Illiterate coders endanger your personal data says Geonode
Thursday, February 15, 2024 by Richard Harris
Have you ever considered the proficiency of the coders behind the technology we rely on daily? Now, imagine a scenario where a staggering 72% of these coders are revealed to be illiterate in comprehending the very codes they generate.
The factory line coding paradigm
Just as one can drive a car without understanding the intricacies of an internal combustion engine...
Agile myths busted by Adaptavist
Friday, February 9, 2024 by Jon Kern
Agile methodologies are more essential than ever with the constant demand for businesses to adapt to fast-changing markets and digital transformation continuing its rise. However, the hype around Agile has mistakenly led many to view it as a silver bullet, only to report frustrations that Agile isn’t living up to its full potential. The fact is that many myths and...
Secure software development insights from The Linux Foundation
Monday, February 5, 2024 by Richard Harris
The Linux Foundation published a new report, Maintainer Perspectives on Open Source Software Security, based on a survey of OSS maintainers and core contributors, to understand perspectives on OSS security and the uptake and adoption of security best practices by maintainers, core contributors, end users, and other members of the OSS ecosystem.
Code Institute celebrates achievements from 2023
Friday, January 12, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
Code Institute, a provider of software development education, is thrilled to announce a series of significant successes over the past year, reinforcing its pivotal role in the tech education sector.
Code Institute, the only university credit-rated coding bootcamp in the UK and Europe, has continued rapid European growth.
Demonstrating its dedication to making...
Mobile app testing with GenAI predictions from Sofy
Friday, January 5, 2024 by Richard Harris
In the fast-evolving realm of mobile app development, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly pervasive. Lets delve into three compelling predictions that are poised to reshape the landscape of mobile app testing and AI, projecting their significant impact by the year 2024.
Prediction 1: Mainstream adoption of generative AI for mobile...
App market predictions from Softonic for 2024
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 by Richard Harris
At Softonic, the global secure software distribution platform, we anticipate several key trends in the software and app industry in 2024. We are predicting four key trends for next year: Computers will always remain a key part of the app market, productivity apps will become more important than ever, AI will transform software development, and cybersecurity will be a cr...
Open source AI trends for 2024 according to Eclipse Foundation
Thursday, December 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Each year I usually like to make a few predictions about where the software industry, open source, and Eclipse Foundation projects are headed. This year is going to be a little broader, as some large trends are going to impact us in ways that should be discussed and understood.
Government regulation will impact the software industry
The first trend is that for the...
Cloud native market predictions from Lightbend
Thursday, December 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
The time has again come to speculate on what we can expect regarding technology trends for 2024. While this exercise is repeated across the technology industry, I enjoy and find this a valuable yearly exercise, as it encourages us to look back on our predictions from the previous year, potentially course correct as needed, examine evolving trends and others we think wil...
Software delivery lifecycle security predictions from OpsMx
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 by Richard Harris
Heading into 2024, enterprises face mounting security concerns related to data breaches, evolving privacy regulations, and their increasing reliance on the cloud and software service providers. As such, they are under increasing pressure to secure the software delivery lifecycle and better understand where the threats are coming from and what their vulnerabilities are. ...
AI cybersecurity impacts according to NetLib Security
Monday, December 18, 2023 by Richard Harris
This is an easy call to make: NetLib Security predicts that Artificial Intelligence - Generative AI - will continue to heavily impact the world of cybersecurity, upping the game for defensive players, while giving cybercriminals more tools on the offensive side.
2023 was a year in which AI seemed suddenly to be everywhere. Although AI is not a new field, ChatGPT and ...
Quantum SaaS TQ42 launches from Terra Quantum
Friday, December 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
Terra Quantum launched TQ42, a Quantum Software as a Service platform making powerful quantum solutions easily accessible to enterprises across sectors.
TQ42 delivers access to Terra Quantum's advanced quantum algorithms and robust hybrid quantum cloud infrastructure, offering a streamlined, secure gateway for a range of users. Ideal for developers skilled in Pyt...
