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Julia Schmidt is an editor for devClass and organises event content. Before that she reported on software development, organised conferences and worked as an engineer and software developer.
.NET 5.0 rc

.NET 5.0 enters RC phase but don’t throw away your standard-conform apps just yet

It is just two more months until .NET 5.0 is scheduled to be ready for the big stage, giving Microsoft time to push its first platform release...

What’s that smell? OpenJDK 15 lands with hidden classes, more garbage collection

Java developers with a taste for adventure can now get their hands on the latest open source implementation of the Java Platform Standard Edition, OpenJDK 15. The...
What's the point

What’s the point: Qt, Qbs, cri-o, HashiCorp Sentinel, and a new CNCF radar

Qt 6.0 is on its way, but it’s shaping up to be different than developers were expecting. Qt product manager Santtu Ahonen has taken to the company’s...
visual studio code c++

C++ extension for Visual Studio Code ready for prime time, hugs Arm devs

The team behind free code editor Visual Studio Code has announced the first major release of its C++ extension, which sees the component gaining new formatting settings,...
Prometheus

Prometheus 2.21 emerges with improved service discovery

Monitoring system Prometheus 2.21 is now available for download, providing users with upgraded service discovery, some UI enhancements, and bugfixes for a couple of PromQL and rule...
What's the point

What’s the point: Red Hat Marketplace, JDK version control, and Visual Studio Codespaces

After keeping its business under its hat for a couple of months, the IBM acquisition and venerable open source software purveyor has now made its open cloud...

That’s Progress: Chef eaten by Boston business-app-flinger, while Puppet sets up shop in Germany

Business application provider Progress has announced plans to buy infrastructure automation company Chef in an all-cash deal. For the small sum of $220 million in cash, the...

Neat IDEa: KDevelop 5.6 points devs to root of their problems inline

The team behind cross-platform IDE KDevelop has pushed version 5.6 of the tool into the wild, featuring improvements to CMake support as well as a way of...
C++20

C++20 to be Bjarne around Christmas: Standard approved, on track for EOY release

With the technical work for C++20 completed in February, the standard has now been technically approved, meaning that formal publication can be expected to happen around the...
TeamCity

JetBrains fires up TeamCity 2020.2 with early adopters scheme in mind

Development tooling whiz JetBrains has kicked off the early access program for version 2020.2 of its CI/CD server TeamCity, designed to be more user friendly and introduce...