Even though blockchain is widely known as an element of Bitcoin, more and more people believe that its true value has not been fully tapped. IBM executive Jerry Cuomo is the latest person to praise the benefits of this distributed database and to urge government agencies to “become early adopters of blockchain applications.”
Full stack developers are a total buzz today. Just open any hiring site, enter “full stack developer” into the search box and enjoy the demand. In this article we will take a look at all the pluses and minuses of being a full stack developer.
The Eclipse project Papyrus has progressed since the founding of the Papyrus Industry Consortium earlier this year. The platform for the UML-based software modeling is now supported by companies such as Airbus, Atos, Ericsson, Fraunhofer Fokus and Zeligsoft. We talked to Papyrus user Michael Jastram and delivery specialist Charles Rivet about the current state and the future of Papyrus.
Swift is undoubtedly gaining momentum thanks to its upcoming 3.0 release, but some claim that the Oracle v. Google legal battle is partly responsible for putting the spotlight on this young programming language.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we received exciting news from the Angular 2 team, the legal battle between Oracle and Google debuted in force and Australian academic Craig Wright promised to prove that he is the creator of Bitcoin, but then changed his mind and went (back) into the ether. But that’s not all folks!
Google has asked the Unicode Consortium, a not-for-profit group that runs an “emoji subcommittee” supervising the creation of new emojis, to consider adding 13 new emojis to represent women in professional roles.
Java has undoubtedly become the foundation of the world’s largest and most ambitious companies —tech giants turn to Java as they mature and their platforms can no longer come across with what they promised: quality and efficiency.
In her keynote at JAX 2016, Caterina Rindi, a Certified Bitcoin Professional, talked about how Bitcoin began and how to tame the blockchain. She also revealed that the Bitcoin blockchain has reached some limitations and that other blockchains are being built —such as Ethereum, which is a blockchain plus a programming language.
Software Engineer Gianluca Arbezzano (CurrencyFair) is one of the speakers at the upcoming DevOps Conference in Berlin (13 – 16 June 2016) where he is going to cover Time Series data in relation to AWS CloudFormation. In this article, he offers a sneak peek at his talks AWS under the Hood and Listen to your Infrastructure and please sleep.
Are performance and reliability related? Or are these things mutually exclusive? I think the latter. Today, the reality is that IT sees application performance and reliability as the same thing, but that couldn’t be further away from the truth.
Are Bitcoins spendable or not? What can you buy with your digital coins and where to find shops that accept this kind of payment? Knowing whether Bitcoins are truly spendable will not only increase adoption, but also boost confidence and transparency. Let’s find out if this digital currency is indeed better than credit cards.
In his memoir, Steve Wozniak offers this recommendation to inventors: “Work alone…Not on a committee. Not on a team.” Programmers may or may not agree with his guidance, but the truth is that the success of pair programming is often influenced by a plethora of premises.
The successor of BootsFaces 0.8.1 was supposed to be a small bugfix release, but the result is a different story: the new version consists of 240 commits. In addition to several bugfixes, version 0.8.5 also brings 11 new components. Plus, the relaxed HTML-like markup style from AngularFaces has been migrated to BootsFaces.
Australian professor and tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has identified himself as the creator of Bitcoin, after years of speculation regarding the identity of the man known as Satoshi Nakamoto. However, once the cat was out of the bag, comments started to pour and Wright decided to take down his blog post.