June 2020

AWS App2Container – A New Containerizing Tool for Java and ASP.NET Applications

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Our customers are increasingly developing their new applications with containers and serverless technologies, and are using modern continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) tools to automate the software delivery life cycle. They also maintain a large number of existing applications that are built and managed manually or using legacy systems. Maintaining these two sets of applications with disparate tooling adds to operational overhead and slows down the pace of delivering new… Read More »AWS App2Container – A New Containerizing Tool for Java and ASP.NET Applications

Amazon RDS Proxy – Now Generally Available

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by Channy Yun | on 30 JUN 2020 | in Amazon RDS, Announcements, Launch, News | Permalink | |  Share At AWS re:Invent 2019, we launched the preview of Amazon RDS Proxy, a fully managed, highly available database proxy for Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) that makes applications more scalable, more resilient to database failures, and more secure. Following the preview of MySQL engine, we extended to the PostgreSQL compatibility.… Read More »Amazon RDS Proxy – Now Generally Available

AWS CodeGuru makes intelligent recommendations about code quality

AWS has released a new developer tool powered by machine learning. CodeGuru provides intelligent recommendations for improving code quality and lowering operational costs. “Our customers develop and run a lot of applications that include millions and millions of lines of code. Ensuring the quality and efficiency of that code is incredibly important, as bugs and inefficiencies in even a few lines of code can be very costly. Today, the methods… Read More »AWS CodeGuru makes intelligent recommendations about code quality

ShiftLeft focuses on developer productivity with next generation static analysis solution

ShiftLeft has announced an updated version of its NextGen Static Analysis solution. The release features new workflows designed to help developers improve security and enhance productivity. According to the company, developer productivity suffers when security isn’t automated or integrated into the life cycle. A recent ShiftLeft survey found 96% of developers felt a disconnect between development and security workflows, which impacted productivity. Additionally, respondents revealed developer-friendly security workflows were a… Read More »ShiftLeft focuses on developer productivity with next generation static analysis solution

SD Times news digest: Split’s new feature flag capabilities, IBM Trsuted AI toolkits, and WhiteSource adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio

Split announced new capabilities that allow enterprises to stream feature flags to their apps in milliseconds and to export data records on demand.  As part of the new Feature Flag Data Streaming capability, Split has also included a Data Hub that gives enterprises a single place to view, query and export all of their feature flag and event data. “Our new Streaming Architecture addresses that issue by ensuring feature flag changes… Read More »SD Times news digest: Split’s new feature flag capabilities, IBM Trsuted AI toolkits, and WhiteSource adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio

Find Your Most Expensive Lines of Code – Amazon CodeGuru Is Now Generally Available

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by Danilo Poccia | on 29 JUN 2020 | in Amazon CodeGuru, Announcements, Artificial Intelligence, Developer Tools, Java, Launch, News | Permalink | |  Share Bringing new applications into production, maintaining their code base as they grow and evolve, and at the same time respond to operational issues, is a challenging task. For this reason, you can find many ideas on how to structure your teams, on which methodologies to apply,… Read More »Find Your Most Expensive Lines of Code – Amazon CodeGuru Is Now Generally Available

TypeScript 4.0 beta is here

Microsoft has announced the first beta release for TypeScript 4.0. The most recent version of the language, TypeScript 3.9, was released last month.  TypeScript 3.9 had introduced speed and user experience improvements. TypeScript 4.0 follows Microsoft’s pattern of trying to introduce new features that don’t introduce breaking changes for older versions.  The next version doesn’t add many breaking changes, but adds new features such as variadic tuple types, labeled tuple… Read More »TypeScript 4.0 beta is here

DevOps Report: Testing is Everything

DevOps teams often struggle to meet speed and quality goals simultaneously. Intelligent test automation company mabl just released its 2020 State of DevOps Report based on a survey of 1,000 software professionals, including testers and QA professionals (59%) as well as developers and engineers (34%). The key takeaway is that manual testing doesn’t cut it. “The teams doing manual testing are seeing no customer experience lift, even if they’re doing… Read More »DevOps Report: Testing is Everything

SD Times news digest: Micro Focus’ Visual COBOL 6.0 and Enterprise Studio 6.0, Visual Studio Basic Essentials extension pack and IBM Blockchain Platform 2.5

Micro Focus announced the general availability of Visual COBOL 6.0 and Enterprise Suite 6.0. According to the company, the new releases provide versatile application, process, and infrastructure modernization tools for enterprise developers.  “Through new insight-driven tools, API development capabilities and robust deployment options, these Micro Focus solutions give developers new ways to work with complex COBOL and mainframe systems while delivering on a cloud strategy,” said Neil Fowler, the general… Read More »SD Times news digest: Micro Focus’ Visual COBOL 6.0 and Enterprise Studio 6.0, Visual Studio Basic Essentials extension pack and IBM Blockchain Platform 2.5

Value stream is not as easy as it seems

It is time to start rethinking your value streams.  Lance Knight, COO of ConnectALL, said the industry is making value stream management sound so much simpler than it really is, when in reality it requires teams to start thinking deeper and differently about how their work flows.  The problem is that organizations are looking at it from a manufacturing or linear perspective, and not entirely from the software development perspective.… Read More »Value stream is not as easy as it seems