Topic: github

SD Times news digest: GitHub introduces CodeSearchNet challenge, CodeStream 3.0 released, and Rust 1.38

GitHub introduced a CodeNetSearch challenge to expand its evaluation dataset and include more languages, queries and annotations in the future.  GitHub said it is anticipating other use cases for the dataset beyond code search and are presenting code search as one possible task that leverages learned representations of natural language and code.  The company also … continue reading

Code analysis tool Semmle joins GitHub

The code analysis platform provider Semmle wants to expand its reach with the announcement that it is joining GitHub. Together, the companies will work on addressing a big issue in open-source software: security.  RELATED CONTENT: Going to school on open-source security “Software security is a community effort; no single company can find every vulnerability or … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitLab announces $278 million round of funding, GitHub Enterprise Cloud free for 14 days, and Inko 0.5

GitLab announced that it acquired $268 million in Series E funding, bringing the total valuation of the DevOps platform to over $2.75 billion. The company plans to go public next year.  GitLab also plans on adding key features in monitoring, planning and security to further develop its platform as well as expanding its workforce.  “To … continue reading

The trouble with Perl 6

The GitHub community has been divided over the programming language Perl. The issue is that “‘Perl’ in the name ‘Perl 6’ is confusing and irritating.”  According to the Perl team, the Perl community is “split between those who view Perl 6 as sister language to Perl 5 and those who view it as a successor … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Amazon Forecast now available, GitHub supports WebAuthn for security keys, and Qt for MCUs

AWS announced the general availability of Amazon Forecast, which enables developers to build applications with the same machine learning technology used by Amazon.com for forecasting business conditions.  According to the company, Amazon Forecast automatically discovers how variables such as product features, seasonality and store locations affect each other and can make predictions that are up … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Julia programming language survey, Google Live Transcribe, and GitHub’s token scanning solution

The developers of the Julia programming language conducted its first user and developer survey to find out what users like and dislike about the language. According to the survey, speed and performance were ranked as the most popular technical features in Julia.  The survey also showed that most users and developers use Julia for research … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitHub acquires Pull Panda, Cloudflare introduces advanced cryptographic library, and Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

GitHub acquired Pull Panda to help teams create more efficient and effective code review workflows on GitHub. The financial terms were not revealed by the companies.  According to the company, Pull Panda advances code reviews through Pull Reminders,which sends a notification through Slack when a collaborator needs review; Pull Analytics, which offers real-time insight into … continue reading

Industry Watch: Of open source, data breaches and speed

When IBM CEO Ginni Rometty joined Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst on stage at last month’s Red Hat Summit to declare that IBM would leave Red Hat alone after its acquisition, cheers went up from the developers in the keynote audience. Their fear, of course, was that IBM would somehow change Red Hat and move … continue reading

Open-source developers can now get sponsored through GitHub

Code-hosting services and startups have been experimenting with different ways to get open-source users to pay open-source developers for creating valuable code. While funding services such as Patreon and Tidelift have been around with their own models, the largest open code hosting service GitHub is now on board with the beta announcement of GitHub Sponsors. … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitHub Package Registry available as limited beta, Qlik partners with Data Literacy and announces new features, Confluent enhances Confluent Cloud

GitHub released the limited beta of GitHub Package Registry, a package management service that makes it easy to publish public or private packages next to your source code. Pricing details will be announced soon. The service is fully integrated with GitHub and it provides fast, reliable downloads backed by GitHub’s global CDN. It also supports … continue reading

Apache Software Foundation announces GitHub integration

Today, the largest open source foundation, with over 350 open-source projects and 200 million lines of code, has joined forces with GitHub. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has been talking about integrating with GitHub since 2016, and now it has successfully completed the migration of its Git service to GitHub. “We’re proud to have such … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitHub releases Atom 1.37 beta, Mendix announces integration with SAP HANA, and Talend releases Pipeline Designer

GitHub has released a beta version 1.37 of its text editor, Atom. Now, users can view comments from code reviews in a dock next to the editor, improving the pull request review experience. The dock provides easy navigation between comments and code or text and a progress bar shows how many unresolved comments remain, GitHub … continue reading

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