JetBrains tests new terminal in all IDEs
The beta release of the new terminal in all JetBrains Integrated Development Environments is a stepping stone to a revised development environment.
JetBrains offers a total of 14 different IDEs for writing code. All of these IDEs can expect a new terminal soon. Some major IDEs are IntelliJ IDEA ... Read more
Visual Studio gets new SDK for extensions
Developers can now publish extensions in the Marketplace and add Language Server Protocol (LSP) support to their extensions.
With VisualStudio.Extensibility, there is a framework for developing Visual Studio extensions that run outside the Microsoft IDE development environment. The SDK is design... Read more
Google donates AI model Gemma to open source community
In recent weeks, most of the talk has been about Gemini at Google. A new AI model from Google that is supposed to become the engine of all AI projects. Today Google Deepmind suddenly presents an open model called Gemma. Open in this case means that the model can be used anywhere. Hugging Face is on... Read more
Pulumi comes out with libraries for generative AI
The new infrastructure libraries make moving a locally running generative AI stack to the cloud easier.
"The GenAI tech stack is new and emerging but has typically consisted of a LLM service and a vector data store. Running this stack on a laptop is fairly simple but getting it to production is ... Read more
TU Delft develops new type of battery based on kitchen salt
TU Delft researchers developed an alternative to the lithium battery. The alternative is based on sodium. This is "an important step in the energy transition."
A sodium battery is, in fact, a battery based on kitchen salt. The earth has a lot more to give from this raw material than from lithi... Read more
With extension types, developers have a new tool to optimize performance-sensitive code, especially when working with host pl... Read more
Apple works on GitHub Copilot competitor
Apple plans to release a GitHub Copilot alternative for developers this year. That assistant will help writing code.
That's according to sources of Bloomberg. The tool should allow complete lines or blocks of code to be generated based on small commands entered by developers. Apple's Xcode, whic... Read more
CrowdStrike: Navigating the sprawl of endemic automation
Cyber security and application security endpoint posture management company CrowdStrike has explained its mission to combat the so-called ‘software sprawl’ that exists today. The company suggests that the modern use of component-based cloud architectures, the interconnection of multiple Applica... Read more
Pega GenAI Blueprint helps design applications
Pegasystems is introducing Pega GenAI Blueprint, a development tool that combines best practices with generative AI to speed up the software design process.
Users initially enter a brief description of an app's purpose into Pega GenAI Blueprint. The tool then guides users in identifying and desi... Read more
Google pledges million to Rust for interoperability with C++
Google has pledged $1 million (€931,000) to the Rust Foundation. With this money, the technology giant intends to contribute to an initiative to interoperate Rust code with legacy C++ code bases.
The Interop Initiative, aims to "slowly migrate current C++ to Rust." There has been an enthusiast... Read more