Another helpful tool becomes free and open source software. Coati Software’s Sourcetrail is an interactive source code explorer that helps developers understand what is going on in existing source code and provides helpful context. You can connect various editors to it with a plugin and all source code is private, as it runs locally on your machine.
The goal of Gitea is creating simple, fast, painless self-hosted Git services. It is written in Go and was forked from Gogs, a similar open source project, in 2016. Its newest major release just arrived, with some new features and over 150 bug fixes. Why do people turn to self-hosting services? How does Gitea stack up to other providers or Git hosting solutions?
Top 10 Java stories of October: Open source, Microsoft contribution and a first glimpse of Jakarta EE 9
November just arrived, which means it’s time for our monthly recap. The Java world was as busy as always, with Jakarta EE 9, the first “feature release” under the umbrella of the Eclipse Foundation, under discussion. October was also the month of our Java conference and we released a new issue of JAX Mag. Here are our top 10 stories of the month.
We love open source! And now, two new recently open sourced pieces of software from Netflix have arrived. Mantis allows you to build realtime stream processing applications and Polynote is an IDE-inspired polyglot notebook. See what both of these can do, some of their use cases, and what important features set them apart.
Discover the potential benefits of open source software for your business and the risks you need to be aware of. Open source has long been hailed as the future of software development, yet it’s definitely not for everyone. Darya Efimova, a digital transformation observer at Iflexion, taps into the big promise of open source along with its advantages and risks when it comes to enterprise-grade software.
Software, access, and realpolitik — How should open source communities respond to the GitHub restrictions?
What happens when open source isn’t open to all? GitHub made headlines recently when it made it difficult for developers in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria to access private repository services. This has opened up a conversation that needs to happen regarding free and open source software.
The Facebook development team announced at their Child Safety Hackathon that they have open sourced ThreatExchange. ThreatExchange is a collection of RESTful APIs that helps find matching content for an explicit video, in order to prevent it from being shared. Check out some of the privacy features and how you can potentially help make the internet safer.
Welcome to the Top Level Projects, Apache OpenWhisk! This serverless platform for executing functions started its life at IBM. Now, it is open source and part of The Apache Software Foundation. It joins the ranks of projects such as Apache Dubbo and Apache NetBeans. Find out what this platform is capable of, and give the community a hand.
It has just been announced: The MQTT Message Broker, HiveMQ, will be open sourced under the Apache 2.0 license, to the delight of many Java developers. We talked with Dominik Obermaier, technical director of HiveMQ / dc-square GmbH about this step, the technical aspects of HiveMQ, and the future of the project.
Chef, the Continuous Automation software provider announced its shift from a mix of open source and proprietary software business plan to fully committing to open source. Let’s have a look at what we know so far. Also, let us know your thoughts on this breaking news in the poll at the end of this article.
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.
Organizations with mature DevOps practices are far more likely to integrate automated security, report shows
Featuring the responses of more than 5,500 participants, the 2019 DevSecOps Community Survey offers detailed insights into the DevOps and DevSecOps ecosystem. Let’s have a closer look at the most important interesting highlights.
If you’re not already using open source, you’ll soon be marginalized by those organization using it to move faster and be more innovative. In this article, Bart Copeland, CEO and president of ActiveState, shares his predictions about where open source and DevOps are going this year.
Open source’s future is certainly bright: at least 4 out of 5 developers use open source components in their applications. But what does the future have in store for open source? Jane Silber explores how an increased focus on security and performance will have an impact on open source’s usage for the enterprise.