Interview with Ian Buchanan, Developer Advocate, Integration Specialist for Atlassian’s DevOps Ecosystem

Atlassian: “DevOps is the new normal”

“DevOps isn’t any single person’s job — it’s everyone’s job.” What does DevOps mean for Atlassian and what shapes the company culture? How do departments support DevOps and what are the usual DevOps aspects that aren’t part of the company values? We invited Ian Buchanan, Developer Advocate, Integration Specialist for Atlassian’s DevOps Ecosystem to weigh in on Atlassian’s road to DevOps and to debunk some of the myths surrounding this movement.

Amazon AI platform and more

AWS re:Invent 2016 — 5 biggest takeaways

It’s that time of the year again. Amazon kicked off its 2016 AWS re:Invent developer conference with a handful of announcements, including three new AI products, AWS Snowmobile, AWS Greengrass and more. Let’s take a look at the most important news.

Interview with Eduards Sizovs, leader of the Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community

“Don’t wait for a company to promote the culture you believe in”

DevOps is on everyone’s lips these days but how many companies have successfully implemented it and what are the elements that constitute a healthy DevOps culture? We invited Eduards Sizovs, leader of the Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community and JAX DevOps 2016 speaker, to weigh in on the importance of a healthy DevOps culture.

Power to the community survey?

Java EE 8 update: No more JSR 373 and JSR 368

Oracle is officially withdrawing Management 2.0 (JSR 373) and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368). These changes reflect the importance ranking of these technologies in the Java EE 8 community survey.

Introducing the Eclipse Foundation staff

“Eclipse is so much more than a Java IDE”

Welcome back to our series ‘Foundation Talk’ in which we introduce the staff of the Eclipse Foundation. Meet Denis Roy, Director of IT Services, at Eclipse Foundation.

[Bit]coin flipping: Bitcoin Black Friday

“Blockchain projects are borrowing the dream of network extension from Bitcoin”

Bitcoin Black Friday is fast approaching — Bitcoin enthusiasts will soon have the chance to buy all sorts of things with this cryptocurrency including video games, web hosting, computers etc. We talked to the founder of Bitcoin Black Friday, Jon Holmquist, about his quest to provide a foil to Bitcoin’s negative brand image and the evolution of this cryptocurrency.

Drumroll, please

And the 2016 JCP EC Members are…

The results of the 2016 JCP Executive Committee (EC) Election have been revealed. Newly elected EC Members take their seats on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 and their first meeting will be a teleconference on Tuesday 13 December at 7 am Pacific time.

Angular 2.2.0 is here

On the road to Angular 3

Now that Angular 3 is officially happening next year, it’s time to bring all the releases under one roof. We begin with Angular 2.2.0 (they are now using semantic versioning for signaling the content of Angular releases) and make our way up from there.

Interview with W-JAX speaker Chris Lample

Use automated testing to make sure your app is bug-free

Automated testing of mobile applications can shorten your delivery cycle, improve your application’s reliability, and save you time. We talked to Chris Lample, Test Automation Engineer at TestObject, about the Appium testing framework; he also shared some test automation best practices that will allow you to scale your test coverage more effectively.