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A-world-with-no-passwords-and-how-FIDO2-can-help-make-it-happen

A world with no passwords and how FIDO2 can help make it happen


Monday, May 13, 2019 by

93.2 percent of the overall web browser market has embraced FIDO2: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera. The FIDO Alliance is driven by hundreds of global tech leaders across enterprise, payments, telecom, government, and healthcare that have come together in support of the organization’s mission to reduce the world’s re...


API-security-testing-just-got-easier-with-42Crunch

API security testing just got easier with 42Crunch's new scanner


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by

42Crunch officially released the 42Crunch API Platform, an API security cloud platform to discover vulnerabilities in APIs and protect them from attack. The 42Crunch Platform can protect SaaS, Web, or IoT APIs, as well as microservices. This follows the launch of the free API Contract Security Audit tool at APISecurity.io earlier this month. The tool helps API d...


Enterprise-grade-low-code-platform-arrives-from-Kony

Enterprise grade low code platform arrives from Kony


Thursday, March 14, 2019 by

Kony Inc has a lot to talk about these days. Along with recently being named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Low-Code Development Platforms for AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019, they also sent notice to us that they launched Kony Quantum, a new brand with enhanced capabilities for its next-generation low-code app development platform that aims to deliver rich digita...


Ember.js-video-documentary-released

Ember.js video documentary released


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by

Honeypot.io based in Berlin has released an open-source documentary on the story of Ember.js. The documentary was filmed with Yehuda Katz and Tom Dale, the co-creators of Ember.js and shot in Portland, New York, Amsterdam, Dublin and Munich. It tells the story of how Ember.js came to be and the life-altering decisions that go into making open-source software. Besi...


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...


Top-coding-languages-and-technologies-report-sets-the-pace-for-2019

Top coding languages and technologies report sets the pace for 2019


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by

The top coding languages and programs studied by its millions of users in 2018 have been released by Pluralsight, the enterprise technology learning platform. 2019 promises to be another year where software dominates the tech and IT landscape, so knowing which languages and programs are coming out on top is useful to both companies trying to keep up with competition ...


The-benefits-of-single-page-applications-as-Adobe-sees-it

The benefits of single page applications as Adobe sees it


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Most people currently use a SPA every day without realizing it. Google Maps, Twitter, and Gmail are just a few examples of the abundance of SPAs in use today. While SPAs have been around for a while, technology advances have caused interest in them to soar over the past couple of years. Still, some misconceptions exist about the technology, many based on limitations in ...


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....


Twitter-and-KaiOS-take-on-KaiOSpowered-smart-feature-phones

Twitter and KaiOS take on KaiOSpowered smart feature phones


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Imagine you’re a seasoned designer for smartphones working with ever-expanding resources, including memory, CPU speed, and screen resolution. Then, one day, your manager gives you an assignment to work on a device that has less of all this and doesn’t even have a touchscreen! This is what happened to some of the designers at Twitter and KaiOS, all of whom...


Kony-now-supports-making-progressive-web-apps

Kony now supports making progressive web apps


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by

Kony, Inc. announced new enhancements of its Kony AppPlatform to support Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Kony is the first vendor to support enterprise-grade, low-code PWA development for mission-critical apps. Developers can use Kony’s visual low-code platform to develop PWAs, while leveraging backend services and third-party integrations for building enterprise app...


Angular-7-highlights,-improvements,-and-gotchas

Angular 7 highlights, improvements, and gotchas


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by

Google recently announced its new Angular 7, which has been noted as a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. These benefits along with more, such as CDK virtual scrolling capabilities and drag & drop feature, have developers excited to dive in. Carl Bergenhem, a Produ...


Web-app-testing-tool-LoadNinja-lands

Web app testing tool LoadNinja lands


Monday, November 5, 2018 by

SmartBear released LoadNinja,  a  cloud-based platform for engineers and performance professionals who load test web applications. SmartBear says LoadNinja can deliver a rare combination of efficiency, accuracy, and actionable performance data, allowing teams to incorporate load testing easily in an agile and devops environment. Unlike traditional load te...


