Topic: open source

OpenSSF shares progress for its Alpha-Omega project in 2023

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) released the annual report for its Alpha-Omega project, an initiative that focuses on identifying and remedying vulnerabilities within source code to create a safer digital environment.  According to OpenSSF, the Alpha-Omega project has become a pivotal player in enhancing the security infrastructure of open-source software, reflecting a proactive approach … continue reading

Kong introduces new collection of AI plugins in Kong Gateway 3.6

Kong recently unveiled a collection of six open-source AI plugins for Kong Gateway 3.6. The plugins offer integration with multiple LLMs and significantly advance AI technology accessibility for developers and platform teams. According to Kong, the goal of this release is to enhance developer productivity by simplifying the integration process of LLMs into various products. … continue reading

Holepunch launches Pear Runtime, an open-source peer-to-peer app development platform

Pear Runtime, an open-source peer-to-peer (P2P) app development platform, has been launched by Holepunch, a P2P company backed by Tether.  This platform is set to redefine app development by offering a secure, efficient, scalable, and cost-effective solution for developers. With Pear Runtime, developers can create unlimited applications leveraging robust open-source P2P infrastructure, ensuring that they … continue reading

GitHub Accelerator applications now open for AI-focused open-source projects

GitHub has just opened up a new cohort for GitHub Accelerator, which is a program that provides funding and support for selected open-source projects. The theme of this cohort will be AI in open-source.  “AI is rapidly changing the way we work and live, and open source collaboration is at the core of AI innovation,” … continue reading

Ibis 8.0 lets data teams write code once across different engines

Voltron Data has announced the release of Ibis 8.0, an update to its popular Python dataframe API, which has been downloaded over 10 million times. Ibis enables developers to run code across various data platforms by choosing the most suitable query engine for specific tasks.  The latest version introduces the first dedicated streaming backends for … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: ClimateTriage

ClimateTriage is a specialized platform aimed at connecting developers with open technologies that aim to manage and stabilize our natural resources. This platform, built on a statically exported Next.js framework, aims to streamline the process for developers to find and join impactful sustainability projects. The collaboration between the Open Sustainable Technology community and the … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Astro

Astro is a web framework designed for creating content-driven websites. It’s recognized for powering some of the fastest websites on the internet, including a range of applications from client-side web apps to dynamic API endpoints. The framework offers versatility and is capable of handling various types of web development needs. The framework boasts a next-generation … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Storybook

The Storybook Ecosystem CI is a system designed to protect users from issues arising from package upgrades. Storybook, a popular UI development tool, operates in a rapidly evolving front-end ecosystem, making compatibility with various frameworks, libraries, and configurations a significant challenge.  To address this, Storybook Ecosystem CI continuously tests a wide range of configurations, providing … continue reading

Bugcrowd announces rating taxonomy for LLMs

Bugcrowd has announced updates to its Vulnerability Rating Taxonomy (VRT), which categorizes and prioritizes crowdsourced vulnerabilities.  The new update specifically addresses vulnerabilities in Large Language Models (LLMs) for the first time. The VRT is an open-source initiative aiming to standardize how suspected vulnerabilities reported by hackers are classified.  “This new release of VRT not only … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: ScreenLink

ScreenLink works as an open-source alternative to the screen capture tool, Loom, and it enables users to create and share screen recording demos for customers, support teams, and more in minutes. Users can easily create tutorials and presentations through screen recording, and they can record from their camera and microphone alongside their screen for more … continue reading

Microsoft open sources Terminal Chat to enable community collaboration on AI chat feature

Microsoft announced that it is open-sourcing Terminal Chat and invites developers from the open-source community to engage with and contribute to the development of AI within a terminal application. This move aligns with the team’s desire to let users and developers shape the future of AI in the Windows Terminal, fostering a collaborative environment for … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Amper

JetBrains has been experimenting with ways to improve the development experience for developers, focusing on both project definition and tooling support. One of these projects, called Amper, is now being shared publicly for feedback.  Amper is designed as a tool to enhance the user experience of project configuration, particularly focused on aspects like building, packaging, … continue reading Protection Status