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.
Complex lettering, confusing characters and bad antialiasing are all genuine problems faced by today’s programmers. Enter Hack 2.0, a typeface created exclusively for better readability of source code.
Ops, hardware, infrastructure – software is still eating its way into various worlds that were once out of its reach. Meanwhile DevOps is eating up the developer’s workplace. Perforce’s Mark Warren speaks to us about the impact of everything becoming code and how DevOps is changing responsibility, security and collaboration.
Thinking of code as a beautiful work of art is a mistake. But at the same time we need to start seeing coding as a genuine skill that deserves professional recognition, says leading Software Craftsmanship advocate and JAX London speaker Sandro Mancuso.
“Home automation is a luxury,” says Daniel Young, CEO of tech consultancy DXY. What’s missing is for the Internet of Things to prove it can really improve people’s lives.
With JUnit’s crowdfunding campaign gaining traction, we’re all for further development of the popular unit testing tool. Johannes Link reveals in this JAXenter interview where the problems currently lie with JUnit and how these might be addressed in a possible JUnit 5.0.
Mark Reinhold has proposed a compromising solution for the treatment of the Unsafe class in Java 9. To find out exactly what this compromise will mean, and whether it can really dispel all doubts, we’ve enlisted the help of Hazelcast’s Christoph Engelbert.
Christoph Engelbert is back to talk more about Java’s Unsafe class and the effect it will have on Hazelcast and its customers. As we’ve seen over the last couple of weeks, this issue is still contentious and developers are still looking for answers.