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Node.js 10.0 and NPM 6 Released with Emphasis on Security

by Kevin Ball Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 26, 2018

On April 24 the Node.js project released version 10.0.0 of Node.js and npm, Inc released version 6.0 of npm. Both releases emphasized security improvements, with Node.js updating to OpenSSL version 1.1.0 and npm including new security-focused features such as the automatic alerting of insecure dependencies. The Node.js release also included a new native programming API and stable HTTP2 support.

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Progress Announces NativeScript 4 Release

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 26, 2018

The NativeScript 4.0 release primarily removes limitations and improves flexibility in working with NativeScript, adding flexibility to UI Views, refined templates for creating applications, and additional utilities to streamline native application development.

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Sustainable Software with Agile

by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 26, 2018

Sustainable software enables you to deliver changes to the customer more quickly with a lower likelihood of bugs, decrease of the total cost of ownership of applications, and increase business agility. It’s possible to verify the sustainability of software using a combination of automated analysis of source code, expert review of technical artifacts, and comparison with benchmark data.

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Securing IoT Devices with Microsoft's Azure Sphere

by Alexis Perrier Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 25, 2018

To improve security of IoT devices, Microsoft announced Azure Sphere, an end-to-end solution for Internet-connected microcontrollers (MCUs). Azure Sphere has a three-layer architecture based on hybrid microcontrollers running a new IoT-optimized Linux kernel and leveraging a cloud-based security service. The first Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620, is developed by MediaTek Inc.

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Session from Day 2 of VueConf.US

by Kevin Ball Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 25, 2018

The first ever VueConf.US took place March 26-28 in New Orleans, bringing together the VueJS Core team and hundreds of Vue developers from around the world. March 28 sessions included advanced Vue Patterns, Design Systems with Vue, using TypeScript with Vue, comparisons between Vue and React, Server Side Rendering with Vue, Vue Storybook, and rapid prototyping with Vue Single File Components.

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Cloud Native Java Has A New Home: Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 10 Followers on  Apr 25, 2018

Mike Milinkovich, executive director at the Eclipse Foundation, introduced a new Eclipse governance model and roadmap for Jakarta EE at this year’s JAX conference. Based on a recent survey of over 1800 Java developers, the new governance model will focus on support for cloud native application development and faster release cycles. Milinkovich spoke with InfoQ on the future of Jakarta EE.

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Hazelcast Releases Jet 0.6

by Ben Evans Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 24, 2018

Hazelcast, maker of distributing computing technologies and tools, have released a new major version (version 0.6) of Jet, their open-source streaming processing engine.

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GitLab Web IDE Goes GA and Open-Source in GitLab 10.7

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 23, 2018

GitLab Web IDE, aimed to simplify the workflow of accepting merge requests, is generally available in GitLab 10.7, along with other features aimed to improve C++ and Go code security and improve Kubernets integration.

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Eclipse Photon Nears Release

by Kesha Williams Follow 0 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.

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Trunk Based Development as a Cornerstone for Continuous Delivery

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 22, 2018 1

Dave Farley, co-author of the pivotal Continuous Delivery book, recently wrote about push-back to the practice of trunk based development, despite evidence of its role in achieving the benefits of CI and high performing teams. Jez Humble, his co-author, also commented in a twitter-thread on the cultural aspects of the practice to understand its relation to programmer psyche.

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OCI Standardizes Container Registry API Based on Docker’s v2 Protocol

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 21, 2018

The Open Container Initiative launched the container distribution specification project to standardize the API for container image registries. It’s based on the Docker Registry v2 protocol, which is used by the Docker toolset as well as by public cloud vendors.

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Intel Starts to Use GPUs for Malware Scanning

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 20, 2018

Intel has announced its new Thread Detection Technology (TDT), a set of silicon-based capabilities which use the processor GPU to scan memory for malware. This will free the CPU from that task and help mitigate the impact of defending against Spectre and Meltdown.

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Oracle Replaces JavaOne with Oracle Code One

by Ben Evans Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 20, 2018 17

Oracle has announced the end of their flagship Java developer conference, JavaOne. In its place Oracle plans to run a broader developer-focused conference, called Oracle Code One.

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Visual Studio 15.7 Preview 4 Improves Git, C++ Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 20, 2018

Microsoft has delivered a couple of new previews for the forthcoming Visual Studio 2017 15.7, and based on the limited size of the changes it would seem that we are nearing its formal release. As usual, the changes cover a wide range of territory- so developers should see some benefits regardless of what languages they use.

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Amazon Launches AWS Secrets Manager to Securely Store, Distribute, and Rotate Credentials

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 20, 2018

Amazon announced the launch of the AWS Secrets Manager, which makes it easy for customers to store and retrieve secrets using an API or the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). Furthermore, customers can rotate their credentials with built-in or custom Lambda functions. The AWS Secrets Manager enables users to centralize the management of secrets of distributed services and applications.

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