Why are they great?

ETL Tools vs. SQL and system tools

Built-in tools have some serious advantages, like easier maintenance, fewer bugs, less dependency on the database in use, easier to migrate to another server, etc. But when it comes to performance it is far from the best. What if you wanted to make our ETL even better? Veselin Davidov gives us a full tour!

The best way for a team adopt it is to dive in

Mo’ developers, mo’ problems: How serverless has trouble with teams

Serverless is a tool like any other, but since it means a radical shift in your operations model, teams are often tempted to ‘dip a toe in’ with their first few services. This leads to many of the problems described by Toby Fee, Community Developer for Stackery in this article.

Exploring the boundaries of blockchain

IoT and blockchain: What are the possibilities?

IoT and blockchain may both be big buzz words right now, but can these two seemingly unrelated philosophies actually work together? In this article, Wilton Thornburg explains how IoT can take advantage of blockchain technologies.

Don't make yourself irrelevant by ignoring serverless

Serverless computing – What is the future for Dev and Ops teams?

Assuming you’ve been paying attention for the last 15 years or so, serverless is just the latest movement in the ongoing Ops switch from tactics to strategy. In this article, Dominic Wellington talks about the real danger to Ops from serverless, the potential downsides of serverless computing and more.

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Native apps or PWAs: Who will prevail? — The ‘one versus the other’ discussion

React Native is one of those technologies that keep gaining momentum and is among the hottest skills to have, with a steadily expanding ecosystem. Speaking of React Native and, consequently, native apps, I thought this could be a good opportunity to have a short discussion on the future of native apps and the rise of their rival, progressive web apps. Let’s dig in!

Profile: Áine Mulloy, co-founder of GirlCrew

How to succeed in tech: Áine Mulloy gives her tips

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Last year, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Áine Mulloy, co-founder of GirlCrew.

Innovative language features for Java - Part 1

Manifold: The reinvention of code generators

This is the first in a series of articles covering Manifold, a unique, open source technology you can use in any Java project to enable cutting edge language features such as type-safe metaprogramming, extension methods, templating, and structural typing. In this segment, Scott McKinney discusses Manifold’s reinvention of code generators, namely Type Manifolds.