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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

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 […]


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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

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

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 […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS Sequoia has yet another cool feature to look forward to, this time adding a way to customize your AirPods Audio experience

June 26, 2024

Via: TechRadar

It seems like every day, there is a new macOS Sequoia feature to look forward to, or some kind of improvement in Apple’s incoming OS, with a freshly spotted one opening up the doors to improved accessibility on the audio […]


Development Software, Software Category

Java’s Project Leyden arrives in early-access build

June 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The OpenJDK’s Project Leyden, an effort to improve the startup time, time to peak performance, and footprint of Java programs, has published its first early-access build. Accessible from java.jdk.net, the initial Project Leyden release focuses on improving application startup time, […]


Software Security

Cybersecurity strategies for protecting data against ransomware and other threats

June 24, 2024

Via: CIO

Data volumes continue to expand at an exponential rate, with no sign of slowing down. For instance, IDC predicts that the amount of commercial data in storage will grow to 12.8 ZB by 2026. To watch 12.8 ZB worth of […]


Mobile Apps

The Top Skills Every Mobile App Developer Should Possess

June 24, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Are you ready to take your mobile app development skills to the next level? In today’s competitive market, it’s essential for developers to possess a specific set of skills in order to create successful and innovative applications. From coding proficiency […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple Releases First Public Beta of iOS 17.6

June 20, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the first betas of upcoming iOS 17.6 and iPadOS 17.6 updates to public beta testers, with the betas coming a few days after the initial iOS and iPadOS 17.6 developer betas. Public beta testers can get the […]


Application Software, Software Category

Using Generative AI in Software Project Management to Bridge Domains and Accelerate Productivity

June 19, 2024

Via: InfoQ

I have 25 years of experience developing software and leading teams and organizations. I transitioned back to product work and coding this year, which coincided with the ready availability of generative AI assistants built using Large Language Models (LLMs) such […]