Steve Naidamast is back with an opinion piece about the danger of technology’s “dark side”. Going back to the foundations that eventually led to current consequences of technological reliance, Naidamast explores present trends and their fallout.
HTTP/2 and JMS 2 are in the headlines for Thorben Janssen’s Java news this week, as well as a tutorial for using JCache and CDI. Read on to see what’s hot right now and check out the week’s hottest Java links.
The JAX London is on from October 12-14 and to help you plan your session attendance, we’ve outlined the most popular so far. Java is the big favourite, with testing, product management and benchmarking also making an impression on developers.
Technology and consulting heavyweights IBM have launched developerWorks Open – a new initiative to garner further community involvement in their open source projects. They’ve also set out a plan to release more projects online by year’s end.
In this JAX Magazine sneak preview, JAX London speaker Angelika Langer answers the most important question for anyone using Java streams: are they really faster?
Matteo Collina has been dealing with new possibilities for savings and energy efficiency through ‘Smart Grids’. For communication between a washing machine and a power plant to work, some obstacles need to be cleared.
Google has finally unleashed V1 of Kubernetes, their answer to a cluster manager for Docker. They’ve also used this opportunity to launch a new foundation to define the future of container-based computing.
Pieter Hintjens’ protocol framework zproto is a tool that generates whole servers in C from state machine models. Here he takes us through the models we need to know about and the background behind the tool itself.
The final part in our three-part series on cloud architecture with AWS, taken from Packt’s title on Mastering AWS Development: a closeup on the practices of scalability, elasticity and bootstrapping.
The newest version of JRuby, codename 9000, is accompanied by Ruby 2.2 compatibility, a new runtime, native operations for much of IO as well as some versioning changes to boot – the result of a lot of work, time and commits by 104 contributors.
First it was Java libraries, now Alex Zhitnitsky gets his paws into researching the top Scala libraries from 64,562 dependencies – quite the mammoth task! Read on to reap the rewards of this impressive Scala research.
Taking the microservices approach can mean adding a serious workload. So what’s the incentive? Architecture consultant Eberhard Wolff lists all the reasons why a microservices approach is worth the extra effort.
The JAX London is happening from October 12-14 and we have the lowdown of the sessions that you won’t want to miss. From distributed systems to coding for desktop and mobile, thrown in with some continuous design, JAX London is the place to be.
Ingo Jäger, a CMS specialist at Berlin-based Neofonie, uses the Java-based Magnolia CMS to demonstrate an optimal software stack for developing complex web portals.