• Sonatype offers developers free security scan tool on GitHub

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Sonatype helps enterprises identify and remediate vulnerabilities in open source library dependencies and release more secure code. Today, they announced a free tool called DepShield that offers a basic level of protection for GitHub developers.
    The product is actually two parts. For starters, Sonatype has a database of open source dependency vulnerabilities called OSS Index. The company gathers this information from a variety of public sources, says Sonatype CEO Wayne Jackson. While it isn't as highly curated as the company's commercial offerings, it does offer a layer of protection that...
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  • May the Source Be with You: NVIDIA Open Sources Material Definition Language SDK

    May the Source Be with You: NVIDIA Open Sources Material Definition Language SDK

    1 month ago - By NVIDIA

    Security, customizability, flexibility and cost are a few of the benefits of open-source software for developers.
    They'll get all these and more from NVIDIA's Material Definition Language software development kit , which is available starting today as open source.
    MDL software - a set of tools that integrate the precise look and feel of real-world materials into rendering applications - has long been supported by developers. It gives end-users the freedom to share physically based materials and lights between supporting applications.
    For example, an MDL material - such as a specific piece...
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