6 challenges software engineers face with building a copilot
Software engineers experience challenges when building a copilot. This is partly due to the relatively new aspect of the technology, but concerns around security and privacy are also surfacing. What six challenges do software engineers face, and what are the solutions?
A copilot must assist in p... Read more
Docker Build Cloud puts compute processes in the cloud to save time
Docker recently introduced its new service, Docker Build Cloud. With this service, developers can speed up building container-based applications. That lets companies save significantly on development time.
With the immediately available Docker Build Cloud, the container and DevOps specialist aim... Read more
“AI tools could massively speed up app releases”
Research by Kobiton shows that releasing new releases of mobile apps costs most developers at least $100,000 on average. Using AI-based testing processes can bring these costs down significantly.
Kobiton specializes in mobile application testing. Based on that company's survey, 75 percent of mob... Read more
CNCF: ‘Certification and training of developers must improve’
Companies need to give developers more time to take certifications and training to keep up with rapidly changing technology. They should also make more funding available for this purpose, concludes research by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).
According to the survey by the cloud tec... Read more
Amazon invites developers to test its Sidewalk public IoT network
Sidewalk's low-cost, long-range IoT coverage now extends to more than 90% of the U.S. population.
This week Amazon announced that its Sidewalk community IoT network was open to developers and invited them to "build the next billion connected devices".
Amazon Sidewalk is a secure, low-bandwidt... Read more
“AI development should be paused to implement security measures”
The development of AI models more powerful than OpenAI's GTP-4 should be paused for a period of six months. This pause should then be used to develop and implement security protocols. This is stated by more than a thousand AI experts and other signatories, such as Elon Musk and Steve Wozniak, in an... Read more
AWS introduces Application Composer for serverless applications
AWS is making Application Composer available. This tool enables the visual design of serverless applications.
AWS Application Composer gives developers of serverless applications a visual environment to which they can add resources and connect them together. Access to this environment is through... Read more
Microsoft introduces first preview .NET 8
Microsoft has released the first preview of .NET 8. In addition to performance improvements, this application framework version should make it easier for cloud-native developers to build applications. The version should also allow for more cross-platform development with MAUI and Blazor.
Accordi... Read more
Report shows most PHP deployments use versions no longer supported
A new report on the PHP landscape shows that version 7.4 of the language is most popular.
Zend by Perforce has published its PHP Landscape Report for 2023, based on the results of an anonymous survey conducted between the months of October and December of 2022. The survey was promoted via social... Read more
Magic wants to compete with Github Copilot and just got funded
Magic raised $23 million from Alphabet's CapitalG and other investors like Elad Gil, Nat Friedman, and Amplify Partners. Magic's CEO and co-founder, Eric Steinberger, is a former AI researcher at Meta. Magic wants to offer a code-generating platform to help software engineers write code.
Elad Gi... Read more