Torrents of data, high throughput and no downtime – it’s understandable that younger programmers will struggle to deal with the requirements of today’s stack. The best backend developers are the ones that think like hardware engineers, says analyst Dr. James Stanier.
How does the Fork/Join framework act under different configurations? Alex Zhitnitsky has carried out a series of stress tests on the ExecutorService, Parallel Streams and the Fork/Join Framework.
The company behind the Play framework, Akka and Scala has unveiled a new management tool for distributed deployment and management of microservice-based Reactive applications.
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.
How much does it matter what you hear while you program? Four learned programmers tell us what sounds they listen to when they concentrate on coding.
Nowadays, everybody’s talking about continuous delivery, but how many of us can say we’ve encountered “Local Continuous Delivery”? In this guest post, blogger Chris Yanx shows us a novel approach to automating a local build system with Grunt, Node.js and Java.
Struck by a moment of divine epiphany, Lukas Eder has inscribed the ten commandments of committing pull requests. Don’t pretend you haven’t broken at least one of them.
Microsoft is spreading its cloud to the Internet of Things with an IoT Suite for Azure, while Windows 10 is scheduled to get its own IoT version.
In spite of its central role in banking, many financial employers see IT as a “necessary evil”, says former NYSE programmer and clearpool.io director Dr. Jamie Allsop.
From templating in the MVC JSR to Red Hat’s merging of PicketLink and Keycloak, the newest edition of Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly brings us the freshest links, updates and events in the Java world.
Dutch programming legend Erik Meijer, known for his collaboration on C#, Visual Basic, LINQ, Volta and .NET, made an series of scathing criticisms of the agile ‘cancer’ at the Reaktor Dev Day in Helsinki.