As early as possible in the development process, software hosting site GitHub has published an experimental function that tries to eliminate some of the most prevalent security flaws in the code.
In addition to the above-mentioned languages, the functionality is currently in public beta.
Code that is more impenetrable
An warning will appear in the repository’s Security tab if the uploaded code has any of the above-mentioned vulnerabilities. These notifications will be labelled “Experimental” and may be accessed through the pull requests tab.
Everything is going to be done by robots
Developers should, of course, not give up on finding weaknesses, since many will likely get through the scanner and wind up being exploited on susceptible endpoints.
GitHub has been working hard to automate as much of its users’ labour as possible. Additionally, it introduced a function that will almost create the code for you, as well as a feature that would assist developers browse through their code more efficiently.
Code repositories, including GitHub’s, have been used to teach GitHub Copilot, an automated writing system. OpenAI, an AI research firm in which Microsoft has invested since 2019, worked with Microsoft and GitHub to build Copilot.