November 20, 2020

Environment-free computing company Gravitational rebrands as Teleport

Gravitational changed its name to Teleport and released the Teleport Unified Access Plane.  “The decision to formally change our name to Teleport supports the natural evolution that our company has followed from the point it was founded – to create software for engineers that allows them to quickly access any resource anywhere,” said Ev Kontsevoy, the CEO and cofounder of Teleport.  Teleport Unified Access Plane aims to solve a deficiency… Read More »Environment-free computing company Gravitational rebrands as Teleport

premium App testing: how companies are getting it right — and wrong

As we enter the fourth quarter of an explosively eventful year, important trends are emerging within the app testing industry – trends that will surely extend into 2021. The most important is the accelerated pace at which companies are moving to the cloud. The speed-up is being driven by the need to support remote teams that no longer have physical access to in-house device labs due to COVID-19. This move… Read More »premium App testing: how companies are getting it right — and wrong

Amazon, Codefresh, GitHub, Microsoft, and Weaveworks launch the GitOps Working Group

As the GitOps trend continues to take hold of the software development community, a group of technology companies are banding together to provide developers with the necessary skills. Amazon, Codefresh, GitHub, Microsoft, and Weaveworks announced the GitOps Working Group. This is an open Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project inside the fluxcd GitHub organization.  The working group is launching to provide skills, knowledge, and competency when implementing GitOps tools and… Read More »Amazon, Codefresh, GitHub, Microsoft, and Weaveworks launch the GitOps Working Group

TypeScript 4.1 comes packed with new features

The latest version of Microsoft’s programming language TypeScript is now available. TypeScript 4.1 introduced a number of new features, such as template literal types, key remapping in mapped types, and recursive conditional types. String literal types allow developers to model functions which expect a specific set of strings. Template literal strings can be used to produce a new string literal type.  TypeScript 4.1 also introduces the ability to re-map keys… Read More »TypeScript 4.1 comes packed with new features

SD Times news digest: Infragistics updates Ignite UI for Angular 11, Buildkite expands GitHub integration, and Rust 1.48

Infragistics’ Ignite UI toolkit for Angular 11 includes a complete library of Angular-native UI components, material-based components and over 60 high-performance charts and data grids. The new release includes additions such as updates to all of the Angular grids, export to Excel, accessibility/ARIA, and more across all of the controls in its enterprise-grade toolkit.  “We’ve been optimizing our Ignite UI Components for Angular regularly this year in anticipation of the… Read More »SD Times news digest: Infragistics updates Ignite UI for Angular 11, Buildkite expands GitHub integration, and Rust 1.48

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: cert-manager

Kubernetes service provider Jetstack is donating its open-source certificate management project to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Cert-manager will join the CNCF as a sandbox project.  The solution is designed as an “add-on” to Kubernetes, and automates the management and issuance of TLS certifications. It can be used programmatically by Kubernetes-native apps as well as the CSI driver.  “Cert-manager enables developers to easily request machine identities to secure applications.… Read More »SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: cert-manager

Squaring the SaaS triangle: Execs and engineers see their cloud investments differently

For any project, the triangle of good, fast, and cheap usually applies – where you can only pick two of the three options. When moving to a cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solution, this means application performance, code delivery and iteration, and budget. Yet according to a new study from cloud optimisation provider Opsani,… Read more » The post Squaring the SaaS triangle: Execs and engineers see their cloud… Read More »Squaring the SaaS triangle: Execs and engineers see their cloud investments differently