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.
There’s more to software quality than a few unit tests and system tests. All levels of your software should be covered, writes Sebastian Bergmann.
You’re working with an application and have to understand how it all ties together and what changes you need to make. Where do you start?
JAX keynote speaker Markus Voelter explains the workings of Language-Oriented Business Applications – a concept that describes a user-friendly programming environment where business users can program individual software solutions.
If your team is considering a micro-services approach, this is one introduction video you’ll want to watch. With practical examples, Chris Richardson shows us how decomposing applications into micro-services improves deployability and scalability.
Looking to simplify your design patterns? Take a look at this helpful overview of the classic design patterns and how functions can simplify your design and make your results cleaner and shorter.
Docker is struggling to get past the issue of security, while classicists claim that containers are inherently less secure than the virtual machine.
Microservices are in – Amazon, Ebay and Netflix are changing the game by breaking up the monolithic approach. Should we allow follow suit?
The eminent Martin Fowler recently wrote about the importance of not being afraid to bin old solutions and implement brand new architecture. Should IT architects leave old solutions or start fresh?
In his opening keynote speech to the W-Jax 2014 in Munich, Nygard told us what’s going wrong in the IT world and what needs changing.
Is good code a work of art? Or is the Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship overdoing it a bit? And what does it mean to be a ‘good’ programmer?
It has been three wonderful days of talks, workshops and networking at JAXLondon. As the conference draws to a close we’ve compiled a list of some of the best moments over the last few days.