Weekend Whispers: Quick Insights for Your Saturday (January 13)

Here is a quick run down of some stories that I found interesting during the week.

Getting GitHub certified GitHub Certifications are now $99 each and for a limited time you can get 50% off the GitHub Foundation exam!

Linux turns 33 in 2024 Linux dominates cloud computing, provides the basis of the Internet of Things (IoT), and remains the basis of containers. In addition to the major roles it continues to play in supercomputing, Linux is responsible for varieties of computing that likely would never have arrived had it not been for its open source and innovative nature.

9 extraordinary documents every developer should read There are moments that expand what we think is possible in software development, and thus change the fabric of everything we do as developers. Certain historic documents capture the most crucial paradigm shifts in computing technology, and they are priceless. This article looks back over the past century (nearly) of software development, encoded in papers that every developer should read.

For Patch Tuesday, 48 updates, no zero-day flaws Microsoft has eased us into the new new year with just 48 updates for the Windows, Office and .NET platforms. There were no zero-days for January, and no reports of publicly exposed vulnerabilities or exploited security issues.

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