Google rolls out new dev tools focusing on open source and GenAI

Google on Wednesday rolled out a series of GenAI-powered developer tools, including a coder-focused translation tool that one IDC analyst described as “an absolutely amazing and remarkable project.”  Language translation is nothing new, but the particular challenges of translating coding phrases into multiple languages while allowing the GenAI engine to understand the nuances of intent…

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Deno adds workspaces for managing monorepos

The latest update to the Deno TypeScript /JavaScript and WebAssembly runtime features workspace support along with Node.js compatibility improvements. Deno 1.45 was introduced July 11. The release introduces workspaces for managing monorepos, simplifying dependency management, configuration sharing, and module organization across large code bases, Deno Land said. There are two forms of supported workspaces: Deno-first…

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Mistral’s new Codestral Mamba to aid longer code generation

French AI startup Mistral has launched a new large language model (LLM) that can help generate longer tranches of code comparatively faster than other open-source models, such as CodeGemma-1.1 7B and CodeLlama 7B. “Unlike transformer models, Mamba models offer the advantage of linear time inference and the theoretical ability to model sequences of infinite length. It allows…

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Streaming Data Dilemma: 5 Reasons Some Companies Aren’t Streaming Data Yet

In the era of big data and bigger AI, businesses are relying more on the importance of real-time data processing and analytics. Streaming data is a powerful paradigm for handling continuous, unbounded streams of data in real time. However, despite benefits like reduced latency, improved responsiveness, and the ability to make data-driven decisions on the…

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Microsoft pushes .NET 9 Preview 6 with a range of improvements

Microsoft has unveiled the sixth preview of its planned .NET 9, a major release of the company’s cross-platform software development framework that brings improvements in areas ranging from code layout to System.Numerics. With .NET 9, the ASP.NET web framework introduces fingerprinting of static web assets, which promises to improve caching behavior and enable faster load…

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Learning cloud cost management the hard way

The allure of transformative business benefits in cloud computing prompted many organizations to invest heavily in cloud solutions over the past decade. Yet, despite this investment, many enterprises still grapple with cost inefficiencies that result in substantial financial waste. This issue persists even with the introduction and adoption of financial operations (finops) practices designed to…

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