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Development Software, Software Category

Developer productivity poorly understood, report says

July 18, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Developer productivity is neither well-understood nor enabled, according to Atlassian’s just-released State of Developer Experience Report 2024. The report also found that interest in the developer experience, or DX, is growing but efforts are lagging. Announced July 15 and accessible […]


Development Software, Software Category

OpenSilver 3.0 Releases WYSIWYG UI Designer with AI Support

July 18, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The latest version of OpenSilver 3.0, a remake of Microsoft’s retired Silverlight web application framework, introduces a new drag-and-drop user interface designer with AI code generation. It also brings OpenSilver to VS Code and non-Windows platforms. OpenSilver was launched in […]


Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla introduces experimental API in Firefox to help advertisers without tracking users

July 17, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Mozilla released Firefox 128 a week ago, introducing some improvements for local text translation, UI, DNS proxies, and more. The list of changes for the new browser also includes a note about Privacy Preserving Attribution (PPA), an experimental API designed […]


Development Software, Software Category

Open AI has developed a scale to assess how close we are to AGI

July 12, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Open AI, the company behind the popular AI ​​chatbot Chat GPT, has now developed an evaluation scale to assess how closely AI models can approach human levels of intelligence, according to a Bloomberg report. The scale has a total of […]


Development Software, Software Category

Java Virtual Threads: A Case Study

July 11, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The release of JDK 21 brought into general availability a much-publicized new function, Java Virtual Threads. This feature marks a significant leap forward in how Java developers can better handle parallelism in their applications. Some of the aims of Java […]


Development Software, Software Category

Benefits of Custom Software Development in Construction

July 10, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Remaining compe­titive in the modern construction fie­ld involves more than skilled worke­rs and quality building supplies. As technology advances, many construction busine­sses now use custom software to improve­ efficiency. A professional construction software development company can cre­ate tailored programs addressing […]


Development Software, Software Category

Judge dismisses most claims against Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI in Copilot lawsuit

July 10, 2024

Via: TechSpot

California Judge Jon Tigar has dismissed most of the claims from the class-action lawsuit filed by developers who claimed that GitHub Copilot was unlawfully copying their code. The decision marks a significant win for the generative AI industry. The plaintiffs, […]


Development Software, Software Category

8 reasons developers love Go—and 8 reasons they don’t

July 9, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In 2007, some of the programmers at Google looked at their options for writing software and didn’t like what they saw. They needed to manage millions of lines of code that would be constantly storing and shipping data for the […]


Development Software, Software Category

Rust leaps forward in language popularity index

July 9, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Rust has leaped to its highest position ever in the monthly Tiobe index of language popularity, scaling to the 13th spot this month, with placement in the top 10 anticipated in an upcoming edition. Previously, Rust has never gone higher […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to Architect Software for a Greener Future

July 8, 2024

Via: InfoQ

In this article, I will share tips, tricks, and advice on architecting software for a greener future. I’ve been discussing this topic for several years. Previously, I might have started with some NASA data showing global temperatures, carbon dioxide levels, […]


Software Category, System Software

Time Series Database QuestDB 8.0 Improves SQL Performance and Adds ZFS Compression

July 5, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Version 8 of QuestDB, an open-source time series database designed for high-performance and efficient handling of time series data, has been released. This release includes a new VARCHAR data type as a default (over STRING) that aims to provide better […]


Application Software, Software Category

How to use Refit to consume APIs in ASP.NET Core

July 3, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Refit is an open-source library for .NET, .NET Core, and Xamarin that makes consuming REST APIs simpler and easier by enabling you to define the API endpoints as C# interfaces, thereby eliminating the need to create HTTP requests and parse […]


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Visual Studio Code previews incoming/outgoing changes graph

July 3, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The latest update of Visual Studio Code is previewing an alternative visualization of incoming and outgoing changes. The update also includes a new tool that enhances environment discovery for Python installations. Introduced July 3, Visual Studio Code 1.91, also known […]


Application Software, Software Category

The Set Piece Strategy: Tackling Complexity in Serverless Applications

July 2, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Most of you should be familiar with the movie Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. There are so many things in this movie to entertain us: vibrant colors, locations, sun, water, an all-star cast, etc. If you think of moviemaking, […]


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Java in Education Initiative Aims to Empower the Next Generation of Developers

July 2, 2024

Via: InfoQ

The Java in Education, launched by the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee, is making significant strides in promoting Java technology within educational institutions. This program seeks to bridge the gap between academia and industry, ensuring that Java remains a […]


Application Software, Software Category

Your generative AI project is going to fail

July 1, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Your generative AI project is almost certainly going to fail. But take heart: You probably shouldn’t have been using AI to solve your business problem, anyway. This seems to be an accepted fact among the data science crowd, but that […]


Development Software, Software Category

Angular 18 Introduces Zoneless Change Detection

July 1, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Angular recently announced the release of Angular 18, introducing zoneless change detection, a new developer hub, stable versions of several features, server-side rendering improvements, and more. This release focuses on stabilizing new APIs, addressing common developer requests, and enhancing the […]


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The Role of QA Testing in Software Development: Why It’s Critical for Success

June 28, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Have you ever downloaded an app or visited a website only to encounter frustrating bugs and glitches? If so, you’ve experienced firsthand the importance of QA testing in software development. Quality assurance (QA) testing plays a vital role in ensuring […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft pauses Windows 11 update as it’s sending some PCs into an infinite reboot hell

June 27, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 just got its latest update, but Microsoft has put it on hold following the discovery of a bug that’s seriously bad news. This is the KB5039302 update, which is an optional download for Windows 11 22H2 and 23H2, […]


Application Software, Software Category

The rising software supply chain threat: Mounting a unified defense

June 26, 2024

Via: CIO

Malicious actors have been pressing their advantage against vulnerable software supply chains with exponentially increasing attacks. Enterprises have been hampered in fighting back by lack of internal consensus on their security capabilities and practices. Recent survey findings uncovered multiple areas […]