Where does the future of Java EE lie? After Oracle reduced its activities concerning Java Enterprise 8, community members created a group called „Java EE Guardians“. What goals do these Guardians have? And where does Java EE 8 stand and what’s next?
In the opening keynote at JAX Finance, Eric Horesnyi talked about the actors that lead the change in the FinTech movement and the so-called industry disruptors. He invited the participants on a journey to discover what’s under the hood of this ongoing revolution and to debunk some myths concerning the future of banking and the culture of unicorns.
In this article Dr Jon Harrop, MA, MSci, PhD (Cantab) and director of IDTechEx, explains the disadvantages of purely functional programming.
Some people still see Node.js as a rookie, but this platform has managed to sneak into the code stacks of tech giants and Fortune 500 companies. It’s safe to say that Node.js is playing in the big leagues thanks to giants such as Microsoft, LinkedIn, Netflix, PayPal and a plethora of others.
Bitcoin continues to hit the headlines as the price nears $600 and the halving is almost upon us. We talked to Henry Brade, the CEO of Prasos Oy, a Finnish Bitcoin startup founded in 2012, about the hike and the reasons why people should invest in bitcoins now.
As a (new) member of the R Consortium, IBM will work side by side with the R user community and support the project’s mission to pinpoint, create and implement infrastructure projects that drive standards and best practices for R code.
In this article Patrick S. Li, the designer and implementer of L.B. Stanza, suggests that the greatest productivity gains are the result of having a wide spectrum of libraries. The purpose of a general-purpose programming language is to enable the creation of powerful and easy-to-use libraries. The more powerful the language, the easier the libraries are to use.
The idea of having a Kotlin-based approach to writing Gradle build scripts and plugins was enticing enough to convince the JetBrains team and the Gradle team to concoct a way to get the best of both worlds. And this is how Gradle Script Kotlin was born.
In this article Aviran Mordo, the head of back-end engineering at Wix, weighs in on the benefits of microservices and debunks some myths about what they can and cannot do.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we watched Bitcoin blow all expectations and Blue Ocean reshape Jenkins’ user experience and we got excited about Go 1.7. Kotlin is once again gaining momentum and Hadoop-as-a-Service got us thinking. But that’s not all folks!
Do you actually want to read an article about a Java EE application server? If you agree that the Java EE Stack is still a pillar of modern IT and think that application servers should be reliable, standards-compliant, but also innovative and cool, then Java/Java EE veteran IBM has something to offer — which may come as a surprise to some. This article provides an overview of IBM Liberty, what makes the application server special and why you should work with it.
Eric Horesnyi, CEO of StreamData.IO and speaker at this year’s JAX Finance, spoke to JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc about unicorns and their disruptive label, the vilification of the FinTech movement and companies’ new obsession for UX.