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Smoke is a New Lightweight Server-Side Framework for Swift from Amazon

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Oct 14, 2018

Amazon Smoke framework is a new open-source light-weight server-side framework written in Swift and aimed to build REST-like or RPC-like services. Its architecture stresses ease of use and favours a pure-functional programming style for request handlers.

Development Follow 687 Followers

New Git Submodule Vulnerability Patched

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018

The Git community has disclosed a security vulnerability affecting the clone and submodule commands that could enable remote code execution when vulnerable machines access malicious repositories. The vulnerability, which has been assigned CVE–2018–17456 by Mitre, has been fixed in Git 2.19.1.

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Swift 5 Enters Latest Development Stage to Release

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 28, 2018

After officially delivering Swift 4.2, the Swift team is now focusing on Swift 5 by kicking off the final phase of its release process. Planned to be released early 2019, Swift 5 aims to bring ABI stability to the language while preserving source compatibility.

Emerging Technologies Follow 67 Followers

Hyperledger Releases New Version of Burrow Featuring Improved Integration and Developer Experience

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 21, 2018

In a recent blog post, the Hyperledger open source project announced the next version of Burrow v.0.21.0. Within this release, organizations can expect improved integration, key-signing, helm charts for Kubernetes and developer experience.

Cloud Follow 331 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.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

eBay Replatforming to Kubernetes, Envoy and Kafka: Intending to Open Source Hardware and Software

by Daniel Bryant Follow 766 Followers on  Sep 16, 2018

eBay has discussed how they are conducting a replatforming initiative across their entire technology stack, including building and releasing as open source both the hardware and software. Open source is fueling the software transformation of eBay’s infrastructure with cloud native technologies like Kubernetes, Envoy, MongoDB, Docker and Apache Kafka.

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Git 2.19 Improves Diff, Branch, Grep, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 13, 2018

The latest release of Git brings a wealth of new features and internal changes, including improved diff, branch and grep, better command line completion, a new range-diff command, and more.

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.

Development Follow 687 Followers

Go 2 Gets off the Blocks: Feedback Requested on New Package Management, Error Handling, and Generics

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 04, 2018

At Gophercon 2018, Russ Cox explained what will go into Go 2, including error handling and generics, and gave a preview of what the current proposals for the new features look like.

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Hazelcast Change CEO, Pledge Continued Open-Source Commitments

by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Aug 31, 2018

Hazelcast, makers of open-source developer-focused infrastructure components, including an in-memory data grid (IMDG) and a stream processing engine (Hazelcast Jet), have been through a management change. The incoming CEO, Kelly Herrell (Vyatta), has pledged Hazelcast's continued strong commitment to open source and spoke to InfoQ.

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Go 1.11 Adds WebAssembly, Experimental Module Support, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Aug 27, 2018

The two main features of Go 1.11 are WebAssembly and modules, although both are still in the experimental stage.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

Prometheus Monitoring Platform "Graduates" from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Aug 19, 2018

On August 9th, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced open source monitoring toolkit, Prometheus, has graduated from its incubation status. In order to achieve this rating, projects must demonstrate growth, documentation, organized governance processes, commitment to community sustainability and inclusivity.

DevOps Follow 972 Followers

WhiteSource Launches Free Open Source Vulnerability Checking

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 10, 2018

WhiteSource, an open source security and license compliance management solution provider, has launched Vulnerability Checker; a new, free and standalone CLI tool that provides alerts on critical open source vulnerabilities.

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F# 4.5 Brings Spans, Match!, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Aug 05, 2018

Now available as a preview, F# 4.5 introduces a number of new features, including support for .NET Core 2.1 new primitive type Span, a new Match! keyword, and more.

Emerging Technologies Follow 67 Followers

Pymetrics Open-Sources Fairness-Aware Machine Learning Algorithms

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Pymetrics, an AI start-up that specializes in providing recruitment services for organizations, has recently open-sourced their bias detection algorithms on Github. The tool, also known as Audit AI, is used to mitigate discriminatory patterns that exist within training data sets which influence or improve the probability of a population being selected by a machine learning algorithm.

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