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Coindesk
1 month ago
Web design

EasyA Hackathon Offers $250,000 in Prize Money for Developers at Consensus 2024

The importance of attracting developers to blockchain ecosystems for growth and innovation. [ more ]
#microsoft
Theregister
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft AI Studio opens for business, with a nod to safety

Microsoft's AI Studio is now in general availability, offering an end-to-end tooling solution and the ability to build custom AI models. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Tech industry

Microsoft's new Windows Copilot Runtime aims to win over AI developers

Microsoft launched Copilot Plus PCs with AI features integrated into Windows 11. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
DevOps

Microsoft 'retires' Azure IoT Central in platform rethink

Microsoft is retiring its Azure IoT Central service on March 31, 2027, leaving developers without an alternative solution
Existing IoT Central applications will continue to function and be managed, but new applications cannot be created after April 1, 2024 [ more ]
MobileAppAaily
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's AI Odyssey Will Train 1 Lakh Indian Developers

AI Odyssey is a free one-month course by Microsoft to train 100,000 Indian developers in AI.
The course consists of two levels and participants can apply regardless of their prior experience. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft AI Studio opens for business, with a nod to safety

Microsoft's AI Studio is now in general availability, offering an end-to-end tooling solution and the ability to build custom AI models. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Tech industry

Microsoft's new Windows Copilot Runtime aims to win over AI developers

Microsoft launched Copilot Plus PCs with AI features integrated into Windows 11. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
DevOps

Microsoft 'retires' Azure IoT Central in platform rethink

Microsoft is retiring its Azure IoT Central service on March 31, 2027, leaving developers without an alternative solution
Existing IoT Central applications will continue to function and be managed, but new applications cannot be created after April 1, 2024 [ more ]
MobileAppAaily
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's AI Odyssey Will Train 1 Lakh Indian Developers

AI Odyssey is a free one-month course by Microsoft to train 100,000 Indian developers in AI.
The course consists of two levels and participants can apply regardless of their prior experience. [ more ]
moremicrosoft
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Web design

ThreadsDeck? Threads in testing pinned columns on the web | TechCrunch

Instagram Threads introducing pinned columns on the web, potentially impacting how content is viewed on the platform. [ more ]
#designers
Smashing Magazine
2 months ago
UX design

Transforming The Relationship Between Designers And Developers - Smashing Magazine

Effective collaboration between designers and developers is crucial for product quality and customer experience. [ more ]
LogRocket Blog
3 months ago
UX design

Creating design specs for smoother developer handoff - LogRocket Blog

Designers focus on UI detail; developers prioritize functionality.
Create design spec for better collaboration and avoid rework. [ more ]
Figma
5 months ago
UX design

The Art and Science of Annotations in Dev Mode | Figma Blog

Annotations in Figma aim to bridge the gap between designers and developers by providing a centralized place for non-visual requirements.
Annotations address design qualities that can't be captured in the design itself and provide a platform for expressing attributes like accessibility properties and interactive behavior. [ more ]
Smashing Magazine
8 months ago
UX design

An Efficient Design-to-Code Handoff Process Using Uno Platform For Figma - Smashing Magazine

The handoff process between designers and developers can lead to communication gaps and lost productivity.
The Uno Platform offers productivity boosters and a design-to-code plugin to improve collaboration between designers and developers. [ more ]
Smashing Magazine
2 months ago
UX design

Transforming The Relationship Between Designers And Developers - Smashing Magazine

Effective collaboration between designers and developers is crucial for product quality and customer experience. [ more ]
LogRocket Blog
3 months ago
UX design

Creating design specs for smoother developer handoff - LogRocket Blog

Designers focus on UI detail; developers prioritize functionality.
Create design spec for better collaboration and avoid rework. [ more ]
Figma
5 months ago
UX design

The Art and Science of Annotations in Dev Mode | Figma Blog

Annotations in Figma aim to bridge the gap between designers and developers by providing a centralized place for non-visual requirements.
Annotations address design qualities that can't be captured in the design itself and provide a platform for expressing attributes like accessibility properties and interactive behavior. [ more ]
Smashing Magazine
8 months ago
UX design

An Efficient Design-to-Code Handoff Process Using Uno Platform For Figma - Smashing Magazine

The handoff process between designers and developers can lead to communication gaps and lost productivity.
The Uno Platform offers productivity boosters and a design-to-code plugin to improve collaboration between designers and developers. [ more ]
moredesigners
#generative-ai
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Web design

