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Kong-Summit-2019-in-San-Francisco-call-for-speakers

Kong Summit 2019 in San Francisco call for speakers


Monday, August 5, 2019 by

Kong Inc. announced that Kong Summit 2019, the conference focused on building the next era in software, will take place in San Francisco at the Hilton Union Square on October 2-3. The call for speakers is now open until June 16. If you are interested in learning more or applying to speak about topics such as APIs, microservices, service mesh, cloud-native, multi-clou...


Preview-for-Blockstack

Preview for Blockstack's new smart-contracting language


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by

Blockstack PBC has released the first preview for its new smart contracting language, Clarity, ahead of its official launch later this year. The new language is designed to empower developers to create reliable smart contracts that reduce the risk of fatal flaws and bugs, which have resulted in well-publicized hacks and widespread damage, prior to launching applications...


Anomaly-detection-by-Instaclustr-processes-19-billion-events-per-day

Anomaly detection by Instaclustr processes 19 billion events per day


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by

Instaclustr announced it has successfully created an anomaly detection application capable of processing and vetting real-time events at a uniquely massive scale – 19 billion events per day – by leveraging open source Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka and Kubernetes container orchestration. Get the source code on github. Anomaly detection is the identific...


Platform9-just-filled-a-gap-in-the-Kubernetes-community

Platform9 just filled a gap in the Kubernetes community


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Platform9 announced Klusterkit – a set of three open source Kubernetes tools that enable organizations to easily deploy and operate production-grade Kubernetes clusters in air-gapped, on-premises environments. Each of the three tools comprising Klusterkit fills a gap in the Kubernetes community toolchain, and can be used independently or in tandem: etcdadm &...


Develop-on-the-Mainframe-like-any-other-cloud-platform-with-Zowe

Develop on the Mainframe like any other cloud platform with Zowe


Monday, February 11, 2019 by

The Open Mainframe Project announced that Zowe, an open source software framework for the mainframe that strengthens integration with modern enterprise applications, is now production ready less than six months after launching. Any enterprise or solution developer can access the Zowe 1.0 source code or convenience build and incorporate it into their products or services...


This-machine-learning-analyzer-will-review-your-code-for-constancy

This machine learning analyzer will review your code for constancy


Monday, February 4, 2019 by

Lack of consistency in the development of source code has made maintaining code over time and making updates more time-consuming and costly. Source{d}, the company enabling machine learning for large-scale code analysis, solves this long-standing problem with Machine Learning assisted code review.   The new source{d} Lookout analyzer, which has learned to model s...


Kubernetes-project-showing-strong-signs-of-maturity

Kubernetes project showing strong signs of maturity


Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by

As the Kubernetes project nears 2 million lines of code (including all languages and generated files), the 4-year-old open source project is showing many signs of maturity, according to an analysis by source{d}, a company enabling Machine Learning for large-scale code analysis. The velocity of commits for the core Kubernetes project seems to be slowing down as the co...


App-localization-done-right

App localization done right


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by

Mobile devices are everywhere, and so are the apps that run on them. Vast numbers of smartphones mean vast numbers of users – and irrespective of the language they speak or where they live, these users demand a wide range of specialized applications. If you’re a mobile app developer, you may have already considered adapting your product to other markets. ...


Open-source,-Kubernetes,-and-developers,-according-to-Abby-Kearns

Open source, Kubernetes, and developers, according to Abby Kearns


Monday, December 17, 2018 by

The news of IBM's pending acquisition of Red Hat and Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub may signal more industry consolidation to come. We recently had a conversation with Abby Kearns, executive director at Cloud Foundry, about the significance of these mega deals and why she believes 2019, will be the year of consolidation. Abby has a unique perspective leadin...


How-Pycom-wants-to-help-IoT-developers

How Pycom wants to help IoT developers


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Although IoT development is increasingly on the rise, challenges still exist in the development and manufacturing process that prevents a streamlined workflow for developers. In this interview, Fred de Haro, CEO, and co-founder at Pycom discusses the company’s new consumer-focused developer offering, and shares insight into the current challenges developers are...


Universal-ERC20-to-ERC20-bridge-releases-by-POA-Network

Universal ERC20 to ERC20 bridge releases by POA Network


Monday, December 3, 2018 by

POA Network has released a universal open-source ERC20 to ERC20 bridge. TokenBridge, the simple two-way bridge for ERC20 tokens, enables any project in the Ethereum ecosystem to seamlessly interact with any other project by exchanging ERC20 tokens within a single wallet. Igor Barinov, POA Network Tech Lead, said: “One of POA Network’s goals is to build th...


