From GitHub Copilot to AWS Amplify, from Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer to Azure VM Image Builder: a recap of the topics I covered for InfoQ in July 2021.
Fauna Introduces Fauna Labs to Help Developers Adopt Database Service
The company behind the Fauna transactional database has recently announced Fauna Labs, a collection of experimental tools to help developers integrate Fauna in their applications, including infrastructure as code and single sign-on application templates.
GitHub Previews Copilot, an OpenAI-Powered Coding Assistant
GitHub recently announced Copilot, an AI-powered pair programmer designed to help developers write code faster and with less effort. The service learns from comments and existing code, suggesting new lines and the implementation of whole functions.
Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer Announces CI/CD Integration with GitHub Actions
Amazon recently announced the CI/CD integration of Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer with GitHub Actions. The cloud provider also released 20 new security detectors for Java to identify issues and follow best security practices.
AWS Amplify Introduces New Full-Stack CI/CD Features to Simplify Application Development
AWS Amplify has recently introduced conditional backend builds, automatic build-time generation of cloud configuration and a simpler way to reuse backends across multiple frontend applications.
Azure VM Image Builder Service Now Generally Available
Azure has recently announced the general availability of Azure VM Image Builder service, the managed service built on HashiCorp Packer to create Linux or Windows virtual machine images and be compliant with security policies across Azure and Azure Stack.
Google Cloud Introduces Option to Choose Region with Lowest CO2 Footprint
Google has recently introduced the option to choose a Google Cloud region according to the lowest CO2 footprint. The new feature is currently available for Cloud Run and Datastream only, with Google planning to extend the offer to more Google Cloud services in the future.