Google is bringing Gemini capabilities to the Google Maps platform | TechCrunch

Gemini model capabilities from Google Maps now available for developers through the Places API for generative AI summaries of places. [ more ]
DevOps.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Empowering Developers Fuels IT Resilience and Business Transformation - DevOps.com

Developers are facing increased pressure to drive digital transformation projects with limited resources.
IT leaders need to provide simplified and trustworthy data architectures to support developers and DevOps teams. [ more ]
DevOps.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Swimm Adds Generative AI Chat Tool for Documentation - DevOps.com

Swimm has added a chat tool that enables developers to use natural language to surface insights into code.
The tool aggregates documentation and other data to provide deeper insights into code that goes beyond what is documented. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ICO begins generative AI consultations

The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) launches public consultation on generative AI.
Stakeholders including developers, users, and civil society groups will be involved in the consultation process. [ more ]
TechRepublic
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google Adds Gemini API to AI Studio and Vertex AI

Google AI Studio and Vertex AI are now available for developers to build applications with the API for Gemini, Google's generative AI model.
Google AI Studio provides a web-based development environment for developers to discover Gemini APIs and create prompts for the model. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Web design

Google is bringing Gemini capabilities to the Google Maps platform | TechCrunch

Gemini model capabilities from Google Maps now available for developers through the Places API for generative AI summaries of places. [ more ]
DevOps.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Empowering Developers Fuels IT Resilience and Business Transformation - DevOps.com

Developers are facing increased pressure to drive digital transformation projects with limited resources.
IT leaders need to provide simplified and trustworthy data architectures to support developers and DevOps teams. [ more ]
DevOps.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Swimm Adds Generative AI Chat Tool for Documentation - DevOps.com

Swimm has added a chat tool that enables developers to use natural language to surface insights into code.
The tool aggregates documentation and other data to provide deeper insights into code that goes beyond what is documented. [ more ]
Iapp
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ICO begins generative AI consultations

The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) launches public consultation on generative AI.
Stakeholders including developers, users, and civil society groups will be involved in the consultation process. [ more ]
TechRepublic
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google Adds Gemini API to AI Studio and Vertex AI

Google AI Studio and Vertex AI are now available for developers to build applications with the API for Gemini, Google's generative AI model.
Google AI Studio provides a web-based development environment for developers to discover Gemini APIs and create prompts for the model. [ more ]
moregenerative-ai
#google
Engadget
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google's new Gemini 1.5 Flash AI model is lighter than Gemini Pro and more accessible

Gemini 1.5 Flash is a new AI model optimized for speed and efficiency, ideal for developers building AI products. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Web design

Google rolls out Gemini in Android Studio for coding assistance | TechCrunch

Google is integrating Gemini Pro into developer tools like Android Studio.
Gemini Pro aims to enhance answer quality and provide generative AI-powered features for developers. [ more ]
Engadget
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google's new Gemini 1.5 Flash AI model is lighter than Gemini Pro and more accessible

Gemini 1.5 Flash is a new AI model optimized for speed and efficiency, ideal for developers building AI products. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Web design

Google rolls out Gemini in Android Studio for coding assistance | TechCrunch

Google is integrating Gemini Pro into developer tools like Android Studio.
Gemini Pro aims to enhance answer quality and provide generative AI-powered features for developers. [ more ]
moregoogle
#digital-markets-act
The Verge
2 months ago
Apple

Apple gives small developers more ways around its alternative app store tax

Apple exempts more developers from Core Technology Fee in the EU, focused on free apps without monetization or small developers with less than €10 million in annual revenue. [ more ]
GameSpot
5 months ago
Video games

Xbox Head Is Not Happy With Apple's New App Store Policy

The European Union has passed the Digital Markets Act (DMA) which targets digital 'gatekeepers' like Apple.
Apple has introduced new fees in compliance with the DMA, causing discontent among developers. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Apple

Apple gives small developers more ways around its alternative app store tax

Apple exempts more developers from Core Technology Fee in the EU, focused on free apps without monetization or small developers with less than €10 million in annual revenue. [ more ]
GameSpot
5 months ago
Video games

