Somehow, the buzz surrounding microservices has us believing that every single employee and enterprise must break up their monolith empires and follow the microservices trend. But it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, says JAX London speaker Holly Cummins.
Deciding on a programming specialty is something many developers will be reluctant to do. But it’s central to a successful career, says John Sonmez, author of Soft Skills, the software developer’s life manual.
Want to put your jQuery skills to the test? Whether you’re asking or being asked, these are the kinds of questions that jQuery developers can expect to be asked in a serious jQuery job interview.
Among the few truly new features recently confirmed for Java 9 (alongside Project Jigsaw’s modularity) is a Java Shell that introduces the first REPL function to Java. Java Executive Committee member Werner Keil explains how Java’s new REPL got started and what it’s good for.
Thinking of code as a beautiful work of art is a mistake. But at the same time we need to start seeing coding as a genuine skill that deserves professional recognition, says leading Software Craftsmanship advocate and JAX London speaker Sandro Mancuso.
With visitors demanding immediate response times, the fate of a website and the performance of APIs are becoming increasingly intertwined.
No one wants to have to write a sonnet of code for every single time you need a piece of software to do a task for you. That’s why in Python you can use functions to get shit done faster.
Is it quality you’re looking to improve? Or performance? Before you decide on what kind of a benchmark your system needs, you need to know the spectrum of cost and benefit tradeoffs.
A recent IDC study has shown that a converged infrastructure can bring cost reductions and organisational benefits for IT teams. Mark Thurmond from VCE takes a look at the latest findings in IT infrastructure.
If you’re thinking of taking a deeper look at Python, you’ll first need some answers. What’s it like to program with Python? What scenarios does it work best in? And where is it better than competitors like Ruby, Java and C++?
“Home automation is a luxury,” says Daniel Young, CEO of tech consultancy DXY. What’s missing is for the Internet of Things to prove it can really improve people’s lives.
Remote teams are becoming more popular for development departments, but could they also hold the key to improved productivity? Developers in distributed teams work better than those relying on colocation, says IT blogger Ralf Westphal.
From waterfall to DevOps, there have been a multitude of movements that have strived to drive software programming efficiency forwards. But not all have been able to liberate developers from the pressure to deliver results faster.
Any enterprise that can begin treating its infrastructure as code, opens itself up to major performance improvements with automated tests, code repositories and build servers. This excerpt from “Amazon Web Service in Action” introduces us to the basics of Infrastructure as Code.