Topic: software development

Google to transfer developers to Federated Credential Management API in April for cookie-free user authentication

Continuing on its plan of phasing out third-party cookies from Chrome this year, Google has announced that in a couple of months it will be using the Federated Credential Management (FedCM) API as a cookie-free alternative to signing in using Google Identity Services (GIS). GIS allows users to sign into apps or websites using their … 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

OpenText updates security auditing tool to help developers navigate increasingly complex threat landscape

OpenText has unveiled the second generation of its advanced application security auditing tool, Fortify Audit Assistant. This announcement was made in anticipation of the inaugural OpenText Security Summit 2024 scheduled for February 6.  The technology is designed to meet the challenges faced by today’s developers, who are navigating an increasingly complex threat landscape in multi-cloud … 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

pgEdge Cloud Developer Edition open preview brings benefits of distributed PostgreSQL to developers

pgEdge, a provider of a distributed Postgres database system, announced the release of pgEdge Cloud Developer Edition in open preview. This edition for developers offers rapid setup and a generous free tier for evaluations and small projects.  pgEdge Cloud Developer Edition offers a fully managed, serverless distributed Postgres database that’s user-friendly for developers. It allows … continue reading

How GenAI and Low-Code are Turbo-Charging Software Development

When low-code platforms first burst onto the scene, many considered them game-changers. The ability to rely less on traditional programmers, despite limited coding knowledge, promised a democratizing revolution in software, even if questions of governance at scale, security, and long-term maintenance were not yet fully resolved. But as businesses grew and innovated, many companies still … continue reading

Microsoft announces Copilot Pro to bring the most advanced features through subscription

Microsoft announced Copilot Pro as a new subscription service that offers an upgrade for individual users seeking advanced AI capabilities.  This service is tailored for power users and creators, offering a heightened level of service that leverages the latest advancements in AI technology, according to the company in a blog post.  Copilot Pro brings a … 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

Android Studio Hedgehog is stable and includes new features for developer productivity

The Android development team has announced the latest stable release of its IDE for building Android apps, Android Studio. This update aims to enhance app performance and battery life, facilitate easier application upgrades to the latest Android version, and speed up development using Jetpack Compose. The release, known as Android Studio Hedgehog, is designed to … continue reading

JetBrains reveals its 2024 development roadmap for Kotlin Multiplatform

JetBrains is officially gearing up for new developments in its Kotlin Multiplatform tool next year, after having announced its first stable release a few weeks ago. The company just released its development roadmap for the tool for 2024.  “We’re dedicated to making Compose Multiplatform a framework that allows creating beautiful and performant applications that look … 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

Truebit Announces New Verified Computing Platform for Developers to Build Decentralized Applications Without the Constraints of Blockchains

Chicago, Illinois. – November 6, 2023 – Today Truebit announced a new verified computing platform specializing in enhancing functionality and interoperability of Web3 enterprise applications, extending capabilities beyond traditional blockchains. Truebit’s integration framework allows developers to read and write code to any API, deploy applications iteratively and quickly, optimize workflow, as well as improve security, data integrity and … continue reading

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