Do you enforce an architectural blueprint over the lifetime of your applications? Apparently, its rarely done according to Alexander von Zitzewitz. Here he explains why more love for your architecture can result in better quality projects that are easier to maintain.
The sacking of Oracle’s Java evangelists, Simon Ritter in particular, marks a great loss for the Java community, says Heinz Kabutz, who speaks to us about the complexity of the lambda, and if it really feels like Java is being neglected.
Today’s list of programming languages is about a mile long – each associated with a myriad of tools and platforms with various levels of adoption. The languages landscape has changed significantly, which is a blessing and a curse.
The NetBeans team is happy and proud to announce the release of NetBeans IDE 8.1. As always, it is free and open source. For the first time, Node.js tools, including a debugger, have been integrated.
Assembling a time-critical response to errors is important in the context of keeping your application in check. Distributed logging and testing in production all form part of the solution for Alex Zhitnitsky. We must address vulnerabilities quicker.
What’s so special about Angular 2.0? Is the migration to the new Angular release still going to be a nightmare? And why do we all have to learn TypeScript now? AngularJS author Manfred Steyer answers the most common questions of the Angular community.
Are the promises of microservice heaven true? Are they better than monoliths in every way? And does a distributed system save money? We report on the latest advice of various microservices experts speaking at the W-JAX 2015.
Microsoft and Red Hat have joined forces in the world of hybrid cloud computing, announcing greater flexibility for deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. The deal also shines a light on .NET Core technology, sharing even more of the open source love.
Too few developers realise that they are at the centre of revolutionary change in business and beyond, and what power that gives them. ING Bank’s chief architect Henk Kolk explains what outdated truths about software creation remain to be dismantled.
Have you been waiting for more code ‘soundness’ with Rust? Wait no more. A stable and steady agenda from the Rust core team gives us Rust 1.4, with Cargo and Windows support getting a boost along with type system tweaks. Stability has made its mark.
Who’s the sheriff in today’s data centre wild west? Postgres advocate Pierre Fricke looks at the risks that NoSQL will pose in years to come, while doing his best to deflate the Hadoop hype.
Do you think with the mind of a young developer? How do you keep re-educating yourself? What is Flux? And why should programmers be wary of copying patterns? Five IT wisdoms from day #1 at the W-JAX 2015.
Microservices are mainstream, security needs to be talked about more and development and operations should be best friends. Daniel Bryant, Principal Consultant at OpenCredo, shares the lessons he’s learnt from attending the JAX London 2015.
Another dose of Thorben Janssen’s Java news sees a lot of Microservices talk, implementing custom CDI scopes and a real-world example of Project Jigsaw at work. All this and more with the hottest Java links for the week.