A team of American computer science researchers set out to identify gender bias against women in the open source community, but ended up making an interesting discovery: female developers are more likely than their male counterparts to have their open-source software contributions accepted -under one condition.
What technologies do you want to use this year? This question occupies a central spot in our hefty JAXenter survey. For the past three weeks, our readers from portals JAXenter.de and JAXenter.com have been diligently answering some questions we have prepared for them. Now that the final sprint has begun, it is time to feast your eyes with the interim results.
In November 2015 Dirk Lemmermann (Freelancer) and I (Alexander Casall) had a JavaOne session about JavaFX Real World Applications. We showed a bunch of apps that we made for our customers or where we had contributions in development. This article summarizes the talk by showing the applications that we’ve talked about. In addition, I asked some other JavaFX developers if they want to contribute their apps to this blog post.
We continue our talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the FinTech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach, but also about the importance of User Experience and how banks can put this trend to good use. In the remaining parts of the interview, Eric will share insight into the growing role of technology in the financial sector and explain the role and value of ‘ robo-advisors’.
In this article we will give an introduction to functional testing with SWTBot and we will also show how to integrate such tests in a Continuous Integration system. The article assumes that you are already familiar with Eclipse plug-in development, SWT concepts and JUnit tests.
Silicon Valley has been intensely breeding unicorns in the past year, but the rest of the world is now claiming its piece of the billion dollar pie. Five global tech startups are now officially unicorns after raising a total of $858 million.
Joost van de Wijgerd, the co-founder and CTO of trading app BUX, offers insight into the making of this Amsterdam-based company and proves that innovation goes hand in hand with product ideas, not necessarily with technical architecture. Plus, he offers a sneak peek into his JAX Finance session.
The Open Banking Working Group has introduced an Open Banking Standard framework to teach people how to create, share and use open banking data, no matter if they own it or simply access it. The guide is established and maintained in a collective and transparent manner and is aimed to improve efficiency and competition and encourage innovation.
Sneak peek into the future of banking from the founding member of two high-profile companies: Part 1
We talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the Fintech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach. In the coming parts of the interview, Eric will share insights into unicorns’ obsession for UX, the crowdfunding movement and its growing momentum and countless other exciting, groundbreaking concepts.
Google has announced its intention to use OpenJDK instead of the Apache Harmony implementation of Java Libraries in future Android versions. This came as a surprise to many developers and brought up lots of questions. We talked to Android expert Christian Meder about the consequences of Google’s decision for deveoplers.
In his keynote from the Internet of Things Conference, Josh Valman will run through the process of developing connected products, from concept to production and logistics, and how, as an important part of this process, steps and components can be removed from a product rather than added. It will highlight key disasters he has had (many!) so you don’t have to make them again.
OpenJDK Project was under the gun during this year’s FOSDEM event for its misfire regarding the JIRA Bug-Tracker while Java 9 remained at the centre of developers’ attention as open discussions tipped the balance in its favor. The audience also had a chance to witness a conflict between Committers from SAP working on the Hotspot VM and Oracle.