Pieter Hintjens has defined a new metaphor for software systems and organizations known as “Living Systems”, which will recognize and solve real problems faster, cheaper, and with more accuracy than Planned Systems.
With JUnit’s crowdfunding campaign gaining traction, we’re all for further development of the popular unit testing tool. Johannes Link reveals in this JAXenter interview where the problems currently lie with JUnit and how these might be addressed in a possible JUnit 5.0.
Pierre Fricke is back to discuss DevOps and its role in what he is the calling the battle between the creative developers and the process junkies. What will the future bring for the role of DBAs?
How fast are Java lambdas? Is there no end to the microservices hype? What role will the database play in IT’s cloud-driven future? The biggest ever JAX Magazine issue has arrived with a brand new app for easier reading, on or offline.
Lukas Eder shares his personal tips and habits after more than 20 years of programming, which he groups under the banner of “defensive programming”. Surely he’s not the only one who gets paranoid now and then?
How can you help your company navigate the DevOps path? Gordon Haff believes it takes strong sponsorship from management, but you also need to curate your approach to what fits in with your organization and company values.
Expected to be the last series under their forked banner, io.js has progressed to version 3.0.0. Breaking changes show up in the form of V8 upgrades, along with preparations around the native side of the platform for the upcoming Node.js merger.
Developers are more than aware that certain aspects of their job are considered unchartered territory by their boss – but what about the parts of software development that they shouldn’t be so clueless about? John Sonmez has put together a comprehensive list.
This week’s Java news by Thorben Janssen features the Java Mission Control tool, a solution to the Unsafe class drama and the first early draft release of the JSON-P 1.1 expert group. All this and more when checking out the week’s hottest Java links.
For CIOs, the paradox at the heart of IT involves juggling the need to add more strategic value verses the importance of managing the IT infrastructure. Nigel Moulton shares his thoughts about the need to reclaim simplicity in IT.
Have you ever wanted to get involved with Docker but didn’t know how to approach it? Charles Vickery from Sourcegraph shares his tips on how to contribute effectively to Docker and their open source community. It’s all about the tools!