Code Review Automation Service Sider, Now Compatible with GitLab

Source:-newkerala TOKYO: Sleeek Corporation (here after Sleeek), a global provider of solutions to improve productivity in software development, announced on August 18 that its automated code review service Sider, is now compatible with GitLab through Sider Enterprise for GitLab.  In addition, the programming languages supported by Sider have been expanded to include Python, C/C++, and C#. As a result, it can be used not only for web-based development but also in the manufacturing industry, embedded software development, application development for

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Microsoft will train 25 million people with digital skills

Source:-thebulletintime Microsoft announced the launch of a global initiative – together with LinkedIn and GitHub–– that aims to train 25 million people around the world with digital skills to help them get a job. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the world economy, and according to estimates by Microsoft, 250 million people worldwide will be unemployed in 2020. In the United States alone, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the unemployment rate in the country will rise from 9.3 in

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Black Hat 2020: xGitGuard uses AI to detect inadvertently exposed data on GitHub

Source:-portswigger.net GitHub is often praised for offering a platform for developers to share their open source code and tools that they develop. However, some developers often unknowingly, or inadvertently, neglect to remove sensitive information such as API tokens and user credentials from their code prior to posting it on GitHub. Mistakes of this kind can expose an organization’s internal secrets and tokens to harvesting and potential misuse. Security researchers at Comcast have developed a tool that detects organizations’ secrets and

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Google: Here’s how much we give to open source through our GitHub activity

Source:-zdnet.com Google’s figures show its activity on open-source projects has doubled over the past five years. Google has given an update on its contributions to open-source software, revealing that its employees were active in over 70,000 repositories on GitHub in 2019. DEVELOPER Coronavirus: From startups to supercomputers, how tech is trying to help tackle COVID-19 Programming language Julia: Version 1.4 is even faster and brings these new features Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up

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GitHub’s Nico Waisman: ‘Security is not just an opportunity, but a responsibility for us’

Source:-portswigger.net The GitHub Security Lab was set up by the software development platform in November 2019. Headed up by Nico Waisman, the lab’s mission, first and foremost, is to improve security in open source projects. With GitHub claiming that more than 90% of enterprise software now uses at least some open source elements, the need to improve the security of the OSS ecosystem is more important than ever. And, as Waisman points out, there is an imbalance between software developers

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GitHub Super Linter Helps Developers Ensure No Broken Code Is Ever Merged

Source:-infoq.com GitHub Super Linter aims to automate the process of setting up your GitHub repositories so they will use the appropriate linter for your language whenever a pull request is created. According to GitHub, its Super Linter will make it easier for developers to ensure broken code never makes it into their master branches. When using Super Linter, any time you open a pull request, it will start linting the code case and return via the Status API. It will

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GitHub to replace “master” with alternative term to avoid slavery references

Source:-zdnet.com GitHub getting on board legitimizes movement aimed at removing racially-charged language from software. GitHub is working on replacing the term “master” on its service with a neutral term like “main” to avoid any unnecessary references to slavery, its CEO said on Friday. The code-hosting portal is just the latest in a long line of tech companies and open source projects that have expressed support for removing terms that may be offensive to developers in the black community. This includes

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VERSION CONTROL HOSTING SOFTWARE MARKET 2020 PRECISE OUTLOOK – GITHUB, GITLAB, BITBUCKET, JFROG, ASSEMBLA, HELIX CORE

Source:-3wnews.org Global Version Control Hosting Software Market Research Report is a detailed observation of several aspects, including the rate of growth, technological advances and various strategies implemented by market players. The Research report analyzes the market status, Revenue and forecast. The report is based on a collective analysis of data, which is obtained through primary and secondary research. It provides growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis and forecast 2020 to 2026. Version control hosting solutions are

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Spotify, TikTok, and other popular iOS apps were crashing due to a Facebook issue

Source:-en.brinkwire.com Countless iOS apps experienced problems launching Wednesday evening, according to multiple reports on Twitter and crowdsourced user reports on Downdetector. The issues seem to have started around 6:30PM ET, and Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Tinder, and more were affected, according to Downdetector. I personally experienced problems with Spotify and GrubHub, but they are both working for me now, so it seems apps are starting to starting work as normal again. The issue was caused by an apparent problem with a

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WHAT IS GREAT ABOUT OPEN SOURCING CONTACT TRACING APPS?

Source:-analyticsindiamag.com Governments across the world have been working to deploy contact tracing apps in order to curb the spread of Covid-19. But many experts have raised concerns how such applications can potentially breach the privacy of citizens. Privacy concerns could be real, and personal data collection could be problematic. This may prevent a lot of people installing it. So, while governments are not going to stop their efforts of deploying such applications, there are proposals being made to make contact

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