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11 top productivity tips for Microsoft Edge

April 18, 2024

Via: Computerworld

We live and work in browsers. It’s where we spend most of our time — and it’s where we waste most of our time as well. Web browsing is slow, inefficient, and full of time-sapping annoyances. But it needn’t be […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to upstream code to open source projects

April 18, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Code commonly flows downstream, from an open-source project into an organization’s own products. Upstreaming is the process of reversing that flow—contributing code back to an open-source project. The value proposition of upstreaming includes harnessing the strength of an open-source community […]


Software Category, System Software

Shadow API Detection for Google Cloud Environments in Preview

April 16, 2024

Via: InfoQ

During Google Cloud Next, Google announced the preview release of shadow API detection in Advanced API Security, part of the Apigee API Management solution. This managed API Broker service in the Google Cloud allows users to design, secure, deploy, monitor, […]


Software Category, System Software

Framework’s software and firmware have been a mess, but it’s working on them

April 15, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Since Framework showed off its first prototypes in February 2021, we’ve generally been fans of the company’s modular, repairable, upgradeable laptops. Not that the company’s hardware releases to date have been perfect—each Framework Laptop 13 model has had quirks and […]


Application Software, Software Category

What everyone’s getting wrong about Google’s Chrome incognito saga

April 10, 2024

Via: Computerworld

If you’ve spent much time wading around this warbly ol’ web of ours lately, you might be feeling a teensy sense of unease over your internet browsing history. The reason, in case you’ve been living under a metaphorical boulder for […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to test large language models

April 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

There’s significant buzz and excitement around using AI copilots to reduce manual work, improving software developer productivity with code generators, and innovating with generative AI. The business opportunities are driving many development teams to build knowledge bases with vector databases […]


Development Software, Software Category

The Impact of Testing in Software Teams

April 4, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Communicating quality gaps, holding space for good testing, and writing automation are some of the ways that testers contribute to software teams. According to Maaret Pyhäjärvi, we need to think about testing, not testers. Collaboration and having conversations between team […]


Development Software, Software Category

Visual Studio Code: Unity Extension Is Now Generally Available

April 3, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Last month, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Unity extension for Visual Studio Code. This extension, built upon the C# Dev Kit and C# extensions, offers a toolkit tailored for Unity development within Visual Studio Code, accessible on Windows, […]


Operating systems, Software Category, Software Security, Windows

Microsoft reveals how much Windows 10 Extended Security Updates will cost

April 3, 2024

Via: TechSpot

In an official blog post, Microsoft announced that organizations will have three options to extend update support for Windows 10: the traditional 5-by-5 activation, Windows 365 subscription-based activation, and cloud-based activation. The first option will be available for $61 per device […]


Application Software, Software Category

Adding a Natural Language Interface to Your Application

April 2, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Early in 2023 ChatGPT took the world by storm. There has been a mixture of fear and excitement about what this technology can and can’t do. Personally I was amazed by it and I continue to use ChatGPT almost every […]


Development Software, Software Category

Avoiding the dangers of AI-generated code

April 2, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

2023 has been a breakout year for developers and generative AI. GitHub Copilot graduated from its technical preview stage in June 2022, and OpenAI released ChatGPT in November 2022. Just 18 months later, according to a survey by Sourcegraph, 95% […]


Application Software

Microsoft splits up the Teams and Office apps worldwide, following EU split

April 1, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Months after unbundling the apps in the European Union, Microsoft is taking the Office and Teams breakup worldwide. Reuters reports that Microsoft will begin selling Teams and the other Microsoft 365 apps to new commercial customers as separate products with […]


Software Category, System Software

The dawn of eco-friendly systems development

March 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In December 2023, delegates from almost 200 countries met in Dubai for the UN’s climate-change conference, COP28, to discuss the pressing need to reduce emissions, as reported by IEEE in this article.According to the website sustainability scoring tool Ecograder, and […]


Development Software, Software Category

Dagger Enables Developer Functions for CI/CD and Opens the Daggerverse

March 27, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The open-source Dagger project, which aims to be “CI/CD as code that runs anywhere,” recently released version 0.10. This release introduces custom Dagger Functions, a feature that simplifies CI scripts while expanding possibilities for developers seeking cleaner, more efficient pipelines. […]


Software Category, System Software

New software enables blind and low-vision users to create interactive, accessible charts

March 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A growing number of tools enable users to make online data representations, like charts, that are accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. However, most tools require an existing visual chart that can then be converted into […]


Application Software, Software Category

The Ultimate Guide to Selecting the Best Video Editing Software

March 26, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Lights, camera, action! If you’re looking to take your video editing skills to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. In this ultimate guide, we’ll break down everything you need to know about selecting the best video editing […]


Development Software, Software Category

10 cloud development gotchas to watch out for

March 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The benefits of developing software in the cloud include increased flexibility and reliability, greater efficiency, and reduced costs. But cloud-based development also presents a host of challenges. Knowing what to watch out for is the first step to protecting your […]


Development Software, Software Category

Fostering an Experimentation Culture in Software Development

March 21, 2024

Via: InfoQ

An experimental culture is a way of thinking; it is about trying new things and learning together, solving complex software problems, and creating value together. According to Terhi Aho, an experimental culture in software organizations requires strong management support and […]


Development Software, Software Category

eBay’s Lessons Learned about Generative AI in Software Development Productivity

March 19, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Recently eBay disclosed the lessons learned about the application of generative AI in the development process. eBay’s AI endeavors have uncovered three pivotal avenues toward enhancing developer productivity: integrating commercial offerings, fine-tuning existing Large Language Models (LLMs), and harnessing an […]


Software Category, System Software

Data replication holds the key to hybrid cloud effectiveness

March 18, 2024

Via: CIO

Three ways that data replication and synchronization can unlock the power of hybrid cloud. At the heart of every business decision, regardless of industry or sector, is data. It’s what business leaders rely on to show them where gaps in […]