Joost van de Wijgerd, the co-founder and CTO of trading app BUX, offers insight into the making of this Amsterdam-based company and proves that innovation goes hand in hand with product ideas, not necessarily with technical architecture. Plus, he offers a sneak peek into his JAX Finance session.
Sneak peek into the future of banking from the founding member of two high-profile companies: Part 1
We talk to Eric Horesnyi, a High Frequency Trading infrastructure expert and JAX Finance speaker about the Fintech movement and the way it is shaping traditional banks’ approach. In the coming parts of the interview, Eric will share insights into unicorns’ obsession for UX, the crowdfunding movement and its growing momentum and countless other exciting, groundbreaking concepts.
Google has announced its intention to use OpenJDK instead of the Apache Harmony implementation of Java Libraries in future Android versions. This came as a surprise to many developers and brought up lots of questions. We talked to Android expert Christian Meder about the consequences of Google’s decision for deveoplers.
Martin Probst, a software engineer at Google in the AngularJS team, signals that the feedback regarding Angular 2 has been positive and that a release date is approaching. As far as TypeScript is concerned, one should expect a substantial change.
Software architect Rainer Stropek discusses the impact of REST, and explains the importance of selecting the right technology to become an expert in.
How much time have you wasted just trying to understand someone else’s source code that needs changing? Veteran software architect Dr. Carola Lilienthal discusses why software architectures need to reflect the human mechanisms for learning and understanding.
Java Champion and JAX Finance advisory board member Peter Lawrey talks about what programming trends are penetrating the Finance IT sector, and shares his opinion on the speed of streams and Java’s development under Oracle.
What is the right technical and cultural response to the failure of a highly available system? At the JAX London, software architecture expert Jeremy Deane lead two sessions on the importance of resiliency and the challenges of technical change – we spoke to him about diffusion techniques and blameless work culture.
After her session at the JAX London, we spoke to former Goldman Sachs vice president Vinita Rathi about the company’s DevOps approach and the delay problems faced by programmers in large companies.
The recent ECJ ruling on the ‘Safe Harbour’ of data may prove to have drastic consequences on businesses relying heavily on cloud computing. So what kinds of challenges can the industry expect to face? We asked two cloud computing experts.
If your software system is slow and struggles to ‘evolve’, there’s a good chance your team is only working one-dimensionally, says Gernot Starke, a leading expert in software architecture behaviour.
Switching to continuous delivery means abandoning existing practices and habits, and applying and developing new ones. But it doesn’t need to be a fast change, says CD coach Eduards Sizovs.
“Whether the industry will come to accept this model as a standard, I don’t know,” says JetBrains Developer Advocacy Team Lead Hadi Hariri of the new subscription model. While many rough edges of the new model have been smoothed out, it remains uncertain if the price is right.
After 20 years of programming, it’s time for the Java community to tell its stories. We’ve asked Java veterans Heinz Kabutz, Heiko Seeberger, Eberhard Wolff and JAX London speaker Angelika Langer to share their best and worst Java memories with us.