software development

Tech giants rally to keep Mozilla's dev bible alive
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web development

Tech giants rally to keep Mozilla's dev bible alive

Open Web Docs injects $500,000 into the web-development handbook used by engineers across the industry
26 Jan 2021
Getting started with Azure Red Hat OpenShift
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Getting started with Azure Red Hat OpenShift

A developer’s guide to improving application building and deployment capabilities
6 Jan 2021
Merico debuts advanced code analytics platform for developers
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Development

Merico debuts advanced code analytics platform for developers

The Merico Build platform is free for all developers worldwide
18 Dec 2020
Consumer choice and the payment experience
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software as a service (SaaS)

Consumer choice and the payment experience

A software provider's guide to getting, growing, and keeping customers
3 Dec 2020
How to automate your infrastructure with Ansible
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automation

How to automate your infrastructure with Ansible

Use Ansible Playbooks to speed up your infrastructure configuration and deployment
2 Dec 2020
IT Pro Panel: The practical CIO’s guide to AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro Panel: The practical CIO’s guide to AI

Smart machines are all the rage, but what are they actually doing?
30 Nov 2020
Observability in 2020: A manifesto
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risk management

Observability in 2020: A manifesto

Ten principles for observability success
24 Nov 2020
Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking
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privacy

Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking

The Mac manufacturer has lashed out after being criticised for delaying sought after privacy features iOS 14
20 Nov 2020
Red Hat, Cisco, IBM to coordinate scrapping of problematic developer terms
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Development

Red Hat, Cisco, IBM to coordinate scrapping of problematic developer terms

The consortium will develop a replacement word list for terms such as master/slave, as well as frameworks and a certification scheme
19 Nov 2020
Retrain to be a software developer to future-proof your career
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Retrain to be a software developer to future-proof your career

Retraining as a software developer offers huge opportunities
13 Nov 2020
Python founder Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft
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programming languages

Python founder Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft

He joins the firm’s Developer Division as Python breaks into the top two most popular languages for the first time
13 Nov 2020
NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'
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NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'

The bug is the latest in a long line of errors and glitches to plague the government's contact-tracing app
2 Nov 2020
UK contact-tracing apps to start sharing data
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Development

UK contact-tracing apps to start sharing data

UK gov is in talks with NCSC to ensure the process is secure and reliable
29 Oct 2020
Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash
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Software

Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash

The irreversible installation strips the soon-to-be-retired Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 and Windows Server
28 Oct 2020
BBC micro:bit update adds support for AI and ML applications
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Hardware

BBC micro:bit update adds support for AI and ML applications

The new microcomputer is also four times as fast as the 2016 model and boasts eight times the amount of RAM
13 Oct 2020
UK tech visa applications skyrocketed in September
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UK tech visa applications skyrocketed in September

Tech Nation chair Stephen Kelly said this flies in the face of claims that COVID-19 will deter people coming to the UK to work
12 Oct 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language
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The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language

With so many options, which languages should aspiring coders focus on?
9 Oct 2020
Nvidia launches AI platform to boost video conferencing
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video conferencing

Nvidia launches AI platform to boost video conferencing

Cloud-based Maxine platform can reduce bandwidth, increase call quality and keep everyone engaged, GPU giant claims
6 Oct 2020
Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’
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Mobile

Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’

The Coalition for App Fairness demands changes to the iPhone maker's 'anti-competitive practices'
25 Sep 2020
Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10
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Microsoft open-sources fuzzing tool used for bug-ridden Windows 10

Developers can access the vulnerability detection tool through Github as Microsoft shifts away from its legacy scheme
16 Sep 2020
Epic Games demands Apple restores developer account
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Epic Games demands Apple restores developer account

The firm has filed for an injunction that would restore Fortnight on the App Store to avoid “irreparable harm”
7 Sep 2020
Apple delays iOS 14 privacy changes after Facebook pressure
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Apple delays iOS 14 privacy changes after Facebook pressure

The social network complained that limiting the potential to target iOS users would see developers’ revenues collapse
4 Sep 2020
Android and iOS updates pave the way for app-free contact tracing
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Android and iOS updates pave the way for app-free contact tracing

The latest OS upgrades will allow authorities to manage COVID-19 outbreaks by sending notifications direct to handsets
2 Sep 2020