Do you really want to hire somebody that’s good at making themselves look good? Or are you looking for a certain skill-set? Perhaps you need to shape your job spec differently, or recognise non-traditional talent. How do you define expertise?
Are you a junior or a senior developer? Perhaps you’re somewhere in the middle, but how do you know for sure? We look into what differentiates each rank and how experience plays the major part in determining your position and authority.
Have you been interested in trying out Apache JMeter? Nicolai Parlog presents a useful tutorial to help you load test your web app, create a test plan, execute it and benchmark your application.
The recent ECJ ruling on the ‘Safe Harbour’ of data may prove to have drastic consequences on businesses relying heavily on cloud computing. So what kinds of challenges can the industry expect to face? We asked two cloud computing experts.
Thorben Janssen once again brings us the latest Java news including building and deploying microservices with Java EE, some conference preparation tips and Trisha Gee’s latest article in her Code Review series. Check out the week’s hottest Java links.
With a plethora of logging tools available at a range of price points, it might be hard to decide on what to use. Rather than diving into a tonne of research, we’ve done it for you – a host of popular approaches to data processing have been fact checked and outlined for your convenience.
Blogger and software engineer Steve Naidamast knows his way around databases, so its no surprise that he’s chosen to share his knowledge on the best embedded RDBMS databases for .NET Framework developers.
What myths in software development have you fallen for? Or perhaps you don’t believe them to be myths at all? We examine some cracking examples of superstitious thinking when it comes to developers and design.
Gartner’s annual report on top technology trends features all the buzzwords it can: augmented reality, microservices, IoT and machine learning all have their time in the limelight. We take a quick look at their predictions and what the future holds for tech.
AWS Import, Quicksight and Inspector were among the unveilings of this year’s colossal AWS summit, re:Invent. AWS expert and author Michael Wittag reports on all highlights that AWS users should know about.
As the developer community prepares for a major European conference event, programmers from all over the UK are signing up for a free community night and panel discussion on business and technology.
Lukas Eder likes SQL a lot, so he’s here to show you the true meaning of Venn diagrams by describing its operations – UNION, EXCEPT and INTERSECT all play a starring role. You’ll even get a sneak peak of some of the points he’ll cover in his upcoming JAX London session.
Like testing yourself? Alex Zhitnitsky has a great set of Java puzzles to baffle even the most die-hard Java coders. Explore the more unusual side of Java with this quiz, but be warned: They’re not meant to be used in real-life Java applications!
Move over Vagrant – you’ve been overthrown. HashiCorp’s newest tool for developing and deploying any application is better, faster and stronger than its predecessor. Otto aims to make microservices easier for developers to work with and is super smart to boot.