Blockchain has the ability to transform our daily lives along multiple verticals. We talked with Max Kordek, co-founder and president of the Lisk Foundation, about Lisk, the importance of open source, and how we can make blockchain more accessible and relevant to the mainstream.
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.
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.
Picking a Java programmer is not as easy as it seems when there are many choices available. Here, Chirag Thumar explains his top tips and tricks for finding the right programmer for the right job.
Confusing code can (and will!) lead to bugs in code. This study addresses the misunderstandings in source code and tries to untangle the knots in order to prove that “being able to reliably identify and remove code that can cause misunderstandings will also enhance productivity and reduce maintenance costs.”
Looking for a new Java language front-end? The folks at RemObjects Software have come up with a new language compiler for their Elements platform. Iodine: it’s not just for doctors anymore.
The “front page of the internet” was one of the first sites to adopt an open source ethos. So, it comes with some shock that Reddit announced last week that it is archiving and no longer updating its GitHub pages.
AngularDart 4.0 is here. First of all, you should know that this is the last stable release that fully supports Dart 1.24.0. Also, since package:angular2 has been renamed to package:angular, you need to manually update your dependencies. That being said, let’s see what’s new.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Scale-up or scale-out should not be a dilemma for any enterprise – the choice is very simple. In this article, Tony Branson explains how organizations can grow their infrastructure with superior performance, high availability, and agility.
Predicting the death of a programming language is notoriously tricky. Java has been declared doomed nearly half a dozen times and it’s still kicking. But can we apply mathematical principles to the problem? The Lindy Effect says yes.