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Hitachi Kubernetes Service

After axing free plans, Heroku introduces ‘low cost’ tier including scale to zero

Salesforce-owned Heroku is introducing new low-cost dyno plans, called Eco, to mitigate its decision last month to end free plans from November 28 this year, and to...

TypeScript 49 in beta: New ‘satisfies’ operator, no ECMAScript Decorators yet

TypeScript 49 is now in beta, with significant updates including a new “satisfies” operator, but ECMAScript Decorators, which were planned for this release, are likely to be...

JDK 19 release followed by Jakarta EE 10. But is it the new COBOL?

In a big week for Java, the Eclipse Foundation has released Jakarta EE 10, the platform once known as Java EE (Enterprise Edition).

Wasmtime 1.0 released: WebAssembly outside the browser, but is it really production-ready?

The Bytecode Alliance, sponsors of the Wasmtime project, have declared it fit for production with the release of version 1.0. WebAssembly was invented...

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich: C/C++ should be deprecated

Mark Russinovich, Microsoft’s Azure CTO, says that C and C++ should not be used for new projects. “It's time to halt starting any...

Microsoft emits .NET 7 early release licensed for production, new Visual Studio preview

Microsoft has released .NET 7 Release Candidate (RC) 1, and according to the team: “This is the first of two … that are supported in production.”
Web design tools

Adobe set to acquire Figma collaborative design tool, developers fret about future

Adobe plans to acquire Figma, a popular web-based collaborative design tool for around $20 billion. A post from Figma co-founder and CEO Dylan Field...

Meta releases MemLab JavaScript memory leak detector as open source

Meta, the company behind Facebook, has open sourced MemLab, a tool for finding memory leaks in JavaScript applications on Chromium-based browsers. As the...
video

Safari 16 arrives with support for password replacement passkeys

Apple has released Safari 16 as part of iOS 16, and also delivered as an update for macOS Monterey and Big Sur. Headline new features include Passkeys,...

Go: new vulnerability checker released, survey shows developers in search of better error handling

The Go team has released an innovative vulnerability checker called govulncheck, along with the results of a survey showing that error handling has moved to the top...