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NPM Releases New Security Features

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 04, 2017 1

Today, Npm released new features that should help secure the package registry from attackers. The use of two-factor authentication and authentication token restrictions should help keep packagers more secure.

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Yarn 1.0 Adds Workspaces, Auto-Merge and Selective Version Resolution

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 08, 2017

Almost a year ago we published the news Facebook Open Sources Yarn, a JavaScript Package Manager, introducing Yarn and the motivation behind its creation. The community has moved the project forward, releasing the first major version with workspaces, automatic merging, selective version resolution and many other features and fixes.

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Npm 5.0 Boosts Common Sense Performance

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  May 30, 2017

Npm 5.0 is a highly anticipated release that has been years in coming. The new version of the JavaScript package manager has a completely rewritten cache and has performance that is more in-line with its most direct competitor.

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IBM Pushes Swift for the Cloud with Swift Runtime, Package Catalog, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 24, 2016

After introducing their Swift sandbox, IBM have recently announced their next step to support Swift in the cloud by previewing IBM Swift runtime, Swift Package Catalog, and open-sourcing Kitura, a framework for Web app development.

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Introducing Paket, a Package Manager for .NET

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 13, 2016 4

Paket is a package manager for .NET languages, intended to be an alternative for the popular NuGet. InfoQ reached out with Steffen Forkmann, co-creator of the project, to learn more about Paket's origin and features.

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Container Manifests, Docker Labels, and the Implications on Security: A Q&A with Gareth Rushgrove

by Daniel Bryant Follow 133 Followers on  Dec 15, 2015

At DockerCon EU 2015, InfoQ sat down with Gareth Rushgrove, a senior software engineer at Puppet Labs, and explored the concepts behind his conference presentation “Shipping Manifests, Bill of Lading and Docker”. The range of topics discussed included the benefits of system package management (manifest) metadata, the use of Docker labels, and the implications on security and compliance audits.

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Windows Management Framework 5 Preview Introduces Package Manager And Network Switches Cmdlets

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 15, 2014

Microsoft announced the availability of the Windows Management Framework V5 Preview, which includes Windows PowerShell OneGet, a package manager in the spirit of yum and apt-get; a set of cmdlets to manage network switches; and some polishing on Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC).

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GitHub Releases OSX Client

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 22, 2011

GitHub have launched a desktop client for Mac OS X called simply GitHub for Mac.

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.NET’s Platform Divergence Problem

by Jonathan Allen Follow 125 Followers on  Oct 20, 2010 3

For many years the platform dependency issues in .NET we very easy to understand. Almost everything people used was marked as either compatible with .NET Compact Edition or with the full edition. Aside from .NET Micro, which hardly anyone used, there wasn’t much else to worry about. But now that there is over a dozen active frameworks to choose from, the situation has grown quite complex.

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NuPack, OpenWrap, and CoApp – A Roundup on Package Managers for .NET/Windows

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 08, 2010

Microsoft has released NuPack CTP 1, an open source package manager for .NET. OpenWrap is another package manager for .NET with many similarities and some differences. CoApp is a package manager for Windows featuring updates and support for multiple languages like C, C++, .NET, PHP, Python, Perl.

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OpenWrap – A Plan for MSBuild Compatible Package Manager for .NET

by Jonathan Allen Follow 125 Followers on  May 26, 2010 4

Package managers are well known in the Linux world where the need to bring together dependencies from a wide variety of sources. But for .NET developers there isn’t really an equivalent. Even if one sticks to just Microsoft components, the libraries are scattered across Microsoft’s many web sites as well as independent sites such as SourceForge. OpenWrap is a new project that aims to address this.

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A Packaging System for Open Source Projects on Windows

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 14, 2010 2

The Common Opensource Application Publishing Platform (CoApp) is intended to be a package management system for Windows, providing support for compiling, building and deploying open source projects usually developed on other platforms like Linux, Mac OS, etc.

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Clojars and Leiningen Automate Library and Dependency Management for Clojure

by Werner Schuster Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 19, 2009

Managing libraries and dependencies is tedious. Clojars is a new hosted repository for Clojure libraries inspired by Ruby Gems and Gemcutter. Together with a new build tool, Leiningen, Clojars takes the pain out of library management. InfoQ talked to Alex Osborne about Clojars and how it works.

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.NETZ – Compression and Packing for .NET Libraries

by Jonathan Allen Follow 125 Followers on  Sep 08, 2009

From the beginning, the .NET runtime had a decent packaging system based on a collection of assemblies. While far better than loose script files or collections of class files, it is not as convenient as statically linked executables or executable JARs. Vasian Cepa’s .NETZ gives developers the ability to compress .NET assemblies and pack them into a single executable file.

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Rip: A New Package Management System for Ruby

by Mirko Stocker Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 14, 2009

Rip is a new package management system for Ruby. Why a new package management system? We talked to Rip developer Chris Wanstrath from GitHub to learn more.

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