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7 DevOps metrics to the rescue!

How well-defined metrics enhance DevOps success

How can you tell if a DevOps initiative is succeeding? After all, there are no standardized benchmarks. Savaram Ravindra explains what kind of metrics you should measure your DevOps approach to and judge its success that way.

Profile: Jessica Bell, developer at The Washington Post

3 strategies to try out if you want to support women in tech

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Jessica Bell, developer at The Washington Post.

Interview with Stephen Colebourne

Java 9 and beyond: “Modules are very much a feature for the long-term”

Stephen Colebourne, Java Champion and JAX London speaker is very excited about the upcoming Java 9 release and the imminent modular future. Project Jigsaw should have been a major feature of Java 8 but now it’s ready for public display. Therefore, it’s time to consider how it might affect existing and new codebases. We talked to Stephen about the new Java 9 and the star of the show, Project Jigsaw.

How to use Kotlin

Kotlin cheat sheet: Tips & tricks

Google recently declared Kotlin as a first-class language. This increased visibility means everyone is looking at this programming language. Here, Dmitry Jemerov explains some tips and tricks for dealing with basic syntax, classes, and more in Kotlin.

A rose by any other name

Developer, Coder, or Engineer: What’s your preferred job title?

What’s in a name? Nomenclature wars sound a little medieval for tech and yet… is there really a difference between coder, developer, software engineer, or programmer? It seems like every time we turn around, there’s another new job we’re all supposed to be doing. Code Architect? Software Gardener? Programming Ninja? I wasn’t trained for this!

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Top 10 Java stories of August

Ah, August. Everyone goes on holiday to enjoy the hot summer days and starry summer nights. Find out what you missed in the Java world this month! We go over our top stories of August – the latest news on Angular 5, the best open source skills for job hunting, and the ongoing Java 9 saga.