SD Times news digest: Mendix Assist, IBM UrbanCode, and the FreeBSD Foundation

SD Times news digest: Mendix Assist, IBM UrbanCode, and the FreeBSD Foundation

Mendix has announced a new AI-assisted development solution for low-code application development. Mendix Assist is based on machine learning analysis from more than 5 million anonymized app flows. According to the company, it provides 90 percent accuracy on next-step suggestion, and quality, performance and maintenance recommendations. Mendix Assist is designed to provide hands-on mentoring for […]

Unlock the full potential of a QA organization by tracking these KPIs

Unlock the full potential of a QA organization by tracking these KPIs

Test managers are under pressure to test faster and deliver software with fewer defects. Improving these two factors — velocity and defect detection effectiveness — requires a balanced mix of people, processes and tools. Orchestrated properly, anyone can increase a team’s testing delivery speed and trap more defects before the final software release. A multitude of supporting […]

Pulumi emerges from stealth with cloud development platform

Pulumi emerges from stealth with cloud development platform

Pulumi Corporation is giving developers and DevOps teams a new way to get their code to the cloud. The company emerged from stealth mode today with an open-source cloud development platform for cloud-native apps using containers, serverless functions, APIs and infrastructure. “All developers are now cloud developers. The cloud delivers enormous capabilities; however, creating modern […]

SD Times news digest: IDC’s IoT spending predictions, SafeSpec, and F-Secure acquires MWR InfoSecurity

SD Times news digest: IDC’s IoT spending predictions, SafeSpec, and F-Secure acquires MWR InfoSecurity

Market research company IDC has released the latest Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide, predicting that IoT spending will experience a compound annual growth rate of 13.6 percent during the 2017-20122 forecast period. It expects spending to reach $1.2 trillion by 2022. The forecast also shows that the consumer section with lead IoT spending […]

Wolfram releases neural net repository

Wolfram releases neural net repository

The software company Wolfram Research is launching a public repository for trained and untrained neural network models. The Wolfram Neural Net Repository builds on the company’s Wolfram Language neural framework to store neural net models and enable the immediate use for evaluation, training, visualization and transfer learning. The Wolfram Language neural network framework includes models […]

SD Times news digest: React Native rearchitecture, .NET Core 2.1 for Red Hat and Python in Visual Studio

SD Times news digest: React Native rearchitecture, .NET Core 2.1 for Red Hat and Python in Visual Studio

With the release of Facebook’s State of React Native 2018, the company has announced it is working on a large-scale rearchitecture of the framework. The rearchitecture is meant to make the framework more flexible and enable it to integrate better with native infrastructure in hybrid JavaScript/native apps. The company says it will take what it […]

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Gandiva

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Gandiva

Data-as-a-Service platform provider Dremio announced a new open-source initiative for Apache Arrow this week. The Gandiva Initiative for Apache Arrow aims to speed up and improve the performance of in-memory analytics using Apache Arrow. The project will leverage the open-source compiler LLVM, and apply any changes to programming languages and libraries starting with C++ and […]