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WhiteSource Launches Free Open Source Vulnerability Checking

by Helen Beal Follow 6 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 14 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 52 Followers

Pymetrics Open-Sources Fairness-Aware Machine Learning Algorithms

by Kent Weare Follow 10 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.

Emerging Technologies Follow 52 Followers

Google Cirq: a Python Open Source Library for Quantum Computing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018

Cirq aims to make it easier to write, manipulate, and optimize quantum algorithms for noisy intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) computers. Cirq also enables the execution of those programs on a local simulator and is designed to support future quantum hardware and quantum cloud processors.

Java Follow 936 Followers

Eclipse Foundation Releases Eclipse Photon IDE

by Diogo Carleto Follow 38 Followers on  Jul 27, 2018 1

The Eclipse Foundation has released the latest version of the Eclipse IDE. Eclipse Photon brings support for both Java 10 and Java EE 8, improvements for PHP development tools, Dark theme improvements, and more.

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Caching Clang-Based C++ Compiler Zapcc Open-Sourced

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

Zapcc is a caching C++ compiler based on a fork of Clang/LLVM that claims to be up to 50x faster on recompilations and 2–5x faster on full builds. Developed by Creemple and initially released at the end of 2015, Zapcc is now open-source.

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Oracle Lays off Java Mission Control Team after Open Sourcing Product

by Kesha Williams Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 05, 2018 6

The Java Mission Control suite of tools, also known as JMC, was open sourced by Oracle on May 3rd with much applause and excitement from the Java development community. The excitement was replaced with unease as sources reported that the entire JMC development team was laid off.

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Git Vulnerability May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jun 03, 2018

A flaw in Git submodule name validation makes it possible for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on developer machines. Additionally, an attacker could get access to portion of system memory. Both vulnerabilities have been already patched in Git 2.17.1, 2.16.4, 2.15.2, and other versions.

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PyTorch 1.0 Announced for Research and Production AI Projects

by Kent Weare Follow 10 Followers on  May 14, 2018

In a recent blog post, Bill Jia announced a new 1.0 version of PyTorch. PyTorch is an open source AI framework package for Python with Tensor computation and Deep Neural Networks. The importance of this new release is the reduction in time required to move an AI-driven project from the research phase to production while improving the accuracy and performance of these applications.

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New GCC 8.1 Supports Several Features of C++2a

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  May 07, 2018

GCC 8.1 is the latest major release of the GNU Compiler Collection, bringing experimental support for some parts of the upcoming C++2a standard. Additionally, GCC 8.1 improves profile driven optimizations and brings Go support up to version 1.10.1.

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NGINX Releases Open Source Web Server with Dynamic Configuration

by Matt Campbell Follow 2 Followers on  May 04, 2018

NGINX recently released version 1.0 of Unit, an open-source web and application server. The server supports remote and dynamic configuration and incurs no service interruptions for configuration changes. Unit 1.0 also supports multiple languages (Go, Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby) running on the same instance, including multiple versions of the same language.

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New Report from The Linux Foundation Shows Demand High for DevOps Skills

by Helen Beal Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018

The 2017 Open Source Jobs Report from the Linux Foundation and tech career hub, Dice, shows 60% demand for DevOps human resources among more than 2,000 IT open source professionals and IT hiring managers.  DevOps skills were found to be in the top three most sought after open source skills (57%) along with cloud/virtualisation (60%) and application platforms (59%).

Development Follow 608 Followers

Apple Open Sources FoundationDB

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 29, 2018

Apple has open sourced its distributed database core, FoundationDB, which it acquired back in 2015 from the homonymous company. FoundationDB is designed to handle large volumes of data stored across clusters of commodity servers and to favor data consistency by supporting fully global, cross-row ACID transactions.

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Eclipse Photon Nears Release

by Kesha Williams Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 23, 2018

Eclipse Photon, the seventeenth annual release of the Eclipse Project, will be released in June, but we’re keeping an eye on all the new and noteworthy features in each pre-release milestone. Milestone 6 (M6) offers noteworthy features for the Eclipse Platform, Java Development Tools (JDT), Plug-in Development Environment (PDE), Equinox sub-project, and for JDT and Eclipse Platform developers.

Development Follow 608 Followers

Hyperledger Adds "Caliper" to Measure Blockchain Performance across Implementations

by Kent Weare Follow 10 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018

On March 19th, Hyperledger announced Caliper has been accepted by the Technical Steering Committee as a Hyperledger project. Hyperledger Caliper is a blockchain benchmark tool that allows projects to consistently track performance characteristics across different blockchain implementations.

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