IoT: Lots of opportunities for innovative applications

Building the Internet of Things with OSGi

In a world where billions of devices are being connected to the Internet, the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes an increasingly important domain. IoT offers a lot of opportunities for new and innovative applications, for example turning your home into a smart home, or turning cities into smart cities, by intelligently connecting sensor input data to various actuators.

DevOpsCon Video

Flexibility – how to make data science in banking work

Banking is advancing at a rapid pace; customers are demanding a personalized experience any time any place through any device. If banks don’t keep up with this demand, many fin-tech start-ups will. To stay ahead in this race, ING has made advancing her IT capabilities in general and her analytical capabilities in particular one of her core strategies.

UI basics

Overcoming challenges with UI design

Re-designing a website UI to improve user experience is hard. It requires in-depth research, creativity and a lot of plug-and-play. Most of all, you need to be able to know when to start from scratch, says creative director and UI designer Gail Yui.

DevOpsCon Video

DevOps: A Little Automation Goes A Long Way

How can leading Web properties release a dozen versions of their Web apps per day? What are the methods and tools to increase the agility of developers? Where are the pitfalls and tradeoffs of existing solutions?

The end of Java in your browser?

Java deprecated: Oracle buries the Java Browser Plug-in

The Java Browser Plug-in will soon be a thing of the past. As Dalibor Topic announced on Oracle’s Java Platform blog, the plug-in is to be marked at “deprecated” in the upcoming JDK 9 already. Is this the end of Java in browser applications?


Internet of Things: Design from Manufacturing

Mengmeng Chen is head of the US branch of Seeed Studio, an open hardware innovation platform that helps makers turn their cool ideas into reality. In this session, she explores the challenges of hardware product development for the Internet of Things.

Bridging the gap

JMS and the .NET Developer

Much of enterprise software is built on a message-passing paradigm, and the popular .NET and Java platforms both offer APIs that provide access to messaging. While .NET offers access to Microsoft’s MSMQ through a set of standard APIs, there’s a problem: MSMQ isn’t widely used in the enterprise, even in .NET shops.

Newcomer to the Spring Ecosystem

Spring Cloud Task: New Spring project presented for the development of short-lived microservices

As Michael Minella, the project leader of Spring Batch, announced on behalf of his team, a new subproject of Spring Cloud called Spring Cloud Task is ready. The target of Spring Cloud Task is to deliver the necessary functionality to Spring Boot based applications for the support of short-lived microservices. The announcement at the same time marks the release of the first milestone.

Market Requirements – Why Log Management?

NetEye: Our Elastic Stack Story

It all began with the new decree (the “Garante per la protezione dei dati personali”) issued by the Italian data protection authorities in 2008. This regulation (Italian | English) stipulates that all companies must log all administrator’ system access data and keep them archived for at least six months.