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Showing posts from November, 2020

The State Of Secure Software Development - Three OpenSSF Courses

The Open Source Security Foundation has recently launched three brand new and free courses on Secure Software Development, which are hosted on edX. Nowadays every company is a software house regardless of the business it is in be it finance, manufacturing or healthcare. To provide value, businesses have to communicate through software applications built in-house or by a third party. The problem is that cyberattackers will attack those applications, probing them to uncover vulnerabilities to exploit and get access to your internal networks, steal company and customer data or just create havoc. full article on i-programmer

Nvidia's AI Supercomputer For Medical Research And Drug Discovery

  Last month Nvidia unveiled plans to build a supercomputer intended for AI research in health care. This prompts us to look at AI's potential role in health care and how it is already being used. Two things have been made clear due to the pandemic. Firstly, that a strong, national, and free-for-all public health system is imperative, and secondly that spending on advancing research on medical and health care applications should be a prime priority for both nation states and the private sector alike. For the latter, the focus is turning to AI. For instance, if the AI  in place had been more advanced, then maybe a Covid vaccine would have required much less to invent, as such saving thousand of lives. full article on

Learn To Develop On Android With MAD Skills

  Modern Android Development (MAD) Skills is a free series of videos and articles by Google that teaches the modern ways of doing development on the Android platform. When Google talks about modern Android development it means: 1.Android Studio 2.Kotlin 3.Jetpack 4.App Bundles. full article on

Introducing Jetpack Compose for Desktop

  JetBrain's Jetpack Compose for Desktop is an open source project being developed in collaboration with Google’s Jetpack Compose, intended to simplify and accelerates UI development for desktop applications, and allow extensive UI code sharing between Android and desktop applications. It's first milestone release is now available.  Is a 100% shared codebase between different platforms a futile dream? Many have tried to cross boundaries with a framework that can bridge multiple platforms, that is write your code once and let it run seamlessly on macOS, Linux, Windows, and iOS. But, if even Microsoft can't unify the UI framework of its Windows platform, what can you expect from attempting to go across platforms? full article on

Foojay - All about Java and the OpenJDK

  Tracking the OpenJDK is not an easy feat. It evolves rapidly under a release cycle of a new version every 6 months, hence there's hoards of new features, changes and bug fixes.This is where foojay steps in,  collecting all the relevant information. What was the alternative? A lot of manual searching. scouring disparate sources such as the OpenJDK mailing lists and official blog posts. So what does foojay do differently? It organizes information into distinct sections: full article on i-programmer