Software Quality Management
- February 14, 2020
The new Applause Accessibility Tool helps developers write better apps for disabled users by automatically finding and fixing app accessibility issues in their code as they write it.
- February 14, 2020
Synopsys' Code Sight IDE plug-in provides capabilities for simultaneous static application security testing (SAST) and software composition analysis (SCA).
- February 12, 2020
Pegasystems' new Pega Express low-code application development methodology helps business users and citizen developers to quickly create applications.
- February 07, 2020
LightStep hones its observability software with its new Service Health for Deployments feature, which helps developers find and fix service health issues.
- February 07, 2020
App testing is crucial to ensuring that mobile apps are ready for mission-critical systems such as the mobile app that failed during the Iowa caucuses.
- January 29, 2020
Google App Maker, the company's low-code development tool, will be shut down in January 2021. Google offers users alternative options for users to switch to as App Maker sunsets.
- January 27, 2020
As developer demand for GraphQL continues to grow, vendors such as MongoDB and RapidAPI are adding support for the API query language in their core products.
- January 23, 2020
With a new suite of 20 CircleCI integrations known as Orbs, CircleCI targets developers who wish to simplify the automation of their deployments from their CI/CD pipelines.
- January 23, 2020
Atlassian rolled out fresh updates to its Jira Roadmaps feature and set the stage for further workflow refinements and integrations with other Atlassian software in 2020.
- January 16, 2020
IBM has contributed more than 80,000 patents to the LOT Network, a group of more than 600 companies that IBM has joined to fight patent trolls and their often frivolous lawsuits.
- January 14, 2020
Google has bought AppSheet, maker of a low-code platform that line-of-business employees can use to create cross-platform mobile applications.
- January 10, 2020
With its acquisition of Novayre Solutions SL, Appian brings robotic process automation (RPA) to its customer base of enterprise low-code app developers.
- December 23, 2019
Before you finalize your 2020 plans, take a minute to catch up on app-dev news stories that will shape the next year. Here are the five top news stories for 2019, with analysis.
- December 20, 2019
Mainframe testing is still done manually by many IT shops, despite mainframe modernization and digitization efforts that benefit from automated software testing methods.
- December 19, 2019
Microsoft's confidential computing for Kubernetes and AWS' upcoming Nitro Enclaves both aim to give IT pros ways to create isolated compute environments for sensitive data.
- November 21, 2019
Developers in the cloud-native industry running Kubernetes environments say they need more and better Kubernetes tools to get around some of the complexity of the platform.
- November 19, 2019
IBM's new open-source Kubernetes tools help lower the barrier to entry for developers to use Kubernetes to build, deploy, manage and move workloads to the cloud.
- November 06, 2019
IT pros have found Atlassian tools useful for BizDevOps initiatives but would like more integration and consolidated points of management among them in the future.
- November 01, 2019
Atlassian's CISO believes that eventually, application security mechanisms will be absorbed completely into Agile and DevOps tools -- including his own company's products.
- September 17, 2019
The new GigaFox platforms enable users to create a pool of shareable mobile devices; remotely add, disable, reboot and unlock devices; control and monitor device usage and more.
- September 05, 2019
The DevOps tools space has seen a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions, as private equity investors and larger companies see money in software development and delivery tools.
- August 30, 2019
Enterprises are after low-code/no-code platforms to help with developer productivity, as they find themselves under increased pressure to produce apps with fewer skilled developers.
- August 28, 2019
Atomist has added a feature to its software delivery automation platform to help enterprises visualize, identify and fix the problem of technology drift.
- August 22, 2019
The Confidential Computing Consortium mobilizes hardware vendors, cloud providers, developers and open source experts with the Linux Foundation to find ways to secure data in use.
- August 15, 2019
Tools from IBM and VMware help developers build apps that are deployed on Kubernetes clusters, as well as handle complex Kubernetes workloads.
- August 08, 2019
GitHub has added support for CI/CD to its source code management platform, based on developer feedback for deeper CI/CD integration.
- July 31, 2019
IBM's Garage methodology, which has helped more than 500 customers move to the cloud, modernize legacy apps and create new ones, has expanded its language support and internal use.
- July 26, 2019
The latest version of Mendix's low-code platform aims to empower both professional developers and citizen developers to build apps easily.
- July 24, 2019
Salesforce recently joined the Linux Foundation's Continuous Delivery Foundation to help grow the CI/CD ecosystem. This move seems to have gone unnoticed by many, but two things stood out to me ...
- June 27, 2019
SmartBear adds Cucumber's behavior-driven development tools in a bid to pad its lead in software testing, but must also balance the needs of open source and paid tool audiences.
- June 27, 2019
The companies are combining CollabNet's value stream management platform with Icon's agility strategy consulting to help enterprises adopt value stream management and DevOps.
- June 25, 2019
UI/UX designers serve as the voice of users, so it's crucial that they're tuned into their needs. Aaron Fazulak of Flatiron School disseminates UI/UX advice in this podcast.
