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[$] Some sessions from the Python Language Summit

The Python Language Summit is an annual gathering for the developers of various Python implementations, though, this year, the gathering actually happened via videoconference—as with so many other conferences due to the pandemic. The invite-only gathering typically has numerous interesting sessions, as can be seen in...


AWS SAM adds support for AWS Step Functions

AWS SAM now supports AWS Step Functions, enabling you to integrate workflow orchestration into your serverless applications quickly and easily. Through direct support in the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM), an open-source framework for … Continue Reading — AWS SAM adds support for AWS Step...


Cook: security things in Linux v5.5

Kees Cook takes a look some changes improving security in Linux 5.5. Topics include restrict perf_event_open() from LSM, generic fast full refcount_t, linker script cleanup for exception tables, KASLR for 32-bit PowerPC, seccomp for RISC-V, and … Continue Reading — Cook: security things in Linux...


Network Load Balancer now supports TLS ALPN Policies

Elastic Load Balancing now supports Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation (ALPN) policies on Network Load Balancers. ALPN is a TLS extension supported by all major browsers that enables negotiation of the protocol used after establishing a TLS connection, such as HTTP/2. Using ALPN policies, you can now offload your...


A pandemic-era LWN update

We are living through interesting times that present challenges in a number of areas, including running a business. While we think of LWN primarily as a community resource, it is also a business that is not unaffected by the ongoing pandemic. … Continue Reading —...


Announcing General Availability of Amplify iOS and Amplify Android, with new authentication, data, and AI/ML support

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) announces the general availability (GA) of Amplify iOS and Amplify Android, which are part of the open source Amplify Framework. Amplify iOS and Amplify Android include libraries and tools (CLI toolchain and IDE helpers) … Continue Reading — Announcing General...


Mageia 2020-0238: libexif security update>

The updated packages fix a security vulnerability: In exif_data_save_data_entry of exif-data.c, there is a possible out of bounds read due to a missing bounds check. This could lead to local information disclosure with no additional execution privilege… Continue Reading — Mageia 2020-0238: libexif security update>


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