Contrary to popular belief, this isn’t a new language built off of Go. Instead, Gonum is a set of numeric libraries to be used on top of Go, making it easier to write clearer scientific code and algorithms.
It’s an open source world! Java is free (sort of), Java EE has been moved to the Eclipse Foundation, IBM has just open sourced two projects and the list goes on. We talked with, Jorge Ferrer, VP of Engineering at Liferay about the importance of developing software in the open, the advantages of collaborating on open source projects and more.
The React.js licensing drama recently resurfaced when the Apache Foundation recommended against using React.js and other software using the Facebook BSD+patents license and WordPress stopped using Facebook’s React.js library. The tech giant decided to relicense React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under the MIT license.
What is Eclipse MicroProfile and what do you need to know about it? In this article, Alex Theedom explains the top five things developers need to remember about Eclipse MicroProfile.
Implementing a continuous delivery pipeline is not trivial, and the introduction of container technology to the development stack can introduce additional challenges and requirements. We talked to Daniel Bryant, CTO of SpectoLabs and speaker at the upcoming JAX London conference, about the challenges, tradeoffs, and impact of bringing together containers and CD.
It’s safe to say that Python is everywhere we turn, from DevOps to machine learning and data science. Stack Overflow seems to agree — according to their calculations, Python is the fastest growing programming language right now. We talked with David Robinson, Data Scientist at Stack Overflow about Python’s growth and the possible reasons behind it.
How do you start testing your apps? In the second installment in a series of four articles, JAX London speaker Gil Tayar introduces frontend testing for beginners, starting from what it is and why testing code is not optional.
Oracle has just announced the general availability of Java SE 9, Java EE 8 and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). From now on, it’s all about faster releases and more open source engagement.
Better be careful: using GraphQL might set you up for infringing Facebook’s patent. We take a look at the legal language and let you know if you’re possibly in trouble with Facebook’s legal team. (Spoiler: probably yes.)
In this presentation, JAX London speaker Monica Beckwith talks about GC Performance Engineering while providing GC facts and examples. She also discusses various OpenJDK HotSpot GC algorithms and provides advice on this topic.
Java’s not going anywhere, no doubt about that. But why are people choosing to use Java? And what sort of role will it play in the future development of Big Data and IoT? In this article, Jane Reyes explores the relationship between this old favorite of a programming language and the newest tech in the field.