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Seeing Jenkins through new eyes

Blue Ocean: Rethinking Jenkins’ user experience

Blue Ocean is reshaping Jenkins’ user experience, modeling and presenting the process of software delivery by transpiring information which is important to development teams with as few clicks as possible without sacrificing the extensibility which is core to Jenkins.

While you were away

#AboutLastWeek: Top 100 Java libraries, Angular 2 best assets and Google gives Oracle a run for its money

Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we watched Google score a major victory against Oracle and we learned from Takipi that going through Github and searching for popular Java libraries has its perks. Plus, we celebrated Towel Day and we analyzed Angular 2’s best assets. But that’s not all folks!

Revisiting the life and work of Douglas Adams

Celebrating Towel Day with the proper programming language

May 25 is the day fans remember science fiction author Douglas Adams by carrying a towel. The celebratory day was first held 15 years ago, two weeks after Adams’ death from a heart attack aged 49.

No biggie

BootsFaces 0.8.6 has been released

This weekend we published a new version of BootsFaces. BootsFaces 0.8.6 is basically not a big deal; it fixes half a dozen bugs.

Declaring war against pathogens

#OpenZika project: Help IBM’s World Community Grid fight the Zika virus

IBM’s World Community Grid has recently launched the #OpenZika project. The platform which encourages volunteers to turn their personal computers and Android mobile phones and tablets already has the support of roughly 750,000 people, as well as 470 institutions across 80 nations. In short, all you need to do is download an app and allow researchers to (quietly) run calculations on your devices.

Interview with the Hyperledger Project's first executive director

Apache Foundation founder joins Hyperledger Project as executive director

The Hyperledger Project has a new leader. Brian Behlendorf, the founder of the Apache Software Foundation and this initiative’s first executive director, spoke with JAXenter.com about his new role, what the future holds for the Hyperledger Project and what it’s like to work with the industry’s most appreciated people.

Interview with Payara Founder Steve Millidge

“Java EE’s heavyweight label is just mythology”

Do you need more performance from your Java EE applications? Is latency causing you stress? If so, take a look at JCache, the Java caching API. We talked to JAX 2016 speaker Steve Millidge, the Founder and Director of Payara and C2B2 Consulting, about how to use CDI annotations in your Java EE applications, when to use which annotations, and what is automagically happening under the covers.

The debate continues

Eclipse Papyrus — Ready for the big stage? Charles Rivet joins the conversation [UPDATE]

The Eclipse project Papyrus has progressed since the founding of the Papyrus Industry Consortium earlier this year. The platform for the UML-based software modeling is now supported by companies such as Airbus, Atos, Ericsson, Fraunhofer Fokus and Zeligsoft. We talked to Papyrus user Michael Jastram and delivery specialist Charles Rivet about the current state and the future of Papyrus.