Actions to take to support women in technology

Despite the efforts in recent years to bring more women into tech, women still only make up less than a third of the STEM workforce, according to data from MIT. According to MIT, some of the actions that can be taken to increase these numbers include encouraging girls to pursue an education in STEM from … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Vely

Vely is an application framework that is based on the C programming language, built for developing high performance apps without needing to be a C expert. It can help build a number of types of applications: web applications, command-line programs, cloud applications, middleware, distributed systems, database applications, and IoT. The project website even includes some … continue reading

CloudBees has a new DevSecOps platform specifically for platform engineering

CloudBees has announced a new DevSecOps platform that was built with platform engineering in mind.  Platform engineering is a discipline that brings together several different roles and integrates siloed technology into a single platform. The new platform centers the developer experience, minimizing cognitive loads and making DevOps processes invisible. It achieves this through blocks, automations, … continue reading

JetBrains now has a dedicated IDE for Rust

JetBrains, the creator of many popular IDEs, has an exciting announcement for Rust developers. RustRover is a new IDE specifically for the Rust language. Previously the only tooling available for Rust from JetBrains was IntelliJ Rust, which was a plugin for IntelliJ-based IDEs. For many years, Rust has topped the Stack Overflow Developer Survey as … continue reading

JFrog adds new ML model management and security capabilities

JFrog users can look forward to some new products across the company’s vast portfolio of DevOps products. At its SwampUP conference today, the company announced new management capabilities for machine learning (ML) models and released a new tool for writing and releasing secure applications. The new ML capabilities enable companies to detect and block malicious … continue reading

Google heads to court to defend itself in major antitrust case about Google Search

Google headed to court yesterday to defend its position in an antitrust case revolving around Google Search and its dominance over other search engines. Data from Similarweb shows that Google currently holds 90% of the market share for search engine use. “This case is about the future of the internet and whether Google’s search engine … continue reading

CISA releases roadmap for securing open-source software

Securing software supply chains has been a big focus of the Biden administration. In May 2021 President Joe Biden signed an executive order to improve cybersecurity, and since then it has made progress in providing guidance to companies on how to actually meet these cybersecurity goals.  Now the U.S. federal Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency … continue reading

Google is providing app developers with even more information on how to draw in new users with latest course updates

Google wants to help developers convert more users from their Play Store listings, and thus is updating the Google Play Store Listing Certificate program. The certificate program is a self-paced training course that teaches mobile marketing best practices. It was first introduced in 2021.  The latest update adds content related to custom store listings (CSLs) … continue reading

Report: Only 23% of development teams have implemented AI already

Only 23% of development teams are actually implementing AI today in their software development life cycle.  This is according to GitLab’s State of AI in Software Development report, which surveyed over 1,000 DevSecOps professionals in June 2023.   Despite low adoption now, when you add in the number of teams planning to use AI, that number … continue reading

Microsoft reveals major rework of Windows Community Toolkit in v8.0

Microsoft has announced the release of the latest version of Windows Community Toolkit, which is a collection of functions, controls, and app services that demonstrate common developer tasks for building apps in Windows 10 and 11.  According to the company, this Windows Community Toolkit v8.0 is a complete rework of the toolkit. Previously, there were … continue reading

WasmCon: State of WebAssembly 2023, initial Wasm landscape from CNCF, and more

WebAssembly has grown far beyond its original intent of being used to develop web applications, and can now be found in many corners of the technology landscape. Starting today and continuing tomorrow, many technologists are gathering in Bellevue, Washington for WasmCon to learn more about the technology and hear talks from industry experts. The results … continue reading

Codezero launches public beta of collaborative coding platform

The collaborative coding company Codezero today announced the public beta for version 2.0 of its platform.  Codezero enables developers to spin up a new Kubernetes cluster and then debug and test it in a collaborative environment.   According to the company, the platform helps to create new levels of visibility and interaction among development teams.  “Simply … continue reading

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