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Compliance Made Easy with JFrog Xray

As compliance managers, we often find ourselves in a struggle. Our responsibility is to uphold compliance standards but in order to achieve this, we need to “sell” the concept to the relevant stakeholders, inter alia the business teams and R&D. We’re put in the position of justifying required changes and processes and are thus mistakenly…

How GoCenter Connects Go Modules Authors With Consumers

There’s no longer any doubt, Go modules are an accepted part of Golang. The over 300,000 versioned Go modules in JFrog GoCenter shows how they have been embraced for package management by the Go community. With Go modules now enabled by default in Golang 1.13, the number of publicly available modules will grow even more…

Deploy Artifactory HA into AWS Using AWS Quick Starts

JFrog Artifactory As Your Repository Manager on AWS JFrog Artifactory Cloud on AWS is a hosted solution for developers and DevOps engineers that provides complete control, insight and binary management throughout the software development lifecycle. DevOps teams have transparency and control of their entire build and release process, all with the power of cloud-based development.…

Xray 2.10 Released: New Package Support, an IDE Plugin and More.

Our user community spoke and we listened. You asked for Xray to be even more universal and support more package types… in particular Go and PHP Composer. With Visual Studio Code (VSCode) now having more than 4.5 million monthly active users, we also added a new VSCode plugin for Xray. This broad adoption of multiple…

How To Use GoCenter with Golang 1.13

You may have heard that Golang version 1.13 was released this month. We’re excited for the newest features and want to make you aware of a few changes that may impact your builds. Most of all, we want to let you know some best practices for using these powerful new Golang features with GoCenter. Go…

Imagine There’s No (Software) Versions

What if you could kill the update button?  Or better yet, practically eliminate the software update task all together? What if the entire update process was seamless, invisible, and required basically no human intervention? Imagine there’s no version.  (...it’s easy if you try…)  Yes, you probably - like us - now have John Lennon’s famous…

Listening To You: GoLang Survey Results

How are developers using Go and Go modules? We wanted to know, and not just because JFrog Artifactory supports Go registries and helps share versioned Go modules through GoCenter. At JFrog, we’re Go developers too -- both JFrog CLI and Xray are written in Go -- and busy contributors to the growing GoLang community. That’s…

Artifactory as a Caching Mechanism for Package Managers

As a developer in the JFrog Ecosystem team, I rely on many package managers to download tools for my builds. Pre-build tools such as Curl, CLI, wget, Maven, Gradle, npm and others, used to build the final deliverable, are automatically downloaded by the CI server as part of the first step of our builds. Relying…

Accelerate Application Release with Environment as a Service

This blog is co-posted on the Quali blog. Liquid Software flows through a pipe, and that plumbing needs to be properly sealed. Releasing your application with agility requires your environment—infrastructure, applications, and data—to be ready at every point in the pipeline, from development to test to production.  The different teams in that process face their…

Secure JCenter with HTTPS

Are you using Bintray JCenter to find and share public OSS JVM language packages? If so, we have some important news for you to help keep your builds running without interruption. Starting in January 2020, JCenter will only serve requests made with HTTPS. From that point on, all requests made with HTTP will be denied and…