JAR hell is an endearing term referring to the problems that arise from the characteristics of Java’s class loading mechanism. Nicolai Parlog is on hand to go through the different problems you might come across whilst exploring these Java anomalies.
Take care with tuples, says Lukas Eder. Type hierarchies can be tricky so you need to watch out when defining them in several different languages and APIs. Different tuples may have common features, but not all of them are compatible.
If you’re developing with Microsoft’s WPF, then you’re likely aware of Xceed and the confusing “BusyIndicator” control – but have you managed to find a tutorial explaining its implementation? Try this one on for size from regular blogger Steve Naidamast.
DevOpsCon 2015 speaker Walid Farag gives us an in-depth look into the modern datacenter by harnessing IT operations processes and tying it all with the bigger picture. He looks to answer the following question: Why choose business agility?
Developer performance and how it impacts the industry is a big deal – so much so that Jacob Kaplan-Moss made an attempt to tackle it during his PyCon 2015 keynote. Calling himself a mediocre programmer, he confronts the programming talent myth.
Groovy creator Guillaume Laforge shares some essential lessons on managing programming communities and looks back on Groovy’s miraculous renaissance experience since the language’s departure from Pivotal and move to the Apache Foundation.
Google again reassures the community about the longevity of the Angular 1 series, while announcing new details of the next generation, among them Angular Universal and a new tool called angular-cli.
Spotify’s famously engineered agile practices have become the stuff of lean legend. The company is growing at a rapid rate and continues to employ its unique brand of agile methodology, which is intricately linked to its organic organisational culture.
As a developer, are you able to run free with other species? Are Ops and architects allowed to frolic together as God intended? Or are you trapped in a pen of expertise? Nigel Moulton discusses the pros and cons of converged skills in IT departments.
What was once thought to be only a Bitcoin innovation, now has the potential to shape new technology across the entire internet. In the coming years, we can expect to see other industries unleashing the potential of blockchain technology and Bitcoin sidechains, says George Basiladze.
Thorben Janssen is back with this week’s Java news featuring a new issue of the Java Specialists Newsletter, Mark Reinhold’s latest Java 9 article and some important skills for all the software architects out there. Check out the hottest Java links and more for the week.
No concept is more complex and nebulous to a software developer than the one that is suggested by the word “done”. Is there such a thing as a finish line in IT? And if so, what exact requirements should a programmer need to fulfil in order to cross it?
The new Node.js 4.2 release has been christened “Argon”, the first drop under the new Long Term Support plan that provides various levels of support over a 30 month period. The plan aims to help operations teams and enterprise application development.
How much DevOps hype is true? What security does Docker provide? How much can security analytics really tell us? And how are BYOD approaches changing the way developers work? Read up on all this and more in the latest free JAX Magazine.