The user's context matters
How can we take the principles of design and stretch them to examine the intangible aspects of UX?
Pour some sugar on me
The Raspberry Pi has caused a huge wave of interest amongst developers, providing an ARM powered single board computer running a full Linux distro off an SD card and all for…
This should function as a good introduction
Patrick Brisbin on the benefits of using a pure functional language for creating real-world web sites.
Lourens Naudé explains how ZeroMQ allows scalable, extendable and less painful distributed systems for all.
Getting them in order
Per-tenant resource management can help ensure that collocated tenants peacefully share computational resources based on individual quotas. This session begins with a…
Glad tidings to all devs
Wishing you all a great festive season and a happy new year! Normal service resumes tomorrow.
Sock it to 'em
How does the new Java API for WebSockets compare to the Atmosphere framework? Jean Francis Arcand compares the two.
A look at some of the design and implementation strategies you can employ when building a Neo4j-based graph database solution, including architectural choices, data modelling,…
Hanging on the telephone
Time to embrace some new features
Start using Douglas Crockford's Object.create method, now supported by all modern browsers.
Practical Lessons from Big Science
The Large Hadron Collider experiments manage tens of petabytes of data spread across hundreds of data centres. Managing and processing this volume required significant…
Groovy is not a newcomer to the arena of alternative languages for the JVM. With over 1.7 million downloads a year, it's clearly ahead of the pack. But what makes it a great…