Get happy developers to do what you want

How do we influence the operation of a complex dynamical system like a team? How do we get a development team to function closer to our preferences, and still let people operate as self-determinate humans? In Dynamics in Action, author Alicia Juarrero describes complex systems such as people in terms of the constraints they operate … continue reading

Rookout brings agility to the software debugging process

Rookout has launched as a rapid debugging solution, and has secured $4.2 million in funding. With Rookout, developers can debug and understand issues in their code by collecting data on-demand, without needing to code, re-deploy, or restart their applications. Typically, the debugging process is complicated and lengthy, the company explained. It often involves writing additional … continue reading

An inside look at Java 10

Java 10 will be released this month with a focus on cloud and serverless computing, Oracle has announced. The release is the first since the company decided last year to go to a twice-yearly release schedule, with major updates occurring in March and September. “The move to a new release model has been met with … continue reading

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SD Times news digest: Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS, ZeroStack cloud program, and Loom’s AIOps platform

Dynamsoft announced an new SDK for iOS app developers to rapidly add document scanning capabilities. Built-in capabilities include automatic document border detection and artifact reductions. The SDK will allow users to take photos with an iPhone and capture the documents at desktop-scanner quality. “There’s no end to the possibilities of leveraging the iPhone as a … continue reading

Postman Pro free features available for small projects, developers

Small projects and individual developers now have access to API development tools with Postman free of charge, since the company’s latest version of the free Postman app will have limited-quantity access to many of the paid features of Postman Pro. Postman is a provider of an API development environment, and version 5.0 of its Postman … continue reading

Crisis mode: What developers should do when they discover an error

What’s the first thing emergency personnel ask a group of people to do in the midst of a crisis? Remain calm. For developers that discover an issue or exploit in their applications, staying calm and assessing the situation is definitely a good place to start, but determining the level of severity will really determine what … continue reading

Jewelbots coding for friendship, NodeSource releases Certified Modules, and CoreOS to donate to CNCF—SD Times news digest: March 16, 2017

Jewelbots, the first programmable friendship bracelet, which aims to get more girls into coding, announced some highly-requested updates to the technology, including the ability to code with friends. The friendship code is fully documented here. Users will have to add a new board to the Arduino IDE in order to get started. Another requested feature from … continue reading

Freeter frees developers from switching between tasks, projects

As a freelance web developer, Alex Kaul is constantly switching back and forth among code, mockups, browser tabs, and terminals, which is multiplied by the many projects he is working on at a given time. In order to simplify his workflow, he created an organizer app called Freeter (officially out of beta), letting other developers … continue reading

Android Auto access from smartphones, Sencha announces web application platform updates, and XebiaLabs DevOps solution hits version 6.0—SD Times news digest: Nov. 8, 2016

Google has announced that Android Auto is now available in every car as a way to give drivers an easy way to access information they need. According to a blog post by Gerhard Schobbe, product manager at Android Auto, 200 car models from more than 50 brands support Android Auto. Since older vehicle models are … continue reading

GitLab reveals shift in developer work style, holographic emulation available for Unity, and W3C’s recommendation for HTML 5.1—SD Times news digest: Nov. 2, 2016

GitLab’s latest global developer survey revealed a shift in developer work. Major findings from the survey, which addressed responses from 362 startup and enterprise CTOs, developers, and DevOps professionals, found that the latest development tools are a top priority for developers. According to the survey, 80% of developers want to work with the latest tools, … continue reading

SD Times Blog: ZeroMQ founder Pieter Hintjens dies

Pieter Hintjens, Belgian software developer and past president of the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII), gave much of his time and effort to the open-source community. He did so even up until the day he planned for his own death, which was today. Hintjens, who chose euthanasia today after dealing with terminal cancer, … continue reading

Automic Software introduces DevOps product portfolio to drive operational agility

Instead of approaching DevOps from the developer side, Automic Software is coming at digital transformations from the operations side. The company released its unified suite of business automation products today, Automic V12, and it wants to help enterprises increase operational agility without having to “rip and replace” its core business applications into the cloud. With … continue reading

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