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Javascript-is-timeless-says-Pluralsight

Javascript is timeless says Pluralsight


Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by

How important is JavaScript today compared to when it first launched? Cory House When JavaScript first launched it was unclear if it would take off. It was written in a few days, and initially only offered in a single browser. Microsoft's first browser shipped with its own flavor of JavaScript called JScript. Today, JavaScript makes the world go 'round. It r...


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Shift left observability 2021 predictions


Monday, January 11, 2021 by

As this year comes to a close, it has become apparent that software quality and cloud computing are as important as ever. Looking forward, we see 2021 as the year software developers become the essential catalysts for business growth for organizations of all sizes and across all markets. Read on for the four predictions that Lightrun sees as having the biggest impact on...


Why-Low-Code-No-Code-will-become-the-mainstay-in-2021

Why Low Code No Code will become the mainstay in 2021


Sunday, January 10, 2021 by

2020 has been a year that taught us to let go of old beliefs and embrace change. Traditional businesses that were quick to transform and move online had increased revenues owing to newer business models. Being online and connected, businesses can be run successfully. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the mindset from “plan and act,” to “act and adapt.&rdqu...


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Error monitoring to drive code ownership in 2021 says Bugsnag


Thursday, January 7, 2021 by

The extreme reliance on all things digital as a result of COVID-19 makes application health a key area of focus in 2021. COVID-19 has accelerated the need for a mobile-first strategy, and enterprises are prioritizing the health of their mobile applications to meet customer expectations. To do so, they are leveraging stability management tools that enable organization...


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Try to make web apps like native apps in 2021


Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by

Consumers will want to work seamlessly between desktop and mobile. We will continue to see an accelerated trend towards modifying web apps to exhibit mobile app-like functionality and bring rich desktop features to the phone. Addressing system-switching fatigue Businesses will seek more integrated solutions to reduce the number of portals users must log in to, whe...


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Low code tool adoption to increase in 2021 Infragistics predicts


Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by

Driven in part by COVID-19, the continued rapid pace of digital transformation across enterprises is creating enormous innovation opportunities while at the same time significantly increasing demand on IT to deliver new mobile application experiences. Development teams were already seeing overloaded backlogs in 2020 and we predict that in 2021 more organizations will...


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Continuous delivery will no longer be an acceptable excuse in 2021


Tuesday, January 5, 2021 by

2021 will see a shift from the speed of delivery of software and applications to prioritizing the quality of the digital experience. Continuous delivery will no longer be an acceptable excuse for low quality. The approach of just release it, and if there are problems, we'll fix it in the next release will be retired. In our digitally dependent world, users will no l...


CI-and-CD-Can-Make-the-Difference-for-Your-Business

CI and CD Can Make the Difference for Your Business


Thursday, November 19, 2020 by

Corporate leaders expect development teams to produce innovative, high-quality, highly secure, agile applications that are instantly available on multiple platforms with a seamless user experience. In this software-centric era, DevOps, continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) — three milestones on the path to organizational improvement — h...


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Software Delivery Management Changing the Game for CI CD and DevOps


Thursday, November 12, 2020 by

Whenever a new and incredible software-driven innovation is released, it’s always slightly amazing to think that the teams behind it somehow managed to deliver that big innovation, despite how difficult it can actually be to do so. The bigger the development organization gets, the more teams you have working on different parts of a software application. Teams may ...


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CircleCI announced the findings of 2020 State of Software Delivery


Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by

CircleCI announced the findings of a new report, 2020 State of Software Delivery: Data-Backed Benchmarks for Engineering Teams. “As the world’s largest standalone CI provider, we have a unique opportunity to investigate what software delivery looks like quantitatively: across tens of thousands of teams, commit by commit. So, we looked to data from 11 mill...


Unlocking-the-Business-Value-of-Continuous-Delivery

Unlocking the Business Value of Continuous Delivery


Saturday, October 31, 2020 by

Reducing risk is important, but the processes that underpin continuous delivery translate into even more important values to the business: •    Accelerate time-to-value. A small business doesn’t need a PhD to recognize that continuous delivery helps them get things done faster. An enterprise that has mapped out its value stream, has made sig...


Software-Delivery-Management-Is-the-Key-to-CI-CD-and-DevOps-Success

Software Delivery Management Is the Key to CI CD and DevOps Success


Friday, October 16, 2020 by

Continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and DevOps have the power to drive digital transformation, changing the way we work and innovate with faster delivery speeds, greater feature responsiveness and increased team productivity. But how do you measure the success of CI/CD and DevOps?  You need the data on your software delivery processes — q...


