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Software intelligence company Dynatrace announced the 4th generation of its distributed tracing and code-level analysis technology, PurePath®. PurePath 4 captures and analyzes transactions end-to-end across multicloud environments, and at near-zero overhead. Dynatrace has extended this technology to automatically support OpenTelemetry and W3C Trace Context as well as the latest cloud-native architectures, including service mesh, and serverless …

Companies need to put cloud and low-code projects back at the top of the priority list. Low-code will make it to the mainstream in 2021 with 75% of development shops adopting this platform, according to Forrester’s 2021 predictions for software development. This shift is due in part to the new working environment and product demands …

Protect against unexpected and unwelcome surprises by using venv in Python. If you’ve ever shared a neat computer trick, a complex application, or something in between with a friend, then you’ve probably uttered the phrase, “Well, it works on my computer.” No matter how advanced computers become, there seem to be recurrent problems related to …

A digital building code is needed to help designers better protect the privacy of people when they use online platforms and websites. At the moment no such code exists in New Zealand. Our study with designers shows they try to be ethical in what they do. But commercial pressures from clients and uncertainty around the …

Last year, we released the Cloud Foundation Toolkit, open source templates that help you quickly build a strong cloud foundation according to best practices. These modules are available for both the Terraform infrastructure-as-code framework, as well as our own Cloud Deployment Manager. This blog post will detail building a secure cloud foundation using the Cloud Foundation Toolkit Terraform example foundation. …

Many organizations aspire to become true, high-functioning DevOps shops, but it can be hard to know where you stand. According to DevOps Research and Assessment, or DORA, you can prioritize just four metrics to measure the effectiveness of your DevOps organization—two to measure speed, and two to measure stability: Speed 1. Lead Time for Changes – Code commit …

Most applications will require resources from the environment they are running on. Memory, CPU, storage, networking, etc. Most of those resources may be consumed easily and transparently, some may not depending on the application. Most applications will require some previous configuration steps before being deployed and will require a few, or maybe a lot, of …

Over the years, several myths have emerged about performance on Android. While some myths can be entertaining or amusing, being sent in the wrong direction when looking to create performant Android apps is no fun. In this blog post, in the spirit of MythBusters, we’re going to test these myths. For our myth-busting, we use …

RecyclerView is a powerful UI widget that allows you to display a list of data in a flexible manner. When I was learning about RecyclerView, I found there were a lot of resources on how to create a complex one but not that many about creating a simple one. While the pieces that make up RecyclerView may seem confusing …

Fresh off the exciting announcement of Azure Spring Cloud’s general availability at SpringOne, we are happy to announce the public preview of Steeltoe .NET support. Azure Spring Cloud is a fully managed service for Spring Boot—and now Steeltoe .NET—apps. As a native Azure service, it is operated by Microsoft. But VMware has partnered closely with Microsoft in …