June 23, 2020

Apple WWDC 20: New tools enable developers to create all-new app experiences

Apple announced new APIs and capabilities to expand developers’ toolset for building applications at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.  “This year, Apple is providing developers with even more ways to deeply integrate their apps into core platform features in order to deliver powerful functionality in a way that also protects user privacy and security,” Apple wrote in a post that contains additional details on all of the new features for… Read More »Apple WWDC 20: New tools enable developers to create all-new app experiences

Gremlin brings safety improvements to chaos engineering with Status Checks

Gremlin wants to make it safer to experiment in production with the release of Status Checks. The new capability automatically verifies systems are healthy and ready for chaos engineering.  “More and more, companies want to do Chaos Engineering. And not only do it, but automate it. But they are concerned if they have attacks triggering automatically, it may perform a chaos attack at a bad time (say when a system… Read More »Gremlin brings safety improvements to chaos engineering with Status Checks

SD Times news digest: erwin updates Data Modeler, Progress DataDirect’s new data connectors, and Mozilla’s front-end developer learning pathway

Data governance company erwin announced a new version of its Data Modeler (DM) to support digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure modernization.  Erwin DM now features metadata-driven automation capabilities and support for data warehouse and DBMS modernization to ensure data governance and reduce data management costs and data-related risks. It also includes native support for Snowflake (4.1.x) and MariaDB (10.x) databases.  “As a result of COVID 19, businesses around the… Read More »SD Times news digest: erwin updates Data Modeler, Progress DataDirect’s new data connectors, and Mozilla’s front-end developer learning pathway

Increasing Jakarta EE adoption indicates growing interest in cloud-native Java

Java developers are increasingly becoming interested in cloud-native Java, according to the findings of a new study from the Eclipse Foundation. The study also showed that there has been significant adoption of Jakarta EE 8.  The 2020 Jakarta EE Developer Survey is based on responses from thousands of Java developers. There was a 19% increase in participation from 2019.  According to the Eclipse Foundation’s data, the number of certifications for… Read More »Increasing Jakarta EE adoption indicates growing interest in cloud-native Java

Apple WWDC 20: Custom processor for Macs, new privacy requirements, and annual software updates

Today, Apple’s virtual WWDC 20 keynote event revealed that all Apple Macs launching after 2022 will be powered by a custom processor as well as other incremental updates to its software lineup. “At Apple, integrating hardware and software is fundamental to everything we do…and silicon is at the heart of our hardware,” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, said. “So having a world-class silicon design team is a game changer.” To… Read More »Apple WWDC 20: Custom processor for Macs, new privacy requirements, and annual software updates