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Interview series with blockchain influencers — Final Part

Disruption may be an unavoidable reality: Is blockchain the new status quo?

It’s safe to say that blockchain is not going away, so people working in tech should have (at least) a base-level understanding of how this technology works. In the final part of our interview series, we dissect the IMF’s piece The Internet of Trust and discuss the lessons the IT world can learn from the blockchain technology.

Play with fire, you're gonna get burned

Burned by the Internet of Threats

IoT is one of the hottest trends in tech right now. But as businesses rush to the Internet of Things, they need to take care. As Christian Buhrow explains, when companies push IoT to production too quickly, security features are all too often forgotten to potential catastrophic results.

Still the “sexiest job of the 21t century”

Understanding data engineering and what it means for the future

The idea of collecting and analyzing data to gather insights isn’t really new. However, the specific roles involved in the collection and analysis of data have grown and evolved considerably over the last decade as the amount of data being created has increased at a staggering rate. In this article, Cher Zavala explains why data engineers are so important.

Interview with Maciej Winnicki, Principal Software Engineer at Serverless Inc.

“Serverless is a revolution of the cloud”

What is serverless and how does it improve software development and operations? JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Maciej Winnicki, Principal Software Engineer at Serverless Inc. about the benefits of serverless, its limitations and the reasons why he calls it “a revolution of the cloud.”

Interview series with Java influencers — Part 1

No swan song for Java: 11 influencers weigh in on its reputation, rivals and adoption

What’s cooking in the Java world? Plenty, actually. Java 9 is coming in September, Jigsaw has finally its approval and our Java influencers are offering us some valuable insight into the future of this programming languages. In this 3-part interview series, we shed some light on where Java is headed to and what language is a worthy opponent.

Trivial pursuit

How well do you know your Go trivia?

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We’re back with a new programming pub quiz! This week, we’re testing your knowledge about Go. Do you know everything there is to know about this old favorite?

Getting started with LSP in Eclipse Orion

Language Server Protocols help developers get programming language support that is separated from any given editor or IDE. In this article, Olivier Thomann explains how you can get started with the LSP in Eclipse Orion.

Interview with Yurii Rashkovskii, maintainer at pumpkindb.org

Making a blind “default” choice of a database will shape the application

Today, we’re taking a second look at a new database on the scene, PumpkinDB. Although this new event sourcing database engine is just getting started, we’re fascinated by what we can see so far. We talked to Yurii Rashkovskii, maintainer at pumpkindb.org about this new project, its benefits and challenges and databases in general.

Choices, choices

Jumpstart your QA team

Growing pains are difficult for everyone, but especially for start-ups. Today, we look at whether it is better to hire testers first or a manager. Logically, it should be a tester, right? Nope. In this article, Kevin Dunne explains why your team actually needs a QA manager first.

Coding cheat sheets in real time

Codota: Using AI to make our code better

Coding in Java? Codota makes it even easier with an AI pair programmer designed to help you write code without having to check other references online. Does this mean one day robots will take over our developer jobs? Maybe, but not quite yet.