SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Waypoint

HashiCorp has announced a new open-source project to help developers build, deploy and release apps across any platform. Waypoint provides a modern and consistent workflow using a single configuration file and command: waypoint up.  The project supports Kubernetes, HashiCorp Nomad, Amazon ECS, Google Cloud Run, Azure Container Instances, Docker, and Buildpacks.   According to the company, … continue reading

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SD Times Open Source Project of the Week: Syft and Grype

This week’s highlighted open-source project is actually a collection of tools. Compliance company Anchore recently announced it would be launching a suite of open-source tools to help companies automated DevSecOps pipeline security and analysis. The first of those tools to be released are Syft and Grype. Syft analyzes container images and filesystems, then creates a … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: WebThings

Mozilla has announced its Internet of Things platform Mozilla WebThings is now an independent open-source project that will now just be known as WebThings. According to the company, it wants to wind down direct investment and transition control and responsibility to the open-source community.  The company first announced the platform for monitoring and controlling devices … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Fluid Framework

In an effort to get developers to build better collaborative solutions, Microsoft has announced its Fluid Framework is now open sourced. The Fluid Framework is a TypeScript library, powered by the same code as Microsoft 365, that enables developers to build distributed, real-time collaborative web apps.  Key features include: a client-centric application model, data persistence, … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Opacus

This week Facebook has released Opacus, a new open-source project designed to train PyTorch models with differential privacy (DP). According to the company, differential privacy is a mathematical framework for quantifying the anonymization of sensitive data. It is meant to make PyTorch models more scalable and the adoption of machine learning easier.  “With the release … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Swap Detector

Swap Detector is an open-source checker that detects API usage errors. The project was released this week by GrammaTech, and originally created by The Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, and Static Tool Analysis Modernization Project. “Traditional static-analysis techniques do not take advantage of the vast wealth of information on what represents error-free … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenEEW

This week’s highlighted open-source project is OpenEEW, which is an open source version of Grillo’s earthquake early-warning (EEW) system, designed to sense, detect, and analyze earthquakes, then alert affected communities. The project was recently accepted into the Linux Foundation. The Linux Foundation in collaboration with IBM will work to accelerate the standardization and deployment of … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenAPI Comment Parser

IBM has released a new open-source API documentation tool to help developers provide better documentation and try out new APIs.  The OpenAPI Comment Parser enables developers to document code for OpenAPI specs in a clean and simple way. The company focuses on the OpenAPI specification because it provides an open standard to define and document … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: GitHub’s OpenAPI Description

This week’s highlighted open-source project of the week is GitHub’s OpenAPI description for its REST API. The company open sourced the description earlier this week. The OpenAPI specification is a standard for describing the interface of HTTP APIs, allowing both humans and machines to understand what an API does without having to read the documentation … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: React Spectrum

This week Adobe introduced a new open-source project designed to help developers build great user experiences. React Spectrum is a collection of libraries and tools that focus on adaptive, accessible and robust user experiences.  The project currently includes three libraries: React Spectrum, which is an implementation of Adobe’s design system React Aria, a library of … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Swift Service Lifecycle

The Swift programming language team has announced a new open-source Swift server ecosystem project. Swift Service Lifecycle is designed to free up resources before exiting an application. “Most services have startup and shutdown workflow-logic which is often sensitive to failure and hard to get right. Startup sequences include actions like initializing thread pools, running data … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Lumos

This week’s featured open-source project is Lumos, a Python library built to compare metrics between two datasets, accounting for population differences and invariant features. Lumos was open sourced this month by Microsoft. In a technical paper that shows the results from a real-world deployment of Lumos in Microsoft RTC applications , the Microsoft team wrote: … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: COVID notebooks

IBM wants to help developers and data scientists answer important COVID-19 questions. The company’s Center for Open-Source and AI Technologies (CODAIT) has announced COVID notebooks, a toolkit that enables users to make actionable plans based on the data.  “A near-constant flow of data from research studies, news outlets, social media, and health organizations make the … continue reading

Editor’s Blog: Value streams help developers create applications that matter

The effectiveness of software development teams has traditionally been measured by their output — how many lines of code did they write today? How many times was code deployed to production. In short, the measure was speed. The idea that they can move code has always been important. But today, organizations are starting to ask … continue reading

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