Java 9 will support Ahead-of-Time compilation but the initial release is only supported on 64-bit Linux systems running 64-bit Java and the only supported module is java.base. Let’s see what this means.
Self-doubt can be demoralizing. If you have just switched countries to be with you family or better half and are finding it hard to get a job with your technical skills, you begin to doubt yourself whether your skills as still relevant. As a programmer, you might assume that your Java career may hinder your growth prospects, especially in a new location. However, that’s not necessarily true.
Automation is far more capable than previously imagined. Thanks to advances in machine learning, big data analytics, and early artificial intelligence technologies, jobs that were once thought safe might not be anymore. Automation is happening at a blistering pace. Perhaps you’ve expressed some concern over your own job being taken over by a robot. While concern is more than understandable, there are things you can do to ensure your job remains in human hands.
Every developer has endured an uncomfortable, nightmarish situation at one point. If the following examples don’t bring up reminiscences you have tried to repress, we invite you to share your most terrifying memories. This Halloween is all about facing your demons.
Dart Developer Summit 2016 is happing as we speak in Munich, Germany. For those who want to be brought up to speed on the latest developments, here are the most important announcements of Day 1: AngularDart 2.0 is finally here and Dart is picking up its pace both inside and outside of Google.
In this video, Viktor Farcic, Senior Consultant at CloudBees, talks about the practices and tools required to set up fully autonomous self-healing systems capable of both reactive recuperation from failures and proactive predictions of steps that should be taken to prevent failures before they happen.
Software Heritage’s goal is to collect, preserve and share the entire Software Commons, that is, all publicly available software in source code form. We talked to Stefano Zacchiroli, co-founder and CTO of Software Heritage, about the mission of this nonprofit initiative, the fragile state of software and the support they receive from countless well-known IT organizations.
A few months ago, the World Economic Forum claimed in a report that blockchain can become the future of FinTech. After a plethora of banks decided to give blockchain a chance, it’s IT companies’ turn to become blockchain believers.
Today, most organizations find it challenging to innovate quickly enough to satisfy all of their consumers’ expectations. Continuous Deployment to the rescue!
Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Containers, Cloud and an agile company culture — these factors are at the center of the modern DevOps movement. How are things at your company? Are these aspects encouraged, embraced or instituted?
Reactive programming is gaining momentum but people are still reluctant to jump on the bandwagon. To help you overcome the fear of the unknown, we decided to ask Scala, Lagom, Spark, Akka and Play experts to explain how these elements coexist and work together to create a reactive universe. This JAX Magazine issue is packed with goodies — it’s our treat!
Improving your own organization’s performance – from where they are now to performance levels equal to the industry leaders – seems like a very long and difficult road. What is missing in most organizations? We talked to Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of DTO Solutions and DevOpsCon speaker, about the challenges that accompany DevOps and how a repeatable system that empowers teams to find and fix their own problems looks like.
You can definitely clear the first round of an interview for a programmer or a software engineering job. However, you will find it very difficult to clear the technical round where they will ask you all sorts of questions. In this article, we focus on the top 10 tips for facing any type of technical screening process.
In this talk, Rob Johnson, SRE at Yelp, explains how Yelp has built PaaSTA to meet goals such as to provide the “glue” to bring tools including Mesos, Marathon, and Chronos together without burdening developers with the complexity of such a multifaceted system.