No one likes being interrupted. By definition, it’s disruptive. But it turns out, the cost of interruption is higher than you might think.
A feature-complete Spring Framework 5.0 release candidate has just become available. The next release candidate should arrive later this month and the final release is expected in late June. Let’s revisit the four biggest Spring Framework 5 feature themes.
The Public Review Ballot for JSR 376, the Java Platform Module System is behind us. The EC has not approved it and now the race to build a better version has begun. Let’s dissect the vote log and representatives’ comments after casting their votes.
An IBM Smarter Workforce Institute study found that “remote workers are highly engaged, more likely to consider their workplaces as innovative, happier about their job prospects and less stressed than their more traditional, office-bound colleagues.” This sounds good in theory but let’s not forget that the tech giant is in the midst of a “move or leave” program.
If Java is dying, it’s safe to say that death becomes it. Java has died and resurrected more times than we can count and it’s still here. But, according to the latest Tiobe index, this programming language is “in a heavy downward trend since the beginning of 2016.”
The finish line is almost in sight but it could turn out to be an illusion as the Public Review Ballot for JSR 376 closes today. Mark Reinhold, the Specification Lead for this JSR, wrote an open letter to the JCP Executive Committee in which he explained why “a vote against this JSR due to lack of consensus in the EG is a vote against the Java Community Process itself.”
What will the future of Java 9 look like? Despite criticism from experts regarding the module system Jigsaw, Oracle opened the ballot for JSR 376. Red Hat and IBM announced that they will be voting “no”. We asked Christoph Engelbert, representative of Hazelcast at the JCP executive committee, why Hazelcast has decided not to support the Jigsaw draft.
AngularDart 2.0 was unveiled in October 2016 so it’s time for the next release. What does AngularDart 3.0 have to offer? Better performance, smaller generated code and the promise to make you more productive.
Data breaches are a dime a dozen these days. Are hackers getting better? Not really. It turns out that bad coding practices lead to insecure code and glaring vulnerabilities. Who knew?
One of the biggest topics in Spring Boot 2.0 is the support for Spring 5. What does this mean in terms of features and how does Spring 5 embrace reactive programming? Stéphane Nicoll, software engineer at Pivotal answers these questions and more in anticipation of his JAX talk next week.
We are moving to an era where all companies in every industry are becoming software companies. The implication of this transition means that there needs to be an accelerated focus on creating new application quickly and efficiently. Why should developers be interested in banking? Let’s find out.
Frameworks are NOT considered as a replacement for programming languages but that doesn’t mean they haven’t rocked the latter’s world. Angular, JavaFX, MicroProfile, Spring MVC, Node.js, JSF and MVC 1.0 are some of the most important players. And guess what? You‘ll find them all in this issue.
If you’re looking for a new gateway framework, look no further. IBM has now made their lightweight, infinitely extensible API Microgateway open source.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Kathryn Harrison, Blockchain Offering Leader at IBM.