How well do Async ForkJoinPool, managedBlock and Quasar perform in an IO scenario? Arien Kock looks at latency, fibers for IO and the difficulties of using Quasar.
AngularJS and the JavaServer Faces are two different frameworks. But as it turns out, the two have some strikingly similar approaches.
Torrents of data, high throughput and no downtime – it’s understandable that younger programmers will struggle to deal with the requirements of today’s stack. The best backend developers are the ones that think like hardware engineers, says analyst Dr. James Stanier.
How does the Fork/Join framework act under different configurations? Alex Zhitnitsky has carried out a series of stress tests on the ExecutorService, Parallel Streams and the Fork/Join Framework.
Looking to simplify your design patterns? Take a look at this helpful overview of the classic design patterns and how functions can simplify your design and make your results cleaner and shorter.
How much does it matter what you hear while you program? Four learned programmers tell us what sounds they listen to when they concentrate on coding.
Nowadays, everybody’s talking about continuous delivery, but how many of us can say we’ve encountered “Local Continuous Delivery”? In this guest post, blogger Chris Yanx shows us a novel approach to automating a local build system with Grunt, Node.js and Java.
Struck by a moment of divine epiphany, Lukas Eder has inscribed the ten commandments of committing pull requests. Don’t pretend you haven’t broken at least one of them.
The world is becoming connected: more than 3 billion people online, 8 billion devices, millions of apps. What does this mean to developers? It means that you developers are becoming the creators of a new world – a connected world.
If you’ve ever wanted to modularise a large application to give it more structure, here’s your chance. Software consultant Moritz Schulze takes us through the steps for setting up a modular AngularJS application.
Alex Zhitnitsky shows us how to get a production ready Java application off the ground in the shortest time possible.
You’re thinking of publishing a book on IT? Don’t expect to make much money or have a social life, says self-publishing author Nicolas Fränkel. And whatever you do, don’t self-publish your first book.
Finance may be a “dry subject”, says HFT programmer Peter Lawrey, but it’s never bad to work for an employer that has money. Stack Overflow’s most active Java commenter explains what it’s like to work in high frequency trading and banking.