Customer goals are not always at the forefront of the design process, but Jeff Sussna believes that IT must revise its approach to ‘usability’ in order to achieve true quality in the mind of the customer. Customer experience here is key.
Ops is becoming obsolete and the dialogue with security is improving – in conversation with Forrester’s Kurt Bittner at the recent Jenkins User Conference, we learn about some fascinating changes taking place in the DevOps world.
The API battle between Oracle and Google might be partially over, but it’s not the outcome that the software industry wants. The US Supreme Court has officially opted not to review a 2014 ruling on Google infringing Oracle’s copyright via the Android platform.
Jeremy Kratz has addressed the taboo subject of burnout as a developer. He describes what many developers appear to experience, with the hope more discussion around the issue can help us collectively acknowledge its causes.
Geertjan Wielenga calls on all adventurous developers for an amazing new quest: to try out the new build of Oracle’s NetBeans IDE, which comes with a preview of early JDK 9 and Project Jigsaw.
Google will no longer support Eclipse plugins for Android development after shifting to a greater focus on Android Studio. Punters wishing to stick with Eclipse will need to seek out open-source alternatives before support dries up at the end of 2015.
Do you know exactly what your plugins are doing when running a Maven build? Lukas Eder goes through the steps needed to easily debug Maven.
It’s been ten years since the first post on Reddit (which was of course immediately downvoted). As Reddit devotees, we wanted to show our love for the self-proclaimed “Front page of the Internet” by listing our favourite Reddit programming threads.
Following a keynote talk at the DevOpsCon 2015 in Berlin, Etsy’s Core Platform Engineer Bethany Macri spoke to us about what IT team leaders need to do to create a blameless programming culture and why Etsy is moving away from PostgreSQL.
Oracle’s plans to modernise garbage collection in Java 9 have raised many questions. Uwe Schindler describes what exactly the G1 collector means for Java developers.
The recent DockerCon2015 has given us all kinds of new products for Docker and the container world, with Docker Swarm, Docker Machine and Docker Compose just a few of the highlights. Peter Rossbach describes his impressions of the conference.