Software Engineering

Agile fuels value stream management

Software teams unknowingly paved the way to modern business by operationalizing Agile practices. Since the dawn of the millennium, they’ve been working cross functionally to release better quality software faster. In the meantime, C-suite executives have been warned that their organizations need to become agile just to survive in today’s era of digital disruption.  More recently, businesses have been executing digital transformation initiatives that change the way the company thinks,… Read More »Agile fuels value stream management

Armory introduces Minnaker for faster software deployments

Continuous delivery software provider Armory announced the release of Armory Minnaker, a full Spinnaker installation designed to enable quick software deployments by leveraging K3s Kubernetes distribution and Armory’s Kubernetes Operator.  Spinnaker is Armory’s continuous delivery solution that was open sourced by Google and Netflix to help companies deploy to multiple clouds.  Minnaker does this by automatically handling authentication, security such as SSL/TLS, namespaces and custom resources in Kubernetes.  “The goal… Read More »Armory introduces Minnaker for faster software deployments

SD Times news digest: Facebook joins the Rust Foundation, Updated Google Play guidance, and mabl announces native Jira integration

Facebook announced its support for the Rust Foundation and stated that it is committed to sustaining and growing the Rust open-source ecosystem and community. According to Facebook, it currently has multiple teams throughout the company writing Rust code and even has a dedicated Rust team that is primarily responsible for the growth of Rust development inside the company as well as contributing to open source. “We are joining the Rust… Read More »SD Times news digest: Facebook joins the Rust Foundation, Updated Google Play guidance, and mabl announces native Jira integration

The evolution and future of cloud-native security

With the acquisition of my company, StackRox, by cloud-native technology vendor Red Hat, it seems like a good time to reflect on the state of cloud-native security.  Security in the cloud has been my life for the past five years, and it’s changed very quickly as new cloud-native platforms have taken over the industry.  We’ve had to create new tools and approaches to meet the new technologies and workflows of… Read More »The evolution and future of cloud-native security

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OSAS

One-Stop Anomaly Shop (OSAS) is a new open-source project from Adobe Security. OSAS is a security intelligence toolset for detecting anomalies. Researchers can use OSAS to experiment with data sets, control how they are processed, and shorten the path to finding a solution for detecting security threats.  “Logs are not always straightforward. Security-related logs are even more heterogenous and verbose, often presenting a large feature-space due to the unbound nature… Read More »SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OSAS

Atlassian reveals Open DevOps vision

Atlassian announced a new DevOps experience at its Team ‘21 conference this week. Open DevOps is a development solution built on Jira designed to connect software development teams, tools and technologies.  “We believe that every software team should choose the best tools and technology without sacrificing the ability to collaborate across the company. That’s why our approach is open and integrated – open so teams can use the tools of… Read More »Atlassian reveals Open DevOps vision

SD Times news digest: Arc’s remote developer community, the Bytecode Alliance, and Nintex advances automation

The remote career platform Arc announced plans to help developers build their remote careers with a new platform and community. The new open remote platform aggregates more than 54,000 remote developer jobs from more than 13,000 companies hiring. Developers can also use the Arc community to ask questions, share experiences and discuss challenges.  RELATED CONTENT: 14 remote working mistakes that your team could be making “We believe you deserve an… Read More »SD Times news digest: Arc’s remote developer community, the Bytecode Alliance, and Nintex advances automation

Tips and Tricks on Making Good Requirements

Have you ever dreamt about being on the top of the IT wave and trend-setting new apps and next generation systems? Have you imagined yourself a founding father of another Google or Instagram? Let’s imagine that you have an idea. You have budget and scheduling. But it is not enough. So, what’s next? If you don’t belong to the IT world and have very circumstantial relation to this sphere, you will… Read More »Tips and Tricks on Making Good Requirements

The Future of Web Development

Web applications have two main components: backend code that runs on the server, and frontend code that runs in the browser. For backend code, developers can choose among an overwhelming number of languages and frameworks. For frontend code, until recently the only programming option beyond HTML and CSS was to use ever increasing amounts of JavaScript. Ten years ago, most developers simply wrote code for the backend, then added a… Read More »The Future of Web Development