Development

April 01, 2024

Today, more than 98% of websites around the world use JavaScript as their go-to client-side coding language. But this use introduces challenges — today the average web page has more than 60 third-party scripts that are unmonitored and have uncontrolled access to forms and data anywhere on the page. Here are four examples of challenges businesses are facing as a result ...

March 19, 2024

Cloud development environment (CDE) adoption is growing rapidly, despite the fact it is an emerging technology, according to The Cloud Development Environment Adoption Report from Coder ...

February 26, 2024

Regardless of what kind of technology you're working with, boosting productivity is pivotal in today's market due to the proliferation of new innovations, the increase of AI, and an increasing consumer demand for a faster time to market. Developer productivity holds immense importance, not merely in coding faster but in making every minute count, particularly when time is constantly working against you ...

January 29, 2024

Azul's State of Java Survey and Report 2023 uncovered several attention-getting results ...

January 17, 2024

If you're planning to develop a new system, especially web apps, the monolith is where you should begin. This approach allows teams to build quickly together without creating silos or adding members simply because there's another language in use ...

December 05, 2023

Part 2 covers application development: In 2024, composable applications will gain prominence as organizations seek faster development cycles, scalability, and cost efficiency ...

December 04, 2023

The Holiday Season means it is time for DEVOPSdigest's annual list of DevOps predictions. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact development and the business in 2024 ...

November 01, 2023

In general, we developers recognize the importance and utility of using diagrams to design systems and document our code. Diagrams help turn black boxes into glass ones. They can help us describe how systems talk to each other, communicate how systems operate internally, identify areas where our models can be simplified, and so on. The process of actually making those diagrams, however, is another story ...

September 18, 2023

Software engineering leaders are under continuous pressure to adopt modern architectures and technologies. To do this well, they need to know which trends have the greatest potential impact for their digital business efforts within an actionable planning horizon. Gartner announced the top strategic technology trends in software engineering for 2023 and beyond ...

August 10, 2023

At its simplest, the software industry uses multi-tenancy to explain where software or its architecture splits into manageable chunks. These chunks could save money, simplify processes, or make things safer or easier for customers. Rather than try to unravel the whole term, it's easier to explain the scenarios typically described as multi-tenancy ...

July 17, 2023

Code generation is the art of writing programs that write other programs. The most common place to use code generation is for generating libraries ... While code generation seems simple at first, there are many sharp corners and hidden surprises in anything beyond the most trivial scenarios ...

June 26, 2023

"Are we a high-performing engineering team?" This is a question that many organizations ask themselves each year ... Here are a few recommendations, based on CircleCI's latest State of Software Delivery Report, for how teams can achieve elite status through a holistic software delivery practice ...

June 22, 2023

To keep up with modern banking and credit card demands, software delivery teams need to release software in a continuous, reliable fashion. As Discover began adopting an open, hybrid, fit-for-purpose, multicloud approach, we also faced a new challenge: How could we enable teams to release necessary software updates and features while maintaining a secure, reliable infrastructure that customers can trust? ...

June 20, 2023

Now more than ever, organizations must adopt a "Clean as You Code" approach to alleviate the burden on development teams. This approach focuses on code that has been newly introduced or modified, allowing developers to identify and address issues as they code. By doing so, bugs and errors can be caught and fixed early on ...

June 14, 2023

As organizations navigate the intricacies of modern software development, they often face code-breaking bugs and errors that only arise post-deployment. The costliness of these deployment errors makes it paramount for developers to retain access to rollback capabilities ...

May 01, 2023

A developer experience (DevEx) gap is delaying application deployment, according to a new survey of over 500 platform teams and application developers at enterprises ...

April 26, 2023

High-quality developer experience has become a critical priority in software delivery, with 58% of software engineering leaders reporting that developer experience is "very" or "extremely" critical to the C-suite at their organizations, according to a survey by Gartner ...

April 05, 2023

"Shift left" is a worthwhile concept. It has encouraged organizations to think more proactively about software development. But, in practice, it has a few bugs of its own that still have to be worked out ...

March 20, 2023

A new cycle of innovation is being unleashed in the developer world. Responsibilities are again shifting and another revolution is coming: Design2Code. This revolution is between developers and designers, and this time it's designers who will have the ability to take on responsibilities and capabilities that were once limited to developers ...

March 01, 2023

Software development in 2023 picks up from where it left off in 2022, addressing priorities like scalability, hyper-automation, digital transformation, and sustainable technology. To keep up with the rapid pace of delivering of these priorities, the trend in enterprises both large and small is the accelerating adoption of multiexperience development (MXDPs) and low-code application platforms (LCAP). What is the difference between an MXDP and LCAP? ...

January 25, 2023

Technical teams driving innovation forward are feeling overwhelmed. In a survey conducted by Couchbase of 650 senior IT decision makers, development teams said they are under-supported and under immense pressure as they champion their organizations' modernization efforts. A majority of respondents (88%) are aware of the challenges faced by development teams. Their top issues include 42% feeling that deadlines and agility requirements were difficult to meet, 40% believing they were being asked to do too much in too little time, 24% finding that they did not have the skills required to complete the tasks asked of them and 23% not having access to the necessary technology ...

December 08, 2022

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2023. Part 4 covers development tools and agile development ...

October 05, 2022

Software deployment velocity directly impacts a business's bottom line — companies with higher release rates achieve 20% higher operating returns than those pushing updates less often ... But speed alone is not enough to give companies a competitive advantage ...

August 24, 2022

In software delivery, there is no question that speed is important. When software teams move fast, good things happen and business value is delivered more frequently. But, speed comes with a tradeoff: complexity. As this complexity grows, how can engineering teams succeed? After analyzing millions of workflows from more than 50,000 organizations across the world, I've outlined some ways teams can start optimizing their software delivery for high performance ...

June 23, 2022

As DevOps transformations move enterprise organizations to the cloud, Cloud AI Developer Services help elevate and advance the software development lifecycle. By definition, Cloud AI developer Services (CAIDS) are "cloud-hosted services/models that allow development teams to leverage AI models via APIs. Some of the ways that CAIDS provide support to engineering teams include ...

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