Topic: python

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Mojo

Mojo is a programming language designed to combine the performance of C and the usability of Python, for the purposes of AI related initiatives and tasks, which require a high-performance system.  Last week, the company behind Mojo, Modular, announced that it would be open-sourcing the core modules of the language using the Apache 2 license.  … 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

Ngrok releases new SDK for implementing ingress in Python applications

The ingress platform ngrok has announced the release of ngrok-python, which is an SDK that enables developers to implement ingress in their Python applications.  This allows Python developers to serve their apps through ngrok’s network without much configuration.  The SDK creates a secure, persistent connection to ngrok’s ingress-as-a-service platform, and then ngrok transmits the application’s … continue reading

What makes WebAssembly special? The Component Model

WebAssembly (Wasm) began its journey in the web browser. However, it has since expanded, becoming a sought-after technology for server-side environments, Internet of Things (IoT) systems, and synchronous plugins. With this kind of horizontal expansion, even reaching into multi-tenanted cloud environments, it is clear that Wasm has some desirable attributes. One additional innovation, on the … continue reading

Python 3.12.0 introduces flexible f-string parsing and support for the buffer protocol

Earlier today the Python release team announced that the newest major release of the language, Python 3.12.0, is now available. It includes many new features, such as flexible f-string parsing, support for the buffer protocol, a new debugging and profiling API, and more.  F-strings can now include any valid Python expression in their components. According … continue reading

Qualys announces new first-party software risk management solution

Qualys is now allowing AppSec teams to leverage their risk management platform to assess, prioritize, and address the risks associated with first-party software and its embedded open-source components. In the digital transformation era, organizations develop their own software to run their businesses. However, first-party software often lacks the same level of disciplined vulnerability and configuration … continue reading

LEADTOOLS Version 22 adds support for Python

LEAD Technology, which is a company that provides various toolkits for developers, has announced the release of LEADTOOLS Version 22. The latest release adds full support for Python, allowing Python developers to use LEADTOOLS libraries such as Recognition, Document, Multimedia, and Imaging.  These provide access to technologies like imaging processing, OCR, barcode recognition, and forms … continue reading

Ably Releases New Python SDK to Enable Realtime Functionality

LONDON — July 11, 2023 — Ably, a Realtime Experience Infrastructure provider, today announced the release of a new Python Realtime SDK component that enables developers to integrate realtime functionality into their Python-based services, such as channel subscription and authentication via tokens. Many developers today build server-based applications with Python, using REST functionality to publish data. While … continue reading

Google will soon add AI features to Colab

Google will be making some AI enhancements to its Colab offering, which is a browser-based tool for writing and executing Python code, that is often used by beginners to learn how to code without needing to set up a coding environment. The tool will soon incorporate AI coding features such as code completion, the ability … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Frappe

Frappe is a low-code full stack, batteries-included, web framework written in Python and JavaScript, using MariaDB as its database. It is designed to reduce the amount of time developers spend writing code. Frappe makes defining DocTypes easier without the need for code to be used everywhere, since everything in Frappe is a DocType. The framework … continue reading

How Capital One Uses Python to Power Serverless Applications

Cultivating a loyal customer base by providing innovative solutions and an exceptional experience should be the goal of any company, regardless of industry.  This is one of the main reasons why Capital One uses Python to power a large number of serverless applications, giving developers a better experience as they deliver business value to customers. … continue reading

PyTorch 2.0 introduces accelerated Transformer API to democratize ML

The PyTorch team has officially released PyTorch 2.0, which was first previewed back in December 2022 at the PyTorch Conference.  PyTorch is a Linux Foundation machine learning framework that was originally developed by Meta.  This release includes a high-performance implementation of the Transformer API. It supports more use cases now, such as models using Cross-Attention, … continue reading

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