Software ageism is (still) a sensitive topic which resurfaces once in a while when a high-profile lawsuit hits the IT industry and then goes back into hiding. According to PayScale, successful companies in the technology industry have median employee age of 30 or younger. Meanwhile, Stack Overflow claims that the average developer is 29.6 years old and the median is 27.
With the recent announcement of the feature complete status of NetBeans IDE 8.2, let’s take a moment to look at […]
Microservices and containers such as Docker are among the most discussed topics in the world of enterprise software today. Many DevOps practitioners are looking at these technologies as a key part of delivering large software projects faster. While successful implementations are most common among smaller, “born in the cloud” organizations, larger enterprises can benefit from microservices and containers too — as long as they address some challenges head-on.
Why do most IT companies have so few female engineers? How can they hire more women engineers? If only we knew the answers to these questions….We talked to Monica Beckwith, Java/JVM Performance Consultant and JavaOne Rock Star, about how employers can persuade female engineers to join their companies.
Eclipse Neon has just been released. We talked to Ian Skerrett, VP of Marketing and Ecosystem at Eclipse Foundation, about the strengths and weaknesses of this new release and the Eclipse Foundation’s plans for 2017/2018.
The Eclipse Foundation has just revealed the Neon release, the annual release train from the Eclipse community. This marks the eleventh year the Eclipse community has shipped a coordinated release of multiple Eclipse projects — this release train features 84 projects and 69 million lines of code with contribution by 779 developers, 331 of whom are Eclipse committers.
Java EE Guardians speak bluntly: “Java EE was capable of doing things that are now called ‘Social Media’, ‘Cloud’ or ‘Internet of Things’ many years ago”
Where does the future of Java EE lie? After Oracle reduced its activities concerning Java Enterprise 8, community members created a group called „Java EE Guardians“. What goals do these Guardians have? And where does Java EE 8 stand and what’s next?
In this article Michel Herszak, software developer at Base2industries, claims that Angular 2 works a lot better with Meteor. Here is why.
According to a recent article written by the International Monetary Fund’s Andreas Adriano and Hunter Monroe, blockchain “may end up helping” banks despite its original ‘no banks involved’ policy. We talked to Spiros Margaris, one of the top social influencers in FinTech, about the future of blockchain and Bitcoin and the former’s long-term benefits.
Container orchestration is no joke and, according to the Docker core engineering team, it is at the same stage today as containerization was three years ago. Docker 1.12 contains new API objects such as Service and Node that will allow users to utilize the Docker API to deploy and manage apps on a group of Docker Engines called a swarm. With this new release, “the best way to orchestrate Docker is Docker,” the team claims.
“Every business is becoming a digital business and IT is becoming really central to how companies run their entire business and how they interact with customers.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Jeff Sussna, founder and principal of Ingineering.IT and DevOpsCon speaker, about what it takes to succeed in the digital service economy.
Over the past two-to-three years, HTTP/2 has made sporadic news every few months. Recently, CloudFlare — a massively successful CDN and security company — announced it was activating HTTP/2 server push, and several major news outlets reported it as “making the Internet faster.”
Modern-day Spring allows you to be pretty concise. You can get an elaborate web service up and running using very little code. But when you write idiomatic Spring, you find yourself strewing your code with lots of magic annotations whose function and behavior are hidden within complex framework code and documentation.
Over the past week, the NetBeans team has communicated to the community, via its mailing lists, that NetBeans IDE 8.2 […]