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Julia Schmidt

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.

Git over here! Visual Studio 17.1 Preview 2 bulks up on version control features

Visual Studio users who have been struggling with the IDE’s integration of the version control system Git can look forward to many improvements in the upcoming version...
Nx 0.1

Elixir team advances numerical computing project, plans more machine learning additions

After 14 months of work, the developers behind multi-dimensional tensor library Nx have decided to cut their first official release and share v0.1 with the wider Elixir...
Break point

Break point: TeamCity, Harvester, Brigade, .NET MAUI, and Crossplane

Welcome to the first break point of the year! We hope you had a nice break and wish you all the best for 2022!

BumbleBee ascents to help eBPF programmers with user space code and distribution

API gateway and service mesh company Solo.io started the year with open sourcing BumbleBee, a project meant to help with the creation of eBPF programs. 
TIOBE Language of the Year 2021

TIOBE Programming Language of the year 2021 title goes to Python (again)

For the second time in a row, Python has been crowned the programming language of the year by software quality company TIOBE. The news was shared in...

NumPy 1.22 kicks off windows/arm64 support, completes main annotation work

After more than a half year of work, the NumPy team has released version 1.22 of the scientific computing library - the first to be able to...

Welcome to the remote life: GitLab 14.6 lets Geo see off site-specific URLs

GitLab 14.6 is now ready for downloading. With its last release of 2021, the GitLab team tried to improve things for widely distributed teams by reworking mirroring...
Ruby 3.1

Ruby 3.1 lands with new debugger in tow

As has become the custom, the team behind Ruby has used the end-of-year holiday break to push out a feature update for the programming language. Version 3.1...
break point christmas

Break point: Cri-o, Kong, DKP, Log4j, and Happy Holidays from Team DevClass

Red Hat’s implementation of the Kubernetes container runtime interface cri-o has been released in version 1.23, which fits the project with new features such as a TARGET...
Ruby on Rails 7.0 scaffold

Rails 7.0 gets hotwired with new frontend framework, adds app-level encryption

Web application framework Ruby on Rails 7.0 is now available, promising no less than being the full-stack tool the one-person team has been waiting for.