Gabriela Motroc

Gabriela Motroc
Gabriela Motroc is an online editor for Before working at S&S Media she studied International Communication Management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.


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Portrait: Elisa Miller-Out, co-founder of PollQ and COO of Women 2.0

Why women fall out of the tech pipeline

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Elisa Miller-Out, co-founder of PollQ and COO of Women 2.0.

And the increasing use of Java in finance

Take advantage of Java 8: The change is very much worth it

The fact that Java is one of the hottest programming languages in finance is no secret. However, making the shift to Java 8 might not be so easy, especially since coding in Java 8 is different to coding in previous versions of Java. In this post, JAX Finance speaker Stephen Colebourne explains why developers *should* make the shift to Java 8.

Developer hiring trends

Stack Overflow: ReactJS and Docker in great demand, Go not so much

Stack Overflow has done it again! They looked at targeting options for employers on Stack Overflow Jobs used by 200+ companies since early 2015 and discovered that ReactJS and Docker are among the fastest-growing targets. Let’s see what else is in great demand this year.

Rampdown Phase 2

Java 9 enters second bug fixing phase

Mark Reinhold, the Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, announced in a message to the OpenJDK mailing list that the second phase of the rampdown process has begun.

Interview with Michiel Rook, a Java/PHP/Scala contractor and consultant

“To (successfully) implement Continuous Delivery, an organization has to change”

It’s a situation many of us are familiar with: a large legacy, monolithic application, limited or no tests, slow & manual release process, low velocity, no confidence… A lot of refactoring is required but management keeps pushing for new features. Now what? We talked to Michiel Rook, a Java/PHP/Scala contractor and consultant about the challenges that walk hand in hand with continuous deployment.

At ain't all sunshine and rainbows

Internet of hackable Things: 12 types of threats faced by IoT

It is true that IoT is considered a game changer but it has huge potential for security disasters as well. In this post, David Harris, developer and a graphic designer at Logo Glaze, identifies 12 types of threats faced by IoT.

It is challenging and fun to create a website that works without JavaScript

The power of the HTML form

In this post, Joy Clark, a consultant at innoQ claims that we don’t need JavaScript if we have a fundamental understanding of HTML forms and HTTP and explains how an HTML form works.