Postman updates its API platform

Postman API announced that it’s redefining the API Management category with the launch of a new version of the platform.  The new and improved features include deeper integration with version control systems, all-new private API networks which provides a central directory of all internal APIs in an organization, and simplified API documentation and onboarding.  The …

SD Times news digest: Stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries, Domo Sandbox, and new Sentry capabilities

Android recently announced the delivery of the first five stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries. These include: wear, wear-input, wear-ongoing, wear-phone-interactions, and wear-remote-interactions. The wear library allows users to lay out elements in an arch and write curved text in order to support the curvature of round watches. In addition, wear-input identifies and interacts with hardware …

CodeSignal announces new IDE for the hiring process

CodeSignal, a technical recruiting company, announced today new advanced hiring assessment capabilities. The release features the new IDE designed to test candidates’ technical skills with real-world assessments.  According to CodeSignal, the new IDE works as a flight simulation of the coding environment. This allows for employers to fully assess a candidate’s skill set while also …

Microsoft consumers can now completely remove passwords from their accounts

Microsoft today announced that users of Outlook, OneDrive, Family Safety, and more can now opt out of using passwords and choose alternative authentication methods, predicting that “the future is passwordless.” This comes after the company announced that ​​passwordless sign-in was generally available for commercial users, bringing the feature to enterprise organizations around the world.    Some of the …

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SD Times news digest: Microsoft announces .NET 6 Release Candidate 1, Aerospike 5.7, and Kobiton funding

Microsoft announced the release of .NET 6 Release Candidate 1, the first of two “go live” releases that are supported in production. It can be downloaded for Linux, macOS, and Windows and it focuses on quality improvements aimed to resolve functional or performance issues. .NET 6 Release Candidate 1 has been tested and is supported …

Report: Enterprise Java is having a renaissance

Enterprise Java is currently experiencing a renaissance, ever since the change in name from Java EE to Jakarta EE and the transfer of the project from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation. This is according to Mike Milinkovich, executive director of The Eclipse Foundation, in response to the results of the foundation’s 2021 Jakarta EE Developer …

Java 17 released with updates to LTS schedule

The latest release of Java is now available. Java 17 is a long-term support (LTS) release, the last of which was Java 11. According to Oracle, over 70 JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEPs) have been added to the language since Java 11. With this LTS release, Oracle is also working to enhance support for customers. It …

SD Times news digest: Confluent announces new data governance solution, Appian announces new version of low code platform, and Builder.ai introduces beta for AI-powered product manager

Confluent announced Stream Governance to address unsolved data privacy and regulatory issues surrounding real-time, event-driven data. Distributed teams will now have quick and easy access to the data that’s critical to developing more real-time applications and business operations all while maintaining security and privacy.  “With the sharp rise of real-time data, the need for governance …

SD Times news digest: Android for Cars App Library 1.1, MariaDB announces a technical preview of NoSQL listener capability, and Rezilion funding

Today, Android announced the release of the beta version of Android for Cars App Library version 1.1. Android Auto apps using features like map interactivity, vehicle’s hardware data, multiple-length text, log message, and sign-in templates, can now be utilized in cars in cars with Android Auto 6.7+.  With this, Android also completes the transition to …

Synthetic data and digital twins

Synthetic data and digital twins are wildly different things but at the same time complementary in the sense that one simulates data for AI and other simulates the interactions of models for people and AI. Rather than being generated by real-world events or processes synthetic data is information that’s artificially manufactured. It is data created algorithmically, and …

SD Times news digest: Snyk Series F, Visual Studio extensibility updates, and Rust 1.55

Snyk announced that it closed a $530 million Series F investment, which now totals the company’s funding to-date to $8.5 billion.  “This new investment, together with the rapid adoption of our platform and growing customer base, validates our developer security vision,” said Peter McKay, CEO of Snyk. “When security starts with the world’s expanding pool …

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OS-C

This week’s open-source project isn’t a development tool, but rather a community of collaborators working together to build a software platform to “boost capital flows into climate change mitigation and resilience,” called OS-C. OS-C is a Linux Foundation project that hopes to create a model that can be used to enable applications used for climate-integrated …

Broken Access Control is now the highest vulnerability in OWASP Top 10 2021

The latest edition of the OWASP Top 10 showed that all of the highest-priority vulnerabilities since 2017 have shifted and new ones have been introduced.  Broken Access Control has dethroned Injection as the top vulnerability, whereas it previously held fifth place. The 34 Common Weakness Enumerations (CWEs) mapped to Broken Access Control had more occurrences …

The IT industry’s impact on climate change

Climate change is an issue that affects all of us, and as time passes on, it becomes more difficult to ignore the problem. Every industry plays some part in contributing to climate change and the technology industry is no exception.  On this week’s episode of the SD Times podcast “What the Dev?” SD Times Editor-in-Chief …

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