How to find the thread causing all your CPU troubles

Troubleshooting CPU problems in production for the cloud

How can we solve CPU issues when the application is already in production for the cloud? It’s not like we can fire up Task Manager and see what process is hogging all the CPU. Or can we? In this article, Ram Lakshmanan goes over the three simple steps any developer can follow when trying to diagnose and troubleshoot CPU issues.

A snare that causes more problems than it solves

Falling into the automation honey trap

Automating routine, boring tasks sounds great. Automation promises to rid developers of scutwork and let them focus on the meaty details. However, as Oren Eini explains, this is a snare that causes more problems than it solves.

The future of manufacturing

IoT and blockchain are ready to drive a manufacturing revolution

In this article, Ilya Pupko, chief architect at Jitterbit, explains how the convergence of IoT and blockchain can transform an entire industry. How can these two pieces of technology work together in manufacturing to help streamline workloads and provide a better view of assembly processes? The digital revolution is here.

Testing, tools, and more

The 2019 State of API Report says standardization is the #1 challenge

How does your organization’s API tool choices, struggles, and testing compare to others? SmartBear released the State of API 2019 report with data from over 3,000 respondents from different sectors around the world. Comb through the report with us for key takeaways and findings and discover where the API industry stands and where it’s headed in years to come.

Profile: Jane Silber, Executive Chair of Diffblue

How to succeed in tech: Diffblue’s Jane Silber shares her tips

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Two years ago, 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 Jane Silber, Executive Chair of Diffblue and board member of Canonical.

She blinded me with science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Advice & tips for all

February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Computer science has traditionally been a field dominated by men, however women around the world are making strides to close the gender gap. Let’s look at some of the advice and stories we have heard over the years about how to succeed as a woman in STEM.

Bye-bye bugs

Over 16,000 bugs later, Google’s fuzz tester is now open source

It’s always a cause for celebration when another project becomes open source. Google recently open sourced their fuzz testing tool Clusterfuzz. Clusterfuzz has helped find over 16,000 bugs in Chrome. Assure quality control and add Clusterfuzz to your next software development.

TIOBE Index for February 2019

Groovy slides right back into the TIOBE top 20

Groovy moves and grooves right back to the top 20 for the TIOBE Index. What else is shaking on this programming pop chart? Well, Java continues to rock, TypeScript took a bit of a tumble, and SQL is going steady.