Why do most IT companies have so few female engineers? How can they hire more women engineers? If only we knew the answers to these questions….We talked to Tracy Miranda, cofounder of Kichwa Coders, a software consultancy specializing in Eclipse tools for science and embedded software, about how employers can persuade female engineers to join their companies.
Java EE Guardians speak bluntly: “It could be months or years before Oracle is ready to focus on Java EE once again”
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?
“Continuous Delivery is a journey.” Organizations are complex systems, but if people and departments do not share the same goal, they are bound to fail. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Eduards Sizovs, leader of the Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community, at DevOpsCon about shadow continuous delivery and its pitfalls, and also about the importance of communication between teams and departments.
Bitcoin’s blockchain technology was originally created to “avoid banks,” but according to an article by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), this technology “may end up helping them.”
In today’s competitive market, being a good designer is not enough; one must have the proper skills to thrive within a team. There are new devices, smart apps and social sharing techniques that teach us how to be better designers; if only it were that easy…
In this article Dreamix Java software developer Boris Velichkov teaches us how to implement Immutable Generic Classes. It isn’t so difficult to make a class Immutable or Generic in Java. But what if you try to make the class both Immutable and Generic at the same time? Is it easy and possible?
Virtualization is helping businesses make the most of the cloud technology by allowing greater control, scalability, and flexibility for efficient use of the IT infrastructures. A virtual infrastructure allows you to run several applications using fewer physical servers while enhancing resiliency and improving workload balance.
This year at DevOpsCon we are trying to break the pattern of definitions. Our speakers are teaching us that without embracing the two-pizza team concept and acknowledging that open source is now default the DevOps conversation cannot evolve.
In this column Steve Naidamast, senior software engineer at Black Falcon Software, will comment on how technology looks like today, how it used to be and how the buzzwords in this industry are echoes of past events throughout history.
“Previously Spring was deemed proprietary — now the entire Java world is upside down because Oracle loses interest in Java EE”
The future of Java EE 8 seems to be rather foggy at the moment. We’re talking to Oliver Gierke, the lead of the Spring Data project at Pivotal, formerly known as SpringSource, and member of the JPA 2.1 expert group, about Spring 5, the situation of Java EE 8 and whether the community can take over Oracle’s responsibility.
In his keynote at JAX Finance, John Davies, co-founder and CTO of C24, a London-based fast data company specializing in high-volume, low-latency complex messaging, talked about the problem that blockchain solves, the technologies which use it and the industry sectors that are interested in this mechanism. He also answered the question ‘why are global banks investigating the use of blockchain in their applications?’
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we met two high-profile Java EE Guardians, we witnessed the marriage between Kotlin and Gradle and we learned why the Bitcoin price continues to fluctuate.