Last Thursday, someone gained access to an npm publisher’s account and used it to publish an unauthorized update of a popular package which contained malicious code. “What the code did was attempt to steal additional login tokens for npm from these other users, by sending them to a remote server,” Laurie Voss explained. “This, if successful, would have allowed them to hijack other packages and compromise more users.” Learn more about the incident here.
“If you give the developer the ability to choose the right tools, they’ll not only be happier but also more productive”
One of the hardest things when going down the DevOps path is getting people on board with change but what happens when a company wants to create and/or promote a culture of learning? How can one get people excited about change? We talked to Jody Bailey, CTO of Pluralsight about all this and more.
“Understanding the language of computers will be what separates the educated from the ignorant masses of tomorrow”
Code runs everything. And as coding increasingly becomes one of the most highly priced skillsets globally, digital literacy and the future of coding becomes a central issue among the community. Here, we talk to Byron Nicolaides, president Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) about the importance of digital literacy, the future of coding, CEPIS’ mission and more.
Eclipse Photon is here! We talked to Wayne Beaton, Director of Open Source Projects at the Eclipse Foundation, about what this new release brings to the Eclipse ecosystem and what’s in store for the future of this popular open source IDE platform.
How do you choose the most important metrics? Co-founder and Principal Consultant at Lagom Solutions, Julia Wester spoke at DecOpsCon 2018 about “Finding metrics that matter and using them safely”. In this interview, we discuss with her the importance of proper metrics when utilizing DevOps.
How does DevOps fit with database development? Eero Mattila, the principal systems consultant for information management for Quest Software, has a different picture in mind. In our interview from DevOpsCon 2018 in Berlin, Mattila explains to us what you need to be aware of in this field and which tools are absolutely necessary for database development and DevOps processes.
What is Jakarta EE? What does it mean for a project to go open source like Java EE? In this interview, Ivar Grimstad, the PMC Lead of EE4J, gave us five minutes of his time to tell us about EE4J and Jakarta EE.
Open source has a lot of benefits, no one can argue that. However, it is also uniquely positioned to face the threats of today’s security concerns. We talked with Yossi Weinberg, software developer at WhiteSource about how WhiteSource is making sure users’ projects are secure, why open source management is essential and the impact Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub will have on the open source community.
How can Devs, Ops, and management all work together on one shared goal? What role does management have in the implementation of DevOps? We interviewed Sebastian Schreck and Thomas Uebel from Mister Spex about how to implement DevOps in the workplace and how to break down silo walls.
It’s been a crazy week for the programming community; Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub made waves throughout the industry but there’s at least one company that made the most of this turn of events and that’s GitLab. We talked with Sid Sijbrandij, co-founder and CEO of GitLab about #movingtogitlab, what separates GitLab from GitHub and more.
In the “orchestration war” between Docker, Swarm, and Kubernetes, it seems like Kubernetes is the clear winner. In this interview, Ramon Guiu, Vice President of product management at New Relic, talks about the reasons why. He discusses how to avoid problems with building a container ecosystem and how to make it run safe and smooth.
Blockchain applications might not be easy to use but that’s about to change. We talked with Andrei Anisimov and Albert Santalo of 8base about the DevOps/blockchain combination, the adoption rate of this technology and how it can become more accessible to developers.
We spoke to data expert Canburak Tümer about how machine learning is being used to detect fraud in sales transactions. Find out how ML technology is helping to keep this tricky job under control and what it looks for when crunching the data.
At last month’s JAX conference, Thomas Much talked about pair and mob programming and how Agile becomes and remains successful. We caught up with him to talk about all this and more.