Responsible design in a connected world

IoT Design Manifesto 1.0 has arrived

The first Internet of Things Design Manifesto has gone live with contributions and backing from a plethora of professionals in the IoT community. Its guidelines aim to be a foundation for designers and engineers to create a myriad of products and services.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 34/15: Optional, Valhalla, Docker Toolbox

This week’s Java news by Thorben Janssen stars Project Valhalla, improvements to the Docker Toolbox and using the new Java 8 Date and Time API with Hibernate. All this and more when checking out the week’s hottest Java links.

Check your ego

Is Egoless Programming still relevant?

It has been more than 40 years since Gerard M. Weinberg created the concept of Egoless Programming. We take a look at the treatise now to see whether the rules contained therein still serve a purpose for the modern programmer today.

The evolution of a software language

Why is Java still changing?

It’s been over a year since the launch of one of the biggest ever releases in Java history. With plenty more elements coming and going in the Java 9 release next year, there’s one question you may find yourself asking: Does Java need all this change?

Rubbing it out

Ember.js 2.0 is all about removing stuff

The new Ember.js 2.0 drop is all about removing features that were deprecated from version 1.13. However, the gang behind the open-source JavaScript application framework want to make sure they’re really good at removing things.

Living to dominate

The Power of Living Systems

Pieter Hintjens has defined a new metaphor for software systems and organizations known as “Living Systems”, which will recognize and solve real problems faster, cheaper, and with more accuracy than Planned Systems.

Interview with Johannes Link

Crowdfunding for JUnit Lambda is underway

With JUnit’s crowdfunding campaign gaining traction, we’re all for further development of the popular unit testing tool. Johannes Link reveals in this JAXenter interview where the problems currently lie with JUnit and how these might be addressed in a possible JUnit 5.0.

Taking a blow

Is DevOps crushing the DBA?

Pierre Fricke is back to discuss DevOps and its role in what he is the calling the battle between the creative developers and the process junkies. What will the future bring for the role of DBAs?

Get creative

DevOps culture needs to be created

How can you help your company navigate the DevOps path? Gordon Haff believes it takes strong sponsorship from management, but you also need to curate your approach to what fits in with your organization and company values.

Third time's a charm

io.js reaches version 3.0.0

Expected to be the last series under their forked banner, io.js has progressed to version 3.0.0. Breaking changes show up in the form of V8 upgrades, along with preparations around the native side of the platform for the upcoming Node.js merger.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 33/15: Mission Control, Unsafe solution, CQRS

This week’s Java news by Thorben Janssen features the Java Mission Control tool, a solution to the Unsafe class drama and the first early draft release of the JSON-P 1.1 expert group. All this and more when checking out the week’s hottest Java links.