4-Things-Enterprise-Developers-Need-From-Their-Tools

4 Things Enterprise Developers Need From Their Tools


Friday, October 9, 2020 by

Successful software development and delivery often comes down to the tools you use. With all the complexity of enterprise DevOps, there’s an allure to getting started with a simplified all-in-one tool that supposedly does everything. But what do enterprise development teams really need?  1. Development teams need best-in-class tools to meet enterprise requ...


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CircleCI rolls out a comprehensive insights dashboard


Thursday, October 1, 2020 by

CircleCI announced the rollout of a comprehensive Insights dashboard. CircleCI’s Insights dashboard, powered by DevOps data derived from nearly 2 million jobs and 100,000 projects per day, helps engineering teams make better, more informed decisions that allow them to efficiently deliver software to their users with confidence. “We help our customers a...


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Assessing DevOps Maturity Using a Quadrant Model


Thursday, October 1, 2020 by

Businesses that rely on software to deliver new products and services must provide customers with the latest technology enhancements and an engaging user experience. To meet this need, many companies are aggressively investigating and implementing modern software development and delivery methods such as: - Agile: Promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development, ...


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Testing with feature flags: 5 steps to get started


Monday, September 14, 2020 by

With the growing popularity of feature flags in the software development industry, many organizations are wondering how to start using them. As the saying goes, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” so the best way to learn how to use feature flags is to look at how other organizations have successfully evolved their continuous delivery system to in...


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Photogrammetry set-up in a bid to deliver detailed replicas of people


Thursday, September 10, 2020 by

Overly has launched a portable photogrammetry set-up in a bid to deliver detailed new age replicas of people, animals, clothing, and 3D objects for heritage conservation, archaeology, museums, educators, artists, marketers and game devs. Headquartered in Latvia, Overly's team is equipped to deliver photogrammetry services across Europe. Its portable 3D capture ri...


4-barriers-to-AI-Adoption

4 barriers to AI Adoption


Tuesday, July 21, 2020 by

Some of the largest companies in the world are either already implementing, or are strategically planning for AI. And a recent study from Tractica found that global AI software revenue is expected to grow from $10.1 billion in 2018 to $126 billion by 2025. But even with adoption by large companies, many businesses seem to be weary of jumping into AI - even when they ...


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Visual AI from Applitools reaches one billion images analyzed


Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by

Applitools announced its Visual AI technology has surpassed one billion images analyzed since launching commercially and is projected to double year over year. Each of the one billion images analyzed includes AI enhancing data from over 130 different browser and version combinations, viewport information, and direct user feedback on defects, dynamic content, and more. T...


Why-you-should-pace-yourself-with-application-modernization

Why you should pace yourself with application modernization


Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by

In business and in life, it’s natural to set goals. Like many of us, you probably establish goals based on what you can accomplish in the short term, while gauging what it will take in terms of resources, assets and time.  But you may also embrace the idea of stretch goals, which help with motivation and permission to be ambitious, sometimes enabling us to...


CircleCI-updates-platform-to-enhance-speed-and-efficiency

CircleCI updates platform to enhance speed and efficiency


Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by

CircleCI announced updates to its continuous integration and continuous delivery platform that will help developers build, test and deploy code faster and with ease. The updates include an enhanced web user interface, new insights capabilities, and upgrades to convenience images, CircleCI’s fleet of pre-packaged Docker images. These additions come on the heels ...


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Fourth annual DevSecOps survey from Gitlab


Monday, May 18, 2020 by

GitLab released the results of its fourth annual DevSecOps survey uncovering how roles across software development teams have changed as more teams adopt DevOps. The survey of over 3,650 respondents from 21 countries worldwide found that rising rates of DevOps adoption and implementation of new tools has led to sweeping changes in job functions, tool choices and or...


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Developer kit with cloud-native support announced by NVIDIA


Thursday, May 14, 2020 by

NVIDIA announced availability of the NVIDIA® Jetson Xavier™ NX developer kit with cloud-native support — and the extension of this support to the entire NVIDIA Jetson™ edge computing lineup for autonomous machines.  The Jetson Xavier NX module is the ideal platform to accelerate AI applications, delivering greater than 10x higher performanc...


