With the recently announced Edje and IoT Connector IoT projects, as well as the OMR runtime technology platform, the Eclipse Foundation has finally, in the words of leader Mike Milinkovich, left its initial “comfort zone.” Yet there is more investment to be made in 2016, specifically in tool development.
Jay Schmelzer, Director of Program Management for .NET at Microsoft, explains in this interview the idea behind the componentization of .NET Core 5, and its consequences.
In 2015, the open source Docker container technology evolved into a hot topic in the developer world. The first Docker update of the year, the first release candidate for Docker 1.10, follows the model known from earlier releases and brings significant innovation with changes like Docker Engine Images or file system data saved in containers.
The IT field is subject to constant change. For professional software developers, this means the need to constantly deal with new technologies, tools and methods. The great thing is, though, that there are new and exciting things to discover all over!
Automated testing can speed up the testing process, but manual tests can help quickly familiarise testers with the product’s features. Is one approach better than the other? Jason Silberman investigates.
Programing languages are the must knowns today – and Java is one of the most popular languages. Did you know that there were more than 16,000 job offerings for java developers on any given day this year? It’s a great skill to have. It helps us write programs that make the communication between machines possible. If one wants to feel safe in the current job market he/she must learn Java or any other popular software language.
“We live in an exiting time. The New Industrial Revolution is in full swing. Everyone can tap into an endless stream of information and we have access to a wide spectrum of high-tech production methods and novel materials. 3D-printing has become a magic word. If its imaginable its possible!”
Materialised views, a new storage engine and more – Apache Cassandra project chair Jonathan Ellis takes us on a tour of the highlights in the latest Cassandra release. Cassandra has grown from a crowd of early-adopting users into the market majority.
Nowadays, we have on the scene of the Java IDEs two main choices: NetBeans 8.1 or IntelliJ 15. As the eternal debate between Java Developers is always about what is the best IDE available for use, I got the idea to write this small post.
How much time have you wasted just trying to understand someone else’s source code that needs changing? Veteran software architect Dr. Carola Lilienthal discusses why software architectures need to reflect the human mechanisms for learning and understanding.
Performance tuning is still considered to be a dark art that could not be easily formalized, scheduled into a predictable workflow.
Jooby is a (relatively) new micro web framework inspired by express.js, which in line with the slogan by its creator Edgar Espina “do more, more easily” emphasizes the strengths of Java and would like to iron out its weaknesses.