There are significant performance improvements to be made by writing software that works in harmony with underlying hardware, says technical problem solver Richard Warburton.
Is your Scrum implementation failing? We could know the reason why. Read on as we explore this different kind of agile software development framework.
After having a sudden… burst of inspiration, Lukas Eder was ready to embark on a total rewrite. After some careful digestion, he isn’t feeling pooped at all about the new Generic Type of solution he’s come up with.
Did you know that Google Guava offers utilities such as ClassPath Reflection, the CharMatcher method and Unsigned Primitives? Read on to share the love with Alex Zhitnitsky who has the scoop.
While real-time search engine Elasticsearch is known for its scalability, LinkedIn’s Kafka is a reliably fast messaging system. Mariam Hakobyan shows us how the two work together as a fast and performance-optimised duo.
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.