Topic: python

SD Times news digest: AsyncAPI joins Linux Foundation, LG closes mobile phone business, and Python 3.9.4 and 3.8.9

AsyncAPI is joining the Linux Foundation to make sure AsyncAPI stays neutral and is driven by those who are dedicated to the product. The project aims to unify all of the API specifications and to enable developers to use its tooling together with their existing OpenAPI, GraphQL, and gRPC definitions. Another goal is to enable … continue reading

PyTorch 1.8.1 comes with PyTorch Profiler

The latest version of the machine learning library PyTorch is now available. PyTorch 1.8.1 introduces the PyTorch Profiler, which is a tool for performance analysis and troubleshooting for large-scale deep learning models.  According to PyTorch’s team, there was a lack of available tools for such a task, and the tools that did exist missed out … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Visual Studio 2019 v16.9 and v16.10 Preview 1, Python 3.10.0a6 released, and .NET Upgrade Assistant preview

The new Visual Studio 2019 v16.9 preview 1 includes new features such as Address Sanitizer with C++, which is now generally available; C++ conformance, which allows destructors and new expressions to be ‘constexpr;’ and C++ Intellisense.  Visual Studio 2019 also now offers the ability to filter out redundant frames from the call stack when the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: MLH Fellowship, free Node.js training, and Python 3.9.2 and 3.8.8

GitHub has announced the MLH Fellowship is expanding to include American Express and Adobe to its summer 2021 program in which students will be able to use real tools and experience around how to collaborate remotely and globally while working along with experienced engineers.  The fellowship was created to fill in the lack of internships … continue reading

Google recommits to the Python ecosystem

Google has announced it is increasing its support for the Python Software Foundation (PSF). The company is now a Visionary Sponsor and will work to improve the language, ecosystem and community.  “Python is critically important to both Google Cloud and our customers. It serves as a popular runtime for many of our hosted services, from … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Smart Argument Suites

Earlier this week LinkedIn announced the open sourcing of Smart Argument Suite, a new Python tool designed to help users pass arguments through the command line interface and consume them in a “human-friendly” way. According to the company, while there are plenty of open source projects that offer CLI argument parsing, they don’t deal with … continue reading

Python named TIOBE’s programming language of 2020

Python has once again been named the TIOBE Index programming language of the year. This is the fourth time it has been declared the programming language of the year. TIOBE Index awards the programming language of the year to the language with the most popularity. Over the last year, Python has seen a 2.01% uptake … continue reading

Researchers detailed how a general-purpose network is required for interpreting code

Researchers at MIT found that reading code doesn’t activate the same parts of the brain as language processing, despite the similarities that the two tasks share such as learning new symbols and terms.  While it is more akin to the multiple demand network, which is often used for solving math problems or crossword puzzles, reading … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Python 3.9.1 released, Entity Developer 6.1, and Qt reaches major milestone

With the release of Python 3.9.1, Python now supports macOS 11.0 and Apple Silicon Macs. Additionally, the universal build variant universal2 has been added to natively support ARM64 and Intel 64. Binaries are now able to be built on current macOS versions and deployed on older versions. The new release after Apple’s announcement to ditch … continue reading

GitHub launches literate programming environment nbdev

GitHub has announced it is teaming up with fastai to develop a literate programming environment for Python, nbdev. Computer scientist Donald Knuth defined literate programming as a way of programming that allows developers to work in the order demanded by the logic and flow of their thoughts rather than an order dictated by the computer. … continue reading

SD Times news digest: WhiteSource launches new vulnerability-based alerts, Rocket Software’s free UniObjects for Python, and Let’s Encrypt warns about compatibility

WhiteSource announced new vulnerability-based alerts designed to speed up and simplify the vulnerability management process. It will provide developers with flexibility when managing alerts as well as providing a more granular view of the issues, according to the company. “The number of known security vulnerabilities has been rising exponentially over the past few years, and … continue reading

PyTorch 1.7 now available with new APIs, profiling, and benchmarking tools

The latest version of the open-source machine learning library PyTorch is now available. PyTorch 1.7 introduces new APIs, support for CUDA 11, updates to profiling and performance for RPC, TorchScript, and Stack tracers. New front end APIs include torch.fft, which is a module for implementing FFT-related functions; C++ support for nn.transformer module abstraction from the … continue reading

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