White House demands memory safe programming languages but ISO C++ group says it's only part of solution

The USA ONCD (Office of the National Cyber Director) is joining the chorus of people demanding that developers use memory-safe…

Microsoft struggles to address fallout from Windows Forms designer failure in 64-bit Visual Studio

An improved 32-bit out of process designer is Microsoft’s solution to broken support for legacy 32-bit Windows Forms applications, however,…

Developers urge Microsoft to "reconsider" auto-installing recommended components in Visual Studio

A new feature of the Visual Studio installer, the automatic install of “recommended” components even when not specifically selected by…

Microsoft will focus on cloudy Aspire stack in .NET 9 and Visual Studio - for closer ties to Azure?

Microsoft will focus on the Aspire stack in .NET 9, now in preview and likely to be released in November…

Javalin 6: a lightweight alternative to Spring Boot, now with virtual threads off by default

The open source Javalin project released version 6 last month, a major update to this popular lightweight web framework. Changes…

From Docker to Dagger: Solomon Hykes on modernisation of the DevOps pipeline

Solomon Hykes, who started the original Docker project in 2010 and co-founded the Docker company in 2011, has spent the…

Preserving the magic of free: new types of licenses will not solve open source business model, says Percona founder

A new type of license will not solve the business model of open source, Percona founder Peter Zaitsev told Dev…

Rust Foundation interview: 'We need more maintainers. We need more contributors' 

The Rust ecosystem needs more maintainers and contributors, according to Rust Foundation Executive Director and CEO Dr Rebecca Rumbul. Dr…

jQuery 4.0 hits beta, with reduced support for Internet Explorer and breaking changes

The jQuery team has released version 4.0 beta. Support for Internet Explorer (IE) 10 and lower has been dropped, and the team has warned of breaking changes. IE support will be dropped completely in version 5.0, when it arrives several years from now.