David Heinemeier Hansson says that workaholics aren’t the solution to your start-up cash woes. Rather than rely on slave-driving to push your idea, DHH thinks you need a better strategy to get creative, interesting people investing in your vision.
A number of organisations have started publicly lobbying US Congress to take action over cybersecurity legislation, with Oracle, Microsoft, Apple and others accused of being on the wrong side of history when its comes to surveillance and users’ privacy.
It’s official. We are now living in the future. And 3D printing is now more amazing than we ever thought it would be. At our sister conference MobileTechCon in Germany, Tim Geurtjens of MX3D presented the first 3D-printed steel bridge in the world. Mind: blown.
Which Java programmers have the most influence on Twitter? The JAX team has trawled thousands of tech accounts to find 25 Twitter profiles that belong in every Java developer’s Twitter stream.
After hosting sessions during their successful tracks at SpringOne2GX, Guillaume Laforge and Graeme Rocher of Groovy and Grails delivered the upcoming strategies of the language and framework partnership that continues to ride the funding rollercoaster.
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.
The Brotli compression algorithm engineered by Google has been open sourced in a bid to gain browser-wide adoption. This freshly prepared data format has been named after Swiss baked goods and outperforms its predecessor with fast pager loads.
Nowhere else are business decisions as hype-oriented as in IT. And while NoSQL is all well and good, MySQL is often the sensible choice in terms of operational cost and scalability, says JAX London speaker Aviran Mordo.
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at the mysterious, consecrated craft of unsafe Rust programming? Well, there’s now a book for that. The core team behind one of the hottest new languages presents the first draft of The Rustonomicon.
It’s been dubbed the 21st century addition to the curriculum – now a growing number of countries are introducing programming as part of the school syllabus. Students as young as five years old are being schooled in coding for the future.
Punters are gradually getting comfortable with the idea that Netflix is behind some exciting open source projects, including their latest for SSL/TLS enabled applications, Lemur. The certificate management framework aims to tackle PKI infrastructure better.
Thorben Janssen is back with the latest Java news and checks out optimisation via hashtags, Java 8 stream performance and the long awaited modularity prototype for Java 9. All this and more with the week’s hottest Java links.
Licensing decisions for .NET software developers can be hard, but they don’t have to be. Steve Naidamast has the rundown on what you need to consider and the difference between encrypted and authenticated .NET licensing.
“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.