Docker CE 17.06 is here and it comes bearing gifts. The exciting part about it is that this is the first Docker version built entirely on the Moby Project. Let’s have a look at some of the new features.
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Codename One 3.7, the “Write Once Run Anywhere” mobile solution for Java developers, is here. Read on to find out the top features of the new release and to discover when Kotlin support will be added.
Is the blockchain just a hype? Can it offer an exponential benefit above other existing technologies? In the second part of our interview series, our nine experts talk about their concerns, the advantages of this technology, the obstacles to experimenting with it and the industries that cannot be disrupted by the blockchain.
Everything’s right in the world again! The Public Review Reconsideration Ballot for JSR #376 has finally been approved. There were 24 votes in favor and one member voted Abstain — zero votes against this time.
Kotlin might play in the big leagues now but this is surely not a unanimous decision. Although this programming language caught the attention of TIOBE and RedMonk, the road to success is paved with challenges. One of them is Stack Overflow.
Kotlin/Native v0.3 is here and the most exciting news is that it adds Windows support. Just a quick reminder: Making arbitrary Kotlin/JVM programs runnable on Kotlin/Native or Kotlin/JS is *not* what JetBrains aims to achieve, though — making Kotlin usable throughout a modern application is.
In this article, Justin Theiss, Senior Backend Java Developer at Neofonie Mobile explains how microservices can — if used correctly — offer a wide range of flexibility in deciding how to best utilize a project’s resources.
Douglas Adams got it all wrong, it seems. The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is not 42 — it’s blockchain, some will argue. Can the technology behind Bitcoin transform the world or should we take it with a grain of salt? We invited eight blockchain influencers to weigh in on its value and look beyond the hype.
A wolf in sheep’s clothing. Macaron may sound like a delicious French dessert but this idea couldn’t be further from the truth. Macaron is a highly productive and modular web framework in Go which takes basic ideology from Martini and extends in advance. Plus, the logo is a dragon called Maca (there’s an explanation for that!).
The results of the Kotlin future features survey are here. Respondents were asked to nominate three most expected features, as well as one feature that they would like to be banned (optional). Let’s see what Kotlin users want to keep or ditch.
It’s decided! There’s only one way to end the tabs v spaces war and that’s by adding money to the equation. Stack Overflow has just released the raw data of its annual Developer Survey and it seems that the fate of the war between the two camps has been decided: developers who use spaces make more money than those who use tabs.
The Go releases go like clockwork — every six months, there’s a new release and 1.9 is almost here. Although most of the changes are in the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries, there is also one change to the language, adding support for type aliases.
It’s not a “buy one, get one for free” type of situation but with the release of Spinnaker 1.0, Google is also announcing the launch of a new CLI tool, halyard, that helps admins more easily install, configure and upgrade a production-ready instance of Spinnaker. What is Spinnaker and why should you care? Let’s find out.