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GitLab Survey Highlights Some Trends among Developers

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 04, 2016

GitLab has released the outcomes of a survey they conducted among software professionals from 362 startups from July 6 through July 27. Main highlights are developers' preference for using latest tools and more collaboration; security is high-priority, but 81 percent admitted to releasing software before it’s ready.

Java Follow 114 Followers

Proposed Consolidation of JDK 10 OpenJDK Mercurial Repositories

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 21, 2016

Joe Darcy, JDK Engineer at Oracle, proposed a consolidation of the Mercurial (Hg) repositories for JDK 10 OpenJDK to a single repository that sparked a debate over scalability, performance, and other difficulties.

Web API Follow 46 Followers

GitHub Adopts New GraphQL API

by Margot Krouwer Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 12, 2016

GitHub recently introduced at their Github Universe conference the alpha release of their new API, written in Facebook’s GraphQL (a query language that allows for self-service API contracts). GitHub writes in its engineering blog that its main reason for switching API paradigms is lack of scalability with their existing RESTful contracts.

Cloud Follow 31 Followers

Salesforce.com Introduces Extensive Changes to Developer Experience

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 06, 2016

At their massive Dreamforce conference, cloud leader Salesforce.com unveiled Salesforce DX: a new model for building and deploying applications to their platform. InfoQ spoke to VP of Product for Salesforce DX, Wade Wegner, for all the details.

Architecture & Design Follow 266 Followers

How GitHub Designed its New Load Balancer

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 26, 2016

GitHub has been at work for the last year to develop a new load balancer, the GitHub Load Balancer (GLB), aimed to be able to scale to billions of connections per day running on commodity hardware. GitHub engineers Joe Williams and Theo Julienne explain how GLB was designed.

Development Follow 56 Followers

GitHub Introduces Reviews, Projects, Improved API, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 14, 2016

At GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco, GitHub co-founder and CEO Chris Wansrath announced new tools and features aimed to improve collaboration through formal code reviews and Kanban-like project management. Additionally, GitHub will make it easier to integrate with the platform by launching a public platform roadmap and defining a formal process to solicit feedback and launch updates.

Development Follow 56 Followers

BitBucket Introduces Disaster Recovery and Merge Strategies

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 11, 2016

Recently released BitBucket Server and BitBucket Data Center 4.9 bring the possibility of defining a strategy for disaster recovery, setting a preferred merge strategy, and more.

Development Follow 56 Followers

Git 2.10 Improves Push and Worktree Commands, Adds Style Options, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 05, 2016

Recently released Git 2.10 adds a few useful features to push, including more accurate progress info, support for extra options, and an improved --force-with-lease. Additionally, a few new options make working with signatures more convenient, and coloring schemes can use italic and strikethrough styles.

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

Continuous Deployment at Coolblue

by Ben Linders Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 01, 2016

Continuous deployment results in a higher sense of responsibility and better quality of deployments, argues Paul de Raaij, technical pathfinder at Coolblue. Coding standards prevent your code base from becoming a mess, automated inspections are great for tedious and boring checks, and manual checks are great for checking if the logic or use of code actually makes sense.

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New GitLab Issue Board Aims to Improve Issue Management

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 22, 2016

GitLab has announced a new integrated tool, GitLab Issue Board, aimed to improve issue prioritization, release planning, and communication by allowing developer teams to visualize and organize issues through a flexible multi-column board.

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The Growing Industry of DevOps Consulting

by Elton Stoneman Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 22, 2016

DevOps transformation projects are increasingly appealing to established enterprises. InfoQ spoke to three businesses focused on DevOps consulting to understand how they are helping businesses make the change.

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Bitbucket Cloud Adds Beta Support for Git Large File Storage

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 20, 2016

Previously available on BitBucket Server, Git Large File Storage now reaches Bitbucket Cloud, Atlassian’s cloud-based code management solution, writes Atlassian engineer Szilard Szasz-Toth.

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BitKeeper Reaches 7.3, Adds Fast Import from Git and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 20, 2016

Recently released BitKeeper 7.3ce includes a new feature aimed to quickly import Git repositories, the possibility of deleting tags, and several changes to existing features.

Development Follow 56 Followers

Google BigQuery Now Allows to Query All Open-Source Projects on GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 08, 2016 2

A full snapshot of more than 2.8 million open source project hosted on GitHub is now available in Google’s BigQuery, Google and GitHub announced. This will make it possible to query almost 2 billion source files hosted on GitHub using SQL.

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GitLab 8.9 Adds File Locking, Hardware U2F Support

by David Iffland Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 24, 2016

The release of GitLab 8.9 brings a file locking, a refreshed UI, and hardware-based two-factor authentication. Teaming up with Yubico, developers can now use a hardware YubiKey to automatically authenticate a GitLab session without having to type in a 6-digit TOTP code. In addition, file locking will keep binary assets from getting destroyed during a merge.

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