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Mobile Follow 65 Followers

Swift 4 is Officially Available: What's New

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 20, 2017

Swift’s latest major release contains many changes and updates to the language and the standard library, most notably new String features, extended collections, archival and serialization, and more.

Java Follow 422 Followers

Oracle Chooses Eclipse Foundation as New Home for Java EE

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 17, 2017 1

Oracle has announced that they have chosen the Eclipse Foundation as the new custodians of Java EE technologies. The move has been welcomed by Red Hat, IBM and others in the community. It is uncertain if after this move the platform can retain its current name of Java EE.

JavaScript Follow 139 Followers

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.

Development Follow 183 Followers

ThoughtWorks Sold to Private Equity Firm Apax Partners

by Craig Smith Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 31, 2017 1

Global software development and digital transformation company ThoughtWorks is to be acquired by London-based private equity firm Apax Partners. The terms of the deal were not disclosed and it is expected to close in Q4 2017.

Development Follow 183 Followers

Go 1.9 Introduces Type Aliases, Improves Runtime and Tooling

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 28, 2017

The biggest change in recently released Go 1.9 is improved support for gradual code repair through the use of type alias declarations. Go 1.9 also improves the garbage collector and the compiler.

JavaScript Follow 139 Followers

Facebook Refuses to Alter React's Open Source License

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

The Apache Foundation recently announced that Facebook's BSD+Patents open source license was disallowed for inclusion with Apache products. The resulting fallout has caused gnashed teeth and much soul searching for React developers as Facebook refused to reconsider.

DevOps Follow 297 Followers

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 183 Followers

Google Discusses Go 2

by Abel Avram Follow 4 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.

DevOps Follow 297 Followers

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 183 Followers

GitHub Invites Developers to Open Source Friday

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017

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

Cloud Follow 81 Followers

Microsoft Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation as a Gold Member

by Kent Weare Follow 7 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 221 Followers

How to Build Open Source Communities

by Ben Linders Follow 12 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.

Development Follow 183 Followers

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

by Abel Avram Follow 4 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.

DevOps Follow 297 Followers

Red Hat to Acquire Codenvy to Extend DevOps Tools Capability

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  May 31, 2017

Red Hat has announced the acquisition of Codenvy, an Agile and cloud-native tools provider. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed.

Architecture & Design Follow 777 Followers

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

by Abel Avram Follow 4 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.

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