Workday ‘extends’ HR software developer tools
It’s been a busy week at Workday, the company used the US leg of its annual Workday Rising user convention to announce new generative AI capabilities designed to shoulder core functions carried out in personnel departments such as drafting job descriptions and expense reports. The company also br... Read more
Open Source Summit Europe 2023: Defined structures & diversified industries
The Basque city of Bilbao played host to the Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit Europe 2023 this September. While the mainstage keynotes are designed to inspire and provide a big-picture state-of-the-nation address, it is often the member sessions and breakouts that offer some of the grittier mo... Read more
AI in web browser Google can now summarize and help coding
Google is adding new features to the Search Generative Experience (SGE). As a result, the web browser with AI can now write summaries and help users become better developers.
According to the announcement, the improvements help users understand complex topics. The improvement in coding skills i... Read more
StableCode LLM is teacher for beginner developers
Stability AI, the party behind image generator Stable Diffusion, is coming out with StableCode. This large language model gets its first public release today, allowing programmers to deploy a new assistant.
ChatGPT is known to be able to produce programming code, although half the time this is n... Read more
ChatGPT writes incorrect (but convincing) code half the time
ChatGPT produces incorrect code about half the time. This is what researchers at Purdue University have discovered, based on the OpenAI AI tool's answers to code queries from Stack Overflow.
In the study, Purdue University researchers tested ChatGPT 's answers to 517 Stack Overflow questions. Th... Read more
GitHub Copilot gets major update to improve coding experience
The features are meant to improve the coding experience. One of the most notable updates is the inclusion of a "vulnerability filtering system" designed to prevent insecure coding patterns, such as SQL injection or hard-coded credentials.
This will help reduce the likelihood of security vulnerab... Read more
‘Use of AI assistants tends to increase vulnerabilities in code’
Researchers at Standford University report that the use of open-source AI assistants like GitHub Copilot tends to increase the number of vulnerabilities in code.
The study suggests that developers who use AI assistants are more likely to program vulnerabilities than developers who don't. In add... Read more
Cisco discloses high-severity IP phone vulnerability
The vulnerability impacts Cisco's IP Phone 8800 Series and IP Phone 7800 Series devices.
The bug, tracked as CVE-2020-3452, allows attackers to gain root access to vulnerable systems. According to Cisco's security advisory, exploitation requires local access.
The vulnerability is caused by an... Read more
GitHub pulls the plug on Atom to pave way for Visual Studio Code
To favor the feisty success of Microsoft VS Code, the GitHub of Microsoft bids farewell to the best coder amongst all, its own Atom Editor!
People are shocked by the overwhelming farewell of the best code editor (open-source) of the decades, Atom.
Background of Atom
The code editor, Atom, ... Read more
Fastly acquired Glitch, a cloud-based software development platform
Glitch, the proprietor of a popular cloud-based software development platform utilized by over 1.8 million programmers, has been bought by Fastly Inc.
On Thursday, Fastly announced the purchase but did not reveal the terms of the deal.
NYSE-listed Fastly is a well-known content delivery... Read more