Mobile Follow 176 Followers

Swift 4.2 Hits the Road

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 21, 2018

One year after the release of Swift 4, Swift 4.2 is now official. It brings a number of improvements to the language and the standard library, including better generics, Hashable protocol, and random number generation. Additionally, writes Swift maintainer Ted Kremenek, Swift 4 delivers faster compile times and improves the debugging experience.

Cloud Follow 333 Followers

Amazon Announces Extensibility for AWS CloudFormation with AWS Lambda Powered Macros

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 21, 2018 1

With AWS CloudFormation developers can model and define their infrastructure as code. Now Amazon announced a new feature of AWS CloudFormation called Macros, which allows developers to extend the native syntax of CloudFormation templates by calling out to AWS Lambda powered transformations.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Atlassian Announces Solutions for Incident Management

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Sep 20, 2018

Atlassian announced on September 4 that they have launched a new product called Jira Ops and that they will acquire OpsGenie. Organizations can use Jira Ops for resolving incidents and doing post-mortems to learn from them. OpsGenie adds prompt and reliable alerting to Jira Ops.

Cloud Follow 333 Followers

Amazon Releases a New Session Manager in AWS Systems Manager

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 19, 2018

Amazon released a new Session Manager in the AWS Systems Manager. This new session manager will provide a new of way of shell-level access to EC2 instances. IT Administrators can now use a new browser-based interactive shell and a command-line interface (CLI) to manage their Windows and Linux instances.

.NET Follow 423 Followers

Update on C# and F#’s Default Interface Methods

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Sep 18, 2018

The hotly contested Default Interface Methods feature is also being considered for F#. But this feature may be limited to only .NET Core, putting the whole proposal into jeopardy.

Cloud Follow 333 Followers

Microsoft Announces Azure Pipelines with Unlimited CI/CD Minutes for Open Source

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 18, 2018

Microsoft has announced Azure Pipelines, their new CI/CD service which is part of the Azure DevOps offering. Azure Pipelines allows to build, test, and deploy workloads and works together with a diverse range of languages, project types, and platforms.

.NET Follow 423 Followers

Visual Studio 2017 15.9 Previews Expanded C++ Debugging

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 15, 2018

Microsoft has released the second preview of Visual Studio 2017 15.9; this release highlights improvements to C++ debugging and additional features benefiting Universal Windows Application (UWP) developers.

Cloud Follow 333 Followers

Microsoft Pushes New Azure Offerings into the High-Performance Computing Market

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Microsoft is entering the high-performance computing (HPC) market with their announcement of the general availability of Azure CycleCloud, a tool for creating, managing, operating, and optimizing HPC clusters of any scale in Azure. Furthermore, Microsoft announced it would support NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC).

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Compliance in an Agile World

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Compliance is about making sure that you are doing the right thing and being able to prove it. With agile and frequent deliveries, you need to build compliance into the process of delivery. Making compliance obligation part of the thing that DevOps teams own increases the likelihood of success.

Java Follow 1106 Followers

Pivotal Releases Spring Cloud Data Version 1.6 Featuring a New App Hosting Tool

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Pivotal has released version 1.6 of Spring Cloud Data Flow, a project for building and orchestrating real-time data processing pipelines to runtimes such as the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Kubernetes and Mesos. New features include an app hosting tool, a scheduler for PCF, and an app repository. Mark Pollack, senior staff engineer at Pivotal, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

Culture & Methods Follow 802 Followers

Strategic Partnership Announced Between Atlassian and Slack: HipChat to Be Discontinued

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Sep 13, 2018

Atlassian announced that they are entering into a strategic partnership with Slack on July 26, 2018, and will no longer offer their own real-time communications products Hipchat Cloud, Hipchat Data Center, Hipchat Server, and Stride. The partnership enables them to extend existing integrations between their tools and co-build new ones.

Mobile Follow 176 Followers

Tink is Google Cryptographic Library for the Cloud, Android, and iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 07, 2018

Tink is a multi-language, cross-platform cryptographic library developed by a group of cryptographers and security engineers at Google to help developers implement cryptography correctly without being cryptographic experts. Under development for the last two years, version 1.2 adds support for Cloud, Android, and iOS platforms, and C++ and Objective-C.

Cloud Follow 333 Followers

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure IoT Hub’s Integration with Azure Event Grid

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 07, 2018

Microsoft announced the general availability of the integration of IoT Hub with Azure Event Grid after a public preview period of six months. With the combination of IoT Hub and Event Grid, customers can enhance the support of device events to automate actions like database updates, ticket creation, and billing management.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Atlassian Expands the Jira Ecosystem: Bitbucket Integration, OpsGenie, and Jira Ops

by Diogo Carleto Follow 41 Followers on  Sep 06, 2018

Atlassian has announced a series of moves to expand the Jira ecosystems, including better integration between Bitbucket and Jira, acquisition of the OpsGenie company, and the release of an incident management platform called Jira Ops.

.NET Follow 423 Followers

ASP.NET 2.2 Preview 1 Debuts Java SignalR Client

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 06, 2018

Microsoft has begun releasing details about the new features coming in ASP.NET Core 2.2. Among these is a new Java-based client that supports SignalR, broadening the reach of this technology.

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