Seal cuts loose
MySQL and NoSQL “missing link” marks development milestone as project migrates into new official home.
We catch up with JFrog’s Frederic Simon following the Artifactory provider’s introduction of support for on-premise and cloud-based npm repositories.
Cutting through the jargon to the common sense buried beneath, Steffan Surdek discusses cross functional teams, increments of functionality, and minimum feature sets.
Not a wonk idea
Oracle announces plans to join forces with Imagination Technologies to bring Java to MIPS chip architecture and tune Java to work with PowerVR graphics.
Ignore the FUD
Tim Berglund, who recently moved from GitHub to DataStax (aka the commercial warders of Apache Cassandra, a NoSQL platform for data-driven, real-time applications), has long…
Not my cup of mud
Much to the delight of 'Dr Deprecator', JDK enhancements mean that we can throw out a whole bunch of junk. Lukas Eder sifts out his personal choices for the trash heap.
A new 'to-do' list
"Software is not the hardest part": this was the core message of "Good Night Lamp" founder and IoT expert Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino’s JAX 2014 keynote. In this interview,…
After extensive community surveying, the latest draft of the JSR for Java EE 8 reveals plans for improved managed bean modules and expanded cloud infrastructure.
Glide like a 747
Groovy hit the 3 million downloads mark in 2013! We met Guillaume Laforge at JAX 2014 to talk about what makes Groovy so groovy for developers and what new features the latest…
MapDB, a data engine grounded in Java, has just reached 1.0 status as an Apache 2.0-licensed project. Cory Isaacson runs through the key features, and underlines what makes it…
In this interview, Kevlin Henney breaks down 'Worse is Better', examines agile in 2014, and gives us three bonus rules every programmer should know. Filmed at JAX 2014, Mainz,…
A roundup of the action at JAX 2014, which took place in Mainz, Germany last week, with over 200 speakers and 2000 attendees enjoying a full week of Java, IoT, JVM, Eclipse,…