Getting Rust-y

Rust 1.0 is here and stable

A commitment to stability has helped churn out Rust 1.0, with claims of blazingly fast performance, prevention of nearly all segfaults and guaranteed thread safety. Being open source and now also openly governed is the icing on the cake.

Language-Oriented Business Applications

Turning business users into software programmers

JAX keynote speaker Markus Voelter explains the workings of Language-Oriented Business Applications – a concept that describes a user-friendly programming environment where business users can program individual software solutions.

Information overload

Adrian Colyer keynote – the prepared mind

Staying on top of the flood of information and ever-changing technologies is a near impossible task. The only thing programmers can do is prepare their minds, says Adrian Colyer in his JAX 2015 keynote speech.

Part I – Memory and CPU usage is centralized to the server

Easy Swing to Web with Vaadin

In the first part of JAXenter’s series on Vaadin-based web apps, Matti Tahvonen shows us why every architectural decision has its pros and cons, and why the same goes for switching from Swing to Vaadin in your UI layer.

Interview with David Barnes

Innovation, creativity, openness: APIs are the key

In his keynote address at JAX 2015, “Innovate. Create. Take it to the Masses”, David Barnes of IBM presented the IBM Bluemix Platform: applications that can be created by developers in the cloud, without coming into contact with infrastructure.