OpenBSD 6.0 tightens security by losing Linux compatibility

OpenBSD 6.0 tightens security by losing Linux compatibility

The newest version of OpenBSD closes potential security loopholes -- such as its Linux compatibility layer

07/25/16

R, TypeScript climb RedMonk language rankings

R, TypeScript climb RedMonk language rankings

The top 10 programming languages remain JavaScript, Java, PHP, Python, and more

07/25/16

Wire open-sources messaging client, woos developers

Wire open-sources messaging client, woos developers

Secure messaging apps are all the rage, and developers can now develop their own open source Wire client

07/25/16

Facebook open-sources tools for fast React app creation in JavaScript

Facebook open-sources tools for fast React app creation in JavaScript

The social giant's newest open source offering provides a rapid way to set up the prerequisites for building React apps in a complex JavaScript environment

07/22/16

Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

07/22/16

Trump: At odds with both tech industry and GOP platform

Trump: At odds with both tech industry and GOP platform

Technology provisions in the GOP platform extend an olive branch to an industry stung by Trump's antagonism

07/22/16

Stack Overflow crowdsources common developer how-tos

Stack Overflow crowdsources common developer how-tos

The new user-curated reference system for examples to developer questions might help undo Stack Overflow's reputation for being unfriendly to newcomers

07/21/16

Oracle's monster security update fixes Java, database bugs

Oracle's monster security update fixes Java, database bugs

Oracle’s priorities have clearly shifted away from Java and its database products, as the bulk of fixes are for its middleware and e-commerce applications

07/20/16

Snowflake builds a bigger, simpler data warehouse

Snowflake builds a bigger, simpler data warehouse

Snowflake's mission: Add new, powerful enterprise features to a cloud-native data warehouse system without forcing the customer to turn knobs for the best performance

07/20/16

Ubuntu forum breach traced to neglected plugin

Ubuntu forum breach traced to neglected plugin

The popular vBulletin forum software was current, but administrators had forgotten to update an add-on

07/19/16

Spark-powered Splice Machine goes open source

Spark-powered Splice Machine goes open source

An open source version of the Hadoop-based and Spark-accelerated RDBMS is now available sans a few enterprise features

07/19/16

Python for .Net rises from the dead

Python for .Net rises from the dead

After long suffering from stagnant development, the IronPython project for running Python on .Net is getting a new lease on life with new team leaders and a Python 3 upgrade

07/18/16

Prometheus unbound: Open source cloud monitoring

Prometheus unbound: Open source cloud monitoring

Prometheus 1.0 is part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation's effort to assemble a product portfolio for a container-based, open source cloud

07/18/16

Pyston and PyPy chart different courses to a faster Python

Pyston and PyPy chart different courses to a faster Python

As Pyston matures, it's taking a different path than the well-established PyPy, but having choices for making Python faster is a win-win for users

07/15/16

Persistent XSS flaws patched in multiple WordPress plugins

Persistent XSS flaws patched in multiple WordPress plugins

In addition to the All-in-One SEO plugin, WordPress administrators should update others that also have a cross-site scripting flaw

07/15/16

Oden uses Google's Golang ecosystem to cook up a new language

Oden uses Google's Golang ecosystem to cook up a new language

The experimental language uses Go's underlying toolchain to deliver features that Google's language doesn't have yet

07/14/16

TypeScript 2.0 beta kicks async support down the road

TypeScript 2.0 beta kicks async support down the road

There's still a lot to like in the newest version of Microsoft's JavaScript-derived language, like non-nullable variable types

07/13/16

Microsoft R Client provides a free taste of R Server

Microsoft R Client provides a free taste of R Server

It's limited in power, but low in price: R Client provides a reduced but functional set of features from the full Microsoft R Server product

07/13/16

Disrespect intended: Mozilla thinks it knows better

Disrespect intended: Mozilla thinks it knows better

To make Firefox more relevant, Mozilla Context Graph elbows out authors and decides what readers are interested in

07/13/16

Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

The new Automate enterprise commercial bundle is an integrated option for existing Chef users, but not a requirement

07/12/16

Load More