It’s safe to say that Python is everywhere we turn, from DevOps to machine learning and data science. Stack Overflow seems to agree — according to their calculations, Python is the fastest growing programming language right now. We talked with David Robinson, Data Scientist at Stack Overflow about Python’s growth and the possible reasons behind it.
How do you start testing your apps? In the second installment in a series of four articles, JAX London speaker Gil Tayar introduces frontend testing for beginners, starting from what it is and why testing code is not optional.
Oracle has just announced the general availability of Java SE 9, Java EE 8 and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). From now on, it’s all about faster releases and more open source engagement.
Better be careful: using GraphQL might set you up for infringing Facebook’s patent. We take a look at the legal language and let you know if you’re possibly in trouble with Facebook’s legal team. (Spoiler: probably yes.)
In this presentation, JAX London speaker Monica Beckwith talks about GC Performance Engineering while providing GC facts and examples. She also discusses various OpenJDK HotSpot GC algorithms and provides advice on this topic.
Java’s not going anywhere, no doubt about that. But why are people choosing to use Java? And what sort of role will it play in the future development of Big Data and IoT? In this article, Jane Reyes explores the relationship between this old favorite of a programming language and the newest tech in the field.
web3j is a lightweight Java library for integrating with clients on the Ethereum blockchain. And now you can integrate it into your Spring Boot applications. In this article, JAX London speaker Conor Svensson shows how easily web3j integrates with the Spring Framework.
Java 9 is upon us but users won’t have to wait another few years to try out the next version. As it turns out, the historical feature-driven release model is about to become history. Oracle has proposed to increase the release cadence of Java SE to every six months. Is Java finally going open source? We invited Uwe Schindler to comment on Oracle’s proposal.
You’ve surely heard of blockchain by now but that doesn’t mean you actually understand what it is. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The technology is complex, no doubt about it, which might be the reason why not many developers are interested (yet!) in cultivating this skill. Let’s make this technology more digestible, shall we?
Swift 4 is now available! What’s new in this programming language for iOS? This latest release promises more stability and compatibility. Let’s take a closer look!
The Stack Overflow Salary Calculator crunches the numbers to find out what salaries are typical for their field and location. Surprise! It turns out that your location matters a lot.
IBM has just open sourced their own JVM (it’s called Eclipse OpenJ9 now) but that’s already old news. Open Liberty is the latest IBM effort to show their support for Java developers, who now have a full set of open source tools to build, test, run and connect Java apps and services.