Django, VS Code, Eclipse, Spring Tools and GitHub Enterprise Server • DEVCLASS

The team behind the Python Django web framework has put the finishing touches to its RedisCache backend and released version 4.0 of the project this week. Along with Redis support, a more secure encrypted password hash, template-based form rendering, and the ability to create unique functional constraints are worth a look at the update.

Visual Studio Code Team Releases Latest Feature Version of the Year

The November release of Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code IDE has dropped and brings users the latest results of the team’s remote development extension efforts. They should now be able to open a folder in a container when working on an SSH server and can choose between wsl.exe or a socket connection to talk to a server.

Apart from that, VS Code has learned to work with the preview versions of the extensions and now shows previews of the themes available in the market. New features range from unicode highlighting and multiple hover providers to method signature completions and a custom markdown preview editor.

The Eclipse 2021-12 exit train leaves the station

But not only has VS Code received an update, the open source community behind the Eclipse IDE and its adjacent projects has also put a release train on track. Eclipse now offers a new launch configuration view for accessing launch configurations, improved support for Java 17, and allows users to select multiple text elements in text editors as well as tag objects while debugging of the Java application. More details on what has changed in the different Eclipse projects can be found on the Eclipse website.

Speaking of tools for Java developers, Spring Tools 4.13 has been released and can now also be installed on the Apple Silicon platform. There aren’t any new features to play around with, but there are a few bug fixes that should make the user experience easier. Java 17 programmers will also be happy to hear that language update support is now available, as the tools collection has been updated to Eclipse 2021-12.

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.3 strengthens security

GitHub Enterprise Server users should now be able to access version 3.3 of the self-hosted repository management platform offering. Security seems to be the general theme of the release, as it introduces a new role of security manager on the platform and adds options to set expiration dates for personal access tokens and search for patterns defined by the platform. ‘user. Updates to Dependabot and the underlying operating system, as well as new themes and improvements for autoscaling self-hosted runners complete v3.3.

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