JAX 2016 is already at full throttle and this was only Day 1. We had a truly agile day, we asked questions and received honest, pertinent answers, we acknowledged speakers’ expertise and we laughed together. Here’s what we learned today.
It’s clear by now that the next major technological revolution will likely be the Internet of Things (IoT). We’ve been steadily progressing toward a fully connected world for years now, and the culmination is set to happen as the IoT becomes a reality.
Mark Rendle, founder, CEO and Chief Developer of CloudLens and JAX DevOps speaker, talks about what it’s like to refactor an ASP.NET/IIS monolith to composable polyglot Docker-hosted mini-services.
2016 is still the year of Java 7, according to statistics published by Plumbr. However, Java 8 could turn results around as the gap between Java 7 and Java 8 adoption becomes smaller and smaller.
Let’s assume you’ve already had every *Docker 101 tutorial* for breakfast. You’re now ready to take that brilliantly crafted application into production. But wait… first you need to test your container-based microservices architecture. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Daniël van Gils about how to bootstrap and dive straight into learning what DevOps workflow should look like when using containers.
Docker recently announced that it has tied its fate to Open Container Initiative —Docker Engine 1.1 is the first release built on runC and containerd and the first OCI-compliant runtime.
Today’s technology landscape is changing. As companies realize they can no longer be jacks of all trades, the approach to partnerships is shifting.
Each person has their own beliefs about technical debt, but the whole discussion can be summed up in only a few words: new technical debt is good and old technical debt is bad. “If only it were that easy,” some insinuate.
The news that Google may adopt Apple’s Swift programming language for Android circumnavigated the world and many people condemned the tech giant for running away from its ongoing legal dispute with Oracle. But can this work? Is Swift the answer to Google’s prayers?
Testing software is necessary, no matter the size or status of your company. Introducing Docker to your development workflow can help you write and run your testing frameworks more efficiently, so that you can always deliver your best product to your customers. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Laura Frank about how to use Docker to run your test frameworks more efficiently.
After Mason Borda, a software engineer at BitGo revealed that he preordered a Tesla Model 3 with Bitcoin and Christopher Malmo, internet advocate at OpenMedia discovered that Bitcoin consumes too much electricity, one thought sprouted in my head: buying an electric car with Bitcoin is like recycling electricity.
Uber made the headlines last month when it transpired that some people received a “Hacker Challenge” from the unicorn during rides. However, Uber is not the only company to lure engineers through coding games.
Today is Equal Pay Day —which symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Tech giants such as Microsoft and Facebook claim they have ended the gender pay gap, but is it enough?