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  • JFrog Artifactory Supports Binary Dependencies for Swift

    JFrog has announced its Artifactory repository can be used as a binary package registry for Swift dependencies using the Swift Package Manager.

  • Managing Complex Dependencies with Distributed Architecture at eBay

    The eBay engineering team recently outlined how they came up with a scalable release system. The release solution leverages distributed architecture to release more than 3,000 dependent libraries in about two hours. The team is using Jenkins to perform the release in combination with Groovy scripts.

  • Log4Shell Defenses: Java Agents in Conversation with Contrast Security’s Arshan Dabirsiaghi

    Due to the critical nature of the systems and to the severe and critical nature of the log4shell vulnerability, an alternative approach to fixing it was required. Java Agents played a crucial role in this defense strategy. InfoQ reached out to Arshan Dabirsianghi, chief scientist and founder of Contrast Security, for a better understanding of their approach.

  • Designing Microservice Architectures the Right Way: Michael Bryzek's Lessons Learned at QCon NY

    At QCon New York 2018, Michael Bryzek discussed how to design microservice architectures “the right way”. Key takeaways included: engineers should design schema first for all APIs and events, as this allows the automated code generation of boilerplate code; and investment should be made in automation, such as deployment and dependency management.

  • What Resiliency Means at Sportradar

    Pablo Jensen, CTO at Sportradar, talked about practices and procedures in place at Sportradar to ensure their systems meet expected resiliency levels, at this year's QCon London conference. Jensen mentioned how reliability is influenced not only by technical concerns but also organizational structure and governance, client support, and requires on-going effort to continuously improve.

  • Deis Helm Major Release Improves Kubernetes Usability

    InfoQ recently interviewed Jason Hansen, chief architect at Deis, about a recent major release of Deis Helm. Deis builds open source tools that make using Kubernetes easier. The banner feature for the release is first-class support to upgrade Kubernetes releases in place. Helm now also provides the ability to define pre and post hooks that are called during install, upgrade, and deletion.

  • Q&A with Baruch Sadogursky on the Challenges of Managing Docker Containers Lifecycle

    InfoQ interviewed Baruch Sadogursky, developer advocate at JFrog, to better understand some of the challenges in managing the lifecycle of Docker containers, namely controlling and tracking the flow of Docker images from development to production.

  • Carthage: GitHub's Dependency Manager for Xcode Projects

    Carthage is a dependency manager for Objective-C and Swift projects aims to be "ruthlessy simple," says its author Justin Spahr-Summers. Carthage has been developed at GitHub and its philosophy is "delegating tasks to Xcode and Git" as much as possible so developers can use the tools they "are already familiar with."

  • CocoaPods Hits 1 Millon Downloads

    Orta Therox, a core contributor to the CocoaPods project, last week announced that the project has now topped 1 million downloads. This announcement rounds off a year which has seen significant developments in the project and growth in its user base.

  • Solution Wide Dependency Management for .NET

    NuGet will now be available in version 1.4 which improves over version 1.3 with features such as ability to manage packages at the solution level, improvement in Update–Package command, support in constraining the range of versions while updating packages and more. Along with the new features there are total of 88 work item fixes, 71 out of those being bug fixes.