SD Times news digest: Experimental Mobile Blazor bindings announced, The bipartisan Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act, Google discontinues support for JSON-RPC and Global HTTP Batch Endpoints

The first experimental release of Mobile Blazor Bindings was released with a new BoxView, CheckBox, ImageButton, ProgressBar, and Slider components.  Xamarin.Essentials were included, and several properties, events, and other APIs were added to existing components.  The release also makes it easier to get from a Blazor component reference to the Xamarin.Forms control. The full details … continue reading

A sober view of DevOps and the value it can create

To fully participate in the digital economy and stay ahead of customer expectations, enterprise IT must deliver software faster than ever before. As a result, Agile development and DevOps processes have become critical for IT to meet the challenges of the digital world. Those processes give enterprises flexibility, enabling them to pivot as needed to … continue reading

premium How training to run a marathon is like bringing a marathon project to the finish line

Anyone who has run a full marathon knows about “the wall,” also known as the point where runners feel like they can’t go any further. This happens when runners hit the 20-mile mark which for many is the most challenging part of the race––their bodies send signals like muscle cramps and fatigue as a cry … continue reading

Esper announces new funding for its Android IoT DevOps platform

Android device and deployment application management company Esper announced a $7.6 million Series A funding round. According to the company, the funding will help it provide a full stack development and management platform for Android edge devices.  Esper explained that the overall edge market is growing 26% annually with more than 7 million developers worldwide … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google acquires Looker, GitHub CLI now in beta, and Ionic 5 released

Google completed the acquisition of Looker, which will offer customers an analytics solution that integrates and visualizes insights at every layer of business.  As more organizations adopt a multi-cloud strategy, Looker customers and partners can expect continued support of all cloud data management systems like Amazon Redshift, Azure SQL, Snowflake, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OWASP SAMM

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has announced version 2 of the Software Assurance Maturity Model (SAMM). SAMM is an open-source framework that enables teams and developers to assess, formulate and implement better security strategies that can be integrated into the software development life cycle.  “Our mission is to provide an effective and measurable … continue reading

VCs move their focus from consumer tech to enterprise technology

Forget cool technologies, like wearables or smart home devices. Enterprise technology is all the rage, at least in the mind of venture capital (VC) firms. According to data recently released by Bloomberg, in 2019, for the first time in five years, VCs spent more money on enterprise technology companies than on consumer technology companies.  Funding … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Magic Leap developer access program, WhiteSource extends its open-source security tool, and OutSystems app dev research

Magic Leap announced Access Hardware, a new program to get Magic Leap devices into the hands of developers, and the two-day LEAP Developer Days dedicated to developers.  “Access is the staple of our programs as a whole – it’s how we help empower developers with resources they need, no matter where they are in their … continue reading

premium Why behavior-driven development is hurting your test automation efforts

There’s a lot to like about behavior-driven development (BDD). When applied in the right way, BDD can narrow communication gaps, inject real-world examples into strategic discussions, and foster a better understanding of the customer. It can help eliminate the many wasteful activities that often hinder software development, such as rework caused by misunderstood or vague … continue reading

Synopsys helps developers analyze open-source and proprietary code simultaneously

Synopsys announced that it will release a major update to the Polaris Software Integrity Platform to extend its static application security testing (SAST) and software composition analysis (SCA) capabilities through the native integration of the Code Sight plugin. The new update will allow developers to find and fix security weaknesses in both proprietary code and … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Swift Playgrounds comes to Mac, Microsoft dual-screen experiences, and DevTool improvements in Firefox 73

Swift Playgrounds is an app for Mac and iPad that uses interactive puzzles and challenges to help users learn the basics of coding. Users will use Swift, the programming language created by Apple that is used to build many of today’s most popular apps, according to Apple. “Swift Playgrounds requires no coding knowledge, so it’s … continue reading

Computer scientists tackle performance regressions with new tool

Researchers from Texas A&M University have teamed up with computer scientists from Intel Labs to create a tool that will help identify the source of software bugs. According to the researchers, software updates are supposed to make applications run faster, but sometimes they end up doing the opposite. Bugs known as performance regressions pop up … continue reading

2020 Software Supply Chain Must-Knows

Open source software is taking the world of software development into new frontiers and changing the way industries create and consume software. However, there is a learning curve with open source use and businesses need to not only be able to trust the open source software being used in their solutions, but they need to … continue reading

Report: COBOL at the center of modernization strategies

Across the industry, companies are looking to modernize, and according to a new survey from Micro Focus, the programming language COBOL is at the center of this modernization.  According to 70% of the COBOL survey’s respondents, modernizing COBOL applications is favored over replacing or retiring them. This is due to the fact that COBOL provides … continue reading

« Previous PageNext Page »
HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com

Get access to this and other exclusive articles for FREE!

There's no charge and it only takes a few seconds.

Sign up now!