Richard Gall

Richard Gall
Richard Gall is Communications Manager at Packt, utilising his background in writing and publishing to help Packt in their mission to help the world put software to work in new ways. Packt, one of the biggest tech publishers in the world, deliver effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

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Let Java 9 rock your world

How Java 9 will change your life

Java 9 was the culmination of years of development, updating this old favorite to the needs of the modern internet. But what do we mean by modern, anyways? In this article, Richard Gall explains why modern means refined, advanced, and convenient… and how Java 9 is all of these things.

True or false: Every company is a software company

Why finance needs to adopt a DevOps culture

Today’s conventional wisdom says that in the digital age every company is a software company. But are they really? In this article, Richard Gall explains how finance professionals can adopt a DevOps culture.

Engineers need to embrace polyglotism

Why Python is a crucial part of the DevOps toolchain

DevOps is built for agility and handling change. In this year’s Skill Up survey, Packt found that Python is one of the primary languages used by DevOps engineers. In this article, Richard Gall explores why Python is such a popular part of the DevOps toolchain.