GitLab 12.7 is here—and it has new features on board for users of the free and paid versions alike. Among them are parent-child pipelines that are designed to improve performance, while a beta release for Windows Shared Runners is now available for running CI/CD build jobs on Windows virtual machines.
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Detecto is neither the name of a new superhero nor a detective novel, but a recently developed Python package for training and running object detection models. Built on top of PyTorch, it is designed to be easy to use—and its developer claims that under ten lines of code are enough to run the trained machine learning models on videos.
The latest version of JUnit has arrived. The Java unit testing framework has performance improvements, new features and minor bug fixes on board in v5.6, but breaking changes have been added as well. Let’s take a closer look and see what has changed for JUnit’s three modules.
The lightweight Java and Kotlin web framework Javalin is updated on a regular basis, and this year’s first minor release is version 3.7. It offers additional features such as rate limiting and brings back a function you may have used in previous versions. Let’s take a closer look.
Weekly Review: Jakarta EE 9 release plan, DevOps trends in 2020 and JDK 14 enters Rampdown Phase Two
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, the Java world was even busier than usual: JDK 14 reached another milestone and we got hold of some insider knowledge on the release plan for Jakarta EE 9. The year has just started, so we also took a look at 2020’s five DevOps trends.
Which programming languages do developers love most—and which do they dread? CodinGame has the answers, as the company surveyed more than 21,000 developers. They also took a look at where to find the happiest developers, depending on the countries they work in and the positions they hold.
The deep learning platform PyTorch has received an upgrade. Version 1.4 comes with breaking changes, new features, bug fixes and deprecations. Java bindings are available as one of several experimental features, and you can now use the latest versions of PyTorch’s domain libraries.
GitHub for mobile now includes a beta program for GitHub for Android. It offers GitHub functionality in a native Android app that supports different screen sizes and Android settings. Let’s take a closer look at the new Android app for collaboration on the go.
Ridesharing company Lyft has open sourced Flyte, its distributed processing platform for machine learning workflows that is being used in different Lyft teams including Pricing, Data Science and Fraud. Let’s see how the open source tool can benefit ML workflows.
Git 2.25 has been released. It is designed to improve partial cloning of repositories, a feature that is still considered experimental, with the new
git sparse-checkout command. Let’s take a closer look and see what the version control system’s latest release has in store for us.
The popular data science library pandas just turned twelve, and now it’s headed for version 1.0.0. The first release candidate shows that pandas will receive a new scalar for missing values, a new deprecation policy following semantic versioning, a redesigned website and more.
ALBERT was developed by a group of research scientists at Google Research as an “upgrade to BERT.” The NLP model is designed to optimize the performance of natural language processing tasks as well as their efficiency, and now it has been made publicly available. Let’s take a closer look.
TensorFlow 2.1.0 has been released, following two release candidates. The final version of the machine learning platform includes new features and breaking changes. Meanwhile, Python 2.7 has reached its end of life and is no longer supported by TensorFlow. Let’s take a look at what else has changed.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week Quarkus 1.1.1.Final was released, a VS Code update added more features for Java and the winner of the Programming Language of the Year award was announced. Let’s take a closer look.