Gabriela Motroc

Gabriela Motroc
Gabriela Motroc is editor of and JAX Magazine. Before working at S&S Media she studied International Communication Management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.


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The impact of IoT on mobile app development [Infographic]

IoT is requiring software developers to gain a thorough understanding of not just their apps, but also the technology of things with which apps are connecting. This infographic explores how mobile app development is likely to be influenced by IoT.

Interview with Eugene Kyselev, Blockchain Software Developer at Mobilunity

Industries are not disrupted by blockchain — This is called organic evolution

Like every new technology, blockchain creates both opportunities and challenges that we need to address in order to move forward. We can, of course, wait for issues to appear and then solve them, or choose to be one step ahead and prevent them. We talked with Eugene Kyselev, Blockchain Software Developer at Mobilunity about his predictions and expectations and blockchain’s impact on business.

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe

Java 10: These APIs are as good as gone

This shouldn’t come as a surprise since some APIs have been deprecated for ages and have been superseded by newer APIs. While some APIs are as good as gone, others are eligible for removal in a future release but they haven’t been removed from this Specification.

Interview series with FinTech influencers — Part 1

Where do blockchain opportunities lie? Top FinTech influencers weigh in

Whether we like it or not, blockchain and the future of FinTech are interconnected. Smart contracts and the transition from corporate to individual data ownership and privacy are just two of the changes that we’ll have to adjust to but in order to figure out how to use them to our benefit, we need to keep the conversation going. Today, we invited FinTech influencers Brett King and Mike Quindazzi to talk about where FinTech is headed.

Interview with Shoshana Deutschkron, VP of Communications & Brand for Upwork

Go is being used to create smart contracts in building blockchain — That might explain its recent demand surge

Upwork recently released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. Go and React Native are both in top 5 while blockchain has fallen out of the top 20 list. We talked with Shoshana Deutschkron, VP of Communications & Brand for Upwork about Go’s growth, whether AngularJS will retain its position in the future and more.

March 20 is fast approaching

First JDK 10 Release Candidate is here

JDK 10’s Rampdown Phase Two ran until February 8, which means there’s just the Release Candidate phase standing between us and the next Java version. Speaking of, the first JDK Release Candidate is here.

The typical Java developer will be underwhelmed by the new Java 10 features

Java 10 and the emerging problem of release fatigue

With only six months between releases, can anybody be surprised that a new Java version will consist entirely of small-bore incremental improvements? And when it does, can anybody be surprised when nobody seems particularly excited by it? Here, Wayne Citrin talks about the emerging problem of release fatigue.

How to make the most out of it

Remote working: what developers need to know

Although remote working is an excellent choice for many, it does come with its drawbacks. And if you decide to make the switch, it’s worth knowing exactly what you’re in for. In this article, Sean Bave, general manager & vice president of Stack Overflow Talent explains how developers should prepare before they start out on their first remote working gig.