Xbox Head Is Not Happy With Apple's New App Store Policy

The European Union has passed the Digital Markets Act (DMA) which targets digital 'gatekeepers' like Apple.
Apple has introduced new fees in compliance with the DMA, causing discontent among developers. [ more ]
moredigital-markets-act
TNW | Future-Of-Work
2 months ago
DevOps

As Kubernetes turns 10, experts predict the future of cloud-native

Moving back to traditional hosts from cloud-native computing is a noticeable trend among European hosts. [ more ]
Tito
2 months ago
JavaScript

React Rally 2024

React Rally is an inclusive conference dedicated to React and its ecosystem, offering valuable insights for developers at all levels. [ more ]
#ai-tools
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

TechCrunch Minute: Google's Gemini Code Assist wants to use AI to help developers | TechCrunch

AI tools are enhancing developers' productivity but are not yet poised to replace them entirely.
Tech companies and startups are racing to develop AI-powered tools to assist developers in writing code more efficiently. [ more ]
LogRocket Blog
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

10 AI tools for developers to help boost your productivity - LogRocket Blog

Advancements in AI have sped up the process of learning new features or fixing old issues for developers working alone.
There are purpose-built AI tools that exist to resolve specific issues within the development world. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

TechCrunch Minute: Google's Gemini Code Assist wants to use AI to help developers | TechCrunch

AI tools are enhancing developers' productivity but are not yet poised to replace them entirely.
Tech companies and startups are racing to develop AI-powered tools to assist developers in writing code more efficiently. [ more ]
LogRocket Blog
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

10 AI tools for developers to help boost your productivity - LogRocket Blog

Advancements in AI have sped up the process of learning new features or fixing old issues for developers working alone.
There are purpose-built AI tools that exist to resolve specific issues within the development world. [ more ]
moreai-tools
#ai-systems
Theregister
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Developers are calling the shots on AI planning

Developers are the key decision-makers in AI system selection.
IT management plays a crucial role in AI deployment and budget control. [ more ]
InfoQ
4 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

InfoQ Dev Summit Boston: Being a Responsible Developer in the Age of AI Hype

Developers should evaluate AI systems thoughtfully and take responsibility for the impact of their work on society. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Developers are calling the shots on AI planning

Developers are the key decision-makers in AI system selection.
IT management plays a crucial role in AI deployment and budget control. [ more ]
InfoQ
4 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

InfoQ Dev Summit Boston: Being a Responsible Developer in the Age of AI Hype

Developers should evaluate AI systems thoughtfully and take responsibility for the impact of their work on society. [ more ]
moreai-systems
VG247
3 months ago
Video games

Baldur's Gate 3's devs planned around you totally screwing everything up by killing everyone, but didn't expect people to "jump through the entire thing"

Developers planned to prevent players from ruining story; speedrunners found unexpected loopholes like bouncing through the game. [ more ]
#game-industry
Gadgets 360
4 months ago
Video games

Google Play Games for PC Will Add More Native PC Titles This Year

Google Play Games expanding to offer more native PC games alongside Android titles.
Developers can express interest in making their native PC games available on Google Play Games for PC. [ more ]
VG247
6 months ago
Video games

Shocking no one, devs are indeed working on Switch 2 games

8% of developers are currently working on games for the Nintendo Switch successor.
32% of developers are interested in the Nintendo Switch 2 as a platform to develop for. [ more ]
Gadgets 360
4 months ago
Video games

Google Play Games for PC Will Add More Native PC Titles This Year

Google Play Games expanding to offer more native PC games alongside Android titles.
Developers can express interest in making their native PC games available on Google Play Games for PC. [ more ]
VG247
6 months ago
Video games

Shocking no one, devs are indeed working on Switch 2 games

8% of developers are currently working on games for the Nintendo Switch successor.
32% of developers are interested in the Nintendo Switch 2 as a platform to develop for. [ more ]
moregame-industry
App Developer Magazine
4 months ago
Marketing

TikTok ban: A developers guide| App Developer Magazine

Developers would need to reevaluate operational strategies and comply with new legal frameworks if TikTok is banned in the US.
Collaboration with legal experts and the development of contingency plans will be essential for developers to navigate a potential TikTok ban. [ more ]
#funding
GameSpot
4 months ago
Video games

Discord Invites Devs To Make Games That Are Playable Directly In Its App

Developers can now add their games to Discord Activities using the Embedded App SDK.
Discord is incentivizing developers with funding for the best app pitches focused on Activities. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Software development

