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Active Management of Open Source Components Delivers Measurable Improvements Claims Sonatype Report

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

When organisations actively manage the quality of open source components in software applications they see a 28% improvement in developer productivity (through reduction in manual governance), a 30% reduction in overall development costs, and a 48% increase in application quality (as application vulnerabilities are removed early reducing their incidence in production).

Development Follow 57 Followers

Google Discusses Go 2

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 15, 2017

At GopherCon 2017 which took place this week, Russ Cox, the tech lead for Go at Google, keynoted on the future of Go, inviting the community to submit suggestions on what should be included in the next major version of the language.

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Sonatype Acquires Vor Security to Expand Nexus Open-Source Component Support

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

Sonatype announced the acquisition of Vor Security to extend their open-source component intelligence solutions’ coverage to include Ruby, PHP, CocoaPods, Swift, Golang, C, and C++.

Development Follow 57 Followers

GitHub Invites Developers to Open Source Friday

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017

GitHub invites developers to contribute to open source software, starting with a couple of hours every Friday.

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

Microsoft Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation as a Gold Member

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 17, 2017 2

At the recent Cloud Foundry Summit, Microsoft announced they have joined the Cloud Foundry Foundation as a Gold member. In addition to joining the foundation, Microsoft is also extending its support for the open source cloud platform by including back-end integration with Azure Database (PostgreSQL and MySQL) and cloud broker support for SQL Database, Service Bus, and Cosmos DB.

Culture & Methods Follow 69 Followers

How to Build Open Source Communities

by Ben Linders Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 08, 2017

Seeing programming as a social activity changes how we build communities around programming. We should focus on building a community, and not on building a codebase, argued Ash Furrow at Craft. He suggested using a code of conduct, moving long or heated discussions into a Skype call or Google Hangout, avoiding fixing easy issues yourself, and distributing power and responsibilities.

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GitHub Surveys Open Source: Documentation, License, Usage at Work

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 03, 2017 1

GitHub has conducted a survey on open source projects, publishing the results they found analyzing the data collected. They were interested in how developers relate to open source, what the role of documentation is and the level and impact of negative interactions appearing in projects.

Architecture & Design Follow 272 Followers

Google, IBM and Lyft Open-Source Microservice Service-Mesh Istio

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  May 27, 2017

Google, IBM and Lyft have open sourced Istio (Greek word for “sail”), a framework for managing, securing and monitoring microservices.

Development Follow 57 Followers

TensorFlow: Providing Support to a Successful Open-Source Project

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 17, 2017

Building a community around an open-source project requires a number of practices regarding support, pull requests handling, licensing, and more, writes Pete Warden, TensorFlow Mobile lead at Google.

Development Follow 57 Followers

GCC 7.1 Released with Full C++17 Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 06, 2017

The latest GNU Compiler Collection major release, GCC 7.1, brings substantial new functionality, writes GCC maintainer Jakub Jelinek, including experimental support for the current C++17 draft, better diagnostics, and new optimizations.

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Hyperledger Steering Committee Approves First Ethereum Project

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 23, 2017

In a recent blog post on the Hyperledger project website, Brian Behlendorf, executive director of the Hyperledger project, announced that the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee has approved a proposal, submitted by Monax and Intel, to incubate the first Ethereum derived project called Burrow, a permissionable smart contract machine.

Mobile Follow 22 Followers

Facebook Litho: An Android UI Framework Created for Performance

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 19, 2017

Facebook has open sourced Litho, a framework for creating user interfaces in Android applications using a React-like declarative style with scrolling performance in mind.

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CodePlex Shuts Down; Migration to GitHub Recommended

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 01, 2017

Microsoft has decided to stop providing free hosting services for open source projects via CodePlex. Instead they have recommend moving to GitHub or other hosting providers.

Mobile Follow 22 Followers

Swift 3.1 Improves Language, Package Manager, and Linux Implementation

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 31, 2017

Staying true to its plan, the recently announced Swift 3.1 is source compatible with Swift 3.0. Still, it includes a number of changes to the language, the standard library, and improved Linux implementation.

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GitHub Steps Up to Recognizing Developers' Creative Rights

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017

GitHub’s Balanced Employee Intellectual Property agreement (BEIPA) is an attempt to strike a new balance to assign developers more rights on their intellectual creation outside of work. By making it an open source project, GitHub also hopes to make it reusable and open to outside contributions.

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