In the future, 2015 could be looked back upon as the year in which modern business mentality changed its attitude towards technology, and fully embraced IT.
The data centre is getting faster, denser and more complex. Opengear’s Nadir Yilmaz examines how new smart technologies can help meet the demands of the transition while building new levels of resiliency.
DevOps has arrived as a legitimate and mainstream means of delivering business value with IT. But by no means has the DevOps concept stopped changing. Kurt Milne examines the DevOps trends that are already on their way.
Eclipse is supposed to be easy to work with, but hours of coding in this IDE can really tire out your eyes. Never fear – there’s now a solution to this problem. The Eclipse theme “Clean Sheet” was developed for an eye-friendly UX.
For all search-engine geeks out there, the Apache Lucene Team has a very special gift for the holidays: Version 5.4.0 of Apache Lucene and Apache Solr has been released!
They say distractions are bad for productive, creative work. That’s maybe the reason so many developers prefer to work at night. But is the need for a distraction-free working environment really the reason for the strange sleeping and working habits of software programmers?
Java Champion and JAX Finance advisory board member Peter Lawrey talks about what programming trends are penetrating the Finance IT sector, and shares his opinion on the speed of streams and Java’s development under Oracle.
Leading IT innovators in finance and DevOps are set to convene in London for the JAX Finance and JAX DevOps conferences, running side by side in April 2016.
Both Agile and DevOps have brought about major improvements in the efficiency of software development. But are teams supposed to get to this improved level of efficiency? Steve Naidamast looks at metrics and the problems of estimates in an agile environment.
Being human, software developers are destined to make biased decisions that are often influenced by emotions and flawed heuristics. Is there a way to improve decision making in software development, asks JAX London and JavaOne speaker Daniel Bryant.
This week in Java news: the cause of Java 9 delays becomes clearer, Java is to get a new version string scheme and the Streams debate continues. Java news updates and new knowledge resources in Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly.
OSGi Allance VP Susan Schwarze provides an overview of the latest developments driven by the OSGi Alliance and recommendations on how you can get involved.
Ken Fogel investigates on the best method for making a custom JavaFX control, without FXML, that is available to the Scene Builder.
To all Android developers still using Eclipse, there’s a better life out there, says Android Studio enthusiast Sebastian Guillen, who walks us through some efficiency-enhancing features that sealed the deal after moving from Eclipse.