A new open source Kubernetes distribution has been announced by the software consultancy Kinvolk. Lokomotiv is a full-stack Kubernetes distribution that aims to be secure and stable. It uses modified forked code from Typhoon and is built to run on top of Flatcar Linux.
Weekly round-up: JAX DevOps 2019, Angular v8 rc4, Jakarta EE Developer Survey & more
Kubernetes and Julia development rise among the top 20 fastest-growing skills for freelancers
TypeScript 3.5 release candidate fixes speed regressions & adds improvements
JAX DevOps 2019 takeaways: Security pitfalls and how to influence DevOps culture
The latest update of the Upwork Index arrives and shows Julia development, Kubernetes as well as Vue.js to be among the top fastest-growing skills for freelancers. Let’s have a quick look.
The latest release candidate for TypeScript is now available: TypeScript 3.5 RC. This release fixes a previous problem in TypeScript 3.4 regarding speed regressions. It also introduces some new improvements, optimizations, and features, including the Omit helper type.
What happens when you bring Swift and WebAssembly together? Meet SwiftWasm: a work in progress that aims to compile your Swift code to WebAssembly. The aim of this project is so that developers may create Swift apps that run in the browser. There are plenty of issues that need fixing and hurdles to overcome; could you help with its development?
The 13th project from Hyperledger is here. It’s neither a blockchain nor an application: it’s Hyperledger Aries. This new infrastructure is currently under incubation and aims to be an interface layer for creating and signing secure peer-to-peer blockchain transactions.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we had a great time at JAX DevOps 2019 and we bring you the key takeaways! What’s more, we saw some news coming our way from Angular as well as JDK 13.
What’s new in VS Code’s monthly update? The April 2019 (version 1.34) release adds a preview for remote development extensions, an update to CodeLens, some bug fixes, and a new terminate all tasks command. Check out some of the highlights.
Couldn’t make it to JAX DevOps 2019 in London? We have some key takeaways from the conference and are sharing our notes with our readers. We learned about making Kubernetes clusters safer for DevOps, the infrastructure world, security sins to avoid, and much more. See what went down at JAX DevOps 2019.
In the column “Stropek as a Service”, SaaS expert Rainer Stropek talks about exciting aspects of the implementation, monetization and use of software as a service offerings.
Ready to create a little chaos? xMatters newly open sourced their internal chaos engineering tool. Cthulhu helps developers by automating cross-platform software failure testing. It detects failures automatically and self-heals back to a normal state.
New candidate JEPs keep coming! This time around, we take a look Text Blocks (Preview) that was submitted as a candidate as well as JEP 353 which is now proposed to target JDK 13.
Quarkus version 0.15.0 is here, with a few major changes and some bug fixes. Take a look at what’s new for this container-first Kubernetes native Java stack. Be sure to also say hello to the new logo, made with the concept of supersonic subatomic Java in mind.
Are microservices really the best choice for you? Developers! Architects! Buckle up as we’re going to cut through the hype and determine if microservice architecture is the right choice for your project.
“We are continuously trying to move to higher levels of abstractions with our applications”, says JAX DevOps speaker, Erwin van Eyk, software engineer at Platform9 and researcher at Delft University of Technology. We asked him to share his thoughts on serverless and the radical change in developers’ lives!