Qt users who have been waiting for the 6.x series to catch up with Qt 5.15 functionality should head to the Qt website, as version 6.2 is finally ready to download. Among other things, the LTS version introduces support for an array of modules, including Bluetooth, Multimedia, Sensors, and WebSockets included, enables instantiated rendering and use of 3D particle effects in Qt Quick 3D, and provides Public CMake API to simplify the creation of QML modules.
Kasten K10 walks to the edge
The team behind the Kasten K10 data management platform celebrated version 4.5 this week. Highlights of the update include new observability and visualization tools to check the health of a system and gain insight into ongoing operations, integration with external data services, support for the Kubernetes edge and the distributions of K3 and EKS Anywhere.
Kong launches Insomnia Projects, pushes Istio Gateway in GA
API platform provider Kong took the opportunity to see its users meet at the Kong Summit on Tuesday and Wednesday, to preview upcoming releases and activate some beta releases. Kong Istop Gateway, for example, is no longer experimental, and API builder Insomnia now includes the ability to group API collections and design documents into projects.
Users who do not support Windows through Kong Mesh will receive support for the upcoming version 1.5, while Gateway 2.6 will primarily focus on speed and throughput improvements. Teams interested in customizing Kong Gateway deployments in different languages should be able to do so soon thanks to the WebAssembly project currently in preview, WASMx.
GitHub Enterprise Server 3.2 is ready to go
GitHub’s Enterprise Server 3.2 landed this week and brings over 70 new features covering new appearance settings, automatically expiring personal access tokens and options to manage continuous delivery workflows through environments for actions GitHub. Advanced security users can now also specify custom templates for analyzing secrets and testing a security overview page. A dependency review capability has also been added to notify teams of added, removed or updated dependencies and their vulnerabilities.
GitHub also announced this week that GitHub Enterprise Cloud business owners now have the option to invite GitHub organizations to join their corporate account or to delete existing company-owned organizations.
PostgreSQL 14 increases performance
Version 14 of the PostgreSQL object relational database system is now available. The update focuses primarily on improving performance, but also includes new features such as an implementation of the SQL standard SEARCH and CYCLE options for common table expressions, support for multiple ranges for types of range and the ability for stored procedures to return data through OUT. settings.
Docker Desktop 4.1 makes volume management free for everyone
The Docker team released version 4.1 of Docker Desktop this week. It comes with full Docker Compose 2.0 support and an improved self-diagnostic tool to help users find out what was wrong if Docker Desktop wasn’t performing as expected.
Docker Personal subscribers have also acquired volume management capabilities and can now “view, download and delete content inside a volume”. The team and paid business plans meanwhile saw the addition of an option to prevent the tool from checking for updates, which can be useful if business restrictions mean you need to stay on. a certain version.