You know the drill

On the road to Angular v7: 6.1.0 beta.1 is here

We’re still excited about the recent Angular v6 release but the show must go on. The current release focuses on the toolchain and on making it easier to move quickly with Angular in the future so we’re excited to see what Angular v7’s “theme” will be. But until then, let’s focus on what we do know – the beta season for 6.1.0 has begun.

Part one of three

IoT for web developers

Have you already taken your first steps with maker boards like an Arduino and successfully implemented your first projects? The maker hardware and software is sufficient for the first steps in the Internet of Things, but questions arise. Andreas Schmidt will explore these questions and more in this three part series. First, let’s start with the basics of the technology stack.

Why you should give them a try

Progressive Web Apps and how they can increase engagement

Are you familiar with progressive web apps or PWAs? In this article, James Grills gives us an overview of the benefits of using PWAs and discusses the future of web and mobile app development with progressive web apps.

Interview with Eero Mattila

“The database development can be built into DevOps!”

How does DevOps fit with database development? Eero Mattila, the principal systems consultant for information management for Quest Software, has a different picture in mind. In our interview from DevOpsCon 2018 in Berlin, Mattila explains to us what you need to be aware of in this field and which tools are absolutely necessary for database development and DevOps processes.

Quick-fire interview round

5 minutes with the PMC Lead of EE4J

What is Jakarta EE? What does it mean for a project to go open source like Java EE? In this interview, Ivar Grimstad, the PMC Lead of EE4J, gave us five minutes of his time to tell us about EE4J and Jakarta EE.

A language by any other name

How do we define Java?

What is and isn’t part of Java? The question has a more in-depth answer than you may suspect. In this article, Simon Ritter discusses the differences in definitions between terms such as Oracle JDK and OpenJDK.

Watch Sarah Saunders' JAX London 2017 session

The monster coming over the hill – Is enterprise coding dead?

Every code snippet that you will ever need is probably somewhere on the internet. All you have to do is ask for it. So why do we keep writing code? What’s our value as developers? Sarah Saunders talks about the skills that underline our job description as developers.