Oracle’s sneaky Ask toolbar installation has long made enemies of Windows users. Now with the 8u40 update, the Java overlords have decided that Mac OS X users deserve to suffer as well.
Michael Nygard’s Circuit Breaker Pattern has been adopted by Netflix and been established as a central part of Resilient Software Design. Its acclaimed author explains the benefits of Resilient Software Design and why it matters exactly how we fail.
Maven Central is now home to Spring Cloud 1.0.0: a toolkit that allows developers to build some of the common patterns in distributed systems. We take a look at the new specs and what the community has contributed to the project.
How many programmers out there are being measured for the time they contribute to a project, rather than the value that project provides? You took ages to write the code, so it must be super complicated and awesome, yeah?
The Angular team has announced a partnership with Microsoft in TypeScript that brings an end AtScript, while also attempting to alleviate community concerns about migration to Angular 2.0.
As the main topics of the CDI 2.0 specification slowly begin to emerge, it’s time to take a look at what is planned in the next major update to Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java EE.
Bintray and Artifactory have now welcomed Docker containers on board, but JFrog co-founder tells us Bintray will remain open to other container solutions that might overcome Docker’s “childhood problems”.
Red Hat is joining in on the microservices trend with a newer operating system for running Linux containers.
With its Open IoT Stack for Java developers, the Eclipse Foundation is focused on open standards in the Internet of Things. Benjamin Cabé explains how to build end-to-end scalable IoT solutions with Eclipse and other open-source technology.
Oracle’s latest JDK update brings a number of enhancements to memory management, Nashorn and JavaFX that should be warmly welcomed in the Java community.
In the upcoming Linux 4.0, you may never need to reboot your operating system ever again – or at least, hardly ever. Live patching is coming, but apparently there are still a few hurdles to get through before we have full functionality.
Veteran banking developer and JAX Finance speaker Mashooq Badar explains what it’s like to work in finance and the obstacles that developers face.