Remote teams are becoming more popular for development departments, but could they also hold the key to improved productivity? Developers in distributed teams work better than those relying on colocation, says IT blogger Ralf Westphal.
The AngularJS team has finally woken its community up from what was probably the worst nightmare it will ever experience. Plans to update to AngularJS 2.0 without a migration path have now been replaced with a clear outline for a seamless harmony between old and new versions.
From waterfall to DevOps, there have been a multitude of movements that have strived to drive software programming efficiency forwards. But not all have been able to liberate developers from the pressure to deliver results faster.
Any enterprise that can begin treating its infrastructure as code, opens itself up to major performance improvements with automated tests, code repositories and build servers. This excerpt from “Amazon Web Service in Action” introduces us to the basics of Infrastructure as Code.
NetBeans IDE is comprehensive and powerful, though not always as pretty as you’d like it to be, which, in turn, can have an impact on the efficiency and enjoyment of your coding experience. Since there will never be one single appearance that will please absolutely everyone, it helps to know what you can do to make NetBeans pleasing to your own specific eye.
Using ASP.Net for mobile development brings numerous advantages, including custom controls and a flexible, adaptive architecture. Juned Ahmed Ghanchi introduces us to the common approaches, the architecture and the web server controls.
For all the great strides that IT is taking to bring us to better futures faster, it turns out that everything we need to know about high-performance system architecture can be learned from the history of urban Paris.
This is the final week for any IT masterminds still hoping to book their JAX London ticket with an Early Bird discount. With several prominent programmers announcing new workshops and sessions, there’s never been a better time to grab a ticket!
With Java 9 on its way, the more information you have, the better. Nicolai Parlog dissects the upcoming Project Jigsaw and inspects each feature, from dependency management and optimisation to encapsulation.
After counter-ranting about NULL, Lukas Eder wants to look at another “special value” that might change everything for Java 8: Optional. Functional programmers love it, so its worth digging around to find out whether or not you should follow suit.
Continuous Delivery is gaining recognition as a best practice, but adopting it and iteratively improving it is challenging.
Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It’s Tuesday morning and Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company’s new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but is massively over budget and very late. Bill must fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill’s entire department will be outsourced.
Considering a change in your architecture? If you’re looking at Apache Spark, it might be worth seeing what Alex Zhitnitsky has to say about the top 5 things you should consider before the jump. Software architecture is hard.
The Eclipse Foundation are looking to employ a bit of financial self-love by administering Foundation funds directly into Eclipse projects. Up until now, the Foundation acted primarily as the emissary between development and Foundation members.