I was lucky enough to sit down and have a chat with Tim Hall, Head of Products at InfluxData about their platform, their ‘time to awesome’ philosophy, and a new data scripting and querying language, Flux. We also take a look at the future of InfluxData and their plans for 2020. Let’s take a closer look.
Manifold, Uber’s model-agnostic visual debugging tool for machine learning, is now open source and available as a demo version and a GitHub repository. Manifold is built with TensorFlow.js, React, and Redux and is part of the Michelangelo machine learning platform. The open source version includes a few new features that will make for an easier user experience.
Beef is an open source, compiled programming language focusing on high-performance execution, simple code, and readability. And that’s no bull. Browse its design goals, see where this language is headed, and learn about its custom IDE. If you love the syntax and semantics of C#, you might just fall in love with Beef.
Open source tools have taken center stage in the DevOps toolchain. As organizations become increasingly dependent on open source tools, the risks that affect these tools is transferred to these organizations. To mitigate this risk, it is essential for organizations to practice continuous monitoring of open source tools. Let’s look at the various layers in an open source stack, and identify key points of concern that need monitoring.
We all know that a lot can change in ten years, especially in the world of technology. 10 years ago, no one knew what microservices were or could expect AI in our daily lives. Take a look at what the past decade says about the future of open source software. Chris Ferris discusses some of the trends that changed the decade, and what the 2020s have in store for us.
A new report has been published that offers insights into US technology leaders and their thoughts about what digital innovation involves, what the risks are of not innovating and what the risks are of innovating badly. We also get a look at what success looks like and how important open source is for digital innovation.
Netflix often releases its internal tools to the public as open source code. The latest project to join the fray is Metaflow, a “deceptively simple” Python library for data scientists. Metaflow features integration with Amazon Web Services and includes a built-in capability to snapshot all code and data into Amazon Simple Storage Service.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we featured a look at ways in which Java is staying young, such as with frameworks like Quarkus, Sourcetrail was open sourced, we looked at edge architecture and its impact on IoT and much more. Let’s take a closer look.
CI/CD specialists Codefresh have announced their intentions to reinvest into the open source ecosystem that has supported and helped them prosper since they were founded in 2014. They are built on top of Kubernetes, running on top of open source Linux, and now they want to follow in the Linux Foundation’s footsteps and make a massive contribution back into the community. Let’s take a closer look.
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.