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The death of localhost and the rise of cloud development

If there was any skepticism when Marc Andreessen declared software was “eating the world,” there’s little doubt five years later that nearly every business and industry is running on software delivered as online services. The cloud has become the default for practically every industry, from storage to transportation to communication to retail. But there’s one fundamental space out of which it has yet to take …

What real cloud-native apps will look like

There is a lot of talk of “cloud native” these days, and people are taking liberties with the interpretation of this term — like they do with everything else associated with the cloud. Cade Metz put it right in this Wired post: “The term has taken on so many meanings in recent years. But keep in mind: most of these meanings come from IBM, HP, …