Topic: git

SD Times news digest: Microsoft and LinkedIn launch new initiative to reskill workers, Compuware announces new features to automate shift-left testing, Git client Tower 5 for Mac

Microsoft and LinkedIn have launched an initiative to bring digital skills to 25 million people by the end of year.  The initiative will focus on the use of data to identify in-demand jobs and the skills needed to fill them. It will provide free access to learning paths and content, as well as low-cost certifications.  … continue reading

Git celebrates 15th anniversary

It has been 15 years since the distributed version control system Git was released. Linus Torvalds, known for developing the Linux kernel, first released Git on April 7, 2005.  Today, it is “arguably the world’s most powerful distributed control system,” according to GitLab. “In the 21st century, software excellence is the new operational excellence, making … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Git 2.26.0 released, Apache updates, and IIC’s software trustworthiness best practices

The latest version of Git is now available. In Git 2.26.0, protocol version 2 – which starts with the client request and provides a way for the client to tell the server which references it’s interested in – is now the default.  The new release also includes new config options form a few different files: … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Visa acquires API startup Plaid, Git 2.25, and Nintex’s RPA capabilities

Visa announced it will acquire Plaid, a technology layer for financial services that enables connections with users’ bank accounts, for $5.3 billion.  “Consumers now rely on fintech services in so many ways: to pay their bills, to send money to friends, to grow their savings, to manage their student loans, and to create budgets they … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Magit

Magit is designed as an interface to the version control system Git, implemented as an Emacs package. According to the team, while it is not a “complete Git porcelain,” it is complete enough to allow Git users to perform daily version control tasks directly from Emacs.  “A major advantage Magit has over Git on the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: SmartBear launches CucumberStudio, API Fortress offers unlimited API monitoring, and Google’s ARCore Depth API

SmartBear released a new behavior-driven development (BDD) solution CucumberStudio. It is designed to bridge the gaps between business, development and testing through Git integration and living documentation.  According to the company, CucumberStudio merges Cucumber with HipTest, which SmartBear acquired in 2018, representing an investment in a solution that supports all aspects of behavior-driven development (BDD). … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Gitea

This week’s featured open-source project gives developers “Git with a cup of tea.” Gitea is a self-hosted Git service. “The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest, and most painless way of setting up a self-hosted Git service. Using Go, this can be done with an independent binary distribution across all platforms which … continue reading

SD Times news digest: New Relic acquires IOpipe, Git 2.24 released, and first public release of C++/CLI support for .NET Core 3.1

New Relic acquired technology and team members from IOpipe as part of its investment in serverless technologies.  IOpipe aims to help developers build and run serverless applications faster. It provides visibility into AWS Lambda by providing detailed, hard-cardinality data to troubleshoot workloads. The company has put together a migration guide for developers currently using its … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Git 2.21, Android’s FIDO2 certification, and ASF’s Apache Beam contributors

Git 2.21 has been released. According to the team, this release features contributions from over 60 developers. New features include human-readable dates, the ability to detect case-insensitive path collisions, and performance improvements to multi-pack indexes, delta islands, and delta reuse with bitmaps. The FIDO Alliance grants Android with a FIDO2 certification The FIDO Alliance has … continue reading

GitLab premium services now free for educational and open-source projects

Following a major boost in activity this past weekend spurred on by Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub and Apple’s announcement of XCode integration for GitLab, GitLab has announced that its two most robust project management offerings, GitLab Ultimate and GitLab Gold, are now free for educational institutions and open source projects. Though GitLab was asked about … continue reading

Git discloses and patches security vulnerability

Git has disclosed a security vulnerability that allows for arbitrary code execution in malicious repositories, Microsoft reports. The vulnerability, CVE 2018-11235, was addressed and fixed in Git 2.17.1 and Git for Windows 2.17.1 (2), which were both released today. In addition, the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) team has blocked malicious repositories from being pushed … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Git 2.17, Android app excellence and Visual Studio 1.22

The open source Git project has announced the release of Git 2.17.0. Updates include bug fixes from previous versions, and new features such as coloring moved code, speeding up status with watchman, and finding objects in history. The new color moved options is designed to group moved lines of code so developers can easily identify … continue reading

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