- June 24, 2019
Eggplant has added customer experience-focused upgrades to its Digital Automation Intelligence Suite that aim to make the testing process faster and easier.
- June 19, 2019
Exadel's low-code platform, Appery.io, added Ionic 4 support that enables developers to create high-performing web and mobile apps, according to the vendor.
- June 11, 2019
Feature flags can be a powerful tool to test code in production, and that spurred Cloudbees' acquisition of Rollout -- but as always, with great power comes great responsibility.
- May 28, 2019
Additional tools and services in GitHub Enterprise, such as security vulnerability alerts and auditing for open source dependencies, seek to satisfy the company's large customers.
- May 24, 2019
GitHub has created a way to empower and financially compensate open source developers, and it could reshape the open source software development model – for better or worse. The version control ...
- May 17, 2019
Microsoft's PowerApps low-code app dev environment has quietly crept into a leadership position among low-code tools with its ties to Microsoft Office and Dynamics platforms.
- May 14, 2019
IT gives testers license to voice contrarian opinions about software. But, as pressure to deploy intensifies, they might not be able to ignore code responsibilities anymore.
- May 13, 2019
Microsoft enticed developers at Build 2019 with a bevy of tools and services that focus on open source, open standards and innovation, including a new release of .NET.
- April 05, 2019
A REST API for SmartBear LoadNinja enables development teams to add load testing directly into their CI/CD workflows to automate performance testing for developers.
- April 02, 2019
The latest version of Microsoft's Visual Studio tool set is no big bang, though it does add incremental and useful features for developers to build apps on any platform.
- March 29, 2019
The Linux Foundation's latest project aims to connect CI/CD toolmakers, users and open source projects to establish technical specs for continuous delivery.
- March 21, 2019
With its acquisition of AgileCraft, Atlassian aims to help developers work better together, but also scale their Agile practices across an entire enterprise.
- March 15, 2019
Microsoft will release the source code to its core accessibility software testing tools and join forces with Deque to help developers find and fix accessibility issues.
- March 13, 2019
Atlassian's new Bitbucket Pipes helps developers automate and customize DevOps pipelines to boost developer productivity.
- February 28, 2019
JFrog's acquisition of Shippable gives JFrog another arrow in its DevOps quiver and enables its customers to use an integrated DevOps platform that includes CI/CD.
- February 21, 2019
GitHub's bug bounty program for 2019 increases the reward money for researchers who find security vulnerabilities in the company's code.
- February 21, 2019
- February 13, 2019
IBM cloud users gain low-code options, as Mendix's re-engineered platform natively integrates with IBM Cloud services, particularly Watson AI and Kubernetes container orchestration.
- February 13, 2019
IBM's Code and Response challenge builds on last year's Call for Code to apply open source development efforts to actual natural disasters.
- February 08, 2019
- February 04, 2019
Software development tools startup Kite applies machine learning models to help developers automate the process of completing lines of code in real time.
- February 01, 2019
Apprenticeships might help to cut the shortage of skilled IT workers and help companies keep pace with demands for new apps and services for their employees and customers.
- January 24, 2019
Enhancements to GitHub Enterprise help enterprise developers schedule, automate and administrate tasks, as the company adjusts course under Microsoft's watch.
- January 11, 2019
Though quantum computing is still in its early phase, IBM developed technology to help organizations build quantum apps, particularly AI programs.
- January 10, 2019
GitHub wants to grow its base with its offer of unlimited free private repositories for users of GitHub's free plan and enhancements to the enterprise version of its hosting service.
- November 09, 2018
Independent once again, Veracode will focus on its cloud-based test services that enable developers to add security to the software development lifecycle.
- October 31, 2018
As enterprises increase their DevOps tooling investments, Electric Cloud aims to position itself as an orchestrator for the disparate teams and technologies within an organization.
- October 30, 2018
IBM's acquisition of Red Hat could threaten the Linux leader's open source culture of allowing developers to work on any open source projects.
- October 19, 2018
The GitHub Actions tool lets developers automate their software development workflows with containers in the GitHub environment without the need to run code themselves.
- October 18, 2018
Atlassian's Jira rework adds collaborative UI updates on the front end and ports Jira Software Cloud to AWS-based microservices on the back end.
- October 16, 2018
Designers now can collaborate on and check in design files with software that helps to smooth the designer-developer handoff.
- October 15, 2018
Progress Software updated its UI-building toolkit to enable developers to comply with the latest standards for website and application accessibility.
- October 15, 2018
IBM looks to improve its position in the collaboration software market with a buffed-up version of its venerable Domino platform that supports mobile applications.
- October 10, 2018
The release candidate version 1.0 of Facebook's PyTorch deep learning framework enables developers to more easily include machine learning in their applications.
- October 09, 2018
Divides between IT teams and roles in an organization can impede software delivery, even if they use the right tools. Some companies have chipped away at those barriers.
