Architecture

Controlling IT systems

Understanding infrastructure as code

Any enterprise that can begin treating its infrastructure as code, opens itself up to major performance improvements with automated tests, code repositories and build servers. This excerpt from “Amazon Web Service in Action” introduces us to the basics of Infrastructure as Code.

Server talk

Generating servers with zproto

Pieter Hintjens’ protocol framework zproto is a tool that generates whole servers in C from state machine models. Here he takes us through the models we need to know about and the background behind the tool itself.

Language-Oriented Business Applications

Turning business users into software programmers

JAX keynote speaker Markus Voelter explains the workings of Language-Oriented Business Applications – a concept that describes a user-friendly programming environment where business users can program individual software solutions.

Video tutorial

Design patterns in the 21st century

Looking to simplify your design patterns? Take a look at this helpful overview of the classic design patterns and how functions can simplify your design and make your results cleaner and shorter.

Quotes, snapshots and new records

The highlights of the JAX London 2014

It has been three wonderful days of talks, workshops and networking at JAXLondon. As the conference draws to a close we’ve compiled a list of some of the best moments over the last few days.