Submit your 2024 app and software industry predictions
Saturday, December 2, 2023 by Richard Harris
As the calendar pages flip towards a new year, the tech world buzzes with anticipation. It's that time again – App Developer Magazine's eagerly awaited 8th Annual Predictions Issue is just around the corner, and we're calling on all you visionaries in the app and software industry to share your foresights!
A Tradition of Insight and Innovation
AI app development assistant lands from NodeSource
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
NodeSource, the Node.js observability, application management, monitoring, and security platform, announced the launch of the N|Solid Copilot, an AI assistant integrated into the Console of N|Solid Pro. Leveraging the N|Solid Pro platform to capture the most detailed telemetry for applications and paired with the company’s Node.js experts and OpenAI, the...
Runtime code review from AppMap enhances productivity
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 by Richard Harris
AppMap has announced its innovative Runtime Code Review solution that will transform software quality and the developer experience. AppMap's mission is to deliver actionable insights to developers where they work, and AppMap continues to deliver on the promise with its latest release for the GitHub Marketplace.
Unexpected runtime defects account fo...
AI voice translator app launches from Addevice
Thursday, November 9, 2023 by Richard Harris
Armenian software development company Addevice has launched idict, a mobile app that allows users to instantly translate both voice and text communications into 137 different languages. idict is now available for mobile phones and tablets on the Apple app store and Google Play.
Addevice launches translation app Idict.AI, that allows users to instantly trans...
Agile software development is shaping the future of AI and ML
Monday, October 30, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has become widespread for businesses across virtually every sector, and the rapid pace of adoption is showing no signs of relenting: research by McKinsey suggests that AI could enable automation of up to 70% of business activities between now and 2030.
According to Damian Winczewski, Head of Agile at S...
Improve software quality and release speed with Katalon
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
Katalon, the quality management platform, and Deloitte Canada announced a new initiative to foster improvement in software quality and expedite software release velocity. Globally recognized for its leadership in quality engineering, Deloitte will work with Katalon to roll out strategic co-innovation initiatives to help mutual clients optimize their testing practices, l...
App Builder Design contest from Infragistics
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Infragistics, the provider of tools and solutions for app design and development, has announced a new App Builder Design Contest where developers, designers and non-designers alike can unleash their creativity and win prizes. The competition provides participants with free access to the App Builder drag & drop tool, which allows designers and developers to...
AI that can understand developer code
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Richard Harris
Bito has launched AI that can understand a developer’s code. The new super-personalized functionality helps developers write, refactor, and explain their code. It also helps them with debugging and generating test cases.
AI, like ChatGPT, only provides generic answers or answers based on limited information that the user provides. Bito’s AI acts like a pe...
Network-based cybersecurity threat detection SDK launches
Monday, October 16, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Enea has launched the Enea Qosmos Threat Detection SDK. This revolutionary threat detection system has the potential to double performance in network-based cybersecurity solutions.
The Qosmos Threat Detection SDK enables the integration of Enea's flagship deep packet inspection (DPI) engine, Qosmos ixEngine, with core IDS capabilities drawn from Suricata, the wid...
Will AI take your programming job
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Some of you might be wondering, is your coding job under threat from AI? It's a question that a lot of programmers are talking about so we conducted an in-depth analysis on its effects on programming jobs to get a concrete answer. Our results revealed how artificial intelligence is influencing programming jobs, whether it replacing programmers or changing ...
Emergence web3 SDK for game developers from Crucible
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 by Richard Harris
Crucible continues to create new standards and essential tools for developers with the launch of Emergence SDK. The software development kit, developed with the Open Meta Association, is available to developers building on Unreal Engine. This new and innovative set of tools has already been downloaded over 33,000 times and adopted by 3% of total active Unreal developers...
App security training enhancements by Security Journey
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Security Journey announced an acceleration of its secure coding training platform enhancements. Since combining HackEDU and Security Journey training offerings into one Platform, the company has added or refreshed almost 200 lessons and 25 languages, frameworks, and technologies; giving customers even more new training content to improve secure coding knowledge gain of ...
Will AI solve developers productivity issues
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 by Richard Harris
To follow up on our previous survey about low-code and no-code tools, we decided to run another short survey about tools specifically for software developers, including, but not limited to, GitHub Copilot and ChatGPT. We’re interested in how "developer enablement" tools of all sorts are changing the workplace. Our survey showed that while these tool...
