Interesting news this week that Linus Torvalds - who has historically been proud of his abusive personality - apologizes, promises change and takes a step back while he does. While it's hard to know exactly what prompted this reversal, it's a positive step for the OSS community at large.
- Linux Code of Conduct: Let's Revamp It
Codes of Conducts aren't development tools in the traditional sense, but they're tools to help our development communities. The Linux Kernel is adopting a new Code of Conduct, proposed by Greg Kroah-Harman and signed-off by Linus.
- How can I pause my code in Visual Studio? A Breakpoints FAQ
I talk to a number of developers who rely on printf debugging - and there's nothing intrisically wrong with that (I use it, too!) - as long as you can step up to breakpoints in a debugger when you need to. Here's a great FAQ to get started.
- GitLab: The road to Gitaly v1.0
I've been interested in seeing GitLab's architecture evolve since they pinned some colleagues and me down in a ping-pong bar and ask us about scale. They've got a fascinating write-up of their next attempts at storing Git repositories in the cloud.
- Updates on DevOps and CI/CD support for Jenkins
With the recent release of Azure DevOps - and in particular, Azure Pipelines - and the Jenkins World conference happening now, it's a great time to look at how to use Jenkins with Azure.
- GitHub Pull Requests in Visual Studio Code
The Visual Studio Code comunity uses pull requests to collaborate - so they've made a big investment in building an improved pull request experience so that you can collaborate, comment, review, and validate GitHub pull requests directly from within Visual Studio Code.
- Radio TFS: Goodbye VSTS Hello Azure DevOps
The guys from Radio TFS take a look at the new announcements for Azure DevOps, including what's changed in VSTS, what's going to happen to on-premises TFS, and more…
- Node and IoT with Suz Hinton
The Internet of Things keeps evolving - Suz Hinton joins Richard and Carl to talk about deploying to all sorts of devices, security, smart ecosystems like Azure Sphere, and more.
- CppCon: The C++ Conference
I am decidedly not a lover of the C++ language - on the contrary, I think it tried to take something beautiful and destroy it. But despite that, I am a big fan of CppOn and especially the include_cpp movement that spun out of it, to improve diversity and inclusion within the C++ community.