It has been almost a year since Telerik announced its cross-platform framework for Android, iOS, and Windows. Today, that NativeScript framework is finally making it into public beta. Valentin Stoychev, product line manager at Telerik, announced that developers can start using the framework to build native mobile apps with CSS and JavaScript.

“We have been working hard preparing for this day and delivering a framework which will enable JavaScript and Web developers to create modern mobile applications using the native capabilities of the mobile devices,” wrote Stoychev in a NativeScript blog post.

According to the framework’s road map, NativeScript version 1.0 should be available by next month.

More information is available here.

Adobe turns to public to discover security vulnerabilities
Adobe has announced an open approach to flaw detection, launching a Web application vulnerability disclosure program on the HackerOne platform.

The program allows users to search for bugs in its software, boosting their reputation on the platform the more vulnerabilities they discover. Adobe is looking for reports into cross-site scripting and forgery, server-side code execution, authentication and authorization, information disclosure, or misconfiguration vulnerabilities.

Adobe explained that all vulnerabilities affecting Adobe desktop products such as Flash, Reader, and enterprise on-premise solutions should be reported via e-mail to the Product Security Incident Response Team at

Django REST framework 3.1 release
Django REST framework 3.1 has been released with some new functionalities. According to Tom Christie, the framework’s creator, the release is just an incremental step in its Kickstarter project releases.