Ever wondered how blind developers know what they’re typing? How they’re able produce beautiful, working code? We take a look at the tools making this possible and invite you to contribute to the resources for the blind programming community.
Many commentators are weighing in on Pivotal’s recent decision to withdraw support for Groovy, and a number of open source advocates have come out in defence of the JVM language. Lukas Eder argues it was “doomed to fail”.
NASA has produced its own set of coding standards to ensure code quality and safety among all NASA applications. These standards have evolved from their own guidelines and are set to be applicable to the greater software development industry.
Typesafe found what they like to call a ‘golden nugget’ in some of their latest developer survey results and wanted to investigate the unexpected uptake of Apache Spark. Their responses paint a promising and exciting picture for Spark adoption.
Ask any programmer and they’ll be able to tell you what time of the day (or night) they’re most productive. As tech employers grow more and more tolerant to alternative work routines, studies are showing that ‘night owl’ developers are often like nocturnal predators.
The Apache Software Foundation have announced that data manager Apache Falcon has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project, solidifying support for the operation of Apache Falcon’s products.
Does open source need to be profitable? Lukas Eder weighs in on the open source funding debate, following Pivotal’s surprise decision to cut support for Groovy and Grails.
Work on Java EE 8 is happening as we speak, so we thought we’d take you through the features we’re most excited about. Read on to see what this newest version of the Java platform has in store.
Where Node.js meets IoT – the Node-RED web service lets users build a graphical interface into their website to control data flow between modules, all on top of Node.js.
Following Pivotal’s surprise decision to withdraw support from Groovy and Grails, Graeme Rocher, project lead of Grails at Pivotal, spoke to us about the future of the web development framework.
Groovy 2.4 has restored part of the JVM language’s mojo – this latest release is the first to officially provide support for running Groovy on Android.