Topic: 2021 year in review

2021 Year in Review: Microsoft

This year, Microsoft went all in on open-source and security and launched a plethora of new solutions aimed at bettering the lives of developers working remotely and on-premises.  Microsoft launched its flagship Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6. in November. .NET 6 is a follow-up to the notable .NET 5, which merged .NET Framework and … continue reading

2021 Year in Review: Testing

Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 has been a year of acceleration and enhancements in the technology industry. In the testing space, we have seen a strong pull towards testing automation and the overall modernization of the way software teams conduct tests. This year, financial services teams have felt this push towards automation and … continue reading

2021 Year in Review: DevOps

As the workplace we once knew changed over the past two years, so did the way DevOps teams worked.  While the initial goal of DevOps was to facilitate greater collaboration between developers and operations teams, a lot of recent focus has been on how DevOps teams can measure the value they are providing to the … continue reading

Year in Review 2021: Java

This year, there were two major releases of Java — Java 16 and Java 17. Java 17 is also a long-term support (LTS) release, the last of which was Java 11. The next LTS release of Java will be in 2023 with Java 21. This will change the LTS release cadence from three to two … continue reading

2021: An unsettled year

This year started out in much the same way 2020 ended — with people still uncertain about the future of work, whether or not their offices would reopen, and figuring out how to work from remote offices in their homes. To address these issues, we’ve seen huge growth in certain market segments — collaboration tools … continue reading

Low code solutions come of age

At the start of the year, we declared that 2021 would be the year of low code. It turned out to be a fairly accurate prediction.  Low code was used throughout the past two years by small businesses needing to quickly open online storefronts, companies needing to create tooling to support remote workers, and by … continue reading Protection Status