A recent report from the British Banking Association has focused on Bitcoin as the main hindrance to valuable payments revenue, with MasterCard claiming cryptocurrency as its new competition.
While real-time search engine Elasticsearch is known for its scalability, LinkedIn’s Kafka is a reliably fast messaging system. Mariam Hakobyan shows us how the two work together as a fast and performance-optimised duo.
RSA Conference organisers have cracked down on so-called “booth babes” in a bid to stamp out the harassment and sexism that often occurs at expo-style events. Pretty-on-purpose recruiters are just adding fuel to the fire.
GitHub is currently involved in a massive denial of service attack, with the barrage now moving past the 24 hour mark. The attack is being administered by Chinese internet giant Baidu.
Facebook has announced the open-sourcing of its framework for building native apps, React Native. The news broke at the recent F8 Developer Conference, but also comes with a Patent License Grant that could potentially trip you up.
Trillian Mobile have made a stable release of RoboVM 1.0, which brings with it a debugger, invoking tools and support for RAM disk caches. While an open source project, it has also introduced a commercial licensing option.
How well do Async ForkJoinPool, managedBlock and Quasar perform in an IO scenario? Arien Kock looks at latency, fibers for IO and the difficulties of using Quasar.
The new release of IntelliJ 14.1 is considered minor, but it packs quite an impressive set of changes and enhancements. We’re excited to explore all the new stuff and we’re embedding Reddit comments to prove it.
The coming of Java 8 was a hallelujah-moment for Java developers across the globe, but as Lukas Eder show us, the IDEs and compilers we rely on have been a bit slow on the uptake.
Azul Systems have thrown down the gauntlet to Oracle’s OpenJDK, serving up a new open sourced Java platform targeting embedded, mobile, and robust, high-function IoT designs.