Running software in containers is catching on, and nearly half of IT leaders plan to deploy containers in production. Containers are extremely useful and can solve many problems associated with multiple environments, but they have their limitations. What do you need to know about containerization and its pros versus con before you begin?
In the column “Stropek as a Service”, SaaS expert Rainer Stropek talks about exciting aspects of the implementation, monetization and use of software as a service offerings. This column focuses on how cloud computing could actually help reduce global warming.
Java Web Start allows Java applications to be transferred over the internet and started without a browser. However, Oracle discontinued support for Java Web Start and removed it from official Java distributions starting with Java 11. Does that mean the end of Java Web Start? No, says Hendrik Ebbers (Karakun), who has launched the OpenWebStart project as an alternative. We talked to him about the objectives, status quo, and future of (Open)WebStart.
Software, access, and realpolitik — How should open source communities respond to the GitHub restrictions?
What happens when open source isn’t open to all? GitHub made headlines recently when it made it difficult for developers in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria to access private repository services. This has opened up a conversation that needs to happen regarding free and open source software.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we took a close look at GraphQL and how it’s changing web querying, JuliaCon’s user survey results, and Quarkus in an interview with Alex Soto. There’s plenty more, too! Let’s take a look.
At a high level, Cloud-Native architecture implies adapting to the many new possibilities empowering innovation that paves the way for digital transformation. How did Cloud-Native approaches come to be? Time to take a tour of Cloud-Native DevOps, where it came from, where it is now, and what positives it brings to its users.
What’s new in VS Code? Version 1.37 is here and with it comes some new features and a number of updates. This time around the update includes a refreshed icon update, a few language improvements for TypeScript, improved error reporting, and more. See what’s shiny and new in Visual Studio Code this month.
Sometimes designing a mobile app sounds simple, but it can be anything but. How do you come up with an app design that is engaging for your users? Here are some UX tips for designing better mobile apps and what developers and designers should focus on.
Container technology is more widespread than ever, but a report has found that security standards are unable to keep up with the pace. We interviewed Ali Golshan, CTO and co-founder of StackRox about what causes container security issues and how to improve the way security is approached.
No matter how carefully they wrote their program, nearly every developer knows the dreaded NullPointerException all too well. The JVM points to the location of the problem, but not in as much detail as you might like. With JEP 358, Goetz Lindemaier and Ralf Schmelter propose a solution to this problem.
DevOps, C++ & Python are indispensable skills in tech, showing a huge year-on-year growth as well as continued dominance in terms of what employers want. However, there is also a trend that more and more digital skills are demanded from those working in non-IT positions as well.
When is it best to run your application with fewer instances and large memory size, or a lot of instances with a small memory size? In this article, Ram Lakshmanan discusses the differences and pricing of each module and goes over two multi-billion dollar enterprise stories.
What does “container first” mean? What are the strengths of Quarkus? What’s new in 0.20.0? What features can we look forward to in the future? When will version 1.0.0 be released? We have so many questions about Quarkus and Alex Soto was kind enough to answer them all.
Whatever kind of woman you are, what you wear or what personality you have, is irrelevant. There’s a role for you.
Two years ago, we launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist for F5 Networks.