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August 20, 2021 - 0 Comments

The Uno Platform is an open-source UI platform released under the Apache 2.0 license for single-codebase applications for Windows, WebAssembly, iOS, macOS, Android, and Linux. Developers can maintain pixel-perfect control over where pixels go while...

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August 19, 2021 - 0 Comments

Microsoft introduced updates to allow for more customizable workflows, including the ability to sync one’s Visual Studio theme with their Windows theme so that reading can become easier depending on background light.  Moving forward, Microsoft...

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August 18, 2021 - 0 Comments

Developers today are faced with an ever-changing landscape. Their responsibilities continue to expand into areas like software QA, security, and governance. In an SD Times Live! webinar, Brian Fox, CTO of Sonatype and Steve Poole,...

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August 17, 2021 - 0 Comments

SnapLogic today announced its August 2021 product release, which features new capabilities that make it faster and easier for IT and business users to unlock the power of self-service integration and automation throughout their organization. The...

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August 16, 2021 - 0 Comments

A number of major companies are coming together to form a foundation to advance eBPF technology. EBPF enables sandboxed programs to run in an operating system kernel, which allows developers to extend the kernel’s capabilities...

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August 13, 2021 - 0 Comments

JetBrains Academy launched its new Kotlin Basics program as a free introduction for people getting into software development to get started on the most popular language for building Android apps.  In this track, students will...

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August 13, 2021 - 0 Comments

CodeFlare is IBM’s open-source framework that simplifies the integration and scaling of big data and AI workflows onto the hybrid cloud.  It drastically reduces the time to set up, run, and scale machine learning tests...

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August 12, 2021 - 0 Comments

Machine Learning is quickly becoming an important tool for automation, but failing models and improper background knowledge are creating more issues than they are solving.  “I think to build a good machine learning model… if...

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August 12, 2021 - 0 Comments

Google launched the fourth beta of the Android operating system, Android 12, which has now achieved the Platform Stability milestone. The changes impacting Android app developers are now finalized. One major change is a new...

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August 11, 2021 - 0 Comments

Split has announced new functionality in its platform: Statuses and Rollout board. This addition is designed to help software development teams move with greater speed, safety, and data-driven focus. These new updates are intended to...

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August 10, 2021 - 0 Comments

Transformations take time. People think you can bring in a tech transformation coach, change everybody’s job title, and get them on a quick “sheep dip” of a certified scrum team member. But in organizations, transformation...

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August 9, 2021 - 0 Comments

Blockchain companies have raised $30.4 billion in total funding, marking an increase of 44% within a year, according to Block Arabia, a news media site in the field of financial markets. Crunchbase data showed that...

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August 6, 2021 - 0 Comments

JetBrains added Notifications Management to its Space product to help developers deal with information overload.  #Spacebox, the new default personal feed, intelligently highlights the most relevant notifications, and users can customize the setup to adjust...

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August 6, 2021 - 0 Comments

Recently GitLab open-sourced a tool that enables developers and security teams to detect malicious code in app dependencies. Package Hunter analyzes dependencies for both malicious code and other unexpected behavior.  It installs the dependencies in...

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August 6, 2021 - 0 Comments

Metrics are great. They give you insight into how your systems are running, and help you see the results of what you’ve done. They help you derive value from your efforts But what if you...

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August 5, 2021 - 0 Comments

Online resources are increasingly becoming the way that new developers learn. Stack Overflow’s 2021 Developer Survey indicated that for coders under the age of 18, videos and blogs are more popular than books and school...

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August 4, 2021 - 0 Comments

University student enrollment in computer science programs has been increasing over the years, but many of those programs focus heavily on the foundations of how to write code and not so much on some of...

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August 3, 2021 - 0 Comments

A fourth wave of DevOps is expected to tie together earlier tools into a platform that covers every phase of the DevOps life cycle, according to Sid Sijbrandij, the co-founder and CEO of GitLab. Sibrandij,...

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August 2, 2021 - 0 Comments

More software development teams are using low-code tools to improve productivity. However, most low-code platforms limit the scope of what can be built and lack the flexibility required for complex enterprise projects. Typically, all development...

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July 30, 2021 - 0 Comments

The latest version of the programming language Rust is now available. Rust 1.54 introduces a few new stable features. One new update is that attributes can invoke function-like macros. An example use case of is...

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July 30, 2021 - 0 Comments

The July 2021 update of Visual Studio Code C++ introduces new features such as Disassembly View while debugging, inline macro expansions, and debug support for Windows ARM64 architecture.  Disassembly View allows users to debug assembly...

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July 30, 2021 - 0 Comments

Marko is an open-source programming language that reimagines HTML from a markup language into a programming language. As its website states: “It’s like HTML and JS had a perfect baby that grew up to be...

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July 29, 2021 - 0 Comments

The Android team at Google has announced that Jetpack Compose 1.0 is now available. Jetpack Compose is a UI toolkit for Android developers.  According to the team, Compose has been developed in the open for...

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July 28, 2021 - 0 Comments

The latest version of JetBrains’ Java IDE is now available. IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 includes several updates aimed at improving the daily experience of the platform. It includes a new project-wide analysis feature that allows developers...

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