There are a lot of fast food restaurants and coffee chains which use asynchronous processing to make sure they serve as many customers as possible as quickly as possible. As we go through the coffee ordering process, you will see that there’s not much of a difference between Starbucks employees (baristas) and programmers.
Do you need to transform your business, deliver faster and better? Confused by all the buzz words and hype or how any of it can help you or your teams? We talked to JAX DevOps speakers Caroline Emmins and John Owen about how IBM changed its relationship with development from “them and us” to a collaborative DevOps partnership.
Per Minborg, founder and CTO at the Speedment AB, reminisces about the old (Java) days when people were experimenting with Java and databases and paves the way for Speedment, the Java 8 Open Source project which can be used to extract Java code from existing database schemas without trouble and directly start coding applications.
ThoughtWorks’ biannual Technology Radar reveals the trends and technologies that are shaping the future. This edition puts an emphasis on the growing popularity of Docker, Spring Boot, and Threat Modeling, among others.
While running continuous delivery, there may be an issue ensuring users have updated content. Due to the inherent latency within a Content Delivery Network (CDN), during a deployment, users may be viewing content on an older version of software.
David M. Brear, renowned speaker and one of the top FinTech influencers to follow in 2016, believes that banks can and should put the current technological innovations to good use. We talked to Mr Brear about the FinTech movement’s “disruptive” label and whether banks will “evolve or die.”
The current financial reality has made it tough for savers to preserve their habits, but one detail is giving them hope: gold is up nearly 20 percent in 2016 and BitGold is riding the wave of success. This Canadian payments platform announced in early April that BitGold clients currently own almost a tonne of gold.
Did you know? As announced during NetBeans Day Germany last week, the JDK team, in co-operation with the NetBeans team, has made early and experimental tooling available for getting started with JDK 9 and Jigsaw.
In this article, Java champion Lukas Eder invites readers to have a serious look at some Kotlin language features that we should have in Java as well.
As the go-between for Java byte code and a hardware platform, a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is a critical link in computer processing. But despite its name, JVM is not just for Java.
Software developers must indubitably have tech skills, but there is another popular set of abilities that is gaining momentum: soft skills. Technical know-how is one way of measuring how good a developer is, but soft skills are really the ones that help them receive the stamp of approval from the industry.
No technology is timeless in the eyes of a developer and all have their flaws and perks. However, as Steve Naidamast, a senior software engineer claims, the pendulum of history begins to swing back sooner or later, demonstrating that until the actual foundations of web development change, no new technology will actually be able to benefit anyone in the sense that it is some type of global panacea for such development.
Many companies still use expensive proprietary hardware and software to provide load-balancing and routing for their users and services. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Andrey Sibiryov about how IPVS can be used to automatically configure load balancing and routing for Docker containers using a simple Go daemon and a Docker plugin.
The biological engineers at MIT have developed a programming language which enables them to interact with living cells. As part of their research, the researchers have already programmed 60 DNA circuits with several functions.