Measuring-app-stability-to-reduce-technical-debt

Measuring app stability to reduce technical debt


Friday, April 17, 2020 by

In the fast-paced world of software and application development, one reality holds true: errors are inevitable. Even though you try to minimize errors as much as possible, you’ll eventually overlook some of these bugs in order to get your app, or new features, to market faster.   This concept is called technical debt. Everyone has it; it’s a fact of ...


Quick-Base-introduces-Sandbox

Quick Base introduces Sandbox


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by

Quick Base introduced Quick Base Sandbox, a new way for business professionals to work with IT to safely innovate and test low-code applications that support unique business processes. Sandbox brings safe testing to business developers for the first time, providing a place to easily collaborate with IT when making changes to new and existing workflows, while giving IT d...


Diffusion-Cloud-now-free-from-Push-Technology

Diffusion Cloud now free from Push Technology


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 by

Push Technology announced that it will provide Diffusion Cloud, Push Technology’s Real-Time API Management Cloud Platform, free for all existing customers and new customers developing systems in the cloud during these challenging times. The unprecedented offer is truly free as it includes: no restrictions on message or connection volume; free onboarding and operat...


Software-and-app-testing-gets-hassle-free-platform-from-QA-Supermarket

Software and app testing gets hassle-free platform from QA Supermarket


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by

QA Supermarket is officially launching a new platform that gives every developer access to the professional manual software and app testing they need, whenever they need it. Addressing the many reasons that testing is an often overlooked or undervalued part of the software development lifecycle, QA Supermarket makes getting sufficient testing a process as simple and ...


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Speakers announced for DevOps Enterprise Summit London 2020


Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by

IT Revolution announced the first round of speakers for DevOps Enterprise Summit London. The event is hosted at the Intercontinental London - the O2 from 23-25 June. It is the premier conference for technology leaders at large, complex organizations that are implementing DevOps principles and practices in the UK and Continental Europe. Blind Bird registration is availab...


Advanced-barcode-reader-from-Dynasoft-is-here

Advanced barcode reader from Dynasoft is here


Thursday, January 16, 2020 by

Dynamsoft has introduced its Dynamsoft Barcode Reader version 7.3 software development kit for advanced barcoding that intelligently restores physically missing parts of barcode images and that improves on the difficulties of scanning crumpled barcodes. The new SDK version also adds optical character recognition capabilities for processing text that may accompany a barc...


2019-Quantum-Computing-Industry-Retrospective

2019 Quantum Computing Industry Retrospective


Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by

Michael Biercuk, founder and CEO of Q-CTRL, is considered one of the world's leading experts in quantum computing. As we round the corner into 2020, he shares his thoughts on the year in quantum computing and predictions for next year below. The most significant industry accomplishments  "I think there is no doubt that the demonstration of&...


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Build vs buying mobile app code


Saturday, December 28, 2019 by

In the business world, it’s sometimes easy to forget that the end customer is still a human being. Consumer technology has spoiled us, in a good way, and now users are demanding the same level of customer experience and problem-solving from business applications as they get from the technologies ubiquitous in their day-to-day personal lives. This leaves companies ...


Improving-software-quality-through-Anaxi

Improving software quality through Anaxi


Monday, December 2, 2019 by

Anaxi announced the mobile availability of Sentry application monitoring and error reporting, giving product development teams the ability to manage their software projects through the entire lifecycle from inception to production – improving software quality with user data gathered by Sentry. Anaxi’s app integrates the tools that developers are already u...


Hackathon-to-award-over-40k-in-prizes

Hackathon to award over 40k in prizes


Monday, November 11, 2019 by

Applitools issued the “Visual AI Rockstar Hackathon” to identify and reward the top 100 functional and visual test engineers on the planet. To enter, participants must write test automation scripts against a demo web app using two separate approaches: a traditional code-based testing approach using Selenium, WebdriverIO, or Cypress and an image-based test...


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Serverless computing benefits with Tejas Gadhia from Zoho


Monday, November 11, 2019 by

Serverless computing has changed the way apps and services are both built and consumed. With the recent rollout of its serverless platform, Catalyst, Zoho aims to take that a step further thanks to a unified technology stack and underlying framework built over the course of the past two decades. Developers understand that serverless computing eliminates the need to mana...


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Top 10 developer technologies in 2019


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

Pluralsight, Inc. announced that it has expanded its Technology Index tool to address the most in-demand technologies for IT operations, information security, and data professionals in addition to the previously existing ranking of top in-demand software developer languages. In-demand technologies according to Technology Index Pluralsight's expanded ...