Topic: gitlab

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Package Hunter

Recently GitLab open-sourced a tool that enables developers and security teams to detect malicious code in app dependencies. Package Hunter analyzes dependencies for both malicious code and other unexpected behavior.  It installs the dependencies in a sandbox environment and then reports any suspicious behavior to the developer who can then further examine them. According to … continue reading

DevOps education missing from many computer science degree programs

University student enrollment in computer science programs has been increasing over the years, but many of those programs focus heavily on the foundations of how to write code and not so much on some of what is needed once a developer enters the workforce, such as DevOps practices.  “I would say that most college graduates … continue reading

The potential of the DevOps fourth wave

A fourth wave of DevOps is expected to tie together earlier tools into a platform that covers every phase of the DevOps life cycle, according to Sid Sijbrandij, the co-founder and CEO of GitLab. Sibrandij, delivering the keynote address at the GitLab Commit Virtual conference, said the platform will bring together development, operations, and security … continue reading

GitLab 14 aims to do away with DIY DevOps toolchains

GitLab is moving forward to the next evolution of DevOps in the release of GitLab 14. According to the company, many DevOps teams use so-called “DIY DevOps” toolchains that are built with parts not designed to work together, leading to silos, lack of visibility, and maintenance challenges.  This latest iteration of the GitLab platform aims … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GCC updates its copyright assignment policy, AWS introduces global clusters to Amazon DocumentDB, and the Swan Lake beta release of Ballerina

The GCC Steering Committee updated its copyright assignment policy by relaxing the requirement to assign copyright to all changes to the Free Software Foundation (FSF). The project will still continue to exist under the GNU General Public License v3.0 and will now accept contributions with or without an FSF copyright assignment.  The change is consistent … continue reading

gitlab devops report

Report: DevOps offers faster releases, but security still a pain point

The COVID-19 pandemic has led teams to focus on embracing DevOps technologies such as Kubernetes, ML/AI and cloud computing, and as a result, 84% of developers say they’re releasing code faster than ever before.  That was one of the key findings in GitLab’s fifth annual DevSecOps survey, which this February asked 4,300 DevOps team members … continue reading

SD Times news digest: RubyMine 2021.1 released, ShiftLeft CORE, and GrammaTech CodeSonar update

JetBrians announced the latest release of its Ruby on Rails IDE. RubyMine 2021.1 now supports RBS and uses .rbs files in its code insight for improved code completion capabilities.  Users can also now connect RubyMine to the organization in Space where they can view and clone project repositories, review teammates’ code and write Space Automation … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sauce Labs acquires TestFairy, Git 2.31 released, and Jscrambler now integrates with GitLab

Sauce Labs announced that it acquired Test Fairy, a provider of an enterprise-grade mobile platform designed to help companies streamline their development processes.  According to Sauce Labs, the acquisition enhances its real-device cloud capabilities along with  its emulator/simulator offering with a developer-centric mobile testing solution to help developers deploy beta apps quickly and get real-user … continue reading

SD Times news digest: .NET Core 2.1 to end support August 21, 2021, Intel joins the DARPA DPRIVE program, and GrammaTech and GitLab team up on SAST

Microsoft announced that .NET Core 2.1 will reach end of support on August 21st, 2021, after which there will be no more updates and security fixes. The .NET Core cross platform and Mobile development workloads won’t be changed and the .NET Core 2.1 component remains as required because these workloads can’t be used without .NET … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Qualcomm’s first AR reference design, GitLab 13.9, and Sider’s new programming language support

Qualcomm has announced it’s first augmented reality reference design. The new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 AR Smart Viewer Reference Design aims to reduce commercialization time for OEMs to deliver high-quality immersive experiences.  According to the company, users get a 30% reduction in overall power consumption in the system, the 2D app framework provides a systems-level feature … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Project management provider Clubhouse raises $25 million, C3 AI Ex Machina, and GitLab’s new subscription model

The project management software provider Clubhouse has revealed a $25 million round of funding to help expand its efforts and advance its solutions, Forbes reports. The company’s collaborative project management software aims to streamline and refine existing workflows. Features include Story for tasks, chores, features and bugs; Epics and Milestones so team members can have … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Windows app development updates, GitLab 13.4, and the Auth0 Marketplace

Microsoft has announced new ways for Windows developers to build applications. The company announced it is working on a unified app platform that will enable developers to leverage new and existing code.  With Project Reunion, the company is working to unify access to Win32 and UWP APIs. “We will provide a common platform for new … continue reading

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