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Interview with Marcus Biel, CleanCode Evangelist and JCP member

Java 9: “Project Jigsaw is finally giving us a badly needed Java seatbelt”

Oracle recently announced the general availability of Java SE 9 — even though it has over 150 new features to offer, the star of the release is the Java Platform Module System, also known as Project Jigsaw. We talked with Marcus Biel, CleanCode Evangelist and JCP member about his favorite features in Java 9, the ones that were not included, Project Jigsaw and the new version numbering scheme.

Interview with Anders Wallgren

“You cannot buy DevOps in a box”

How do you measure a successful DevOps adoption? What kinds of metrics do you need to monitor, what benchmarks do you need to meet? We talked with JAX London speaker Anders Wallgren about continuous development, microservices, and how we can be better at DevOps.

Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger

“We’re just on the edge of blockchain’s potential”

No one could have seen blockchain coming. Now that it’s here, blockchain has the potential to completely reinvent the world of financial transactions, as well as other industries. In this interview, we talked to JAX London speaker Brian Behlendorf about the past, present, and future of this emerging technology.

Interview with Kai Tödter

Microservices are more than just a hype

Microservices may be a trendy architecture style right now, but they’re a flexible, yet solid foundation for software. In this interview, JAX London speaker Kai Tödter describes some of the advantages and disadvantages of microservices. Plus, he explains why cloud computing is a natural support for a microservices architecture.

Machine learning for fun and profit

Code-free machine learning with the Teachable Machine

Machine learning is the hottest tech trend these days. Now, the barriers to entry are lower than ever with Google’s Teachable Machine from the A.I. Experiment, which promises to help users learn about machine learning… without using a single line of code.

The wheels on the TIOBE index go round and round

Swift’s popularity has gone into free fall, TIOBE index shows

We’ve recently noticed a change in readers’ interest towards Swift but then again, in tech, everything changes at the speed of light. However, we’re not the only ones who noticed that — according to this month’s TIOBE index, Swift is losing popularity. What triggered the change? We can only speculate.