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New Report Offers Data-backed Benchmarks on Engineering Team Performance

Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) platform provider CircleCI today announced the findings of its annual report on the state of software delivery. In this year's report, the CircleCI researchers set the first-ever benchmarks for teams practicing CI/CD.

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Apple Silicon Gets Native Java Support from Azul

Azul Systems announces plans to deliver OpenJDK builds for the new Apple Silicon machines, giving developers native Java support for current and popular Java versions.

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Java Unit Testing Solution Free for Open Source

Diffblue makes a free version of its AI-powered Java unit testing solution available for developers on open source software projects.

Latest Version of Debugpy Debugger in Python in Visual Studio Code Update

Version 1.0 of the new debugger for Python in Visual Studio Code (VS Code), called Debugpy, shows up in the latest update of the popular Python tooling for the open source, cross-platform code editor.

OpenSSF Offers Free Training on Developing Secure Software

The Open Software Security Foundation (OpenSSF) has created three courses on developing secure software, which are being offered for free as part of the Secure Software Development Fundamentals Professional Certificate program, on the nonprofit edX learning platform.

Java and C++ Lose Tops Spots in TIOBE Index for the First Time

For the first time since 2001, Java and C++ are not occupying one of the two top spots in the TIOBE Programming Community Index.

Instana's Always-On Continuous Production Profiling for PHP and Python Apps

Application performance monitoring (APM) solutions provider Instana adds PHP and Python to the list of languages supported by its continuous production profiler.

Red Sky Ops ML Engine Tunes Kubernetes HPA

Carbon Relay announces key enhancements of its flagship artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) platform.

Latest Oracle CPU: 402 Patches on 29 Products, Java SE Gets a Breather with Only 8 CVEs

Oracle publishes its last Critical Patch Update of 2020, including 402 patches across its product groups, but only 8 vulnerabilities affecting Java SE, the highest CVSS score of which was 5.3.

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Linux 5.10 Released: Bigger Kernel Release Than Expected

Linus Torvalds this week announced the first release candidate of version 5.10 of the Linux kernel (Linux 5.10-rcl), a release that also marks the end of the feature merge window for this EOY 2020 kernel.

GrammaTech Tool Uncovers Third-Party Code 'Blind Spots'

New security solution surfaces vulnerabilities in third-party code used in the development of custom applications.

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New Neurons Platform Updates from Ivanti

Automated IT and security solutions provider Ivanti today announces two additions to its Neurons "hyper-automation" platform: Neurons for Patch Intelligence and Neurons for Spend Intelligence.

Dev and Sec Pros Believe in 'Security Champions' Programs

The results of a new survey suggest that a growing number of security and development professionals are convinced of the value of Security Champions programs.

Pluralsight Live Announcements: A Partnership, an Acquisition, and Lots of Platform Enhancements

Online course provider Pluralsight made numerous announcements at its Pluralsight LIVE virtual event last week around its technology skills and engineering management platform, unveiled a new strategic partnership, and announced a key acquisition.

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Eclipse Foundation's 2020 IoT Dev Survey

At the launch of its annual EclipseCon conference, underway online this week, the Eclipse Foundation published the results of its 2020 IoT Developer Survey.

Red Hat Integrates Ansible Automation with OpenShift Kubernetes

Red Hat announces an integration of its Ansible automation solution with its OpenShift Kubernetes container platform, making it easier to automate tasks among traditional on-prem and emerging cloud-native infrastructures.

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Gitpod Providing Native Integration with GitLab's UI

Gitpod is joining forces with GitLab to provide native integration with GitLab's UI, the two organizations announced last week.

Okta Extends its Devices Platform Service to Devs through its SDK

Authentication solution provider Okta has extended its Okta Devices Platform Service capabilities to developers via the Okta Devices SDK, which provides packaged tooling to build passwordless sign-in flows through branded push notifications with biometric capabilities, minimizing friction for end-users and increasing security posture.

ZeroNorth Wants to Make Security 'Integral and Transparent' in the SDLC

ZeroNorth announces a new set of capabilities for its SaaS-based security platform aimed at removing friction between security and DevOps teams by making security "integral and transparent" within the SDLC.

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Sumo Logic's Illuminate Conference Observability Announcements

Sumo Logic's fourth annual Illuminate user conference, virtual this year because of the pandemic, wrapped up yesterday after two days of educational sessions, expert keynotes, and product and initiative announcements.

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