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June 11, 2021 - 0 Comments

Getting a computer science degree is no longer the only path to a software engineering role. Several of tech’s most sought-after companies to work for don’t require a college degree to land a job, and...

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June 10, 2021 - 0 Comments

One of the most powerful tools in helping people understand the value of changing the way they build and deploy systems is to quantify the benefit of making the change.  While the math of quantification...

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June 9, 2021 - 0 Comments

The shift-left movement is already underway. Organizations can no longer wait to test at the end of the life cycle and hope things are in order before they release into production. Baking quality in from...

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June 8, 2021 - 0 Comments

The SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline hacks have brought security to the fore of software development. Once again. And again, our “thoughts and prayers” go out to the customers of those companies, and the companies themselves,...

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June 7, 2021 - 0 Comments

Apple announced a number of newly available APIs for developers, updates to the programming language Swift, App Store enhancements and new software features at its online 2021 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2021) today.  “We’re thrilled...

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June 4, 2021 - 0 Comments

The robotic process automation (RPA) market is white hot. Driven in part by the global pandemic, which pressured companies to digitally transform the way they work and do business, RPA has rapidly become the fastest...

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June 4, 2021 - 0 Comments

The OpenJS Foundation is getting a new incubating project thanks to a donation from IBM. It will be donating its Node.js and TypeScript framework for building APIs, LoopBack. “We are thrilled to welcome LoopBack into...

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June 4, 2021 - 0 Comments

The developers behind the Go programming language announced that native fuzzing is ready for beta testing in its development branch, dev.fuzz.  Fuzzing is a type of automated testing that continuously manipulates inputs into a program...

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June 3, 2021 - 0 Comments

Infragistics is the latest company to join the low code trend with its Indigo.Design design-to-code announcement. The company is releasing a cloud-based, low-code platform to help enterprises with application creation.  “Most low-code tools on the...

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June 2, 2021 - 0 Comments

Facebook announced PyTorch will become the company’s default AI framework at its developer conference F8 Refresh this week. PyTorch is an open-source machine learning framework that the company co-created with AI researchers in 2016.  By...

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June 1, 2021 - 0 Comments

Application security initiatives and programs are getting  good at getting down to where an organization’s data lives and protecting it against threats, but that is only one piece of the security puzzle. With limited amounts...

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May 28, 2021 - 0 Comments

Angular announced a new automated feature request process that it will implement over the next few weeks after the team found that a large portion of requests among its three main repos were feature requests. ...

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May 28, 2021 - 0 Comments

Amazon Redshift ML is now generally available. The cloud data warehouse enables users to create machine learning models and make predictions from data directly from their Amazon Redshift cluster. Users just have to use a...

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May 28, 2021 - 0 Comments

Docker announced new improvements to increase velocity, improve workflows, and provide trusted-content offerings to software developers at its DockerCon 2021 annual conference this week.  The Docker Collaborative Application Development Program now features three key improvements:...

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May 28, 2021 - 0 Comments

The SaaS security company Detectify last week announced the general availability of its standalone application security tool: Ugly Duckling. The tool is designed to make easier for ethical hackers to share their latest findings on...

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May 28, 2021 - 0 Comments

Microsoft announced the release of TypeScript 4.3, which adds many new features such as separate write types on properties, ‘override’ and the ‘–noImplicitOverride’ flag, template string type improvements and more.  With separate write types, developers...

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May 26, 2021 - 0 Comments

Serverless isn’t just a fad; it’s here to stay. According to Datadog’s State of Serverless 2021 report, AWS Lambda functions were invoked 3.5 times more often than they were in 2019. The company explained this...

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May 25, 2021 - 0 Comments

The Jakarta EE Working Group has announced that Jakarta EE 9.1 is now available. According to the Working Group, this release is significant because it makes Jakarta EE compatible with Java SE 11.  Jakarta EE...

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May 24, 2021 - 0 Comments

The global IT service company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that the ninth season of its TCS CodeVita won a Guinness World Record for being the world’s largest computer programming competition totaling 136,054 participants. The...

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May 21, 2021 - 0 Comments

Curiefense is an open-source application security platform in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a sandbox project. The project was developed and announced earlier this year from the cloud-native application solution provider Reblaze. The goal...

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May 21, 2021 - 0 Comments

The updated version of Creatio’s low-code platform for process automation and CRM includes a full cycle of process management, an accelerated time to market for new applications and more.  The platform’s updated low-code and developer...

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May 20, 2021 - 0 Comments

GrapeCity recently announced the releases of both GrapeCity Documents v.4.1 and ActiveReportsJS v2.1.  The GrapeCity’s Documents API product line provides low-footprint APIs for Excel, Word, PDF, Imaging and JavaScript PDF viewer. The latest version includes...

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May 20, 2021 - 0 Comments

In 2020, WebAIM released a report that revealed 98.1% of web pages had at least one failure to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Today, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is celebrating its 10th...

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May 19, 2021 - 0 Comments

Amazon Web Services is making its fully managed container application service generally available this week. AWS App Runner is designed to help developers easily and rapidly develop, deploy and run containerized web applications and APIs...

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