One of the most important aspects of a build tool is to make developers and build engineers highly productive. In this article, Stefan Oehme, core developer at Gradle, talks about Gradle’s plans for 2017.
Kotlin 1.1 has reached beta. Let’s see what’s coming (fairly soon!) in 1.1.
The rapid development of the Internet of Things has created a number of exciting new opportunities and challenges for designers. However, one consideration cannot be overlooked: the need for the device to have memory. In this article, Cher Zevala compares memory options and revisits the IoT memory types.
Which programming languages are in hot demand? Bola Rotibi, Founder and Research Director of Creative Intellect Consulting, invites readers to take a survey which aims to identify the driving forces behind the adoption of new technologies.
Eclipse Two has received a lot of attention lately but some questions have still remained unanswered. In case you missed Doug Schaefer’s answer with regard to the difference between Eclipse Two, Che and Orion, here it is.
While the availability of numerous excellent open technologies has enabled us to build products and services faster than ever, there remain problem areas where technologies have yet to fully impact. One of the most challenging areas involves building consistent, fault-tolerant distributed systems.
A new report by Accenture suggests that the technology behind Bitcoin could help investment banks slash costs by up to $12 billion per year by 2025.
The Rust Language Server is a way of providing editors and IDEs with a range of functionality. It should now be able to run against most Cargo-based Rust projects.
Oracle announced in the Java EE community survey results that, in addition to withdrawing the JSRs for Management 2.0 (JSR 373), and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368), they are also “investigating a possible transfer of MVC to another community member or organization in order to complete JSR 371 as a stand-alone component.” Now it seems that its fate will be sealed on January 31.
Twenty years ago we were just learning how to hook up the new Java language to our relational database to run queries. Five years later and the first IMDGs are starting to appear on the scene and things get faster. Another 5 years and we get NoSQL, finally we can get rid of the ORM, NoSQL works nicely with IMDGs too. Then comes Hadoop and for some bizarre reason we start to see ORM coming back – something’s wrong. What next?
No one is omniscient and that’s ok. There comes a time when you don’t know how to do something and what happens then? You Google your way out of that predicament and hope for the best — but you might wonder if there’s an easier way to find what you were looking for.
When looking for the best programmers in the world, where should you start your search? While the United States has been the birthplace of some excellent software engineers like Grace Hopper and Ken Thompson, there are lots of pools of talent waiting to be tapped across the globe.
Simon Ritter, Deputy CTO at Azul Systems and alternate representative on the JCP EC wrote in a blog post after JCP executive committee’s first face-to-face meeting that “the JCP will require some substantial changes to the processes it uses” to ensure that an agile Java standard is possible.