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What is Cython? Python at the speed of C

A superset of Python that compiles to C, Cython combines the ease of Python with the speed of native code. Here's a quick guide to making the most of Cython in your Python programs.

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7 downsides of open source culture

Open source passion fuels developer creativity, learning, and community, but it's no Shangri-La. Here are seven pitfalls to consider before joining an open source project.

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Open source security fought back in 2022

One year after the Log4j disaster, open source community efforts and new developer toolchains are addressing the challenges of software supply chain security.

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AWS is changing

Announcements at AWS re:Invent show a kinder, gentler Amazon, ready to integrate its own services and third-party data sources.

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Where Microsoft’s open source policy went wrong

Instead of restricting which open source software can be sold, Microsoft should eliminate ambiguity in its Microsoft Store policy and reaffirm the rights of developers to sell their work.

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3 key features in EDB PostgreSQL 15

Thoroughly tested on PostgreSQL 15.1, EDB’s new tools optimize performance, scalability, reliability, and operability. Here are the highlights.

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The open enough, multicloud enough, serverless enough cloud

Amazon Web Services may disappoint die-hard proponents of open source, multicloud, and serverless. Clearly customers have a different view.

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What open source gets wrong with Mastodon

The open source alternative to Twitter is forgetting the customer experience in its rush to make a political statement about decentralization.

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GitHub sees a surge in IaC adoption

The annual 'State of the Octoverse' report notes an increase in IaC adoption and the growing role of operations in open source development, among other trends.

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DataStax to offer Stargate V2 data API gateway via Astra DB

The new version of the open-source data API gateway comes with a gRPC API that will enable developers to scale Cassandra data limitlessly, the company said.

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Why openness always matters

Proprietary software isn’t evil, but open source is a remarkable force for good. The transparent, community-driven approach to development is driving innovation in every industry today.

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Most reported CVEs for Docker Hub images are harmless

JFrog used Xray Container Contextual Analysis to scan the 200 most popular community images in Docker Hub, then tallied the results for the 10 most common CVEs. 78% were not exploitable.

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The best open source software of 2022

InfoWorld’s 2022 Bossie Awards celebrate the most important and innovative application development, devops, data analytics, and machine learning tools of the year.

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6 Kubernetes distributions leading the container revolution

Kubernetes and containers are changing how applications are built, deployed, and managed. These distros are leading the charge.

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13 open source projects transforming AI and machine learning

From deepfakes to natural language processing and more, the open source world is ripe with projects to support software development on the frontiers of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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JDK 19: The new features in Java 19

Now available for production use, Java 19 features structured concurrency, virtual threads, pattern matching for switch expressions, a vector API, and a Linux/RISC-V port.

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When openness doesn’t matter

We can argue about the choices tech companies should or shouldn’t make, but at the end of the day, we keep buying what they’re selling.

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A vision for making open source more equitable and secure

An immutable package registry on the blockchain offers an opportunity for fairly compensating open source developers based on their contributions.

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