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Fermyon’s new Spin and how ‘WebAssembly has miniscule compute requirements compared to more costly...

Fermyon’s Spin project has reached version 0.7.0 – now updated with a bug-fix release 0.7.1 – adding important features including Linux Arm64 support and the beginnings of...

GitLab goes public with Web IDE beta based on Visual Studio Code

GitLab has rebuilt its Web IDE based on Microsoft’s open-source Visual Studio Code, despite that product's close association with competitor GitHub. GitLab's new...
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Microsoft worries Windows desktop developers by calling WPF a ‘community run project’

A Microsoft .NET Community Standup has left Windows desktop developers wondering what kind of future, if any, the company has planned for its older desktop application frameworks,...

SvelteKit project reaches 1.0 release after two years, along with ‘experimental’ SvelteKit Auth

SvelteKit, an open source web application framework based on the Svelte component framework, has reached version 1.0 after two years in development. In the...

Bugzilla ‘not dead yet’ says project lead – but getting new contributors has challenges

Bugzilla, an open source defect tracking system designed for self-hosting, will be getting updates again after a period of inactivity, according to project lead Dave Miller who...
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‘Electrifying’ Kubernetes 1.26 released with improved Windows support, verified binaries

Kubernetes 1.26, whose theme the team calls “Electrifying”, has been released with several important updates, including more complete support for Windows containers and, for the first time,...
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JetBrains Aqua: Preview is IDE for test automation but not yet comprehensive

JetBrains is developing an IDE for test automation, now in preview as Aqua. Although most IDEs already support at least unit tests, the...
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AWS Finch: Why the cloud giant created a new open source macOS client for...

At the recent AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, Principal Engineer Phil Estes and Principal Technologist Jesse Butler gave a revealing presentation on Finch, a new command-line tool...
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Gitpod abandons self-hosted product in favor of dedicated cloud

Gitpod, which provides remote development environments, has ceased development and support (other than what is already contractually agreed) for its self-hosted product and in its place will...

Visual Studio Code 1.74 released with remote tunnelling from anywhere

Microsoft has released Visual Studio Code 1.74 with new features including remote tunnelling in the stable release (though the feature is still described as preview), which enables...