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Which is the right choice?

Large or small memory size for my app?

When is it best to run your application with fewer instances and large memory size, or a lot of instances with a small memory size? In this article, Ram Lakshmanan discusses the differences and pricing of each module and goes over two multi-billion dollar enterprise stories.

It's a good time to be a fan of Julia

Julia: The programming language of the future?

Is Julia “the language of the future”? The TIOBE Index has seen a recent upswing in its popularity, as it slowly climbs up the charts from 50th place to the 35th most popular programming language. At JuliaCon 2019, the results from the user survey were revealed. To celebrate, let’s take a quick dip into the language use cases and how it stacks up.

I was in the right place at the right time...

Impostor syndrome: How to accept your achievements

Do you ever feel like you don’t deserve your job? Do you ever feel like your achievements were just plain luck? Are you secretly afraid that your coworkers will realize you’re a fraud and actually have no idea what you’re doing? These feelings come from something called impostor syndrome. What is it and how should you deal with it? Read on to find out.

Improving API development and design

GraphQL is changing the game of Web Querying. Here’s how.

GraphQL continues to gain traction and become the standard for developers. In this article by Michael Williams, find out how GraphQL is changing the way an API queries the data. What does the future of GraphQL hold, and how is the community helping new developers contribute to open source software?

Decentralizing security

Blockchain technology: The future of cybersecurity

Is blockchain technology the next big thing in cybersecurity? The implementation of blockchain as a solution for cybersecurity can limit the number of targets a hacker can attack. The process of decentralization creates a more secure system and prevents easy access for cyber-criminals and potential fraud.

Kotlin's taking more and more of Java's Android share

Kotlin gnaws at Java’s throne

The rise of Kotlin has been meteoric, and a new report sheds some light on Android developers’ preferences. In this article, we take a look at the recent history of Kotlin and trace its growth over the last couple of years, look at the state of Kotlin today, and then look briefly to the future. Will Kotlin eat more of Java’s share or will Java remain king of the hill?

The relationship between Kubernetes and Docker

What is Kubernetes and how does it relate to Docker?

Kubernetes is most often used with Docker containers. But it’s not strictly dependent upon them. So how do they work together? This comprehensive Kubernetes guide explains it in detail. Additionally, Payara Micro is discussed – a lightweight open source platform for deploying Kubernetes in cloud environments.

Burn, baby, burn.

The trendy five: Beat the heat with our favorite July 2019 repos

Take a break from the sun, get indoors, and check out some of the hottest GitHub repos. This month, some of our favorite GitHub repos from July 2019 included an extensible Java-Fx based alternative to Postman, an autonomous car platform, and a bit of space travel history that’s out of this world.

Understanding the need for hybrid development teams

Revolutionizing the web development sector

IoT is a diligent technology that has totally transformed our daily lives. But how has the technology affected web developers? In this article, we attempt to understand the impact of IoT on the web development landscape.