula used to validate a variety of identification numbers.

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PHP 7.3 Alpha 1 Released

The PHP team announced yesterday that the release of the first PHP 7.3.0 versionAlpha 1is available. This starts the PHP 7.3 release cycle which is based on PHP 7.2.

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Statamic 2.9 is now released

Statamic is a flat file CMS built on Laravel and Vue.js and theyve just launched v2.9 that includes a host of new features, enhancements, and improvements to enhance the developer experience. Theyve released this 7-minute video showing off some of the big new improvements: Some of the main features of this release include: Check out the Statamic site for more information about the CMS and give it a try.

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Node.js 8 brings sanity to native module dependencies

Node.js, the popular server-side JavaScript platform, has been upgraded with improvements related to the runtime, buffer security, URL parsing, and preserving dependencies on native modules across major Node.js upgrades. On the module dependencies front, Node.js 8.0.0, released today by the Node.js Foundation, introduces the Node.js API, or N-API, albeit still behind an experimental flag.

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Europe’s old media forge ad pacts in fight with Facebook, Google

In Britain, rival pay-TV operators Sky Plc and Virgin Media are combining information on customers to offer advertisers more insight into viewers and give them better-targeted ads. AFP In an effort to retain advertisers and slow the advance of Google and Facebook, European broadcasters are setting aside traditional rivalries to forge alliances that offer wider reach for ads and Internet-style data about audiences.

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Google helps developers bind C++ to Python

Fans of C++ praise its power and speed, but even they admit its complexity can be daunting. That’s true when you’re writing libraries in the language, and it’s doubly true when you want to make C++-authored libraries useful to other languages.

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Google ignites Python library for command lines

With its Python Fire library, Google is offering Python developers a mechanism to easily generate command-line interfaces. Newly available via open source, Python Fire turns code into a CLI without developers needing to do any more work, so it’s easier to transition between the Bash Linux CLI and Python.

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Astro raises an $8 million Series A for its AI-powered email solution for teams

On the surface, Astro, launching its public beta today, is a nifty but not completely necessary email client that combines machine intelligence and a bot interface to improve workflows and increase the signal to noise ratio of mail for power users. But the real story is thatthe startup, backed with a new $8 million Series A led by Redpoint, is gearing up to pitchenterprises on itscollaboration platformthat combines AI, social graphs and integrations withcommon CRM, ticketing and group messaging tools.

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