SD Times Blog: What is our future?

A recent Zoom meeting saw Catchpoint founder and CEO Mehdi Daoudi sitting in the garage of his Los Angeles home, far from his New York City offices, explaining to me that’s where he and his early team built their first server on the way to building out a very successful monitoring enterprise. He was in …

Software development and testing considerations

Did you know there are at least 60 defined software development methodologies that have come out over the past five decades? The various options boggle the mind. Waterfall, lean, and agile are some of the best known, but there are so many more, including Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM) and Test-Driven Development (TDD), as well …

SD Times news digest: Automation Anywhere’s Bot Security, Linux 5.6, and the IntelliSense Code Linter for C++

Automation Anywhere has launched the Bot Security program . The Bot Security program introduces a flexible, multi-tiered framework to certify that bots built by customers, partners, and publishers of bots on Bot Store are pre-certified and trusted to scale RPA more rapidly and securely. Bot Security includes four levels of protection: malware scan; self-attestation and …

Developers take on COVID-19 with open-source projects, hackathons

In the past few weeks the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold in the United States, and the disease will continue to have a massive impact around the world for the foreseeable future. But even in the midst of panic and uncertainty, communities are coming together to do what they can. People are 3D printing face …

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Communication is key when leading teams from afar

The current novel coronavirus pandemic has locked office doors everywhere and scattered teams to their respective homes, forcing more leaders to take a different approach of steering their organizations. But at least in sectors such as software development and IT, leadership from afar is not uncharted territory, according to Dr. Vince Molinaro, a strategic leadership …

SD Times news digest: Google cancels I/O 2020, Intel opens oneAPI DevCloud, and GraphQL Mesh

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Google announced that it is completely cancelling its I/O Developers Event that was set to happen May 12 – 14th. “Please know that we remain committed to sharing ongoing Android updates with you through our developer blogs and community forums,” Google wrote in a tweet.  Intel opens oneAPI DevCloud for …

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Coyote

Microsoft has announced the release of Coyote, an open-source .NET framework that guides developers toward designing, implementing, and testing code in a way that embraces non-determinism and asynchrony and to help them create asynchronous systems.  The testing tool controls every source of non-determinism defined, including the exact order of every asynchronous operation, which allows it …

ConnectALL takes on software tool proliferation with Universal Adapter

ConnectALL has announced its Universal Adapter has reached patent pending status, and is currently under review by the U.S. Patent Office. The Universal Adapter designed to interconnect software tools and manage flow across the software development ecosystem.  “With the Universal Adapter, ConnectALL has the ability to connect to any tool, any solution…anything you use. That …

NativeScript 6.5 now available with experimental KotlinJS support

The latest release of the cross-platform app development framework NativeScript is now available. Version 6.5 expands the functionality of the ‘Tabs’ and ‘BottomNavigation’ components by providing means for creating them programmatically. The new release also includes new styling properties and experimental KotlinJS support. The team explained it continues to support Kotlin on the front end …

What SEO has to do with web development

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is often associated with the marketing team as a tool to get more traffic to a web page or website, but it can and should also be used by web developers to improve load times, user experience, crawling and indexing. “A majority of developers don’t really think about [SEO]. They want …

SD Times news digest: CData raises $20 million for data connectivity, Split adds data integration to Google Analytics, and GitHub’s Security Bug Bounty Program

CData announced a $20 million Series A investment round from Updata Partners that will be used to accelerate the rollout of new data connectivity solutions.  The company offers real-time drivers and data connectivity solutions for hundreds of SaaS, NoSQL, and Big Data sources that enable modern and legacy applications to connect with cloud data. Updata …

Angular 9.1 released with build speed improvements

The Angular team has announced a minor release to its web application framework that containers new features and bug fixes.  The 9.1 release aims to speed up builds by improving the speed of ngcc and allowing it to compile multiple packages at a time. Previously, the ngcc compilation pass covered library dependencies in logical order.  …

Traditional QA won’t address today’s performance issues

We test because something broke in the past, because we care about quality code, and we want to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen again. Quality Assurance (QA) testing was a response to the realization that we should proactively seek out problems in our software, before any new code is deployed into production, so …

SD Times news digest: GitLab 12.9, DirectX and Collabora collaborate on OpenCL and OpenGL, and Acquia announces new low-code tools for Drupal

GitLab 12.9 was released to help developers achieve enhanced security with the management of secrets via the HashiCorp Vault managed application, better visibility with code quality reports & customizable value stream analytics, and easier administration with group deploy tokens. When Container Scanning detects vulnerabilities, GitLab 12.9 can now give a suggested solution for the vulnerability, …

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