SD Times news digest: LoWPAN support for Android Things, JBoss EAP 7.1, and Xen Project Hypervisor 4.10

Google is releasing API support for configuring and managing Low-power Wireless Personal Area Network (LoWPAN) technology. This support will be available in the Android Things Developer Preview 6.1. LoWPAN technologies are designed for “peer-to-peer usage on constrained battery-powered devices,” according to the company. In addition, the preview will include networking support for the fault-tolerant, low-power … continue reading

State of JavaScript: The programming language is anything but boring

No matter how developers feel about JavaScript, one thing is for certain: the programming language keeps evolving year after year. JavaScript developers Raphaël Benitte, Sacha Greif and Michael Rambeau released the State of JavaScript 2017 report to get a complete picture of the programming language. “A few years back, a JavaScript survey would’ve been a … continue reading

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Microsoft previews Quantum Development Kit

Microsoft is helping to democratize quantum computing with the announcement of the Quantum Development Kit. The company first announced plans to develop a Quantum Development Kit in September at its Ignite conference. “Quantum computing takes a giant leap forward from today’s technology—one that will forever alter our economic, industrial, academic, and societal landscape. With the … continue reading

Industry Watch: Of serverless, backendless and codeless

Serverless technology is being called the next generation of the cloud. The first layer abstracted organizations from their physical servers. (Serverless, like cloud, of course, doesn’t literally mean ‘no server;’ it simply means not YOUR servers!) In its simplest terms, serverless is about developers writing code as a function, which the cloud provider then hosts … 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

3 areas where traditional APMs leave developers exposed

If you’re responsible for creating or managing a customer-facing application for your organization, you have a long list of things to worry about. A scenario like this may actually be at the top of the list: you’ve recently launched a new version of your application to the world, and customers start finding serious issues in … continue reading

Gartner’s guide to successful DevSecOps

In a recent survey conducted by Gartner, the organization found that the highest-ranked strategy for a successful DevOps approach was collaboration with information security. “In the past 12 months at Gartner, how to securely integrate security into DevOps — delivering DevSecOps — has been one of the fastest-growing areas of interest of clients, with more … continue reading

DevSecOps: Baking security into development

Software is the lifeblood of most businesses today. So, what happens if that software is unreliable or insecure? It seems like a no-brainer that the software being pushed out should be protected. But, as software is being developed and deployed at a rapid pace, an important aspect of the life cycle gets lost in the … continue reading

Amazon releases new IDE for cloud development

Amazon has announced AWS Cloud9, a new integrated development environment for writing, running, and debugging code from within a web browser. It is designed to make collaborative cloud development easy with features like pair programming and chat. “One of the first things you learn when you start programming is that, just like any craftsperson, your … continue reading

Google announces Android Things Developer Preview 6

Google is updating its Android-based embedded operating system with new features and bug fixes. The company released Android Things Developer Preview 6. “Android Things is Google’s platform that enables Android Developers to create Internet of Things (IoT) devices with support for powerful applications such as video and audio processing and on-board machine learning with TensorFlow,” … 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

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