What developers need to know about 5G applications

A Gartner survey released at the end of last year revealed that two-thirds of organizations planned on deploying 5G by 2020. 5G will enable a number of use cases, such as IoT communications, but in order to reap the benefits, developers will need to learn to develop for 5G.  According to Michael Rasalan, director of …

Kotlin’s emergence: Common coding mistakes to watch for

In May 2019, Kotlin, a programming language for modern multi-platform applications, became Google’s preferred language for Android app development. As a result, many developers have shifted from using Java, the original language for building Android apps, to embracing Kotlin. According to a recent survey, 62% of developers are now using Kotlin to build mobile apps, …

Report: Organizations are struggling to perform business analytics on growing data volumes

Most organizations aren’t able to obtain any valuable insights from their growing volumes of data. This is according to a new survey from Matillion and IDG, “Optimizing Business Analytics by Transforming Data in the Cloud.”  According to the survey, data volumes are growing at an average of 63% per month, with 12% of organizations reporting …

SD Times news digest: Topcoder’s new data science and AI features, Microsoft’s bug bounty program for ElectionGuard and Samsung’s Linux on DeX removed in Android 10

TopCoder, a Wipro company, announced that it is adding new data science and AI features to its network and on-demand digital coder talent platform.  This includes native GPU support and the ability to develop advanced analytic solutions with any tool, library or cloud application service.  “Topcoder is a bridge between IT talent and the enterprises …

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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes at 62

Mark Hurd, Oracle’s co-CEO since 2014, died yesterday at the age of 62. Hurd and Safra Catz  replaced Larry Ellison as CEOs, who stepped down to executive chairman and chief technology officer.  In a statement on Hurd’s personal website, Ellison wrote: “It is with a profound sense of sadness and loss that I tell everyone …

Android NDK r21 moves to beta

Android announced that NDK r21 is now in beta. Android NDK is a toolset for implementing parts of an app in native code. The release — which is the first long term support release —  includes improved defaults for better security and performance. One of the key features in the release is an update to …

Angular 9 will make Ivy available for all apps

At AngularConnect 2019, the Angular team shared some insight on innovations within Angular and the Angular community.  During a keynote, the Angular team revealed its plans for the upcoming release of Angular, version 9. According to the team, a key goal of Angular 9 is to make the Ivy compiler available for all apps. The …

SD Times news digest: Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility grants, Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.2, and Accusoft Barcode Xpress .NET Core

Microsoft announced that it is offering a grant to ObjectiveEd, the makers of the Braille Tutor app, which incorporates AI-based speech recognition to help students practice reading Braille with personalized learning plans. The grant is part of Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility program to help people using AI-powered technology. The Braille Tutor app was created because …

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Dapr

Microsoft announced the alpha release of its open-source, portable, event-driven runtime called Dapr. The aim is to make it easier for developers to build microservice applications. According to the company, microservices benefits of scalability, loose service coupling and independent deployments come at the expense of increased complexity of distributed systems. In addition, writing an application …

Atlassian acquires Automation for Jira provider Code Barrel

Atlassian has announced it is acquiring the Automation for Jira makers Code Barrel. According to the company, Automation for Jira is a top selling Atlassian Marketplace app with a 6,000 and growing customer base who are executing more than 40 million automation rules a month.  “We are as ever, committed to our mission to create …

Zoho launches full-stack serverless developer platform

In an effort to help developers build and deploy serverless applications at scale, Zoho Corporation is launching a new full-stack serverless platform. Catalyst is designed to deploy apps and microservices at scale while reducing time and costs. According to the company, developers are too often bogged down dealing with provisioning, monitoring, scaling, patching, logging and …

Top considerations for DevSecOps to reduce security risk

To understand an enterprise’s current state of software security risk, executives, security practitioners and development teams need information. Benchmarks provide useful information on performance and risk. However, ideas about which benchmarks are most important will differ depending upon the corporate stakeholder to whom you’re speaking. For example, a business decision-maker has to justify the expense …

SD Times news digest: Slack announces Workflow Builder, WSO2’s Identity Server with RESTful APIs, and Databricks’ new MLflow capability

Slack announced a new Workflow Builder tool that automates routine actions and communications. It allows users to automatically collect and route info to the right teams, standardize how to collect and share info up front, and create a customized workflow. “By doing all of this in Slack, where your team is already working, you’re keeping …

5 things product managers should know about QA

I remember the cold sweat forming behind my ears the first time a stakeholder asked me, “What’s the Test Plan?” I had no idea. As a new product manager, I had put most of my energy into defining requirements. Without a Quality Assurance team in place, testing became an afterthought – one I didn’t really …

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