Jama Software brings analytics to development process

Call it predictive product development. Jama Software wants to improve the process of software development by utilizing analytics to assess the performance of development teams and inform steps to continuous improvement. To that end, the company today is announcing a rebrand of its platform, which is now called Jama Connect, and the availability of a …

Pluralsight Technology Index shows Java is in demand

Java is in demand, according to Pluralsight Technology Index. Pluralsight launched the index to rank the demand and growth rate of more than 300 software development languages, tools, and frameworks. This provides CIOs, CTOs, and their teams with insights on technology trends in order to inform their technology strategies and direct their personal skill development …

Node.js announces the first release in its latest 10.x release line

Node.js has announced 10.0.0, the first release in its 10.x line. Starting in October 2018, the Node.js 10.x releases will be the new release line with Long Term Support. Releases in the Long Term Support line focus on stability, extended support, and providing a reliable platform for applications of any scale. This release is the …

SD Times news digest: Technology preview of QT to be released with Qt 5.11.0, Microsoft launches first major version of sonarwhal, erwin DM NoSQL is now available

Qt has announced plans to a release a technology preview of Qt for the WebAssembly port along with the Qt 5.11.0 release. This will allow users to run Qt applications directly inside the browser window. According to the company, Qt 5.11.0 will be the first beta release. In Qt Quick, developers will be provided more …

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npm, Inc. releases npm@6 package manager with new security protections

Npm, Inc. has announced the release of the npm@6 package manager. It will feature powerful new security features, such as automatic warnings when developers try to use open source code with known vulnerabilities, and ‘npm audit,’ which is an npm command that allows developers to analyze complex code and pinpoint specific vulnerabilities. A recent npm …

Tableau Software rolls out new analytics solutions on a subscription basis

Tableau Software has announced new offerings that will allow organizations to scale their data analytics processes. It is releasing Tableau Prep as well as releasing new analytics solutions Tableau Creator, Tableau Explorer, and Tableau Viewer. Tableau Prep serves as the company’s entry into the self-service data preparation market, according to Francois Ajenstat, chief product officer …

Jakarta EE to focus on cloud native development

The Eclipse Foundation is laying out its roadmap for Jakarta EE, a community-led platform spun out from Java EE, which was the go-to platform for enterprise systems for many years. When Java EE was transferred from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation, it was decided that it should be renamed, and the community chose Jakarta EE, …

GitLab open sources its Web IDE

GitLab has announced its Web IDE is now generally available and open sourced as part of the GitLab 10.7 release. The Web IDE was first introduced in GitLab Ultimate 10.4. It is designed to enable developers to change multiple files, preview Markdown, review changes and commit directly within a browser. “At GitLab, we want everyone …

Dialogflow Enterprise Edition now available

Google has announced that Dialogflow Enterprise Edition is now generally available. Dialogflow is the company’s conversational interface development suite for building AI experiences across websites, mobile devices, messaging platforms and IoT devices. “You can use it to build interfaces (e.g., chatbots) that are capable of natural and rich interactions between your users and your business. …

SD Times news digest: AWS Blockchain Templates, Apache Oozie v5.0.0, and JetBrains Rider 2018.1

Amazon has announced AWS Blockchain Templates, a new solution that will allow customers to launch Ethereum or Hyperledger Fabric networks in minutes. The templates will configure all of the AWS resources needed to get started and make it easy to scale. The Ethereum template offers two options: ecs and docker-local. The ecs template creates an …

Angular 6 wants to be smaller, faster and easier-to-use

The next major release of Angular is expected to be revealed any week now. Angular 6 will continue the team’s focus of being smaller, faster and easier to use. Earlier this week, the team released the version’s fifth release candidate, which included a number of bug fixes as well as the addition of token marking …

MySQL 8.0 now available

Oracle has announced a major release of its open-source relational database management system MySQL. MySQL 8.0 delivers a number of improvements designed for database administrators and developers building the next generation of web, embedded, mobile, and cloud aps. “MySQL is the most trusted and widely used open source database platform in use today. 10 out …

SD Times news digest: Scala 3.0 plans, Amazon Skill Blueprints, and Oculus updates privacy for GDPR

The Scala programming language team has announced plans for its 3.0 release. Currently the team is working on Scala 2.13, which is expected to be released in a couple of months, but says it is time to look towards future releases. Scala 3.0 is expected to be released shortly after version 2.14, which at the …

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: WorldWind

NASA is teaming up with npm to create software projects that help share critical information about the health of our planet. One project in particular is designed to help developers access NASA data and create interactive visualizations of 3D globe, map and geographical information. WorldWind is a free and open-source virtual globe SDK currently in use …

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    Microservices: An improved architecture design

    Microservices architecture, a new design method for creating loosely coupled but autonomous services, lets enterprises use emerging technologies to create and manage modular systems on a scale that exceeds earlier approaches like service-oriented architecture (SOA). But organizations that refactor monolithic applications into microservices experience widely varying degrees of success. The key to effective microservices is …

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    APIs and the language of business collaboration

    A business survives when it extends its core competencies in new ways. Increasingly, one of the paths to innovation lies with application programming interfaces (APIs). APIs allow a business to take traditional revenue (and traditional customer and partner interactions) and carry them into a different technological foundation. This enables new customer and ecosystem relationships that …

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    Target DevOps Bottlenecks with Connected Lifecycle Data

    Identifying bottlenecks is critical for optimizing your software development process. To do this, it’s vital to understand and connect your entire value chain so that data flows seamlessly across all the tools within it. This e-book highlights the key steps to take to identify bottlenecks including how data flows through the software value chain, automating …

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    When Agile, DevOps and Lean Aren’t Enough: The Missing Imperative in Software Delivery

    Agile, DevOps and Lean principles have improved software delivery in many important ways. And as increasingly competitive markets compel software organizations to step up quality and productivity, interest in these concepts has never been higher. But despite considerable merits, they fall short in addressing the full range of issues confronted by modern software organizations. Read …

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    Five Stages of Incident Management

    By understanding the distinct phases of incident management in technology environments, teams can build a comprehensive plan to prepare for, react to, and analyze the impact of an incident. Download the Five Stages of Incident Management white paper and gain clear insight into: Understanding each stage of incident management Helpful tips on driving improvements across each stage …

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    Why Your MySQL Needs Redis

    Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Time: 1:00PM ET | 10:00AM PT If your application stores data in MySQL or any other relational database, you’ll benefit a lot by inserting Redis in between your application and the database. By using Redis as a front-end database you can: 1. Boost your application’s performance with minimal code changes …

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