IAST-supports-AppSec-efficiencies-while-cutting-costs-and-headaches

IAST supports AppSec efficiencies while cutting costs and headaches


Monday, November 26, 2018 by

It’s easy to feel passionate about interactive application security testing (IAST) in the world of application security. You see, IAST makes security testing almost invisible. It’s not something that requires a highly trained team to be brought in to carry out and analyze testing results. It doesn’t hold up other teams or processes from moving forward....


More-companies-want-fairness-to-open-source-license-enforcement

More companies want fairness to open source license enforcement


Monday, November 12, 2018 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced that Adobe, Alibaba, Amadeus, Ant Financial, Atlassian, Atos, AT&T, Bandwidth, Etsy, GitHub, Hitachi, NVIDIA, Oath, Renesas, Tencent, and Twitter have joined an ongoing industry effort to combat harsh tactics in open source license enforcement by adopting the GPL Cooperation Commitment. By making this commitment, these 16 corporate leader...


Container-security-considerations-for-developers

Container security considerations for developers


Monday, October 29, 2018 by

On the path to a secure digital business, secure service containers bring the best of agility and security to development teams – a growing concern for companies from startups to the Fortune 500. By moving the security concern out of the application layer into an encompassing container platform, one provides a very elegant solution to significantly reduced attack ...


Almost-everyone-is-trying-to-automate-says-CA

Almost everyone is trying to automate says CA


Thursday, October 25, 2018 by

CA Technologies has announced the results from new research conducted by analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), “The State of Automation”. The study reveals the global state of automation maturity across organizations, highlights the increasing adoption of automation to drive business success, and demonstrates that automation is becoming t...


GitHub-Actions-and-other-announcements-from-GitHub-Universe

GitHub Actions and other announcements from GitHub Universe


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by

GitHub, the soon to be acquired by Microsoft company, has always been known for its source code repository capabilities for developers. But why just store the code on a platform when you can run it too?  At its annual developer conference, GitHub Universe, they announced Actions, which is essentially a way to help automate your development workflows. Actions use...


Alibaba-Computing-Conference-2018-yields-partnership-with-MariaDB

Alibaba Computing Conference 2018 yields partnership with MariaDB


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

Alibaba Cloud and MariaDB Corporation have announced the general availability of ApsaraDB Relational Database Service (RDS) for MariaDB TX at The Computing Conference 2018 hosted by Alibaba. With this partnership, the two companies will now offer enterprises direct support for MariaDB database deployments in the Alibaba Cloud and provide access to MariaDB’s mos...


Tidelift-surpasses-$1M-to-pay-open-source-software-maintainers

Tidelift surpasses $1M to pay open source software maintainers


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

Tidelift announced that it has surpassed one million dollars committed via its platform to pay open source software maintainers to provide professional assurances for their projects, as momentum behind this new approach to professional open source continues to build. Over 100 packages are already on the Tidelift platform, with maintainers getting paid to provide support...


UI-version-control-system-has-been-developed-by-Applitools

UI version control system has been developed by Applitools


Monday, September 17, 2018 by

Applitools announced a new UI Version Control system, empowering developers, test automation engineers, and product managers to view the entire history of their web and mobile application user interfaces (UI) to understand what’s changed, when, and by whom. This lets R&D and product teams more intelligently guide app development by providing a visual record of...


eBay-launches-HeadGaze-so-you-can-use-head-movements-to-navigate

eBay launches HeadGaze so you can use head movements to navigate


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by

eBay has announced a new technological innovation coming out of its Computer Vision team that they hope will transform the way users can physically navigate through different applications. It's called HeadGaze and it uses Apple’s ARKit and the iPhone X camera to track your head motion so you can navigate your phone easily without using your hand...


Former-Cisco-GM-joins-Voxbone-CaaS

Former Cisco GM joins Voxbone CaaS


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by

Voxbone's mission has been bolstered by the addition of a new board member, Dr. Jens Meggers. Voxbone powers many enterprise cloud communications platforms with on-demand voice and messaging services via API. Meggers’ experience will be indispensable as Voxbone pushes further into the complex realm of enterprise infrastructures.   As former senior vice ...


Free-mobile-maps-and-traffic-tiles-for-developers-from-new-TomTom-SDK

Free mobile maps and traffic tiles for developers from new TomTom SDK


Thursday, September 6, 2018 by

When Google Maps increased the prices developers have to pay for the privlage of using them, many a developer went scurrying to find alternatives because even though there is a bit of "credit" they apply to your account, charges climb very quickly. But at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, TomTom has announced that it will offer free maps and traffic tiles on its ...


State-of-DevOps-in-2018

State of DevOps in 2018


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by

DevOps Research and Assessment announced it has launched their latest report “Accelerate: State of DevOps 2018: Strategies for a New Economy” in collaboration with Google Cloud. Nearly 1,900 technical professionals worldwide participated in this year’s study, contributing to research findings that drive excellence in the industry and allow organization...