- October 05, 2018
Version 1.0 of a CloudBees plug-in aims to help developers and administrators advance CI/CD while saving time and effort with Jenkins configuration tasks.
- October 04, 2018
Although low-code software development platforms are a hot area of software development, many pro developers and enterprise development shops eschew these tools. John Rymer, an analyst at Forrester ...
- October 03, 2018
Add a bit of chaos to predeployment application testing to gain resilience. Gremlin CEO Kolton Andrus discussed the value of breaking apps to fix them.
- September 28, 2018
IT teams get a leg up in DevOps initiatives in data centers, as Lenovo enhances its server-side DevOps with OpenShift Solution with CloudBees Core, a CI/CD automation platform.
- September 28, 2018
Version 11 of OutSystems' low-code platform takes aim at troublesome legacy apps. Some developers see low-code benefits, but other shops remain skeptical.
- September 19, 2018
Sumo Logic has added cloud security monitoring features that put security in context with business intelligence analytics.
- September 17, 2018
Azure DevOps, which replaces Visual Studio Team Services, offers a suite of five services to help developers plan, build and deploy software, even across platforms.
- September 14, 2018
Some advanced organizations tackle DevSecOps with automated security for CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure, and will complete the picture with developer security skills training.
- September 13, 2018
The Julia programming language is catching on with enterprise developers, particularly to create data science and AI apps, or in other situations that require computational applications.
- August 30, 2018
Competition has tightened in the software test market as vendors strategically acquire additional tools and align with developer ecosystem players.
- August 13, 2018
One research house identified the top low-code development platforms that target business users who want to build mobile apps without coding.
- August 03, 2018
Siemens' acquisition of Mendix will add low-code capabilities to its industrial IoT strategy and help create a raft of SaaS applications.
- July 13, 2018
With demand high for blockchain development expertise, IBM has delivered a new blockchain-as-a-service offering that helps developers learn the basics of the database ledger.
- June 11, 2018
Enterprise DevOps pros that switched to GitLab from GitHub and Atlassian tools share their experiences as Microsoft refugees eye GitHub competitors post acquisition.
- June 05, 2018
Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion, but some devs see risk in the Microsoft/GitHub deal. This post looks at why the deal makes sense.
- May 25, 2018
The introduction of DevOps into an enterprise is hard enough. A catchy slogan often used by a Microsoft DevOps expert to encourage adoption gets mixed reviews, as a lighthearted embrace or an ...
- April 20, 2018
The popularity of blockchain and demand for blockchain applications has spurred the creation of a no-code application development platform for building blockchain apps.
- April 18, 2018
A survey of over 2,000 IT pros shows that fear of data breaches is increasing investments in DevSecOps tools, particularly automated security tools and oversight of open source software.
- April 06, 2018
IBM open source projects help to facilitate the creation of machine learning apps and grow that developer base.
- March 16, 2018
Playing to its roots in services, IBM plans to demonstrate how its Garage development methodology can help startups and enterprises 'think' through cloud projects.
- February 09, 2018
CloudBees acquires Codeship's SaaS-based CI/CD offering to broaden its portfolio for small and large customers, and further consolidates the DevOps tools market.
- January 26, 2018
Developers are still in short supply, but companies can hire and retain talented people through a flexible and learning-driven workplace, according to insights from a HackerRank survey.
- January 15, 2018
The Atomist DevOps automation platform extends beyond CI/CD to fully cover DevOps processes end to end, enabling developers to avoid mundane tasks and focus on productivity.
- December 18, 2017
DevSecOps, the practice of addressing security early in the application lifecycle, has caught on in the enterprise as developers must now also become security engineers.
- December 14, 2017
Low-code development options, DevOps features and team collaboration support attract an array of developers to mobile development tools, exemplified in the updated Ionic Pro.
- November 22, 2017
Visual Studio Live Share enables developers to collaborate on code in real time to build safer, higher-quality applications.
- October 31, 2017
The DevOps journey is well underway, but many obstacles remain. New products using artificial intelligence and machine learning are trying to make DevOps implementation simpler.
- October 27, 2017
Akamai is practically a household name on the operations side, but now the company is going after the developer space with new DevOps-friendly products.
- September 27, 2017
Machine learning can make many software testing tasks easier, faster and more reliable. Here's how AI is going to change the testing landscape, and what it means for testers.
- September 26, 2017
We all know APIs are popular, but a new survey from Postman shows just how important they are. In other news, Sauce Labs offers more support for the latest iPhone.
- September 26, 2017
Citizen data scientists are now equipped with tools like low-code platforms, AI and automation and are revolutionizing the world of IT. Learn what this means for you.
- September 13, 2017
Low-code software development platforms are proliferating rapidly, even as headline-grabbing security breaches continue. Here's how they can help make software safer.
- September 06, 2017
More software development shops are bringing together DevOps and IoT to deliver stronger, more secure and reliable IoT app quality.