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Low-Code and No-Code: Is It Really That Easy, and How Will It Impact Devs?

If you’re embarking on a career in software development, or if you’re already an established developer, low-code and no-code development platforms are going to have a significant impact on  your life. The good news is that it likely won’t be a negative one. As the name suggests, low-code and no-code platforms allow people to develop software with little or no coding skills. The platforms provide...

Free Lightrun Debugging Tool Adds Fuel to Observability Debate

As it becomes clear that modern applications based on microservices are going to be a lot more complex to manage, there is a growing focus on observability. As a concept, observability goes beyond simple monitoring in that platforms that are employed to manage application performance should provide greater context. Today, every time there is an issue, a war room meeting of developers and IT...

Burnout and the Developer

Burnout generally starts with debugging. It's the defect that you can't seem to find. The trudging through logs and poring through databases is seemingly endless. Slogging through thousands of lines of code to find that one wrong thing can feel like it will never end. That's when burnout starts to take make its stranglehold. Burnout has been a part of the software development industry since...

Microsoft .NET 5’s New Features

The dust hasn't even settled properly after the release of .NET Framework 4.8, that Microsoft decided to announce the coming of .NET 5 (planned release date is November 2020). Classic Microsoft! But, I have anticipated this move quite some time ago already. It just makes sense. What Makes Sense? Well, for the past few years different technology spectrums have been edging closer to fusion. Since the...

JFrog Buys Shippable for Complete DevOps Pipeline Automation

JFrog recently announced the strategic acquisition of the continuous integration and DevOps automation platform company Shippable. The news comes soon after JFrog's recent Series D funding round of $165 million. The plan is to integrate Shippable's portfolio of cloud-native and Kubernetes-ready CI/CD solutions into the JFrog platform to create a complete, integrated DevOps pipeline solution. "With expertise in CI/CD pipeline automation and a drive to make DevOps...

npm, Inc. Launches Managed Code Registry for Large Organizations

Software registry operator npm, Inc. recently announced npm Enterprise, the first managed deployment of the npm registry specifically designed to meet the needs of large organizations. "Approximately 100 percent of the world's enterprises acquire over 97 percent of their JavaScript from the npm Public Registry, making the introduction of npm Enterprise essential for professionalization of JavaScript development," npm, Inc. CEO Bryan Bogensberger said in a statement. Key...

Linux Foundation Launches ELISA Project for Safety-Critical Systems

The Linux Foundation yesterday launched the Enabling Linux in Safety Applications (ELISA) open source project to help companies build and certify Linux-based safety-critical applications for systems such as robotic devices, medical devices, smart factories, transportation systems and autonomous driving. Founding members of ELISA include Arm, BMW Car IT GmbH, KUKA, Linutronix and Toyota. "All major industries, including energy, medical and automotive, want to use Linux for...

What Makes a Real-time App

Recently, I wrote about PubNub, a provider of cross-device and cross-platform APIs and global messaging infrastructure to simplify the coding your realtime apps. Perhaps you read that article and maybe even tried PubNub out for yourself. If you found it intriguing, perhaps real-time app development is your wheelhouse? Maybe you're unsure whether or not apps that you have developed or are currently coding qualify...

TIBCO Intros Cloud Mashery for API Management

TIBCO Software this week announced the launch of TIBCO Cloud Mashery, the company's cloud-native API management solution for containerized private cloud and public Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environments.  Cloud Mashery delivers key API management capabilities for enterprises adopting cloud-native development and deployment practices, such as DevOps, containerization and microservices development. The offering is compatible with any PaaS or Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), including Kubernetes. "Enterprises now require their API platforms...

60 Percent of Software Pros Are Unable to Measure Customer Satisfaction

While 93 percent of IT and software pros say they value customer satisfaction more than anything else, 60 percent say that satisfaction is almost impossible to measure, a recent Atlassian survey of 500 software development and IT professionals found. "It was this tension between delivering high-value software in an efficient, measurable way that came up over and over again," Atlassian head of product marketing Sean...

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