The fourth release for the 1.X line of Spark is here, with Apache Spark 1.3 introducing usability improvements alongside a new DataFrame API that is sure to provide powerful and convenient operators.
CTO Jeff Hobbs walks us through the Komodo 9 release and explains why the developer world is becoming “decidedly more polyglot”.
From using the JCache API with CDI to possible future changes for Java 9, the newest edition of Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly brings us the freshest links, updates and events in the Java world.
The annual Pwn2Own fest has given software developers a decent headache, thanks to newfangled bugs discovered in Adobe Flash and Reader, Microsoft’s Windows and IE, and Mozilla’s Firefox.
AngularJS and the JavaServer Faces are two different frameworks. But as it turns out, the two have some strikingly similar approaches.
The JVM language Kotlin is celebrating its 11th release with over 220 bug fixes and a surprise for Android developers.
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.