SD Times news digest: Google Play feedback, Uno Platform 3.0 released, and IBM’s Call for Code global challenge finalists

Google shared its full perspective on supporting developers’ ability to choose how they distribute their apps through multiple app stores on different platforms, ensuring equal treatment for all apps, and allowing developers to communicate with customers. The company explained it will be making changes in Android 12 next year to make it easier for people … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Ruby 3.0 preview 1 release, Cron Triggers for the Cloudflare Workers, and TensorFlow Recommender

The Ruby 3.0 preview 1 introduces new features and performance improvements such as the ‘rbs’ gem, which allows parsing and processing type definitions written in RBS.  Additionally, the preview has a Ractor experimental feature, with which developers can make multiple tractors and run them in parallel.  ‘Thread#scheduler’ is introduced for intercepting blocking operations. This allows … continue reading

The Coalition for App Fairness formed to counter Apple App Store practices

The independent nonprofit Coalition for App Fairness was formed to promote competition and to protect innovation on digital platforms by providing a roadmap of acceptable practices for operators of the most popular platforms. “As enforcers, regulators, and legislators around the world investigate Apple for its anti-competitive behavior, The Coalition for App Fairness will be the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Algorithmia report reveals companies plan to increase AI/ML spending, new Google Play Console on November 2nd, and PostgreSQL 13

A survey by Algorithmia found that a majority of IT leaders are planning to increase their AI/ML initiatives as a result of the pandemic, and realize that those initiatives should have been a higher priority for their organizations all along.  While 54% of IT leaders responded that their AI/ML projects were focused on financial analysis … continue reading

Microsoft announces it will exclusively license OpenAI’s GPT-3 language model

Microsoft has revealed it is teaming up with OpenAI to exclusively license GPT-3. According to the company, this will further Microsoft’s goals to develop and deliver advanced AI solutions for customers, as well as create new solutions that harness the power of advanced natural language generation. GPT-3 is an autoregressive language model that outputs human-like … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Accusoft’s new SDK for PDF functionality, Rocket Software announces Rocket OpenAppDev for IBM Z, and Flutter Windows alpha

Accusoft announced its latest SDK, ImageGear PDF, to enable developers to add a variety of PDF functionalities into an application.  ImageGear PDF gives end-users the ability to merge multiple PDFs, rearrange pages within a PDF, add pages or remove pages in a PDF, and more.  ImageGear PDF is available with an optical character recognition add-on … continue reading

Kobiton 3.6 brings new device management and test automation features for Android 11 and iOS 14

Kobiton today announced version 3.6 of its mobile device testing platform with new device management and intelligent test automation features.  The new version can be used now for testing on Android 11 while the iOS 14 version is in beta pending completion. Another iOS feature is the ability to monitor app performance including session metrics … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Applause announces Bring Your Own Testers feature, Instana adds SLO and objective management, and Druva data protection for Kubernetes

Applause’s new Bring Your Own Testers feature combines fully managed service with internal teams for comprehensive test coverage. “Engineering and QA teams are constantly trying to test and release software builds faster and more frequently. One of the biggest roadblocks to this goal is an organization’s ability to manage all facets and parties involved in … continue reading

SD Times news digest: .NET Core Debugging with WSL 2 Preview released, Ahana Cloud for Presto, and Windows 10 Build 19042.508

The .NET Core Debugging extension gives users the ability to run and debug their .NET Core apps in WSL 2 – Preview without leaving Visual Studio.  “For a Windows .NET user targeting Linux, WSL 2 lives in a sweet spot between production realism and productivity,” Microsoft wrote in a blog post. Users can have a … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitHub CLI 1.0 released, Google updates Coral accelerator, and Open Mainframe Project launches four new projects

GitHub CLI 1.0 reduces context switching and helps developers more easily script and create their workflows. With GitHub CLI 1.0, users can run their entire GitHub workflow from their terminal, call the GitHub API to script nearly action and connect to GitHub Enterprise in addition to GitHub.com. Additional details on the new release are available … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Terratag

Terratag is a new open-source automation tool for developers and DevOps pros who want to avoid the pain of manual tagging. The project was developed by Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) management software provider env0 for Terraform users. Terratag allows users of the popular IaC framework Terraform to streamline time-consuming resource tagging processes by enabling the automatic creation … continue reading

Progress announces latest release of Telerik, Kendo UI and Telerik UI for Blazor

Progress has announced its R3 2020 release, which includes a new lineup of developer tools including Progress Telerik UI for Blazor and Progress Kendo UI. Progress Telerik UI now includes the most anticipated Grid features such as Column Menu, Custom Filtering, Multi-column Sorting, Search Box, and Footer Template for Aggregates. In addition, Progress now enables … continue reading

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