Tag: Source Code

Internet, Social Networking

Some of Twitter’s source code was apparently posted online

March 27, 2023

Via: Mashable

Twitter went public in a very unexpected way recently after company officials discovered a significant leak of the social media platform’s source code. A new report from The New York Times(Opens in a new tab) found that an unspecified part […]

Computing, Software & Applications

What is a compiler? How source code becomes machine code

January 20, 2023

Via: Info World

A compiler is a computer program that translates from one format to another, most often from a high-level computer language to byte code and machine code. Compilers come in a number of variations, which we will explore in this article. […]

Computing, Software & Applications

What is Git? Version control for collaborative programming

April 1, 2022

Via: Info World

Git is a software platform mainly used by computer programmers for collaboration. At its core, Git keeps track of changes to files and allows multiple users to coordinate updates to those files. The most common use case for Git is […]

Hacking, Security

Microsoft confirms hacking group stole source code via ‘limited access’

March 23, 2022

Via: TechSpot

A blog post addressing the matter notes that Microsoft’s investigation uncovered a single account had been compromised, which granted the attacker “limited access.” According to Microsoft, their team was already investigating the compromised account when Lapsus$ publicly disclosed the intrusion. […]

Computing, Software & Applications

How to automate QA testing of SaaS and low-code applications

November 10, 2021

Via: Info World

Quality assurance automation engineers test applications developed in-house, from legacy monoliths to cloud-native applications that leverage microservices. A typical mission-critical application requires a combination of unit testing at the code level, code review, API tests, automated user experience testing, security […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Windows XP source code leaks online

September 25, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft’s source code for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 has leaked online. Torrent files for both operating systems’ source code have been published on various file sharing sites this week. It’s the first time source code for Windows XP […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google Announces a New Revamped Cloud Source Repositories in Beta

September 27, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Google announced it is bringing code search with the newly revamped Cloud Source Repositories in beta availability. The overhaul of the service means an entirely new user interface and semantic code search capabilities. The beta available Cloud Source Repositories is […]