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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 […]


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 […]


Operating systems, Windows

Chromium browsers will have better text rendering on Windows thanks to Microsoft engineers

March 26, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The next version of Chrome (124) is expected to offer improved text rendering on Windows PCs. Microsoft programmers have been working for years to integrate a ClearType feature into the “insular,” platform-agnostic text renderer developed by Google for the Chromium […]


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 […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

MacOS 14.4.1 makes it once again safe to update your Mac

March 26, 2024

Via: ZDnet

At last, it appears to be safe to update your Mac again! Earlier this month, Apple released MacOS 14.4 and users swiftly reported a plethora of frustrating issues. Reported bugs included printers and hubs vanishing, DRM plugins for professional audio […]


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 […]


Software Security

Best Practices for AI Training Data Protection

March 21, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

With the rise of AI, data protection challenges are evolving in parallel with the emerging technologies to both threaten and protect an enterprise’s data assets. When training AI, the massive quantities of data utilized for AI models pose new and […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 17.4.1 available to iPhone users and you should update now

March 21, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple has just released iOS 17.4.1 to iPhone users. This update comes a few weeks after Cupertino seeded iOS 17.4 to everyone. At this moment, Apple doesn’t share much about what’s changing with this version, except that it brings bug fixing, general […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS Sonoma 14.4 Bug ‘Destroys Saved Versions in iCloud Drive’

March 19, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Apple’s latest macOS Sonoma 14.4 software update appears to be guilty of another bug, this time affecting saved versions in iCloud Drive. According to The Eclectic Light Company’s Howard Oakley, users running macOS 14.4 that have “Optimize Mac Storage” enabled […]


Application Software, Software Category

Top 7 Employee Monitoring Software Solutions for Enhanced Productivity

March 15, 2024

Via: TechBullion

With an increased focus on remote work management, security, and employee well-being, businesses are turning to advanced solutions to ensure productivity and efficiency in the workplace. For this reason, business owners worldwide want to find a practical and efficient solution […]


Editorial

Open-Source Software and Protestware Dynamics

March 14, 2024

Via: Mary Gamet

“Free and open-source software” (FOSS) comes at a lower cost and with short production cycles. Unsurprisingly, it has become widely used in the tech industry. According to the Linux Foundation, 99% of firms relied on free code in 2021, and […]


Development Software, Software Category

How Continuous Discovery Helps Software Teams to Take Product Decisions

March 14, 2024

Via: InfoQ

According to Neil Turner, continuous discovery for product development is regular research that involves the entire software product team, and that can actively inform product decisions. Equating continuous discovery to weekly conversations with one or more customers can be misleading. […]


Software Category, System Software

Finch 1.1.1: AWS Enhances Windows Compatibility for Open Source Container Development Tool

March 14, 2024

Via: InfoQ

AWS recently announced the general availability of Windows support for Finch, an open-source CLI tool. Finch enables developers to create, execute, and distribute Linux containers on both Windows and macOS. It streamlines container development by combining a minimalistic native client […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS Sonoma 14.4 Causing USB Hub Issues for Some Users

March 13, 2024

Via: MacRumors

Some Mac users who updated to Apple’s latest macOS Sonoma 14.4 software release are experiencing connectivity issues with USB hubs and monitors with USB ports, with several reports of mice, keyboards, and other peripherals no longer being detected. Users have […]


Development Software, Software Category

Your Guide to Creating Custom Software

March 13, 2024

Via: TechBullion

Do you want to create custom software but don’t know where to start? This guide will help you develop your own unique software. It covers everything from understanding your needs to choosing the right development team. You’ll get all the […]