January 13, 2021

The Open Testing Platform

This is a rather unique time in the evolution of software testing.  Teams worldwide are facing new challenges associated with working from home. Digital transformation initiatives are placing unprecedented pressure on innovation.  Speed is the new currency for software development and testing. The penalty for software failure is at an all-time high as news of outages and end-user frustration go viral on social media. Open-source point tools are good at… Read More »The Open Testing Platform

GCC front-end for Rust gets new funding for its development efforts

Open Source Security, Inc. has announced new funding for the GCC front-end for Rust project. The funding will go towards full-time and public development efforts.  GCC front-end for Rust is an open-source project designed to provide an alternative Rust compiler for GCC. “The origin of this project was a community effort several years ago where Rust was still at version 0.9; the language was subject to so much change that… Read More »GCC front-end for Rust gets new funding for its development efforts

TypeScript 4.2 beta now available

The beta release of TypeScript 4.2 is now available. There are a number of new features being added, and a number of breaking changes as well.  In this version, rest elements can be used in more ways than before. Previously, they were only allowed at the last position of a tuple type, but they can now occur anywhere within a tuple. There is a restriction that rest elements can’t be… Read More »TypeScript 4.2 beta now available

SD Times news digest: Grafana Cloud unveils free plan, Cockroach Labs’ $160 million funding, and Blueprint launches RPA platform migration

Grafana announced a new free plan that gives users access to Prometheus and Graphite for metrics, Loki for logs, and Tempo for tracing integrated into Grafana.  “With Grafana Cloud, you get a service managed by the maintainers of these leading open source projects, whose deep knowledge allows us to run them efficiently at scale better than any other company in the world,” Richard Lam, a senior product manager at Grafana… Read More »SD Times news digest: Grafana Cloud unveils free plan, Cockroach Labs’ $160 million funding, and Blueprint launches RPA platform migration

How the cloud continues to support the ongoing Covid-19 response

The increased use of online services brought by the Covid-19 pandemic has created new technical requirements for organisations. Since the pandemic-imposed hiatus of most in-person activities and the accompanying shift into digital life, websites and applications must now be scalable and able to react to demand in real-time to avoid slow response times and outages.… Read more » The post How the cloud continues to support the ongoing Covid-19 response… Read More »How the cloud continues to support the ongoing Covid-19 response

A Complete Guide to Low Code App Development

According to the report of Forrester, a significant increase in low-code platform adoption is to be seen in the year 2021. This clearly means, more number of people are expected to use low code app development platforms because of their agility, efficiency, and responsiveness. So, without any further ado, let’s know more about low-code development […]

How cloud-native technologies are a springboard to innovation and business transformation

Opinion Businesses agility, performance and flexibility are more necessary now than ever before — especially in these adverse, pandemic, times — in order to remain competitive and stay on course for growth. In order to remain dynamic and relevant, business transformation requires the implementation of increasingly complex and advanced applications that are able to adapt… Read more » The post How cloud-native technologies are a springboard to innovation and business… Read More »How cloud-native technologies are a springboard to innovation and business transformation