Why Sequoia is funding open source developers via a new equity-free fellowship | TechCrunch

Sequoia Capital plans to fund up to three open source software developers annually through the Sequoia Open Source Fellowship program.
The fellowship provides a stipend to cover costs for up to a year so developers can work full-time on their projects without giving up equity or ownership. [ more ]
GameSpot
4 months ago
Video games

Discord Invites Devs To Make Games That Are Playable Directly In Its App

Developers can now add their games to Discord Activities using the Embedded App SDK.
Discord is incentivizing developers with funding for the best app pitches focused on Activities. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Software development

Why Sequoia is funding open source developers via a new equity-free fellowship | TechCrunch

Sequoia Capital plans to fund up to three open source software developers annually through the Sequoia Open Source Fellowship program.
The fellowship provides a stipend to cover costs for up to a year so developers can work full-time on their projects without giving up equity or ownership. [ more ]
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Developer Tech News
4 months ago
Information security

GitHub suffers from over 100K infected repos

Developers facing security threat from infected GitHub repositories
Malicious repo confusion attacks impacting developers [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Tech industry

PhonePe aims to be a top Google Play alternative in India - but it has a challenging road ahead | TechCrunch

PhonePe launching Android app store with zero commissions for developers
Developers pushing for alternative app stores due to issues with Google's Play Store [ more ]
Kotaku
5 months ago
Video games

Baldur's Gate 3 Devs Finally Got To Talk On Stage, And They Did Not Hold Back

The Game Awards received criticism for not allowing winners to speak, while the DICE Awards allowed winners to discuss the state of the industry.
Larian Studios emphasized the importance of developers and community building in their acceptance speech at the DICE Awards. [ more ]
Lu
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Open Source Hack Night Luma

MindsDB is hosting an event to showcase their fine tuning demos.
Developers can demo their own projects during the event by emailing the organizer. [ more ]
DevOps.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Software Development in the Age of AI: How to Balance Quality and Speed - DevOps.com

92% of developers are already using AI code generators
Companies need safeguards to ensure quality outputs from AI-generated code [ more ]
The New Stack
5 months ago
DevOps

Does Cloud Native Change Developer Productivity and Experience?

Management support is crucial for developers' success
The right platforms, tools, processes, and metrics are needed for optimal results [ more ]
InfoQ
5 months ago
Software development

Getting Developers into F1 Driver Seats with Security?

Developers being high performance, efficient, and productive
F1 teams require a combination of skills and expertise to win [ more ]
Austin Monitor
5 months ago
Austin

Hotel, multifamily developers sought for convention center reconstruction project - Austin Monitor

The Austin Convention Center plans to build a new hotel or multifamily residential project as part of its reconstruction.
The convention center is soliciting developers and plans to select a developer by late 2024. [ more ]
Cloud Pro
5 months ago
EU data protection

UK app developers issued warning amid concerns over user privacy

Developers need to make changes to protect personal data
Developers need to keep users informed [ more ]
InfoQ
5 months ago
DevOps

AWS Started Charges for Public IPv4 Usage

AWS has implemented a new charge for public IPv4 addresses used by customers, which is estimated to generate an extra annual revenue ranging between $400 million and $1 billion.
The new charge applies to all AWS regions and services, including EC2 instances, RDS databases, and EKS nodes.
Developers have expressed concerns and emphasized the financial implications associated with this change. [ more ]
DevOps.com
5 months ago
Information security

Graylog Makes Free API Security Tool Available to Developers - DevOps.com

Graylog has released a free version of its API security platform to encourage developers to adopt best practices in securing their APIs.
The free version has all the capabilities of the paid version but is limited to 16GB of local rolling storage on a single node with a one-year renewable license.
The platform includes capabilities such as API classification, discovery, risk scoring, continuous monitoring, and the ability to capture API request and response payloads. [ more ]
MarTech
5 months ago
Marketing

How one tech company is doing marketing without cookies | MarTech

Half of marketing professionals are not prepared for the deprecation of third-party cookies
Getting rid of cookies can have unexpected challenges and impacts on marketing [ more ]
#apple
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Digital life

Apple Opening Up App Store for First Time: 'Security Threat' | Entrepreneur

Apple is reluctantly making changes to its App Store and iPhone ecosystem due to regulatory pressure.
The changes, which currently only apply in Europe, include allowing developers to create and distribute apps without using the App Store and reducing the maximum commission on App Store payments. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
6 months ago
Media industry

