It is challenging and fun to create a website that works without JavaScript

The power of the HTML form

In this post, Joy Clark, a consultant at innoQ claims that we don’t need JavaScript if we have a fundamental understanding of HTML forms and HTTP and explains how an HTML form works.

Portrait: Heather VanCura, Chair of the JCP at Oracle

“Technology reflects the people who make it”

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 Heather VanCura, Chair of the JCP at Oracle.

Were you expecting an exploding pen?

Coding tips and tricks from the Wikileaks CIA data dump

The internet is still reeling from Wikileaks’ latest data dump. We take a look to see what developers can learn from the CIA’s hacking tools. I’m not saying this will help you become Q, but it sure can’t hurt.

Interview with Erica Langhi, senior solution architect EMEA at Red Hat

“Middleware is the often overlooked middle child of the software family”

Middleware is the tech behind the scenes, working to solve diverse and complex problems but a lot of people still don’t give it enough credit. We talked to Erica Langhi, senior solution architect EMEA at Red Hat, about the immediate benefits of middleware and its ability to power digital transformation.

Portrait: Donna Dillenberger, IBM Fellow

“In the right company, working in tech is a great career”

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 Donna Dillenberger, an IBM Fellow at IBM’s Watson Research Center.

Next stop: Formal Public Review period

Java 9: The draft Public Review Specification is out

The countdown for Java 9 has officially begun and here’s the proof: Oracle’s Iris Clark announced the availability of the draft Public Review Specification and explained that, if everything goes well, it will be submitted to the JCP Program Management Office (PMO) for the formal Public Review period next week.