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Open source
Red Hat’s new sandbox environment makes it easier to develop for Kubernetes
Red Hat announces its Developer Sandbox for OpenShift, designed to enable organisations to accelerate the production of Kubernetes-based applications. 
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA launches Jarvis conversational AI framework
The models can produce accurate speech recognition and language understanding, as well as language translation and text-to-speech capabilities.
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Digital Transformation
Snyk powers forward following financing round, expands leadership team
Snyk has closed its Series E financing round, totalling $300 million, and has expanded its leadership team to deliver advanced security to companies around the globe.
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Developers
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is LinearB?
LinearB is a software delivery intelligence company which aims to support dev teams. It solutions are geared towards improving software delivery performance for engineering firms, IT organisations and more.
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Gartner
The rise of the citizen developer in driving operational efficiencies
Australian companies have begun to embrace the importance of enabling employees to manage their own environments and their own experiences and interact in a meaningful way with the workflows they manage.
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Artificial Intelligence
The rise of developer-led innovation and evolution in 2021
Pandemic business conditions will not last forever, and when the fight to the top begins in full-force in 2021, companies will have to ensure they are well-equipped to dominate the digital arena.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
GitHub hosts more than 56 million developers in 2020
Developers have added more than 1.9 billion contributions, as well as more than 60 million repositories.
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Cybersecurity
Secure Code Warrior launches offering to help developers adopt a security mindset
Secure Code Warrior, the secure coding company, has launched a new educational offering that simulates realistic situations to help developers extend their coding skills and preparedness.
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Web Development
Next.js React framework updated to deliver modern web experience
Vercel developed the updated Next.js version in collaboration with more than 1300 open source contributors, as well as partners including Facebook and Google.
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Microsoft
VMware backs Microsoft's Azure Spring Cloud for developers
Microsoft Azure Spring Cloud is putting developers at the centre of the action, with the belief that more productive developers lead to more functionality, and happier customers.
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Identity and Access Management
GCloud updates capabilities with Anthos enhancements
Google Cloud has announced improvements for hybrid compatibility, services, development, migration and identity security with updates to Anthos.
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SaaS
OpenText drops latest release of Cloud Editions, complete with DX features
“OpenText Cloud Editions (CE), OpenText OT2 Applications, and our new Business Network are designed to help customers manage and transition to new priorities."
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Developers
Acquia rolls out new version of Drupal development solution
Acquia has launched an updated version of Acquia Cohesion, a low-code solution for building and editing Drupal sites, with the intention of streamlining development efforts by up to 50%.
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Cybersecurity
Sophos launches threat intelligence & analysis platform for developers
Sophos’ cloud-based threat intelligence and analysis platform is now available to those who are building applications.
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Data
Splunk's strategic acquisitions respond to changing customer needs
Splunk’s recent acquisitions showcase the company’s expanded focus from IT operations and security to offering a greater amount of features around microservices and cloud services.
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Data Science
Australia 13th largest user of open source in the world
Australia is the 13th largest user of open source in the world, a new report released by GitHub has revealed. 
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Open source
GitHub launches fund to sponsor open source developers
In addition to GitHub Sponsors, GitHub is launching the GitHub Sponsors, GitHub will match all contributions up to $5,000 during a developer’s first year in GitHub Sponsors.
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Developers
Applitools sets sights on AI-powered end-to-end visual testing
Running existing tests on the new grid does not require any code changes.
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Microsoft
Your guide to app creation without the training price tag
It is an application-based world and if you don't have the time or money for extensive training, this it the solution you need.
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Developers
Working with normalised SQL Tables – a guide
The goal of this workshop post is to explain a method for working with normalised SQL data in PowerApps.
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App development
This is the Octoverse: GitHub contributors by the numbers
Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 44% jump in the number of organisations using GitHub across public and private repositories.
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Cybersecurity
Huge vulnerabilities in software supply chain being exploited
A very exposing report has revealed breaches are rising and response times are falling, largely due to shoddy software development practices.
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App development
Progress keeps UI development accessible with latest release
Progress’ Kendo UI offers full support for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 compliance.
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Developers
Kiwi go-getters punching above weight at Microsoft event
Alongside 49 teams from 33 countries, a record-breaking three teams competed for New Zealand at the 16th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup.