Conference season continues, which means that we're seeing new products and new featuress. This week, I'm excited for Techorama and GitHub Satellite, and I can't wait to see what's announced. In the meantime, here's some great articles and news from the last week.
- The struggles of an open source maintainer
Being an open source contributor is a challenge… once you step up to help maintain a project? Even more so. A look at how expensive it is to maintain an OSS project, both time-wise and psychologically.
- .NET: Default implementations in interfaces
An update to .NET interfaces helps compatibility for implementers: what happens if you add a new member to an interface? You break all the implementations - unless you provide a default implementation with C# 8.
- How C array sizes become part of the binary interface of a library
I love the C deep-dive articles that the team at RedHat is doing; they're full of fascinating details. In this one: if you have an
extern array that is declared without bounds, and you define the array in a different file, how does that affect the ABI?
- Better Security Through Package Fingerprints
We all rely on pre-packaged open source packages, whether it's npm, nuget or just our Linux distribution. What happens if somebody sneaks in a remote code execution vulnerability? And how can we mitigate that?
- 10 Years Of Devopsdays
The DevOpsDays conference is coming up on its ten year anniversary - and it's coming back to its birthplace. DevOpsDays is coming back to Ghent, Belgium to celebrate.
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