Data crunchers can rejoice at the sight of Spark 1.4 – support for R, Python 3 plus a load of clustering and container management improvements all make their way to the top of the highlights reel for this cluster computing framework.
The hottest debate in the Java world has been brewing between JavaEE and Spring. Lukas Eder gives his two cents towards the dispute and calls for a new contender in this “hilarious” squabble.
The new proposition to make G1 the star of the garbage collecting show has started to gather speed and there’s a decent amount of Java heads not happy about it. If your app has a small footprint, perhaps you’ll be worse off.
Great news for Java aficionados – Amazon Web Services are now welcoming Java Lambdas into their programming model. Amazon are also planning on expanding their language options, with added features to Lambda support on the horizon.
Thorben Janssen’s regular Java Weekly presents more on the Spring versus Java EE debate, the next episode of the Java EE track committee interview series and asynchronous EJBs, plus featuring the week’s hottest updates from the Java world.
What are microservices all about? What changes can developers expect when switching from monolith to microservice? And how does DevOps fit into the mess?
You mightn’t think it’s always critical. But a product’s success or failure can often depend on one developer’s UX sensitivity. Firefox lead designer Philipp Sackl talks to us about what exactly developers need to know about UX.
Ember.js gears up for its latest release and also throws out the beta for version 2.0. We can officially welcome the sparkling new Glimmer rendering engine, which will ease in the transition to 2.0 in the coming weeks.
“A massive IT transformation is currently taking place,” says the CloudBees founder – DevOps is radically changing how we deliver software. And Jenkins is right in the middle of it.
Free tests for everyone! That’s the premise behind Facebook’s decision to open source Infer, their static program analyser with an impressive bugfix rate. On top of sharing their wares, Facebook hope that being in the open will drive further development.
Ethical hacking for the greater good – what’s it worth and why is it done? We delve into the details to uncover what it is about bounty hacking that attracts the most talented and committed white hats around.
We spoke to Cloud and SaaS-man Maarten Balliauw about the major adjustments developers and enterprises make when moving from on-premise to cloud.