New features, secure workflow enhancements, general improvements, and bug fixes

HashiCorp’s Vault 1.1 introduces significant new functionality

HashiCorp’s Vault hit 1.0 in December 2018 and even though it marked a major milestone, the latest release is no less impressive; Vault 1.1 introduces significant new functionality. This version arrives with a bunch of new features, secure workflow enhancements, general improvements, and bug fixes in tow.

Meeting the 2019 DevOps influencers

“As most organizations become data-driven, managing the entire lifecycle of data gets more and more crucial”

Who are the most influential DevOps people in the Twittersphere? After analyzing thousands of accounts, we created a list of people that every DevOps enthusiast or pro should be following. In the first part of our DevOps influencers interview series, we talked to Thorsten Heller, co-founder, and CEO at Greenbird Int. Tech. Here, he shares his thoughts on new and rising DevOps technologies, ways to turn short-term failures into long-term success and more!

Don’t let the database derail your containerisation cloud journey

Containerisation is potentially the biggest milestone of the ongoing cloud revolution. However, there are a few obstacles still standing in the way. Anil Kumar, the Director of Product Management at Couchbase, discusses the obstacles and explains why revolutions will only benefit the business if the entire organisation is brought along.

Moving forward towards Jakarta EE milestones

Jakarta EE 9: 2019 Outlook

As Java EE moves into the Eclipse Foundation, it’s important to keep an eye on various milestones along the way. Today, Arjan Tijms of Payara explains how the transfer is going and explores some of the proposals for future EE releases.

A major milestone in the evolution of this language

What’s new in Swift 5

Apple’s press event at its California HQ included a bunch of announcements such as the launch of Apple Card, a paid-for News+ service and a new premium TV offering, to name a few. However, what we’re interested in is the new Swift version, which represents a major milestone in the evolution of this language.

Maybe the real treasure was the pull requests we closed along the way!

How to successfully maintain an open source project

Getting your project up and running is only the beginning. How can developers make sure their hard-coded open source project will succeed? Here are some tips, tricks, and lessons learned for making sure your project is a total success.

All the highlights of the newest release

GitLab 11.9 arrives with Secret Detection and newly open sourced ChatOps

In light of a new academic study that found over 100,000 GitHub repos with leaked API tokens and cryptographic keys, GitLab introduces with the 11.9 release secret detection as part of the SAST functionality to reassure its users. Let’s take a look at this new feature along with some other interesting highlights.


Updating to Java 12? Or waiting for the next LTS version?

With the new release cycle, some people are holding out to update until the next long-term support version of Java is released. However, some early adopters jump right on board and explore the new enhancements right away. Which one are you? We want to know more about our readers. What version of Java are you currently using? Let us know!

Learn JavaScript anywhere, any time

Take your JavaScript learning beyond the classroom with these fun tools!

After a long winter, spring is finally here, so why not take your learning outside the classroom? Prop your laptop up on the beach and get some fresh air, while studying up on your JavaScript. Today we are highlighting some of the fun and user-friendly tools available for brushing up on JavaScript, preparing for interviews, or just learning a few new concepts.