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Java will never retire, developers are safe

Two decades after its release, Java is still developers’ darling. In this post, you will get to know the real reasons that have kept Java secure and away from retirement.

Money, money, money

Oh how the tables have turned: A simple answer to the tabs v spaces dilemma

It’s decided! There’s only one way to end the tabs v spaces war and that’s by adding money to the equation. Stack Overflow has just released the raw data of its annual Developer Survey and it seems that the fate of the war between the two camps has been decided: developers who use spaces make more money than those who use tabs.

The countdown has begun

What to expect from Go 1.9

The Go releases go like clockwork — every six months, there’s a new release and 1.9 is almost here. Although most of the changes are in the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries, there is also one change to the language, adding support for type aliases.

Interview with Emily Lannon, Director of Workplace at SoundCloud

An insight into the corporate culture at SoundCloud

“Culture is not something you can force top down on people, it’s something that needs to come up from people themselves.” We spoke to Emily Lannon, the Director of Workplace at SoundCloud, about DevOps, how to meet employees’ needs, and how to build an amazing and diverse workplace culture.

It lives!

MVC 1.0 is here to stay

When MVC 1.0 was dropped from Java EE 8, that should have been the end of it. But the community rallied and now MVC 1.0 lives on, with a little help from Java Champion Ivar Grimstad.

Interview with Arnaud Le Hors, Senior Technical Staff Member of Web & Blockchain Open Technologies at IBM

“People cannot just adopt blockchain on their own”

If you want to know more about what blockchain is and Hyperledger’s role in taking the technology behind Bitcoin to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Arnaud Le Hors, Senior Technical Staff Member of Web & Blockchain Open Technologies at IBM about developers’ interest in blockchain, Fabric — a blockchain framework—, and more.