Merged-mining-partnership-between-Bitmain-and-Elastos

Merged mining partnership between Bitmain and Elastos


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

Elastos (ELA) announced a merged mining partnership with Bitmain Technologies. The merged mining partnership means that for miners and future users of the smart web platform, it guarantees the security of the Bitcoin network by sharing its hashpower. Merged mining allows Bitcoin (BTC) and the ELA coin to be mined simultaneously and more efficiently, and conserves energy...


Developer-collaboration-tools-and-tips-from-someone-who-knows

Developer collaboration tools and tips from someone who knows


Thursday, August 23, 2018 by

Lots of organizations claim to prioritize transparency. And there are certainly plenty of tools out there that make it easy for coworkers to share information and communicate, but does that always equate to transparency? Why are people often dissatisfied with their companies' approach to developer collaboration and team collaboration in general? We connected...


Open-Source-ABL-code-release-with-Spark-Toolkit

Open Source ABL code release with Spark Toolkit


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Progress has announced the release of Progress Spark Toolkit, a set of open source Advanced Business Language (ABL) code and recommended best-practices to enable organizations to evolve existing applications and extend their capabilities to meet market demands. “It has also enabled us to contribute to, and impact, the efforts of other Progress customers and par...


Using-GitHub-in-the-classroom-helps-developers-feel-more-included

Using GitHub in the classroom helps developers feel more included


Friday, August 17, 2018 by

A GitHub survey conducted with a combined 8,000 college professors and students has concluded in order to weigh in on whether experience-based or traditional computer science teaching methods proves to work best. In the study, Github measured the predicted learning outcomes from classes that utilized GitHub in their learning experience and those that did not. GitHub ...


Open-Source-security-comes-to-GitHub

Open Source security comes to GitHub


Thursday, August 16, 2018 by

Sonatype announced Sonatype DepShield, a new GitHub application that enables developers to experience basic open source security governance, free of charge. Powered by Sonatype’s OSS Index, DepShield integrates directly into GitHub repositories and allows developers to easily identify and avoid using open source components with known vulnerabilities. “The...


Using-GraphQL-for-building-internal-apps-quickly

Using GraphQL for building internal apps quickly


Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by

The transition from IT’s role in organizations, from a mere horizontal function to one of a strategic advantage, is playing out the world over. However, most change management techniques behind these efforts tend to disproportionately focus on end-user facing software - often at the cost of intra-organization or internal applications (apps). Internal apps prope...


Low-code-platform-by-LANSA-announces-big-updates

Low-code platform by LANSA announces big updates


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by

LANSA has announced a major new release of its software development platform, Visual LANSA. The update plans to improve developers' ability to build scalable mobile, web and desktop applications significantly faster than before, in order to accelerate customers’ digital transformation projects. Visual LANSA key improvements include: More enterpri...


Knative-build-component-extends-Kubernetes

Knative build component extends Kubernetes


Monday, July 30, 2018 by

Developers may no longer have to choose between serverless FaaS and containerized application architectures with the release of a new blog post by Jason McGee, VP and IBM Fellow, IBM Cloud. Traditionally, developers have one of two options. Either they go the cloud Function-as-a-Service(FaaS) route and enjoy rapid development times and scalability, or they go the con...


Ethereum-smart-contracts-can-now-be-tested-using-Dispatch-protocol

Ethereum smart contracts can now be tested using Dispatch protocol


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by

Dispatch Labs released its updated developer test network, Testnet 2.0, for companies and developers looking to preview and try smart contracts and blockchain platforms on its new Delegated Asynchronous Proof of Stake (DAPoS) protocol. The new DAPoS protocol looks to be for Dispatch the foundation for distributed apps (dApps) across an array of enterprise industrie...


Why-Kotlin-language-use-is-skyrocketing

Why Kotlin language use is skyrocketing


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by

Kotlin, the Java based language that titles itself as "The Statically typed programming language for modern multiplatform applications" is alive and kicking as revealed in a new report from Pusher who says there is "exponential growth in Kotlin adoption." Kotlin originated at JetBrains, the company behind IntelliJ IDEA, in 2010, and has been ...


Use-quantum-computers-over-the-cloud-with-ACQUA

Use quantum computers over the cloud with ACQUA


Friday, June 15, 2018 by

Making a world that is "Quantum Ready" requires more researchers exploring the applications of quantum computing and potential quantum advantage, and working with real quantum computers just got easier for experts in chemistry, artificial intelligence and optimization thanks to IBM. Building on QISKit, the open source quantum information science kit for s...


Software-engineering-interview-preparation

Software engineering interview preparation


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

Preparing for a software engineer interview can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to prepare answers on standard questions about strengths, weaknesses, and why you want a particular job, but you also have to demonstrate proficiency in specific skills - you have to prove your coding chops.This isn’t easy when you don’t know what types of problems you will be asked...