Topic: open source

OpenAI .NET library – SD Times Open Source Project of the Week

Microsoft has announced that OpenAI has created an official library for .NET for the OpenAI API. It includes full support for the OpenAI API, including Assistants v2 and Chat Completions, as well as the latest model, GPT-4o.  With the release of this library, developers will now be able to build their own libraries on top … continue reading

Open Source Initiative is close to coming up with a definition for Open Source AI

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is on a mission to define “Open Source AI.” It wants to be able to provide a framework that can be used to determine if an AI system is open source or not, as there is not currently a framework for doing so, the OSI explained.  According to OSI, having … continue reading

OpenText releases new browser extension that verifies if open source libraries meet company security policies

OpenText is releasing a new solution, Open Source Select, designed to help developers find open source libraries that comply with their organization’s security policy.  Developers can search for open source libraries and will be shown only the results that they can actually use. According to OpenText, this helps cut down on the time spent looking … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Quill

Quill is an open-source rich text WYSIWYG editor designed to be customizable by the user. It uses a modular architecture to allow the editor’s behavior and functionality to be changed. It officially supports a number of modules that can be added, including Toolbar, Keyboard, History, Clipboard, and Syntax. Each module also has additional configuration options … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: STORM

STORM is an open-source project that can research and develop a full report of a topic, complete with sources. It originated from a paper out of Stanford.  According to the Stanford researchers, there is a disconnect online between “the vast amounts of accessible information and what an individual can realistically assimilate.” They explained that while … continue reading

OpenSSF, CISA, and DHS collaborate on new open-source project for creating SBOMs

A number of security-focused groups have announced they are teaming up on a new open-source project to help secure software supply chains: Protobom. The project was created jointly by the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T).  Protobom allows … continue reading

Open source in 2024: Tackling challenges related to security, AI, and long-term sustainability

The first piece of open source code was published just over 70 years ago, and now open-source software finds itself in almost every application that exists today.  A 2024 report from Synopsys found that the average application has over 500 open source components in it, and most recent industry reports show that over 95% of … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Guac

The Graph for Understanding Artifact Composition (GUAC) is a project dedicated to enhancing the security of software supply chains that has recently become an incubating project under the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF).  This collaborative effort, initiated by Kusari, Google, and Purdue University, is designed to manage dependencies and offer actionable insights into the security … continue reading

CISA concludes two-day summit on open source security with three action items

This week the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) held a two day summit with open source software (OSS) leaders, intending to continue its work advancing security of OSS.  Over the course of the Open Source Software (OSS) Security Summit, CISA laid out three key actions that it will be taking. First, it will work … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenHouse

LinkedIn has announced it is open sourcing its control plane for managing tables in data lakehouse deployments. The tool, called OpenHouse, has been in use at LinkedIn for the past year. The company has 3,500 OpenHouse tables in production currently.  It was designed to offer self-service management of tables in open data lakehouses. According to … continue reading

Android Studio Iguana features better insights for debugging Android apps

Android announced the release of the latest version of Android Studio, with new features aimed at improving the app development workflow. Among its notable features in Android Studio Iguana is the integration of the version control system within App Quality Insights, which is designed to streamline the development process by providing more detailed insights into … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: FastUI

FastUI enables developers to create user interfaces through declarative Python code. This framework is particularly beneficial for Python developers, as it allows them to build responsive web applications with React without needing to write JavaScript or interact with npm. It offers frontend developers the advantage of focusing on crafting reusable components, eliminating the need to … continue reading

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