It’s been dubbed the 21st century addition to the curriculum – now a growing number of countries are introducing programming as part of the school syllabus. Students as young as five years old are being schooled in coding for the future.
Punters are gradually getting comfortable with the idea that Netflix is behind some exciting open source projects, including their latest for SSL/TLS enabled applications, Lemur. The certificate management framework aims to tackle PKI infrastructure better.
Licensing decisions for .NET software developers can be hard, but they don’t have to be. Steve Naidamast has the rundown on what you need to consider and the difference between encrypted and authenticated .NET licensing.
Technical tests are becoming part of the norm during the interview process, so Roy Bailey has outlined what you should be focusing on when it comes to navigating technical interviews and tests. It’s time to look at the value, rather than the cost of things.
Programmer Marco Behler believes that productivity starts with requirements, not tools. Developers need to care about the end user and stop living by the “Start first, finish never” routine – where half of what you’re building remains unclear.
Lukas Eder is excited about functional programming in Java 8, which he believes is becoming much like the expressive power of SQL-style declarative programming. Here he looks at the imperative and functional approaches available in Java 8.
VoIP remains a popular system for telephone communication in the enterprise. But have you ever considered the security holes this system is leaving you open to? And what company secrets are at risk of eavesdropping, denial of service and “Vishing” attacks?
Docker has been described as a revelation by some – a technology that allows a sane deployment process that mere lowly, ignorant developers can manage. But it also has its critics. The anti-Docker army has been mobilised and they want everyone to know about it.
Not all enterprises and IT teams can enjoy the luxuries of the public cloud. So let’s take a look at the limits and the risks of the alternative: the private cloud and PaaS.
Kent Beck wants to help programmers work towards more production-like feedback sooner, so he fashioned a manifesto for ‘Making Making’ – the process that developers engage in to create and code. Quicker, more accurate feedback is the ultimate goal.
The days when building a new technology meant finding thousands of dollars and full-stack programming knowledge are over. Tech entrepreneur Stoyan Mitov welcomes us to the era of no-stack API-based startups with shorter development times and less expenses.
It’s really easy to misrepresent data, so its important to keep your performance percentiles in check. Alex Zhitnitsky shows us the Java performance metrics you need to follow for understanding how your application behaves in production.
As Docker technology gains more popularity among IT professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important for programmers to grasp the basics of containerization. Here we learn why Docker is at the centre of cloud IT era hype, as well as the difference between containerization and virtualization.
The Waterfall method is still a process worth considering – a bold statement from blogger Steve Naidamast in his second essay on common sense software engineering, where he talks us through the need for good Requirements Analysis.