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Interview with Adrian Mouat, Chief Scientist at Container Solutions

Solving Docker confusions one by one — Docker Captains share their tricks

Docker is revolutionizing IT — you’re probably hearing this phrase quite often. Still, these questions linger: If we were to look beyond the hype, what’s so disruptive about Docker technology? What are the differences between Docker and a virtual machine? What is hype and where does the real added value lie? We talked with Adrian Mouat about all this and more.

Containers for Eclipse

Eclipse microservices and service discovery

Discover service discovery, an essential part of microservice architecture becomes necessary when we start using containers and container orchestration mechanisms. In this article, Urban Malc and Matjaz B. Juric describe the most important scenarios for service discovery, as well as service discovery support in the KumuluzEE microservice framework.

Version-string scheme for the Java SE Platform and the JDK: Proposal

Back to JDK 10: “Most feature releases should contain at least one or two significant features”

Two weeks ago, Mark Reinhold offered three alternatives for the new version-numbering scheme. Now it’s time to present the specific proposal. In short, “JDK 10 is a feature release, JDK 10.0.1 and 10.0.2 are update releases with compatible bug fixes, and there is no interim JDK 10.1 release since in this model the next opportunity to add features is JDK 11.” 

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Top 10 Java stories of October: Angular 5, JDK 9, ML and more

There’s a definite chill in the air as the days grow shorter and shorter. October is over, so let’s check in and see what happened. Last month, we read everything there is to read on Angular in anticipation of the release of 5.0. Also, the latest JDK 9 news, code repositories, and more!

Stable, mature, and enterprise-ready

Apache Kafka 1.0 is here

Apache Kafka (originally developed by LinkedIn) was open sourced in early 2011 and graduated from the Apache Incubator in October 2012. It took a while but now version 1.0.0 is here. What does it mean for Apache Kafka? Let’s find out.

Interview with Andrew Kelley, creator of Zig

“Zig has all the elegant simplicity of C, minus all the ways to shoot yourself in the foot”

C has been around for decades and it’s still the second most popular programming language, according to the TIOBE index. However, if you ask Andrew Kelley, the creator of Zig, he’ll tell you that “anything you can do in C you can do better in Zig.” Why fix C when it’s not broken? In this interview, Andrew will tell you exactly why you should give Zig a chance.

Chilling out on the couch

Couchbase Server 5.0 is here

Couchbase has recently announced the release of Couchbase Server 5.0. We take a closer look at this powerful new NoSQL tech to see if it is a stable foundation for faster, better performing applications with more manageability and flexibility.

Interview with Dr. Marius Hofmeister and Stephan Rauh

Angular vs. React – Who’s one step ahead?

Deciding which JavaScript framework is best for your web application is never easy especially if you have to choose between Angular and React. We talked with Dr. Marius Hofmeister and Stephan Rauh about the advantages of Angular and React compared to other frameworks and when to use them.