Why Facebook does not use Git – and why most other devs do

Facebook internal development started out on Subversion with a Git mirror but switched to Mercurial for source code control, achieving…

Netlify sponsors Astro and becomes official deployment partner, as CEO takes aim at "vendor lock-in"

Netlify will sponsor the Astro JavaScript/TypeScript framework and is becoming the official deployment partner for this open source project. CEO…

Visual Studio Code update previews source change visualization, initial release breaks on older Macs

The Visual Studio Code (VS Code) team has released version 1.91 with new features including visualization of source code changes,…

Ladybird web browser now funded by GitHub co-founder, promises 'no code' from rivals

A new US non-profit organization called the Ladybird Browser Initiative has been set up to develop the Ladybird web browser,…

Posit releases public preview of Positron next-gen data science IDE, promises RStudio will continue

Posit, a public benefit corporation whose best-known product is RStudio, has released a public preview of Positron, based on the…

Eclipse desktop and cloud Theia IDE now generally available, but VS Code will be tough competition

The Eclipse Theia project has released the first non-beta version of Eclipse Theia IDE, based on core Visual Studio Code…

Microsoft backtracks: eventing framework removed from .NET 9.0 following complaints

Microsoft no longer plans to include a new eventing framework in .NET 9.0 - expected late this year - following…

JavaScript Set methods now usable cross-browser, and in newly released TypeScript 5.5

JavaScript Set methods – an addition to the ECMAScript standard now declared ready to ship – are fully supported across…

Can you trust AI to test AI-generated code? DevClass talks AI coding with Tabnine

Peter Guagenti, president and CMO of Tabnine, recently spoke with DevClass about AI versus search, how to assess an AI…