I just got back from Build 2018, Microsoft's annual developer-focused conference. So there's no surprise that there were loads of announcements and new releases timed with the conference. But I wanted to make sure that the Build announcements didn't edge out all the Java, Android and iOS news this week; so this week there's a special section for news from Build.
- Who controls glibc?
The maintainers of glibc removes an abortion joke from the technical documentation; Richard Stallman objects, putting the autonomy of the project in question.
- Git-xltrail: An open-source Git command-line extension for Excel files
An open source extension to Git that configures a diff utility for Excel workbooks and the VBA code that lives inside them.
- GitKraken Glo Boards
GitKraken introduces Glo Boards, which allow for a Kanban-style board experience in GitKraken, Atom and Visual Studio Code.
- Git Credential Manager with Windows Subsystem for Linux
Git Credential Manager manages your Git hosting provider credentials on Windows; you can also set it up from the Windows Subsystem for Linux so that it can use the same credentials.
- Version 6 of Angular Now Available
A major update to Angular - especially its toolchain and engineering systems. The framework packages (core, common, compiler, etc) will be versioned together moving forward.
- “Use the dynamic tracing tools, Luke”
An introduction to SystemTap, a Dynamic instrumentation tool, that traces and instruments software to provide a more complete understanding of what the code is actually doing.
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