Are you keeping an eye on all the happenings in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent? Here’s another great one for all Java developers out there: you can now use your own Java code to create powerful real-time applications that process streaming data, courtesy of Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics.
Our expectation of latency for the delivery of content has dropped from hours or minutes to seconds. We, as customers, also don’t care about the infrastructure or the complexity of the systems required to deliver this: we just want to binge watch the new season of Making a Murderer. Each iteration of this evolution has required the technology, systems, and skills we need to build and manage that technology to change. So, what do we need to know now that we didn’t before?
“Public Cloud: yes or no?” – a question radically outpaced by the train of technology. More and more companies are looking into the advantages and disadvantages of a public cloud infrastructure. There is no doubt that the public cloud has its advantages. Its elasticity, high vertical integration, and global distribution are ideal for certain applications. However, very few applications really need this, and it’s worth taking a closer look.
Blockchain is on everyone’s lips these days but, as we learned during the recent Blockchain Technology Conference, before choosing blockchain, you have to ask yourself one question: Do I really need it? We caught up with Dan Middleton, chair of the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee to discuss blockchain’s technical challenges, the dos and don’ts and what fascinates him about this technology.
It’s time to finish our tech history series. This week, we close on a hot-button issue: diversity in tech. What can we learn from tech’s historical roots and how it has always been a field for women and other minorities… and how we can do better today.
“Most decentralized applications are not user-friendly. We need to create applications that are accessible to everyone”
Blockchain is on its way to becoming a mainstream technology. However, the problem is that we are so focused on the creation of a blockchain application that we completely ignore the importance of how blockchain-based applications should look like when presented to the consumer. Michał Zieliński sets the record straight.
Deep learning doesn’t have to stay science-fiction. When it comes to learning the latest ML, Keras is a great library for getting started and it can create some impressive feats. Where should you get started and why should you add it to your list of resolutions?
Have your eye on all the happenings in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent? We’ve been scanning the skies! Out of all the serverless announcements and tech, Firecracker is an eye-catching virtual machine. It is lightweight, secure, and uses Linux. Forget bloat, minimalism is the future of serverless.
We’ve been keeping an eye out for Gradle, since rc.1 dropped earlier this month. Now, Gradle 5.0 is here! This major release comes with all kinds of new features and changes for developers, including Java 11 support, production ready Kotlin DSL, dependency alignment, task timeouts, and more!
Technology moves at the speed of light; as new innovations become popular, others fall out of favor. Has the rise of serverless technology sounded the death knell for containers? Darren Royle explains why containers may not only survive this existential challenge but thrive.
Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? Last year, we 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 Pamela Prosperi, team lead for emulators and simulators at Sauce Labs.
December is almost upon us so this is a good time to take a step back and look at some of the most trending technologies we saw in 2018, talk a bit about their status and what questions are raised about their prospects. Voting ends on Thursday!
Can you use Go on a microcontroller or small system? Don’t answer before you see what TinyGo can do. It’s unconventional, it’s small, it pushes the boundaries of Golang. See what this project is and how you can help it reach its future goals.
Need some help entering the zone? Listening to music while programming is scientifically proven to help out productivity and raise happiness. What are programmers listening to while they work, and what do you tune into?