Git 2.6 lands with enhanced commands

The open-source, distributed version control system Git has had itself a major release. Git 2.6 brings dozens of new features and bugfixes, which comes as a relief to a number of users reporting bugs from previous versions.

#1: Not all clouds are created equal

Four cloud migration mistakes you do not want to make

As if there weren’t already enough mistakes IT teams could make, enterprise developers are innovating new ways to mess things up on the cloud. Here’s the four of the most common cloud-related slip-ups.

Riding high

New TIOBE algorithm sees Java still on top

The TIOBE Index has gone ahead and fixed its algorithm to make sure its results are more accurate, which has been a bugbear for many in the past. Java-heads will be happy to see that despite the improvement, Java still reigns supreme. Long live Java!

From the heart

How to recognise a passionate developer

The perfect candidate for that developer job is hard to find, but are you taking more than their skills into account? How can you tell they’ll be a great addition to the team? Developing with passion is something that all hiring managers should look out for.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 40/15: JMH and CDI, MVC, Microservice truths

This week’s Java news with Thorben Janssen features some good tips and tricks about microservices, native CDI qualifiers and second early draft release of the MVC specification. Architects also rate a mention along with the week’s hottest Java links.