Community outrage against the new JetBrains subscription model shows that the IntelliJ IDE creators are not aligning their business with customer needs, says Tom Radcliffe, Director of Engineering at ActiveState, the company behind polyglot IDE Komodo.
It took a while, but it’s finally launched – the JVM toolkit Ratpack, which aims to facilitate asynchronous programming on the JVM, has reached a milestone with version 1.0 and is stable and ready for production use. Little has changed since the first RC.
We’ve previously written about the diversity issues that the IT industry faces and felt it was time to turn the attention to our own actions in this regard. Here we share how we’re hoping to get more women involved in current and future JAX conferences. Can you help?
If your software system is slow and struggles to ‘evolve’, there’s a good chance your team is only working one-dimensionally, says Gernot Starke, a leading expert in software architecture behaviour.
Do you live your distributed systems life by the Principles of Chaos? Well it’s time to start. Chaos Engineering is the new way to address the uncertainty of distributed systems at scale and helps to build confidence in the behaviour of the system.
Here we look at how to use the Java EE upgrade ADF to build a system of pop-ups that dynamically reacts according to the user’s interaction.
David Heinemeier Hansson says that workaholics aren’t the solution to your start-up cash woes. Rather than rely on slave-driving to push your idea, DHH thinks you need a better strategy to get creative, interesting people investing in your vision.
A number of organisations have started publicly lobbying US Congress to take action over cybersecurity legislation, with Oracle, Microsoft, Apple and others accused of being on the wrong side of history when its comes to surveillance and users’ privacy.
It’s official. We are now living in the future. And 3D printing is now more amazing than we ever thought it would be. At our sister conference MobileTechCon in Germany, Tim Geurtjens of MX3D presented the first 3D-printed steel bridge in the world. Mind: blown.
Which Java programmers have the most influence on Twitter? The JAX team has trawled thousands of tech accounts to find 25 Twitter profiles that belong in every Java developer’s Twitter stream.
After hosting sessions during their successful tracks at SpringOne2GX, Guillaume Laforge and Graeme Rocher of Groovy and Grails delivered the upcoming strategies of the language and framework partnership that continues to ride the funding rollercoaster.
Switching to continuous delivery means abandoning existing practices and habits, and applying and developing new ones. But it doesn’t need to be a fast change, says CD coach Eduards Sizovs.
The Brotli compression algorithm engineered by Google has been open sourced in a bid to gain browser-wide adoption. This freshly prepared data format has been named after Swiss baked goods and outperforms its predecessor with fast pager loads.