Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Three years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Deborah Dormah Kanubala, co-founder of Women Promoting Science to the Younger Generation.
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Not even a month has passed since the release of Gradle 6.4, and now Gradle 6.5 is here. The open source tool comes with a new file-system watching feature that is still in experimental mode, has a new optional version ordering on board, and fixes 25 issues. Let’s take a closer look.
Java has continued to be the most widely used programming language, even after its release two decades ago. Hence, Java developers are in demand. This article shows what to look out for as a recruiter, e.g. what Java certifications applicants have, what types of online assessments exist, and what other criteria may be helpful in the screening process.
Every month, we take a look back at our top ten most clicked topics. Last month was packed full of exciting news such as more info on Java 16 with its upcoming migration to Git and GitHub. Other top news include interviews on the programming language Julia, the visualization platform Grafana and the Node alternative Deno. In May, we also learned how to analyze big data using Java and saw C pass Java in the monthly TIOBE Index.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we celebrated 25 years of Java, spoke to seven experts about continuous delivery and continuous integration, learned more about the open source platform Grafana, and found out that Rust is once again the most beloved programming language.
Stack Overflow has released the results of its latest annual survey. The Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2020 shines light on the most beloved and most dreaded programming languages, the ones that are associated with the highest-paying jobs, and what developers do when they get stuck during coding.
The DevOps lifecycle platform GitLab was launched in 2011, and it has come a long way since then. See what has happened in the milestone release GitLab 13.0. The latest features include highly available Git storage without NFS, auto deployment to AWS Elastic Container Service, a dark theme in the Web IDE, and much more.
Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020 is tomorrow, on May 21st—so let’s take a look at IBM’s Equal Access Toolkit that launched this week and see how it can help improve app and website accessibility. It takes the different phases of development into account and provides developers with guidance and tools.
BERT models in Danish, Swedish and Norwegian have been released by the Danish company BotXO. We spoke to Jens Dahl Møllerhøj, Lead Data Scientist at BotXO, to find out more. See how these open source models differ from Google’s multilanguage BERT model, what can make creating NLP models for Nordic languages difficult, and where these models can be used.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we took a closer look at two new JEPs, developer productivity during quarantine, and how to stay connected during these times. And also, if you have been wondering how exactly Eclipse Theia differs from Visual Studio Code, we’ve got you covered.
Microsoft has released the monthly update of its official Python extension for Visual Studio Code. The May 2020 update adds the option to manually browse for a Python interpreter and lets you try out an experimental feature. Several bug fixes are on board as well.