Atlassian, creator of the popular issue tracker JIRA, has announced a major change to its flagship product. JIRA will now be split into three independent products for specific departments.
As the developer community prepares for a major European conference event, programmers from all over the UK are signing up for a free community night and panel discussion on business and technology.
Lukas Eder likes SQL a lot, so he’s here to show you the true meaning of Venn diagrams by describing its operations – UNION, EXCEPT and INTERSECT all play a starring role. You’ll even get a sneak peak of some of the points he’ll cover in his upcoming JAX London session.
Like testing yourself? Alex Zhitnitsky has a great set of Java puzzles to baffle even the most die-hard Java coders. Explore the more unusual side of Java with this quiz, but be warned: They’re not meant to be used in real-life Java applications!
Move over Vagrant – you’ve been overthrown. HashiCorp’s newest tool for developing and deploying any application is better, faster and stronger than its predecessor. Otto aims to make microservices easier for developers to work with and is super smart to boot.
JAX London keynote speaker Jeff Sussna shares his progressive ideas regarding continuous delivery and system change with his proposal on pervasive refactoring. For Sussna, it will contribute to less overall failure, less cost and more robust systems.
The week’s hottest Java links are here again with Thorben Janssen bringing us an incredibly cool set of Java puzzles, the legend of the Java programming language and the pros and cons of implementing a Batchlet. Stay tuned!
The first update for Eclipse Mars is now available, featuring support for the build system Gradle. ‘Mars.1’ also marks an important change in the Eclipse update cycle – instead of two yearly service releases, we can expect more frequent updates in future.
After access was granted via JetBrains’ Early Access Program, the official preview for IntelliJ IDEA 15 has landed: weekly sneak peeks have culminated in a built-in Kotlin M14 plugin, updated database tools and easier debugging of lambda expressions.
Programmers are amongst the highest paid and most sought-after employees. However, this can all change depending on the specific programming languages one is proficient in. Java is up there as one of the most in-demand and top-paying.
Oracle has proposed an OpenJDK project that aims to breathe new life into Mobile Java by porting the JDK to popular mobile platforms like iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.
After his recent benchmarking of Java 8 Streams, Nicolai Parlog is back to document suggestions from the community of other possible profiles. Parlog wants us all to remember that with Stream performance, numbers can lie.
In the third part of his common sense software engineering series, blogger Steve Naidamast takes us through risk analysis and the techniques you’ll need to estimate risk exposure, including a handy a risk exposure calculation.
How do you deal with the coworkers that get on your nerves? Some advice featured over on the Oracle blog has suggested that we take the high road, draw boundaries or practice the fine art of emotional detachment.