Red Hat OpenStack and DevSecOps updates
Thursday, June 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
DSO National Laboratories (DSO), Singapore’s national defense research and development (R&D) organization, and open source leader Red Hat, has announced a collaboration to develop new DevSecOps capabilities. The joint work between Red Hat and DSO shows the value of collaboration to facilitate knowledge exchange in Singapore’s defense R&D efforts.
Software developer shortage remains top challenge in 2023
Monday, May 22, 2023 by Richard Harris
Even amidst recent layoffs in the tech industry, recruiting developers with the right skills remains the top challenge for 2023, according to the new Reveal survey of 2,228 software developers and IT professionals released by Infragistics. More than a third of respondents (37.5%) indicated that they would continue to have trouble finding skilled developers in 2023 with ...
AI VS code extension from Metabob speeds up code review
Monday, May 15, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Metabob announced a new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered virtual studio code (VSCode) extension for its debugging and refactoring tool that speeds software development code review by 60%. It provides users with useful context-sensitive code recommendations to fix errors right in the integrated development environment (IDE), and it is specifically trained to fix code...
AI changing how developers code and how companies hire developers
Monday, May 8, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
HackerRank released a new report on the state of AI-related coding skills and found that the nature of a developer's work is quickly evolving to keep up with advancements in Artificial Intelligence. As a result, how companies find, hire, and upskill developers must also change to match this emerging reality.
HackerRank surveyed more than 42,000 global developers ...
Oxeye discovers vulnerability in HashiCorp Vault Project
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Oxeye announced the discovery of a new vulnerability in the HashiCorp Vault Project that has now been patched. HashiCorp Vault is a popular identity-based secret and encryption management system used to control access to API encryption keys, passwords, and certificates. The vulnerability was automatically discovered and reported by the Oxeye Platform during a deployment...
6 ways to overcome DevOps complexity and prepare for 2023
Thursday, March 9, 2023 by Prashanth Nanjundappa
As we venture into 2023, the DevOps community finds itself in a whole new world of complexity. So many modern application deployments have moved from on-premise to the cloud and to the edge with devices like set-up boxes, train signaling equipment, cameras, POS, and self-driven vehicles with data being available at blazing 5G speeds.
Remote employees use business app...
The halo will fall from DevOps in 2023
Saturday, January 14, 2023 by Richard Harris
Wing To shares his 2023 DevOps predictions, including the rise of Green DevOps and sustainability, how AI will improve automation and be a competitive advantage for DevOps, how fake agile will deliver poor results, and explains what leaders should focus on for agile in 2023.
The halo will fall from DevOps in 2023
For the past few years, the adoption of DevOps...
EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference 2023 speaker lineup
Monday, December 19, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference, created in 1993, has grown to be Europe's largest gathering of software testers. Thirty editions of the EuroSTAR conference have been hosted in 16 different cities. In 2023 it will be held at Flanders Convention Center, Antwerp Zoo in Belgium, 13-16 June 2023.
Software Development is a Social Activity is the theme for Eur...
Zero trust policies for software releases could be key
Thursday, December 8, 2022 by Gopinath Rebala
Today’s integrated DevOps methodology offers businesses the promise of accelerating innovation by providing customers and employees with new application capabilities faster. However, this approach can also increase risks associated with cybercrime and the failure to comply with rapidly evolving privacy regulations. As a result, minimizing security risk during the ...
Predictions for 2023 in software and app development
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 by Richard Harris
Got a software industry prediction? Something you want to shout out about the app world? Whatever it is, we want it!
We are working on our predictions issue for January 2023, which should be our biggest yet!
This will be our 7th annual “predictions” issue.
Last year’s globally hit over 12 million views + our 100,000 subscriber readership....
1st anniversary of WebAR SDK
Monday, November 7, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Blippar celebrates the first anniversary of its WebAR SDK. The powerful tool enables developers to implement key AR behaviors in products while delivering the levels of engagement, immersion, and innovation that users are seeking.
"At Blippar, we believe the power of AR needs to be in the hands of creators. We have over 100k creatives using our platforms - from ...