Somehow, the buzz surrounding microservices has us believing that every single employee and enterprise must break up their monolith empires and follow the microservices trend. But it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, says JAX London speaker Holly Cummins.
Ransomware is becoming a serious problem for the Bitcoin community. Yet while security experts struggle to find a catch-all solution to this flaw, it appears there is no end in sight to Bitcoin’s malware problems, both for enterprises and consumers.
The Java community is riled up in debate about Oracle’s sudden decision to fire its Java evangelists. Is evangelism dead at Oracle?
JetBrains users have been loudly voicing their disapproval at the new “JetBrains Toolbox” SaaS payment model, announced this week by the makers of the Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA.
Deciding on a programming specialty is something many developers will be reluctant to do. But it’s central to a successful career, says John Sonmez, author of Soft Skills, the software developer’s life manual.
If you haven’t yet grasped the basics of Python classes, here’s where you can learn about the purpose, the syntax and the characteristics of classes in Python in just five minutes.
Want to put your jQuery skills to the test? Whether you’re asking or being asked, these are the kinds of questions that jQuery developers can expect to be asked in a serious jQuery job interview.
Among the few truly new features recently confirmed for Java 9 (alongside Project Jigsaw’s modularity) is a Java Shell that introduces the first REPL function to Java. Java Executive Committee member Werner Keil explains how Java’s new REPL got started and what it’s good for.
The Eclipse Science Working Group convened at the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK) in Trondheim to discuss the development of an Eclipse-based science platform for better data modelling and data visualisation.
Thinking of code as a beautiful work of art is a mistake. But at the same time we need to start seeing coding as a genuine skill that deserves professional recognition, says leading Software Craftsmanship advocate and JAX London speaker Sandro Mancuso.
With visitors demanding immediate response times, the fate of a website and the performance of APIs are becoming increasingly intertwined.
No one wants to have to write a sonnet of code for every single time you need a piece of software to do a task for you. That’s why in Python you can use functions to get shit done faster.
Is it quality you’re looking to improve? Or performance? Before you decide on what kind of a benchmark your system needs, you need to know the spectrum of cost and benefit tradeoffs.
A recent IDC study has shown that a converged infrastructure can bring cost reductions and organisational benefits for IT teams. Mark Thurmond from VCE takes a look at the latest findings in IT infrastructure.