Mobile-testing-platform-Perfecto-Mobile-is-acquired-by-Perforce

Mobile testing platform Perfecto Mobile is acquired by Perforce


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by

Perforce Software backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile. The acquisition augments Perforce's software portfolio with additional capabilities for enterprise DevOps teams to achieve continuous testing at scale across web, mobile and IoT applications. The acquisition is expected to close this...


To-make-a-progressive-web-app-or-not

To make a progressive web app or not


Thursday, September 6, 2018 by

Mobile users are spending 80 to 94 percent of their mobile use time in apps, so you’d think the mobile web would be a thing of the past right? But the average mobile user also visits 100 different websites each month, and only half of all mobile users don’t download any new apps during that same period. In order to achieve the speed and ease of use p...


How-the-reddit-security-breach-reminds-us-to-be-careful

How the reddit security breach reminds us to be careful


Monday, August 6, 2018 by

reddit recently disclosed in their announcements feed of a security breach into their system which the hacker "managed to access some user data, including some current email addresses and a 2007 database backup containing old salted and hashed passwords." Include in the disclosed information was some reddit source code and some log files. They went on to sa...


MongoDB-World-2018-and-everything-you-need-to-know

MongoDB World 2018 and everything you need to know


Monday, July 2, 2018 by

At MongoDB World 2018, MongoDB made several major product announcements that the company says is "expanding on their presence in the database market." Nearly every company is focused on using software for a competitive advantage. The company says that with their latest enhancements database platform, "it enables a competitive advantage for thousands of cu...


KaiOS-talks-smart-feature-phones-and-app-developers

KaiOS talks smart feature phones and app developers


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system built on a fork of Firefox OS that first appeared in 2017 and was developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc. in San Diego. We recently chatted with Tim Metz, Marketing Director at KaiOS Technologies, about KaiOS' emerging operating system for smart feature phones. We discuss why these devices are becoming relevant again, what...


New-STO-planning-software-emerges

New STO planning software emerges


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by

STOlogix has announced the launch of a new front-end software solution which streamlines the functionality of complex and disparate software applications required for STO planning. The new software solution, STOplanner, is being developed by KAP Project Services, a leading project controls and project services provider for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.Accor...


What-some-experts-are-saying-about-GDPR

What some experts are saying about GDPR


Friday, May 18, 2018 by

The GDPR bill is causing an uproar in the industry as the compliance date comes ever nearer. Yet few can say they actually know much about the bill that will come into place on May 25th.GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, is an expansion upon the EU’s previous Data Protection Act of 1998, extending the boundary of its territorial mandate from whatever juris...


Magento-Progressive-Web-Applications-(PWA)-Studio-marches-in

Magento Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio marches in


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by

Magento Commerce has announced Magento Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio, a suite of tools for building online stores with app-like experiences. PWA Studio will allow Magento Commerce solution partners and UX developers to deliver fast and simple front-end experiences on mobile devices.Mobile commerce continues to grow and will contribute to half of overall reta...


Ember-talks-about-their-JavaScript-framework

Ember talks about their JavaScript framework


Friday, March 30, 2018 by

The EmberConf, now in their 5th year, recently took place in Portland where all things Ember were talked about during the 3 day event. There was advanced Mirage training, Broccoli.js tutorials, chats about progressive web apps, and lots of talk about Ember.js - especially the new release of 3.0.Tom Dale, a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn, is one of the founders and cr...


The-future-of-Progressive-Web-Apps

The future of Progressive Web Apps


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by

Back in 2012, Max Lynch, CEO and co-founder of Ionic, developed his company’s open source framework for cross-platform apps with the foresight that the web would be the future of how apps were built. Six years later, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are gaining traction as brands like Starbucks, Twitter and Pinterest have reported significant uptick in engagement upon replac...


Sonatype-expands-firewall-to-stop-dev-vulnerabilities

Sonatype expands firewall to stop dev vulnerabilities


Friday, March 9, 2018 by

Sonatype has announced that the Nexus Firewall is now available to support the more than 10 million developers currently using the open source version of Nexus Repository. Previously only available to commercial users of Nexus Repository Pro, the newest version of Nexus Firewall gives all Nexus Repo users the ability to automatically stop vulnerable open source componen...


