Wasmer 3.0 released to run WebAssembly outside the browser, now with native executables

Wasmer Inc (the company) has released Wasmer 3.0, the latest version of its open source runtime for WebAssembly (Wasm). The new release...

GitHub Blocks: JavaScript code in Markdown files, or ‘little apps that you deploy to GitHub’

One of the quieter announcements at the recent GitHub Universe event was GitHub Blocks, presented as an experiment by Kyle Daigle, VP...

Developing on Windows on Arm: Surface Pro 9 or DevKit, or maybe a Mac?

Microsoft is making a push, of sorts, for Windows Arm64 – the latest in a number of attempts, but the most serious...

Kite AI coding pulled down to earth because ‘our 500k developers would not pay to use it,’ now open source

Kite, whose product was an AI coding assistant that was launched long before GitHub Copilot, has officially closed down. Founder Adam Smith...

SQLite 3.40 released with official support for Wasm – Web SQL reborn?

The SQLite team has released version 3.40.0 with official support for compiling to Wasm. This will enable web...

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2022, preferring hooks to Azure over enhancing the on-premises product

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2022 to general availability, at the PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) Community Summit under way in...

Node.js rival Deno adds stable npm compatibility in effort to bridge module system divide

The Deno team has released version 1.28 which “stabilizes npm compatibility,” according to a post today. This is...

Microsoft: Platform Invoke in .NET 7.0 sweeps away ‘old weird behaviors’ in fundamental shift

Microsoft has introduced a new way to interop with native code in the just-released .NET 7, a fundamental change which improves performance...

Hey GitHub! Universe event introduces speech-to-code Copilot experiment, new Code Search

Developer Advocate Rizèl Scarlett demonstrates Hey Github! GitHub used its Universe event, in San...

Microsoft releases .NET 7 spanning Windows to WebAssembly, but can it keep up with the modern web platform?

Microsoft has released .NET 7, along with a flurry of updates to related frameworks and tools, including C# 11, F# 7, Entity...