Although they are known to have an advantage over most other APIs for persistence access, JPA Named Queries have a rather shadowy existence. Developers don’t like them because they cause too much coding headaches. But boilerplate code is not an excuse any longer!
Do you need more performance from your Java EE applications? Is latency causing you stress? If so, take a look at JCache, the Java caching API. We talked to JAX 2016 speaker Steve Millidge, the Founder and Director of Payara and C2B2 Consulting, about how to use CDI annotations in your Java EE applications, when to use which annotations, and what is automagically happening under the covers.
In this article Tracy Miranda talks about the lack of diversity at conferences, why it’s getting harder and harder to find the women in the Eclipse community and how to fix this issue. ” I dream of an Eclipse community with the reputation as the open source community of choice for women,” Tracy says.
Java Champion Peter Lawrey spoke to JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc at JAX 2016 about when developers should use microservices and when they should choose a monolithic architecture. One of the key learnings from this interview is the following: “If you say ‘everyone has to use microservices’, you may end up using it even when it doesn’t make sense.”
JAX London, the event which brings Java, JVM experts and innovators together returns in October! To give you a taste of what JAX London will be all about, we’ve assembled a program preview which includes 30 sessions and four workshops. Hurry up and save £200! Very Early Bird ends on July 28.
Even though blockchain is widely known as an element of Bitcoin, more and more people believe that its true value has not been fully tapped. IBM executive Jerry Cuomo is the latest person to praise the benefits of this distributed database and to urge government agencies to “become early adopters of blockchain applications.”
Full stack developers are a total buzz today. Just open any hiring site, enter “full stack developer” into the search box and enjoy the demand. In this article we will take a look at all the pluses and minuses of being a full stack developer.
The Eclipse project Papyrus has progressed since the founding of the Papyrus Industry Consortium earlier this year. The platform for the UML-based software modeling is now supported by companies such as Airbus, Atos, Ericsson, Fraunhofer Fokus and Zeligsoft. We talked to Papyrus user Michael Jastram and delivery specialist Charles Rivet about the current state and the future of Papyrus.
Swift is undoubtedly gaining momentum thanks to its upcoming 3.0 release, but some claim that the Oracle v. Google legal battle is partly responsible for putting the spotlight on this young programming language.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we received exciting news from the Angular 2 team, the legal battle between Oracle and Google debuted in force and Australian academic Craig Wright promised to prove that he is the creator of Bitcoin, but then changed his mind and went (back) into the ether. But that’s not all folks!
Google has asked the Unicode Consortium, a not-for-profit group that runs an “emoji subcommittee” supervising the creation of new emojis, to consider adding 13 new emojis to represent women in professional roles.
Java has undoubtedly become the foundation of the world’s largest and most ambitious companies —tech giants turn to Java as they mature and their platforms can no longer come across with what they promised: quality and efficiency.
In her keynote at JAX 2016, Caterina Rindi, a Certified Bitcoin Professional, talked about how Bitcoin began and how to tame the blockchain. She also revealed that the Bitcoin blockchain has reached some limitations and that other blockchains are being built —such as Ethereum, which is a blockchain plus a programming language.
Software Engineer Gianluca Arbezzano (CurrencyFair) is one of the speakers at the upcoming DevOps Conference in Berlin (13 – 16 June 2016) where he is going to cover Time Series data in relation to AWS CloudFormation. In this article, he offers a sneak peek at his talks AWS under the Hood and Listen to your Infrastructure and please sleep.