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What are programmers most scared of this Halloween?

Every developer has endured an uncomfortable, nightmarish situation at one point. If the following examples don’t bring up reminiscences you have tried to repress, we invite you to share your most terrifying memories. This Halloween is all about facing your demons.

Dart Developer Summit 2016

To the future & beyond: AngularDart 2.0

Dart Developer Summit 2016 is happing as we speak in Munich, Germany. For those who want to be brought up to speed on the latest developments, here are the most important announcements of Day 1: AngularDart 2.0 is finally here and Dart is picking up its pace both inside and outside of Google.

Viktor Farcic's DevOpsCon session

Continuos Deployment: How to prevent problems from occurring

In this video, Viktor Farcic, Senior Consultant at CloudBees, talks about the practices and tools required to set up fully autonomous self-healing systems capable of both reactive recuperation from failures and proactive predictions of steps that should be taken to prevent failures before they happen.

Interview with Stefano Zacchiroli, Software Heritage co-founder and CTO

“Setting up an archive of publicly available source code is urgent”

Software Heritage’s goal is to collect, preserve and share the entire Software Commons, that is, all publicly available software in source code form. We talked to Stefano Zacchiroli, co-founder and CTO of Software Heritage, about the mission of this nonprofit initiative, the fragile state of software and the support they receive from countless well-known IT organizations.

Your opinion matters!

JAXenter Survey: Rethink IT

Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Containers, Cloud and an agile company culture — these factors are at the center of the modern DevOps movement. How are things at your company? Are these aspects encouraged, embraced or instituted?

Out now!

JAX Magazine — October 2016 — Reactive programming with Scala, Lagom, Spark, Akka and Play

Reactive programming is gaining momentum but people are still reluctant to jump on the bandwagon. To help you overcome the fear of the unknown, we decided to ask Scala, Lagom, Spark, Akka and Play experts to explain how these elements coexist and work together to create a reactive universe. This JAX Magazine issue is packed with goodies — it’s our treat!

Interview with Damon Edwards, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of SimplifyOps

“DevOps is a management problem”

Improving your own organization’s performance – from where they are now to performance levels equal to the industry leaders – seems like a very long and difficult road. What is missing in most organizations? We talked to Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of DTO Solutions and DevOpsCon speaker, about the challenges that accompany DevOps and how a repeatable system that empowers teams to find and fix their own problems looks like.

Not a piece of cake

10 best tips to face technical screening

You can definitely clear the first round of an interview for a programmer or a software engineering job. However, you will find it very difficult to clear the technical round where they will ask you all sorts of questions. In this article, we focus on the top 10 tips for facing any type of technical screening process.


Mesos at Yelp – Building a production-ready PaaS

In this talk, Rob Johnson, SRE at Yelp, explains how Yelp has built PaaSTA to meet goals such as to provide the “glue” to bring tools including Mesos, Marathon, and Chronos together without burdening developers with the complexity of such a multifaceted system.

Early Bird deadline is fast approaching

DevOpsCon at a glance: Program preview and Early Bird tickets (until Thursday, October 27)

The countdown for the DevOps conference 2016 has begun. If you would like to dive deeper into topics such as container technologies (Docker & Co.), cloud platforms, Continuous Delivery, Microservices and Agile processes, this is your chance to hear top experts talk about the latest trends in this growing culture. Hurry up and save 300 € – Early Bird expires in three days!

So What is DevOps, Really? - Part II

Why you must care about DevOps

DevOps is becoming the de facto standard for software development. A quick look at case studies reveals early successes and tremendous potential. Companies that have adopted DevOps principles are disrupting industries, innovating faster and leaving competitors behind. By adopting a DevOps culture, these companies have aligned all stakeholders – from development and operations teams to management and more – around the common objective of delivering quality software rapidly and reliably.