- Towards Progressive Delivery
A look at "progressive deployment" - a piece of continuous delivery that ensures that the "blast radius" of a new release is limited, controls deployments and manages testing in production.
- GLB: GitHub's Open Source Load Balancer
GitHub's load balancer for their datacenter directs the majority of their web and git traffic. A brief design discussion, plus an announcement that it's now Open Source.
- GitLab: Update on our Planned Move from Azure to Google Cloud Platform
On the heels of a Google Ventures investment, GitLab moves their production servers to Google's Cloud. GitLab has a two hour maintenance window while they execute the move.
- Stack Overflow: Get to Know Our New Code of Conduct
Stack Overflow is one of the most important resources for developers, but is often criticized as being unfriendly to beginners. The new CoC aims to ensure that everybody is "nice".
- Introducing Android 9 Pie
The newest Android - "Pie" - is released, and rolling out to users. For developers, the API 28 SDK and Android Studio 3.2 are available with Pie support.
- RFC 8446: The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Version 1.3
As many sites are disabling early, insecure versions of SSL, that leaves many supporting only TLS 1.2. The newest version, TLS 1.3, is completed.
- Sustain OSS
Are you an open source developer or maintainer? Or a concerned user? This London conference will facilitate discussions on the fragile nature of OSS and how to sustain it.
- Microsoft Ignite - Now With More Code
Microsoft's Ignite conference has always been a mix of software development and IT Pro. This year promises more development and more code, from .NET to cloud to IoT.