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.
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.
The entire production process hates you, from the machines and the networks to the very users you’re trying to help. We talked to JAX London speaker Russ Miles about why production hates you, and how you can turn this pain into an advantage.
Java 9 is here and the changes are extensive. We talked to Nicolai Parlog of CodeFX about his favorite features in Java 9, Project Jigsaw, and the contentious new Java naming system. But he does explain why he thinks that all of these changes will improve the entire Java ecosystem as a whole.
The news out of JavaOne this year has been fairly big: Java EE is moving to the Eclipse Foundation. If you weren’t there, David Heffelfinger reports on what went down at JavaOne and how everyone took this monumental news.
Software technology is advancing by leaps and bounds, and for the better. In this article, Chirag Thumar goes over why we need modules, how they work with Java, and how useful it can be in the new Java 9.
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.
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.
How do you start testing your apps? In the part four of five, JAX London speaker Gil Tayar explains how simple and easy integration testing in Node can be with jsdom. Like, really, really simple.
Project Jigsaw, Java’s new modular system, is the star of Java 9. We talked with Rabea Gransberger, software developer at MEKOS and organizer of JUG Bremen, about the new release, the modular system, what’s still missing in this release and the plans for an all-new and significantly shortened release cycle.
It’s been two months since Oracle joined the Hyperledger consortium and now the tech giant is taking another step towards showing its interest in blockchain — they just announced Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service.
There’s a lot going on in the Java EE world (or should we say EE4J?!) right now but perhaps we should stop thinking about what’s to come and focus on the Java EE 8 release. We talked with Java Champion Josh Juneau about his favorite features, the features he would have liked to see in Java EE 8, the new name and more.
Eclipse MicroProfile 1.2 is here and it builds on the 1.1 version, updates the Config API and adds the Health Check, Fault Tolerance, Metrics, and JWT Propagation APIs. Eclipse MicroProfile 1.3 and 2.0 should be released on the same day — November 17, 2017.