Adding to your DevOps tool belt

Top DevOps tools that you must use in 2019 and beyond

DevOps continues its steady growth throughout 2019 and beyond. Here are some highly recommended tools for you and your team to check out and implement into DevOps strategies. Find out exactly what you need for your specific use cases and goals. Have you tested them out? Finding the best DevOps tool is something that will take some experimentation and testing.

Sumo Logic's annual report

State of the cloud 2019: Multi-cloud and Kubernetes go hand in hand

Sumo Logic’s annual report reveals some observations and insights about modern applications and DevSecOps in the cloud. Multi-cloud solutions, Kubernetes, AWS, and open source software are all having a banner year according to data from Sumo Logic’s customers. See the key findings, including the top five AWS services and database technologies.

It's time for part 3 of the Akka Typed series

Tour of Akka Typed: supervision and signals

Manuel Bernhardt is back for part three of his series about Akka Typed, the new Akka Actor API that brings significant advantages over the classic one. In his third entry, he looks at one of the core concepts of actor systems: supervision and failure recovery.

Rumors of PHP's death have been greatly exaggerated

Long live PHP!

According to a report from W3Techs, PHP is used by 79% of all websites with a known server-side programming language. And yet, many programmers are lining up to hold a funeral service for the language. Rumors of PHP’s death might be greatly exaggerated. In this article, learn about some of the reasons PHP is still a great language to develop enterprise applications with.

Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

Friends or Foes?

The open source solutions Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry are two of the most popular cloud platforms. People often compare them when making a decision to use one of the two options. This article describes the strengths and usage scenarios of the two platforms and shows that it does not have to be an ‘either-or’ situation.

TIOBE Index for September 2019

PHP in decline: The rise and fall of a programming language

Once upon a time, PHP was one of the most popular programming languages. Now it’s slowly fading in popularity, especially with the rise of languages such as Python. According to the TIOBE Index for September 2019, PHP is struggling to keep its spot in the top 10 programming languages. Is it time to lower the casket, or does this language have some kick left in it?

The real work starts now

Jakarta EE 8 – a new age of enterprise Java is upon us

What a week this has been for Java! Jakarta EE 8 and JavaFX 13 are already here, and Java 13 is waiting in the wings for its moment to shine! Now that the dust has settled a little bit and we got some sleep after the Jakarta One online conference, we’ve put together a little something about the release of Jakarta EE 8.

Bringing blockchain to mobile

How can blockchain technology prove beneficial for mobile app development?

To understand the finer aspects of how blockchain technology can be used to develop mobile applications, we first need to understand the benefits that it can bring to mobile app development. In this article, Harikrishna Kundariya dives into how blockchain technology can be utilized to make mobile apps more reliable and secure.

The eagle has landed

JavaFX 13 released – the new frontier for OpenJFX

What a week this has been! We got JavaFX 13 and Jakarta EE 8, and Java 13 is just around the corner, too! Now that the excitement has died down to a dull roar, we’ve put together a post detailing the key features and changes of the new OpenJFX release. Let’s take a look.

Jakarta EE 8 is headed for great things

Jakarta EE 8 Release @ Eclipse Foundation

To celebrate the long-awaited release of Jakarta EE 8, we’re featuring content from prominent names and faces in the world of Jakarta EE and enterprise Java. This article is written by Eclipse Foundation Jakarta EE Program Manager Tanja Obradovic.

News from Google Developer Days

Flutter v1.9 is live: Support for iOS 13, new widgets, & more

At Google Developer Days in Shanghai, China, Flutter 1.9 was unveiled. It is live and ready to upgrade! The latest features include support for Apple’s Catalina OS and iOS 13, new widgets for Materials, a new command for Android, and some fixed issues that will prevent crashing. According to Chris Sells, PM for the Flutter dev experience, this is the biggest update yet.