Apple's App Store policies are getting weirdly aggressive, but publishers should be okay

Epic Games' legal challenge to Apple's App Store policies has reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which decided not to hear the appeals from both Apple and Epic Games, allowing lower court rulings to stand.
While Apple won the majority of the legal battle, Epic Games did secure a small victory. Developers can now link to their websites from their apps, allowing users to conduct transactions outside of Apple's ecosystem. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Tech industry

The Vision Pro's first killer app is the web, whether Apple likes it or not

Apple needs Safari to be successful on its spatial computing headset, the Vision Pro.
Developers are not rushing to build apps for Apple's new platform, partly due to the expensive price of the headset. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
6 months ago
Web design

Apple now allows alternative in-app payments on the App Store in the US

Developers can now link alternative payment platforms inside their apps in the iOS and iPadOS App Stores in the US.
Apple will take a 27% commission on payments made outside the App Store, compared to the regular 30% tax. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Web design

Apple's App Store policies now let US developers link to outside payments

Apple has updated its App Store policies to clarify how developers can link to external payment platforms, while still owing Apple a cut.
The new rules state that developers must apply for an 'entitlement' to link to alternative payment methods and must also offer Apple's in-app purchase system.
These updates come after the Supreme Court's decision not to hear Apple and Epic's appeals over the Epic Games v. Apple ruling. [ more ]
Engadget
6 months ago
Web design

Apple updates US App Store guidelines allowing developers to link to third-party payments

Apple is allowing U.S. developers to link to outside websites for in-app purchases in an update to its developer guidelines.
Developers still need Apple's approval and must pay a commission for in-app purchases made outside of the App Store. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
5 months ago
Digital life

Apple Opening Up App Store for First Time: 'Security Threat' | Entrepreneur

Apple is reluctantly making changes to its App Store and iPhone ecosystem due to regulatory pressure.
The changes, which currently only apply in Europe, include allowing developers to create and distribute apps without using the App Store and reducing the maximum commission on App Store payments. [ more ]
Nieman Lab
6 months ago
Media industry

Apple's App Store policies are getting weirdly aggressive, but publishers should be okay

Epic Games' legal challenge to Apple's App Store policies has reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which decided not to hear the appeals from both Apple and Epic Games, allowing lower court rulings to stand.
While Apple won the majority of the legal battle, Epic Games did secure a small victory. Developers can now link to their websites from their apps, allowing users to conduct transactions outside of Apple's ecosystem. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Tech industry

The Vision Pro's first killer app is the web, whether Apple likes it or not

Apple needs Safari to be successful on its spatial computing headset, the Vision Pro.
Developers are not rushing to build apps for Apple's new platform, partly due to the expensive price of the headset. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
6 months ago
Web design

Apple now allows alternative in-app payments on the App Store in the US

Developers can now link alternative payment platforms inside their apps in the iOS and iPadOS App Stores in the US.
Apple will take a 27% commission on payments made outside the App Store, compared to the regular 30% tax. [ more ]
The Verge
6 months ago
Web design

Apple's App Store policies now let US developers link to outside payments

Apple has updated its App Store policies to clarify how developers can link to external payment platforms, while still owing Apple a cut.
The new rules state that developers must apply for an 'entitlement' to link to alternative payment methods and must also offer Apple's in-app purchase system.
These updates come after the Supreme Court's decision not to hear Apple and Epic's appeals over the Epic Games v. Apple ruling. [ more ]
Engadget
6 months ago
Web design

Apple updates US App Store guidelines allowing developers to link to third-party payments

Apple is allowing U.S. developers to link to outside websites for in-app purchases in an update to its developer guidelines.
Developers still need Apple's approval and must pay a commission for in-app purchases made outside of the App Store. [ more ]
moreapple
#affordable-housing
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Affordable housing project could sprout near San Jose auto dealerships

USA Properties Fund is developing an affordable housing development in San Jose that will consist of 160 apartments.
The development is expected to be available to a wide range of residents, including middle-income workers and seniors.
The project would demolish an existing retail strip center that currently occupies the site. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
East Bay (California)