Developers-outlook-2018:-big-technologies,-big-changes

Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


CSHTML5-released-to-build-HTML5-Apps-with-CSharp

CSHTML5 released to build HTML5 Apps with CSharp


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

C#/XAML for HTML5 just entered the last stage of development before its 1.0 milestone. Known as CSHTML5, this Visual Studio extension will be released by Userware on Feb 26 as a Release Candidate, providing developers with a new way to develop web apps.Developers are now able to use C# and XAML to write apps that run in the browser. Absolutely no knowledge of HTML5 or J...


DNS-security-and-why-mobile-app-developers-should-care

DNS security and why mobile app developers should care


Monday, February 5, 2018 by

DNSSEC is a DNS security extension specification for securing information provided by DNS. DNS has been a part of the global internet since the 1980s, but its authentication mechanisms are fairly weak. As a result, DNS is vulnerable to a form of attack called cache poisoning. Cache poisoning is a man-in-the-middle attack that implants false DNS information to redirect e...


Audio-Control-API-announced-by-Sony

Audio Control API announced by Sony


Friday, December 22, 2017 by

Today Sony released their first ever Audio Control API, enabling developers to work with compatible Sony devices on their smart home automation apps.The Audio Control API, which is a derivative of the Scalar API, opens up the possibility to control Sony’s latest home cinema equipment, allowing developers, or home automation enthusiasts to control parameters like power, ...


Rethinking-DevOps-as-DevSecOps

Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps


Thursday, October 12, 2017 by

If you’re not already thinking right now that your DevOps teams should be run like a DevSecOps team, you may already be in a world of hurt. Time to wake up! As the adoption of APIs continues to grow, so do the risks to organizations that don’t actively test the security of their solutions. Modern Agile development frameworks have changed the way engineering teams produc...


Progress-talks-Kendo-UI-Builder-v2

Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2


Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by

Not all companies are building applications from scratch today, so businesses must take into consideration the investments made in web applications in the past and leverage it as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible.We talked with Tanya O’Connor, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Progress OpenEdge, to learn more about how their new Kendo UI Builder 2.0 wants to ...


Developers-adding-3D-printing-capability-to-products

Developers adding 3D printing capability to products


Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by

Tech Soft 3D has announced that many of their partners looking to add 3D printing capability to existing products or develop new innovative ones are using HOOPS software development toolkits and Polygonica in lieu of developing the technology in-house.“As 3D printing transitions from prototyping to commercial-grade production, it’s increasingly clear that robust softwar...


Bringing-Node.js-and-Drupal-together

Bringing Node.js and Drupal together


Monday, October 2, 2017 by

Acquia has unveiled a new application service for Acquia Cloud that makes it easy for digital IT teams to build and run JavaScript alongside Drupal. Acquia Cloud now supports the use of Node.js in addition to Drupal. “Decoupled applications using JavaScript front ends are on the rise. They’re making it possible to create experiences with responsive, elegant, applic...


The-HTML5-killer-you-may-not-know-about

The HTML5 killer you may not know about


Thursday, September 14, 2017 by

For years HTML has been the universal language for website construction, and it has been impressively resilient in the face of competing languages thus far. It’s been known to have the best combination of speed, security, responsiveness and compatibility of all programming languages on the market. However, the world is expanding beyond the internet browser to mobile and...


Lowcode-app-development-considerations

Lowcode app development considerations


Friday, September 8, 2017 by

Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr...


IDERA-acquires-Sencha-to-provide-web-developer-tools

IDERA acquires Sencha to provide web developer tools


Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

IDERA, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sencha, a web application development platform. Sencha will be integrated with Embarcadero, IDERA, Inc.’s developer tools division.Sencha’s Web Application Development Platform empowers companies to design, develop and test cross-platform web applications for desktops, tablets and smartphones. IDERA also noted that "in r...


Developers-are-most-wary-of-these-technologies-being-hacked

Developers are most wary of these technologies being hacked


Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by

In a new survey by Netsparker Ltd., a provider of web applications security, developers agreed that the government and financial services are the two sectors most vulnerable to hacking and that smart home IoT is the most vulnerable technology.Propeller Insights conducted the recent survey of U.S.-based software developers for Netsparker from July 5-7, 2017.Government mo...