GitLab: 2018 is the year for open source and DevOps

DevOps and open source aren’t slowing down anytime soon, a newly released report revealed. GitLab released its 2018 Global Developer Survey on developers’ perception of their workplace, workflow, and tooling within IT organizations. The demand for DevOps continues to grow, even though there are still challenges created by outdated tools and company resistance to change. … continue reading

International Women’s Day highlights software’s shrinking gender gap

Gender diversity has long been a problem in the technology space, but a newly released report finds the industry is finally making strides to address this. HackerRank’s Women in Tech report found that women make up 53 percent of the graduates and junior developers entering the workforce. This is the highest number to date, according … continue reading

GitHub open sources Licensed for OSS license compliance

GitHub announced it is open sourcing its internal tool for automating the licensing process of building and maintaining open source products. The tool, Licensed, is designed to help engineers streamline one of the most complex and crucial parts associated with building open source projects: maintaining code functionality and compliance. Licensed points out potential problems with … continue reading

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A guide to API management tools

CA Technologies: CA Technologies helps customers create an agile business by modernizing application architectures with APIs and microservices. Its portfolio includes the industry’s most innovative solution for microservices, and provides the most trusted and complete capabilities across the API lifecycle for development, orchestration, security, management, monitoring, deployment, discovery and consumption.” Akana by Rogue Wave Software: … continue reading

What benefits does your company bring to API management?

David Chiu, director of API Management product marketing, CA Technologies The CA API Management and Microservices portfolio allows you to create, secure, deliver and manage the full lifecycle of APIs and microservices at tremendous scale, bringing startup agility to any enterprise and ensuring that your business is positioned to capitalize on new opportunities with a … continue reading

APIs keep businesses in the game

APIs are the basis of modern software development, according to Abhinav Asthana, founder and CEO of Postman. “APIs define how data and services are shared, updated and managed across millions of programs, apps and companies.” “API management refers to a portfolio of tools used to create, secure, monitor and govern the application programming interfaces (APIs) … continue reading

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More developers using the Go programming language at work, survey finds

Go has released the results of its 2017 user survey, indicating continued growth in the language. This year is the first time that more respondents replied that they program in Go at work more than outside of work, indicating that the language is being accepted by companies for software development. It is also important to … continue reading

OutSystems launches new AI Center of Excellence for app development

OutSystems has embarked on a new initiative to bring artificial intelligence and machine learning to software development. The company announced Project Turing, an initiative designed to explore how AI and ML can transform software development in the next decade. Project Turing is named after the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence, Alan Turing. … continue reading

Stride announces new ChatOps capabilities

Atlassian Stride is giving software development teams new communication tools to embedded into their daily workflows. The company announced new API capabilities designed to build and deploy custom ChatOps apps in Stride. Stride is Atlassian’s team communication solution that was first announced in September. “Every team communicates differently — each with its own quirks, needs, and tools … continue reading

The history behind Christine Peterson’s term ‘open source software’

Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of open-source software. More specifically, tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the term “open source.” The phrase was coined by Christine Peterson, the cofounder and past president of the nontech public interest group Foresight Institute. After 20 years, Peterson is revealing more insight into how the use of the term open-source … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google’s Android security efforts, Rook joins the CNCF and the SAFe Fellow Program

Google is giving more insight into on the way the company handled Android security in 2017. The company removed 700,000 apps that violated Google Play policies, which was 70 percent more than it removed in 2016. According to the company, it actually detected those violating apps faster than before, too. Additionally, 99 percent of apps … continue reading

Apache Kibble is now a Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation has announced that Apache Kibble is now a Top-Level Project. Apache Kibble is a reporting platform that collects, aggregates, analyzes, and visualizes activity in software projects and communities. It provides users with a detailed view of a project’s code, discussions, issues, and individuals. “We are passionate about solving hard problems, particularly … continue reading

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