San Jose approves additional protections for mobile home parks

The San Jose City Council has approved additional protections for mobile home parks, making it difficult for developers to convert them into other uses.
Thirteen mobile home parks will be placed into a new land-use category, requiring developers to submit a general plan amendment and undergo a council vote.
The goal is to eventually place all 60 of San Jose's mobile home parks in this category, preserving affordable housing. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Affordable housing project could sprout near San Jose auto dealerships

USA Properties Fund is developing an affordable housing development in San Jose that will consist of 160 apartments.
The development is expected to be available to a wide range of residents, including middle-income workers and seniors.
The project would demolish an existing retail strip center that currently occupies the site. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
East Bay (California)

San Jose approves additional protections for mobile home parks

The San Jose City Council has approved additional protections for mobile home parks, making it difficult for developers to convert them into other uses.
Thirteen mobile home parks will be placed into a new land-use category, requiring developers to submit a general plan amendment and undergo a council vote.
The goal is to eventually place all 60 of San Jose's mobile home parks in this category, preserving affordable housing. [ more ]
moreaffordable-housing
DevOps.com
6 months ago
DevOps

How Network APIs Will Finally Realize the Potential of 5G Slicing - DevOps.com

Developers are realizing the need for more from the network to create advanced applications, but they are not network specialists.
Open network APIs are expected to gain momentum and demand in 2024 as developers explore the potential of leveraging specialized network capabilities. [ more ]
Engadget
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Valve's new guidelines will allow for more AI content in games

Valve has introduced new rules to allow more games with AI content on its Steam platform.
Developers must provide a description of how they use AI and ensure it does not include anything illegal or infringing on copyright. [ more ]
Ericwbailey
8 months ago
UX design

Accessibility annotation kits only annotate

The design phase is responsible for creating the majority of access-related issues
Accessibility annotation kits can help address these issues and improve downstream outcomes [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
7 years ago
LA real estate

'Spider-Man' actor swings into Brentwood, and other top sales

Speculative developers and a philanthropist were among the buyers in L.A. County's high-end real estate market.
A French chateau-inspired home in Beverly Crest, a remodeled home in Malibu, and an eight-plus-acre property in Bel-Air were sold. [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Amazon will offer human benchmarking teams to test AI models

Amazon has launched Model Evaluation on Bedrock, a tool to help developers test the performance of AI models.
The tool includes both automated evaluation and human evaluation components to ensure accurate and reliable model selection.
Users can bring their own data into the platform for benchmarking purposes, and can choose to work with either an AWS human evaluation team or their own. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
London

Campaigner for council housing in London fights on after leaving her home

Aysen Dennis, a resident of the Aylesbury estate in south London, continues to fight against the council and developers over their plans to redevelop the estate.
Dennis believes that the council bought her a new flat to shut her up before a legal challenge, but she remains determined to keep fighting.
The legal challenge argues that the council was unlawful in granting an application to change the wording of the original planning permission for the redevelopment of the estate. [ more ]
dzone.com
8 months ago
Agile

CodeCraft: Agile Strategies for Crafting Exemplary Software - DZone

The Agile Developer's Canvas is a visual representation that guides developers through the creative process of coding.
Regularly updating the Agile Developer's Canvas during retrospectives ensures it stays relevant and continues to guide the team.
Refactoring should be viewed as a form of creative expression that allows developers to shape and refine their code like artists refine their masterpieces. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
8 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Taproot Wizards Raise $7.5 Million to Advance Ordinals, L2s, Zk-Snarks on Bitcoin

Taproot Wizards, a Bitcoin Ordinals project, has raised $7.5 million in funding to build a team of developers focused on advancing Bitcoin's capabilities.
The project aims to leverage the Taproot upgrade to enhance Bitcoin's privacy, security, and efficiency.
Taproot Wizards aims to foster collaboration among developers and pioneer novel applications to maximize the potential of Bitcoin. [ more ]
YouTube
8 months ago
Angular

Angular Nation

Angular Nation is a free, private community for Angular developers.
It provides a more interactive learning experience and networking opportunities.
The community aims to recreate the camaraderie of conferences through various interactive features. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
6 days ago
Brooklyn

Dozens testify against development that would throw part of Brooklyn Botanic Garden into shade

Borough Hall ULURP hearing; controversy surrounding proposed tower near Brooklyn Botanic Garden. [ more ]
ZDNET
1 week ago
DevOps

How open source attracts some of the world's top innovators

Open source software provides immense value at minimal cost, with a few developers contributing significantly to its success. [ more ]
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