GitHub Shows How Much Developers Love Open Source

Source:-https://insights.dice.com Technologists might do any number of things with their spare time, but as GitHub’s latest State of the Octoverse report makes clear, many of them choose to spend their nights and weekends working on open-source projects. GitHub’s administrators, having analyzed millions of repositories for the report, suggest that enterprise-related developer activity drops on weekends and holidays (just as you’d expect), replaced by a surge of activity related to open-source development. Of course, GitHub suggests that employers encourage their developers’

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Government’s Bluetooth Fix For COVIDSafe Won’t Help Much, Say Developers

Source:-https://which-50.com Australia’s contact tracing mobile app, COVIDSafe, is getting a new Bluetooth protocol which the government says will improve the detection of close contacts through “unparalleled app-level Bluetooth performance”. But the new protocol, known as Herald, relies on a bluetooth mode that other countries are not using, according to local software developers, reigniting criticism of the troubled app. Herald is a VMware backed open source project that began in July. The code was open sourced in September. But the projects

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GitHub is forcing Microsoft to deal with thorny controversies two years after acquisition

Source:-https://www.cnbc.com In 2018, Microsoft made one of its priciest acquisitions ever, spending $7.5 billion on code-sharing site GitHub. It wasn’t the cleanest fit. GitHub is used by over 50 million developers who tend to be outspoken, including when it comes to things they dislike about Microsoft. The deal continues to pose unexpected challenges, like a recent spat with the Recording Industry Association of America. In October, the RIAA asked GitHub to take down youtube-dl, a piece of open-source software that

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Redis Enterprise on Microsoft Azure Cache now available in Public Preview

Source:-https://www.crn.in Redis Labs announced the new fully integrated tiers of Redis Enterprise on Microsoft Azure Cache for Redis are available now in public preview. The new Redis Enterprise tiers bring advanced functionality to Azure Cache, benefiting Azure-based customers like BioCatch, who are already leveraging Redis Enterprise for improved developer productivity and enhanced operational resiliency with their applications. The new Enterprise tiers offer developers expanded use cases to leverage the performance of Redis, security, and an attractive total cost of ownership.

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German Startup’s “AI Expert Roadmap” Gets 3.5k GitHub Stars

Source:-https://syncedreview.com A new AI Expert Roadmap developed by German software company AMAI is garnering keen interest from aspiring AI professionals around the world. The project presents a series of clear and easy-to-follow charts “demonstrating the paths that you can take and the technologies that you would want to adopt in order to become a data scientist, machine learning or AI expert.” AI’s ever-expanding role in our everyday lives has more and more people and enterprises seeking efficient ways to learn

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Google to GitHub: Time’s up – this unfixed ‘high-severity’ security bug affects developers

Source:-https://www.zdnet.com Google Project Zero, the Google security team that finds bugs in all popular software, has disclosed what it classes a high-severity flaw on GitHub after the code-hosting site asked for a double extension on the normal 90-day disclosure deadline. The bug in GitHub’s Actions feature – a developer workflow automation tool – has become one of the rare vulnerabilities that wasn’t properly fixed before Google Project Zero’s (GPZ) standard 90-day deadline expired. Over 95.8% of flaws are fixed within

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Beware of these creatures lurking in your DevSecOps teams

Source:-https://sdtimes.com Halloween is upon us, and while much of the world is focused on scary creatures like ghosts, ghouls, or werewolves, DevSecOps teams have a few scary creatures of their own to deal with. From the Dracula-like developer stuck in a world from centuries ago who is thwarting the creation of secure apps, to the DevOps ghosts that downplay the importance of app vulnerabilities, it’s important for DevSecOps teams to understand the threats that may be lurking in their own

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GitHub’s code vulnerability scanning tool now generally available

Source:-https://itbrief.com.au GitHub has recently rolled out code scanning to help developers detect and prevent vulnerabilities from popping up in their open source and enterprise code. Code scanning, which was released from beta to general availability in early October, aims to automate security directly into the developer workflow, furthering ‘security by design’ approach to applications and coding. GitHub adds that more than half of breaches are caused by vulnerabilities in application code – and many of these vulnerabilities are recurring patterns.

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Web Monitoring Software Market Next Big Thing | Major Giants- LogicMonitor, AppDynamics, Dynatrace

Source:-openpr.com A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Web Monitoring Software Market Report 2019 – Market Size, Share, Price, Trend and Forecast” is designed covering micro level of analysis by manufacturers and key business segments. The Global Web Monitoring Software Market survey analysis offers energetic visions to conclude and study market size, market hopes, and competitive surroundings. The research is derived through primary and secondary statistics sources and it comprises both qualitative and quantitative detailing.

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What is AWS Batch?

Source:-techradar.com No one likes to wait. That’s particularly true when it comes to batch processing jobs for Big Data projects like genomic research, building an airplane and materials for safety, and the massive requirements for data processing related to health and financial records. For computer scientists, developers, engineers, or anyone who needs to run a batch processing job, the needs are even greater. Because of the massive data needs — often at petabyte scale — the jobs often need to

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