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14 posts from January 2019

Where eagles snap – A closer look

By Igor Ljubuncic, 31 January 2019

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about snap security, taking a journey through the eyes of a developer and handing over to a user who wants to install applications from the Snap Store. We discussed concepts like application confinement,…

Taking Octavia for a ride with Kubernetes on OpenStack

By Guest, 28 January 2019

Want to enable your developers to deploy highly available web applications, web services or microservices? Do you also need to cater for existing and legacy workloads? Sounds like your requirements are in the sweet spot between what…

Our new team practices site, and the democratic repository behind it

By Robin Winslow, 26 January 2019

A month ago, we published our web and design team practices website, from the repository that we’ve been building up for nearly two years now. I’ll try to explain why I am so proud of it. Why practices? A strong team needs…

Zero to Snap – Rev up your packaging

By Alan Pope, 24 January 2019

Software developers often have enough to worry about. Their focus is creating the best application they can, often without having to consider packaging. We recently discovered Akira, which illustrates this well. The small team of…

Ubuntu Core 18 released for secure, reliable IoT devices

By Canonical, 22 January 2019

Canonical today published Ubuntu Core 18, bringing the popular Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to high-security embedded devices. “Dell has been working closely with Canonical over the past three years to certify Ubuntu Core on all our Edge Gateway…

What will be the biggest development trends in 2019?

By Canonical, 21 January 2019

What’s the most popular programming language today among software developers? It’s still JavaScript, with over 10M users globally. Python has reached 7M active developers and is climbing up the ranks. How do we know that? Thanks to the…

Where eagles snap – snap security overview

By Igor Ljubuncic, 17 January 2019

Quite often, security and functionality are two opposing forces. Vendors are trapped in a zero-sum game between providing their users as much freedom in the software they use and limiting said freedom to create tightly controlled and…

MAAS 2.5 : Growing the ecosystem and support for KVM micro-clouds

By Canonical, 16 January 2019

Our latest release makes for a very exciting point in the MAAS evolution. As datacenter (DC) infrastructure grows at unparalleled scale fueled by new applications and services such as connected autonomous cars, augmented/virtual reality…

Fresh Snaps from December 2018

By Martin Wimpress, 14 January 2019

Another month passes and we’ve got a collection of applications which crossed our “desk” (Twitter feed) during December 2018. Take a look down the list, and discover something new today. 1. travis Travis CI Developers!…

Snap up your development – Tools for making the snap trek easier

By Igor Ljubuncic, 10 January 2019

Software development is what happens in between users and bug reports. Niccolo Machiavelli In an ideal world, developers would be able to create new applications without any errors, and live happily ever after. Unfortunately, errors,…

Apellix engineers safer work environments with Ubuntu powered aerial robotics

By Sarah Dickinson, 9 January 2019

In 2016, 16% of all workplace deaths in the US were attributed to falls. Apellix, a Florida-based start up, who specialise in aerial robotics aims to reduce this number by using their drones in place of workers to complete tasks in…

Ubuntu Server development summary – 08 January 2019

By Chad Smith, 8 January 2019

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server…