Software Engineering

SD Times news digest: Progress releases new Kendo UI Native components, Platform9 announces new DevOps productivity capabilities, and Visual Studio 2019 v 16.9 preview 3

This week’s update of Progress’ Kendo UI includes 24 new UI components across all Kendo UI libraries as well as support for Angular 11 and React 17. Kendo UI for Angular introduces components including DropDownTree, MultiColumnComboBox, TileLayout, FloatingActionButton and more while KendoReact includes many of the same features alongside added built-in keyboard navigation and UI enhancements. Kendo UI for Vue and jQuery also come packed with new components to enable… Read More »SD Times news digest: Progress releases new Kendo UI Native components, Platform9 announces new DevOps productivity capabilities, and Visual Studio 2019 v 16.9 preview 3

Why and how financial institutions are modernizing testing

Today financial services firms face unprecedented consumer expectations. The pressure is on to produce always-on apps that deliver whenever and however users need it.  Organizations are responding to this pressure by choosing to focus on DevOps, agile development and other initiatives that can accelerate time to market, boost performance and improve efficiency. Those producing the best outcomes, though, have one additional thing in common. They are modernizing testing.  Why is… Read More »Why and how financial institutions are modernizing testing

Red Hat expands ways to access RHEL

Red Hat has announced a number of new updates coming to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) to make it more accessible to developers and development teams. “Just as in the past, we’re committed to making the RHEL ecosystem work for as broad a community as we can, whether it’s individuals or organizations seeking to run a stable Linux backend; community projects maintaining large CI/Build systems; open source developers looking toward… Read More »Red Hat expands ways to access RHEL

Microsoft reveals plans for the Entity Framework Core 6.0

Microsoft has revealed its plans for the Entity Framework Core 6.0. The company plans on working on the most requested features, based on user feedback through the project’s GitHub page. Current features planned include SQL Server temporal tables, JSON columns, and the ability to have arbitrary ordering of columns when creating a table with Migrations.  There are also a number of performance enhancements planned, including improving the infrastructure for performance… Read More »Microsoft reveals plans for the Entity Framework Core 6.0

Elastic changes software license to better protect Elasticsearch and Kibana

Elastic is the latest company changing its software licensing model to protect its open-source code from cloud providers. The company announced its Apache 2.0-licensed source code in Elasticsearch and Kibana will now be moving to a dual license under the Server Side Public License (SSPL) and the Elastic License. This means users can choose which license is best for them, and can have access to use, modify, redistribute and collaborate… Read More »Elastic changes software license to better protect Elasticsearch and Kibana

SD Times news digest: Splice Machine Feature Store launched, Command PATH security fix in Go, and Sensory VoiceHub released

The newly announced Splice Machine Feature Store is designed to help companies implement machine learning in their operations by providing data scientists with actionable real-time data and by reducing the complexity of feature engineering.  “The old way of doing things meant data science operations were simply not scalable. The Splice Machine Feature Store enables you to harness complex analytics in real time and transform real-time data into features, so your… Read More »SD Times news digest: Splice Machine Feature Store launched, Command PATH security fix in Go, and Sensory VoiceHub released

Infragistics’ Indigo.Design App Builder preview released

The developer preview of Indigo.Design App Builder by Infragistics is now available. It is a digital design platform that streamlines app creation from design to code by enabling collaboration between designers and developers, according to the company.  Creating the user interface of an application takes up to 60% of the total time spent on an application, research firm Gartner explained, and the chance for time-consuming mistakes increases as the application… Read More »Infragistics’ Indigo.Design App Builder preview released

Rookout announces new X-ray vision feature for third-party dependencies

Debugging platform Rookout has announced a new X-ray vision feature that will enable developers to look into third-party dependencies and check for bugs within them.  The company explained that debugging third-party code, whether from a vendor, an open-source project, or an ex-employee, can present a number of challenges, especially when it comes to debugging. According to Rookout, developers are used to viewing these dependencies as black boxes that they have… Read More »Rookout announces new X-ray vision feature for third-party dependencies

Quali announces new funding to address infrastructure complexity in enterprise DevOps

Infrastructure automation company Quali has announced a $53 million new round of funding co-led by Greenfield Partners and JVP. Quali revealed it intends to use the new funding to streamline enterprise DevOps infrastructure through its CloudShell platform, as well as continue to grow its partnerships and team. “With the growing adoption of DevOps and CI/CD best practices, beyond early adopters, challenges related to scaling such practices are becoming more prevalent—removing… Read More »Quali announces new funding to address infrastructure complexity in enterprise DevOps

SD Times news digest: Ionic Capacitor 3.0 beta released, GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0, and Accenture acquires Wolox

Ionic has announced the beta release of Ionic Capacitor 3.0. The new version of the cross-platform runtime includes improvements to community involvement, adaptability, first-class APIs, and developer experience and productivity. Ionic also added the Proposals repo to make it easier to plug in ideas into a project by creating proposals as well as gauge interest in proposals with a thumbs up.  Xcode 12+ is now required and the minimum supported… Read More »SD Times news digest: Ionic Capacitor 3.0 beta released, GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0, and Accenture acquires Wolox