Tag: software category

Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

The ins and outs of data recovery in Windows 10

June 9, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Sadly, there are many reasons why data stored on disk drives in Windows 10 can — and sometimes does — go missing. As someone who’s used Windows 10 since the day after the first Technical Preview appeared on October 14, […]

Development Software, Software Category

How to perform validation using PostSharp in C#

June 9, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

You might often want to validate parameters in your methods to ensure they have valid data. Most importantly, you might often want to protect your publicly exposed API methods by ensuring that the parameters in those methods have valid values. […]

iOS, Operating systems

iOS 15 will include this important security feature for the first time

June 8, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Apple’s newly-announced iOS 15 will include built-in a two factor verification code generator for the first time, the company has confirmed. Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as two-step verification, is a security process that requires users to provide two different […]

Software Category, System Software

Article: Building Reliable Software Systems with Chaos Engineering

June 8, 2021

Via: InfoQ

Advances in large-scale, distributed software systems are changing the game for software engineering. As an industry, we are quick to adopt practices that improve flexibility and improve feature velocity. An urgent question follows on the heels of these benefits: if […]

Software Security

GitHub: Here’s how we’re changing our rules around malware and software vulnerability research

June 7, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft-owned GitHub has updated its policies on sharing malware and exploits on the site to better support security researchers sharing so-called “dual use” software — or software that can be used for security research but which may be used to […]

Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop is now Azure Virtual Desktop

June 7, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

As remote work became the default for many companies during the pandemic, it’s maybe no surprise that services like Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop, which gives users access to a fully managed Windows 10 desktop experience from virtually anywhere, saw a […]

Development Software, Software Category

How to use closures in C#

June 1, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Closures are often associated with functional programming languages. Closures connect a function to its referencing environment, allowing the function to access non-local variables. In C#, closures are supported using anonymous methods, lambda expressions, and delegates. I have discussed anonymous methods […]

Development Software, Software Category, Software Security

How to Get Developer and Security Teams Aligned

May 28, 2021

Via: Information Week

It’s impossible to ignore security in the tech industry. LinkedIn, Google Ads, and now even Instagram are all touting their own security tools, methodologies, and consultancy services. Why then, with there being such a buzz around security, is it a […]

Operating systems, Others

Android 12’s quietly important privacy progress

May 25, 2021

Via: Computerworld

This year, for the first time in a long time, it’s easy to glance at Google’s latest Android effort and focus mostly on the surface. Android 12’s most striking element is without a doubt the overhauled look and feel it […]

Development Software, Software Category

How to build AWS Lambda functions in .NET Core

May 18, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Serverless computing has gained popularity in the last few years primarily because it supports both ease of development and high scalability. Serverless functions are stateless, event-driven, and highly scalable, and they don’t have any dependencies on the underlying infrastructure. AWS […]