Topic: open source

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Astro

Astro is a web framework for building fast and content-focused websites that has gained many new features since its original beta announcement in April.   The latest release, 1.0, was released earlier this week. It includes new <Image /> and <Picture /> components, MDX support with standard syntax for mixing UI components in Markdown, server output … continue reading

GitHub Projects is now generally available

GitHub announced the general availability of the new Projects powered by GitHub Issues. The new version connects planning directly to the work that teams are doing on GitHub.  “The new GitHub Projects connects your planning directly to the work your teams are doing in GitHub and flexibly adapts to whatever your team needs at any … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Gerrit

Gerrit, an open-source project from Google, is a highly extensible and configurable tool for web-based code review and repository management for all projects that utilize the Git version control system. It works to enable teams to discuss code, serve Git as an integrated experience within the larger code review flow, and manage workflows with integrated … continue reading

Combining Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and Software Composition Analysis (SCA) Tools

When creating, testing, and deploying software, many development companies now use proprietary software and open source software (OSS).    Proprietary software, also known as closed-source or non-free software, includes applications for which the publisher or another person reserves licensing rights to modify, use, or share modifications. Examples include Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Photoshop, macOS, Microsoft … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cloudscape

Amazon announced it is open sourcing the Cloudscape Design System, which is a solution for building web applications.  Cloudscape consists of a set of guidelines to create web applications, along with the design resources and front-end components to streamline implementation. AWS created it in 2016 to improve the user experience across AWS web applications and … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Salus

This week, Microsoft announced Salus, an open-source software bill of materials (SBOM) tool, following the Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity which made SBOMs a key requirement.  The tool generates SBOMs across Windows, Linux, and Mac, and uses the standard Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX) format. Salus can be integrated into build workflows and … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Appsmith

Appsmith, the open-source low code software that helps developers build internal tools announced that it has raised $41 million in Series B funding. With Appsmith, software engineers can build internal and CRUD (create, read, update and delete) type applications quickly.  Software engineers can build user interfaces with pre-built components and code business logic by connecting … continue reading

CodeSee introduces Open Source Hub

CodeSee, the code visibility platform that detects, visualizes, and automates code understanding for a maintainable, resilient codebase,  today announced the launch of Open Source Hub (OSH). OSH offers developers of all skill levels a place to learn, contribute, explore, and connect through open-source communities globally.  According to the company, rather than being a community dedicated … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Budibase

Budibase is an open-source low-code platform for building, designing, and automating business apps such as admin panels, forms, internal tools, client portals, and more. The tool was built to help developers who had to take up to three weeks to build CRUD apps.  The project has a built-in database, External Data Sources, a design GUI, … continue reading

How Capital One is strengthening the software supply chain

As we see an increase in use of open source software, a well-managed supply chain and secure software delivery pipelines are critical for business success, according to Nureen D’Souza, leader of Capital One’s Open-Source Program Office and speaker at cdCon 2022. “It’s important to implement a company-wide culture with security ingrained that allows developers to … continue reading

The Open Source Software Security Mobilization Plan: A new hope for developer-driven security

Those who know me understand that I try to find some positivity in every moment. However, it has to be said that the past few years of escalating cybersecurity incidents have made it quite difficult to find the silver lining.  Just glancing at some of the data-driven insights into our growing predicament reveals something of … continue reading

Lack of automation leaves companies vulnerable to attacks like Log4Shell and Spring4Shell

Sonatype found that nearly 70% of dependency management decisions are suboptimal in a study that evaluated 100,000 production applications and 4,000,000 open-source component migrations.  A large part of this is due to lack of security automation, explained Ax Sharma, senior security researcher, and advocate at Sonatype, in a webinar called “The Impact of Zero-Day Attacks … continue reading

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