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Software developers have a supply chain security problem

Every day, software developers implicitly trust software packages, container images, dependency maintainers, repository operators, and build systems that we don’t know anything about. It’s the opposite of Zero Trust.

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Open source job security through recessions

Stay close to free software, either through companies that support open source projects or by contributing directly to project communities.

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12 examples of old tech that never dies

From magnetic tape to mainframes, sometimes the old tech really is better. Take a trip back in time with these die-hard technologies still going strong today.

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Working with Microsoft’s .NET Rules Engine

Manage application workflow with open source tools that add basic rules processing to your code.

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India opens up its digital payments systems and other key tech

India Stack, which started with a digital identity project in 2010 under the name Aadhaar, offers several open APIs for paperless and cashless service delivery.

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Choosing your Java IDE

Which Java IDE is best? Compare IntelliJ IDEA , Eclipse, and NetBeans for features, usability, and compatibility with your favorite tools and frameworks.

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Ecma unveils more permissive JavaScript license

Proposed by Mozilla, the alternative license for the JavaScript specification allows for forks, aligning with the W3C software license covering HTML and CSS.

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Security survives the budget axe

All the security funding in the world won’t help if you don’t train your people to patch your software.

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Apache Doris just 'graduated': Why care about this SQL data warehouse

The open source, massively parallel processing (MPP) analytical database will take on the likes of ClickHouse, MariaDB, Apache Druid, Apache Pinot, and hyperscaler services such as Google BigQuery, Amazon RedShift and Microsoft...

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Microsoft’s complicated dance with open source

The decision to make the C# extension in Visual Studio Code proprietary is raising hackles, but Microsoft is still a consistent supporter of open source.

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Where software development is headed in 2022

From front-end JavaScript innovations to APIs as a service, today’s major trends in tools, technologies, and the cloud make it an exciting time to be a software developer.

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JDK 19: The new features in Java 19

A non-LTS release due in September, Java 19 will feature structured concurrency, virtual threads, pattern matching for switch expressions, a vector API, and a Linux/RISC-V port.

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12 free tools for API design, development, and testing

These free and free-tier services and open source utilities will have your APIs up and running in no time, and will keep them running smoothly.

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MongoDB grows up

Jokes aside, MongoDB is popular and consistently solid. MongoDB World shows the latest commitments to analytics, security, and open source.

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What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

TensorFlow is a Python-friendly open source library for numerical computation that makes machine learning and developing neural networks faster and easier.

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Red Hat ditches CodeReady name for dev environments

Red Hat OpenShift Dev Spaces 3 and Red Hat OpenShift Local 2 provide an integrated experience for developers working on the OpenShift Kubernetes platform.

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OpenFeature feature flag project applies for CNCF sandbox project status

The open source feature flag standard wants to follow in the footsteps of the OpenTelemetry project.

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Google Cloud boosts open-source security, simplifies zero-trust rollouts

New Google Cloud security services aim to strengthen open-source security, simplify zero-trust adoption, and improve cloud governance.

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