Can programming code ever be considered a beautiful endeavour? Is the act of programming alone enough to incite such a description? We take a look at who thinks what in this never-ending debate.
Amazon have introduced their own TLS implementation that claims to be faster, smaller and simpler than the already recognised standard. As the roll out happens in the coming months, their s2n offering promises greater simplicity.
The API battle between Oracle and Google might be partially over, but it’s not the outcome that the software industry wants. The US Supreme Court has officially opted not to review a 2014 ruling on Google infringing Oracle’s copyright via the Android platform.
Google will no longer support Eclipse plugins for Android development after shifting to a greater focus on Android Studio. Punters wishing to stick with Eclipse will need to seek out open-source alternatives before support dries up at the end of 2015.
It’s been ten years since the first post on Reddit (which was of course immediately downvoted). As Reddit devotees, we wanted to show our love for the self-proclaimed “Front page of the Internet” by listing our favourite Reddit programming threads.
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.
Although the development has only recently begun, JetBrains’ Early Access Program has unveiled a preview of the upcoming 15th major release features from its integrated development environment, IntelliJ IDEA.
Docker and CoreOS have chosen to set aside their differences and work together with users to develop and agree on a set of standards. As container technology gains traction, it makes great sense to purposely lay down definitions and formats.
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.
When you’re looking at the prospect of a total rewrite, its important to review all the options. That’s exactly what Facebook’s Parse team did when choosing Google’s Go as their next step, and their hard work was worth the effort.