Ten career tips every egocentric programmer should hear

Career ladder

Ten career tips every egocentric programmer should hear

Getting ahead in the programming world is easy. All you need to do is remember these three words: me, me, me.

Five ways companies are losing money on big data

Big data, big risks

Five ways companies are losing money on big data

Big data has made big wins for a small few. But there’s still plenty of ways for companies to hurt themselves trying to hop on the analytics bandwagon.

The Java fluent API designer crash course

API design

The Java fluent API designer crash course

A guide to creating fluent APIs and mapping them to Java.

Java Development Kit 8u20 update arrives with new enterprise features

JDK update

Java Development Kit 8u20 update arrives with new enterprise features

Oracle’s latest update to the JDK arrives with much focus on commercial side of Java

Ever heard of HamsterDB?

Key-value store

Ever heard of HamsterDB?

Licensed by Apache-2, Hamster DB is a database system similar to other key-value stores except that its keys can be defined.

MongoDB adds paid support for community edition

Database support

MongoDB adds paid support for community edition

With a new approach to production support, MongoDB is giving frugal community edition users a taste of the enterprise experience

The most dangerous word in the English language for all developers

Watch your language

The most dangerous word in the English language for all developers

When you’re programming in a language as complex as Java all day long, you can forget how much can go wrong for devops when speaking a language like English.

Nginx interview: Going enterprise and launching Nginx Plus r4

Engine of disruption

Nginx interview: Going enterprise and launching Nginx Plus r4

CEO Gus Robertson talks about the company’s growing user base and what it is that’s made Nginx the most popular web server

Java 9 features announced!

Waiting on nine

Java 9 features announced!

New APIs, performance features and modular source code are the first features to be confirmed for Oracle’s next major Java release

5 reasons you should care about functional programming

Functional programming

5 reasons you should care about functional programming

Even if you don't think you need to care about functional programming, you should. There are plenty of reasons for Javaheads to know more about them: W-Jax speaker Neal Ford…

Accessibility JEP: JavaFX to become more accessible

A barrier-free language

Accessibility JEP: JavaFX to become more accessible

A new accessibility JEP is bringing accessibility support to JavaFX with screen readers and a high-contrast mode.

Why you should listen to music while coding (and what kind to listen to)

Coding to music

Why you should listen to music while coding (and what kind to listen to)

Is there such a thing as the ‘right’ music for programming? And can we even be sure it has a good effect?

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