Many commentators are weighing in on Pivotal’s recent decision to withdraw support for Groovy, and a number of open source advocates have come out in defence of the JVM language. Lukas Eder argues it was “doomed to fail”.
NASA has produced its own set of coding standards to ensure code quality and safety among all NASA applications. These standards have evolved from their own guidelines and are set to be applicable to the greater software development industry.
In this new series of articles on testing, Daniel Witkowski identifies common mistakes made during performance testing and demonstrates how to use widely available free open source tools to find response time problems before they reach production.
Apple have entered the mobile payment platform game with Apple Pay, a mobile wallet that lets you checkout without using an actual card. We take a look at the technical details behind the FinTech platform.
Typesafe found what they like to call a ‘golden nugget’ in some of their latest developer survey results and wanted to investigate the unexpected uptake of Apache Spark. Their responses paint a promising and exciting picture for Spark adoption.
Ask any programmer and they’ll be able to tell you what time of the day (or night) they’re most productive. As tech employers grow more and more tolerant to alternative work routines, studies are showing that ‘night owl’ developers are often like nocturnal predators.
The Apache Software Foundation have announced that data manager Apache Falcon has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project, solidifying support for the operation of Apache Falcon’s products.
Attention all FinTech developers: there are a host of open FinTech APIs out there ready to be utilised in your next big project. We run down the list of APIs you should be adding to your virtual toolbox.
Does open source need to be profitable? Lukas Eder weighs in on the open source funding debate, following Pivotal’s surprise decision to cut support for Groovy and Grails.
Work on Java EE 8 is happening as we speak, so we thought we’d take you through the features we’re most excited about. Read on to see what this newest version of the Java platform has in store.
Where Node.js meets IoT – the Node-RED web service lets users build a graphical interface into their website to control data flow between modules, all on top of Node.js.