Java 7 has finally met its maker and will no longer be supported by Oracle via security updates. While the wind-up announcement was made long ago, there are still questions about Java 7 being killed off too soon.
Programmers who possess acute business knowledge in the finance sector were once a rare breed, but the spotlight still needs to shine brighter in order for the industry to grow and thrive.
With the JDK feature proposal process long over, the cement has dried on official plans for Java 9 features. The Java team is now committing to a tight release schedule for JDK 9 over the next 15 months.
The quick-trick type of DDoS attack is becoming more commonplace and is being used to disrupt traffic and negatively affect businesses. Most websites aren’t prepared to meet the threat that tests their vulnerability and reaction time.
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.
As DevOps approaches enter the mainstream tech world, the common obstacles they bring with them are becoming more obvious. StackStorm CEO spoke to us about the difficulties faced by development teams switching to CI and CD.
From the pitfalls of Project Jigsaw to a new club for Java bookworms, this latest edition of Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly brings us this week’s hottest links, tutorials and updates from the Java world.
The ninth major release of the Java EE server WildFly is nearing completion. Highlights include intelligent load balancing, HTTP2 and SPDY support and a new offline CLI mode.
In an effort to address the social taboo of talking openly about salaries, one member of the tech community has begun a movement that she hopes will reveal the lack of knowledge and predatory nature of tech companies when addressing pay.
Gartner’s latest database report is advising enterprises to begin switching to open-source RDBMS alternatives. PostgreSQL pro Sandor Klein tells us why the open-source RDBMS is finally edging out the proprietary counterpart.
Moving to a distributed version control system (DVCS) like Git or Mercurial can mean facing a number of problems. Here’s a look at the best ways to solve those problems while saving time when switching.
Aiming at a developer community that grows more and more polyglot, the multi-lingual IDE Komodo is steadily increasing its number of supported languages. Komodo’s Nathan Rijksen shows us how to get started with Komodo IDE 9.