Programmers are amongst the highest paid and most sought-after employees. However, this can all change depending on the specific programming languages one is proficient in. Java is up there as one of the most in-demand and top-paying.
After his recent benchmarking of Java 8 Streams, Nicolai Parlog is back to document suggestions from the community of other possible profiles. Parlog wants us all to remember that with Stream performance, numbers can lie.
In the third part of his common sense software engineering series, blogger Steve Naidamast takes us through risk analysis and the techniques you’ll need to estimate risk exposure, including a handy a risk exposure calculation.
How do you deal with the coworkers that get on your nerves? Some advice featured over on the Oracle blog has suggested that we take the high road, draw boundaries or practice the fine art of emotional detachment.
Oracle is no longer interested in Java, according to an anonymous top-level Java source at Oracle. As rumours of Oracle’s neglect pile up, it looks more and more like IT’s most popular programming language is becoming a driverless train.
Everyday programmers are faced with the ability to make good choices and make bad choices. And when they make the latter, they quite often get lumped into one of the following stereotypes of bad programmers. Beware: generalizations ahead.
As if there weren’t already enough mistakes IT teams could make, enterprise developers are innovating new ways to mess things up on the cloud. Here’s the four of the most common cloud-related slip-ups.
The perfect candidate for that developer job is hard to find, but are you taking more than their skills into account? How can you tell they’ll be a great addition to the team? Developing with passion is something that all hiring managers should look out for.
Java performance is a hot topic at the moment and its Nicolai Parlog’s turn to get in on the action. He asks an important question of Java 8 Streams: can their performance really be that bad? Let’s get into investigating.
Community outrage against the new JetBrains subscription model shows that the IntelliJ IDE creators are not aligning their business with customer needs, says Tom Radcliffe, Director of Engineering at ActiveState, the company behind polyglot IDE Komodo.
We’ve previously written about the diversity issues that the IT industry faces and felt it was time to turn the attention to our own actions in this regard. Here we share how we’re hoping to get more women involved in current and future JAX conferences. Can you help?
If your software system is slow and struggles to ‘evolve’, there’s a good chance your team is only working one-dimensionally, says Gernot Starke, a leading expert in software architecture behaviour.
Here we look at how to use the Java EE upgrade ADF to build a system of pop-ups that dynamically reacts according to the user’s interaction.