Open Compute Project expects the hardware requirements of AI to usher in a new era of larger data centres, liquid-cooled hardware, and greater power consumption.
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Writerside provides a Git UI, an integrated build tool, automated tests, and live previews to help create technical docs, API references, and developer guides.
Memory management to improve leaks is also addressed in the new version.
A new section in VS Code’s Command Palette search results lists similar commands. September release also introduces support for DWARF debugging of WebAssembly.
Microsoft unveiled the second and final release candidate for the next version of its development platform. The production release is due in November.
Sonatype’s annual software supply chain analysis finds open source project maintenance in decline, while 1 in 8 open source downloads have a known risk.
Microsoft’s object-oriented language for .NET has closed the gap with Java in the Tiobe index of programming language popularity.
Microsoft made Microsoft Build for OpenJDK 21 binaries available for free download and announced that JDK 21 will soon be available in Azure PaaS services.
The foreign function and memory API, for interoperability with native code, would be finalised in the JDK 22 release due in March 2024.
A new feature of the Azul Vulnerability Protection service identifies unused code in production Java applications, aiming to ease maintenance for developers.
C# Dev Kit extension includes core C# language services, IntelliCode assistance, testing, debugging, and project management capabilities. .NET MAUI and Unity support are still in preview.
Python Software Foundation survey finds that a significant number of Python developers are still using Python 2 for data analysis, computer graphics, and devops.
Serverless managed service offers foundation models for building generative AI applications from several leading AI companies including Anthropic, Cohere, and Meta.
The 'while!' keyword is geared for clarity and expressiveness and will appear in F# 8.