The good, the bad and the takeaways

React Native: A new competitor to native development?

React Native is only two years old but it has already proved its usefulness. However, is it as convenient as some say? In this article, Lolita Rogers weighs in on the advantages and reveals exactly what you should be aware of.

What went down at DevOpsCon 2017: All the goodies

DevOpsCon takeaways: Ops is more important than ever & automation can lead you astray

DevOpsCon 2017 is coming to an end but we’ve gathered enough intel to keep us out of DevOps trouble until our next DevOps-related event next year. We learned some rules about chaos engineering, we discovered that HTTP is not an ideal solution for microservices, we noted down some DevOps landmines and we found out that we shouldn’t rely on anything being stable, especially in the cloud. Let’s see what went down at DevOpsCon 2017.

My project is a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy…

GitHub may be a clone club, but Java code is the most original

GitHub is all about sharing code, so it makes sense that there’s a certain amount of code-copying on the site. However, recent research suggests that over 70% of the code on GitHub is just duplicates. While Java wins points for originality, all of the languages surveyed have a surprising amount of project plagiarism.

Open source 101

The advantages of open source tools

What is open source? How does open source benefit users? And how do we support open source initiatives? In this article, Kayla Matthews introduces the basics of open source as well as the importance and value of open source tools.

Keep this in mind

Why in-memory computing is the future of computing

How can you ensure that your applications will be fast, scalable, and have enough processing power? Instead of constantly upgrading your hardware, Nikita Ivanov has a different idea: in-memory computing.

Are you ready for it?

DevOps for IoT: Getting ready for the next phase

IoT is a game-changer. But how can we ensure that its speed and efficiency will be utilized properly? In this article, Mukund Krishna explains why DevOps is the natural solution and will ensure a successful IoT adoption.

Prio 1: Understand the nature of our ever-changing environment

What the next generation of IT leaders will need

What makes an IT professional “adaptable”? In this article, Rock Delgado explains why we need adaptable leaders and why it’s important to hire talent that will be able to catch the vision and provide good support.

How to be accountable

10 micro metrics you should use in performance reports

Performance tests are an unavoidable task. But are you measuring the right things? In this article, Ram Lakshmanan goes over why the normal major metrics aren’t perfect and ten new measurements to keep in mind that might improve future performance reports.

Why transforming monoliths into a myriad of independent microservices is a good idea

Containers, microservices and the power of modern IT

Containers and microservices are powerful tools for solving many of the problems we face with modern tech. In this article, Dale Vecchio explains why you should seriously consider switching from a monolith to a microservice.

Top features you should know

What’s new in Angular 5?

Angular 5 has been released. The 5th edition of the JavaScript framework brings numerous innovations and optimizations. Karsten Sitterberg is taking a closer look at some of the new features and even giving you a sneak peek at what might be in Angular 6.