Topic: application development

Node-RED 1.0 now available

The open-source low-code programming tool Node-RED reached a milestone this week as it announced its 1.0 release. Node-RED was originally developed by IBM and open sourced six years ago. It is designed for event-driven applications and features flow-based programming to visualize how messages flow throughout an application.  “Node-RED embodies a ‘low code’ style of application … continue reading

Progress announces milestone release of its app development platform OpenEdge

Progress its announcing a three-fold throughput performance improvement with the latest release of its application development platform. According to the company, Progress OpenEdge 12 features a 200 percent improvement in database throughput performance, responsiveness and scalability. In addition, the release comes with new advanced features and functionality to give modern apps always-on availability and enhanced … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp, Amazon Machine Learning University, Apache Samza 1.0

Apple is launching a new application development program specifically for app-driven businesses owned or led by women. The Entrepreneur Camp will provide an intensive technology lab, specialized support and ongoing mentoring, the company explained. “Apple is committed to helping more women assume leadership roles across the tech sector and beyond,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. … continue reading

Analyst View: Scope, silos stifle software innovation

Software innovation can be constrained by scope limitations, and the barriers created by artificial silos in existing systems and organizations. But help is at hand. This article looks at two very different approaches — the application of systems engineering, and customer-centric thinking. Legacy sets limits In the early days of a software development project, there … continue reading

Microsoft remains committed to Git

Microsoft made a lot of contributions to Git in 2017. Now that the year is over, the company is taking time to reflect on some of those contributions. Early last year, the company announced the Git Virtual File System (GVFS), an open source system designed to operate Git at enterprise-scale. It was a part of … continue reading

Angular 5.2 is now available

Angular 5.2.0 was released yesterday. It is a minor release that adds new features such as improved type checking for templates, support for TypeScript 2.6, and improved router parameters and data inheritance. According to the company, it is meant to be a drop-in replacement for Angular 5.1 and contains many bug fixes. It adds a … continue reading

The importance of OAuth 2.0

“There’s an app for that,” but not all apps are created equal. Users expect there to be an endless amount of applications to make their lives easier, but they forget to take into account what kind of security measures those applications provide. In addition, these applications and services often connect to other applications and services, … continue reading

Report: Developers aren’t to blame for security issues

The idea that developers don’t care about application security is a myth. A recently released report found that not only do developers take application security seriously, they take the time to find and fix vulnerabilities in their applications. “Developers want to create great code, and to them that also means code that won’t get their … continue reading

LightStep emerges from stealth with a new APM solution

A new company believes it can redefine application performance management, and help enterprises adopt microservices. LightStep emerged from stealth this month with the performance management solution LightStep [x]PM. “I have seen software development change rapidly in the last decade, and I believe we are entering a new era,” said Ben Sigelman, co-founder and CEO at … continue reading

Oracle announces developer platform updates at OpenWorld conference

Oracle today revealed updates to its application development tooling as well as its vision for an autonomous database cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2017 and JavaOne in San Francisco. The company announced three key new pieces to its Oracle Container Native App Dev Platform: a managed Kubernetes service, a new continuous integration and delivery service and … continue reading

NGINX

NGINX releases application platform with new application server, centralized management tools

NGINX is transforming its offerings into a one-stop application development and delivery platform, so teams can build or modernize applications with a collection of DevOps tools and best practices. Today, NGINX launched its new NGINX Application Platform, a suite of products which together, form a solution made up of application delivery, an application server, and policy-driven … continue reading

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Bugcrowd’s secret $250K bug bounty, Kony AppPlatform V8, and Git v2.14 — SD Times news digest: August 8, 2017

Bugcrowd is launching a bug bounty program for a secret customer, and the reward is the highest payout on the market today, in line with Microsoft’s recently increased max bug bounty payout of $250,000. The payout for this secret customer is $250,000, and according to the CEO of Bugcrowd, Casey Ellis, “High rewards like this … continue reading

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