A functional reactive alternative to Spring

Modern-day Spring allows you to be pretty concise. You can get an elaborate web service up and running using very little code. But when you write idiomatic Spring, you find yourself strewing your code with lots of magic annotations whose function and behavior are hidden within complex framework code and documentation.

Your opinion matters

Poll: Should Java EE be developed independently from Oracle?

The discussion about the current state of Java EE continues. We’ve asked some Java EE Guardians to comment on the future of Java EE and whether the community should take over the reigns. Now it’s time to ask you the following question: Should Java EE be developed independently from Oracle?

Interview with Mitchell Hashimoto, founder of HashiCorp

“It’s safe now to move to the cloud” | DevOpsCon

More and more companies are now choosing to migrate their services to the cloud. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Mitchell Hashimoto, founder of HashiCorp and DevOpsCon speaker, about why it’s safe now to move to the cloud and what precautionary measures should be taken before diving into the cloud.

Interview with Tracy Miranda, cofounder of Kichwa Coders

How can you hire more women engineers? “Show off your community spirit”

Why do most IT companies have so few female engineers? How can they hire more women engineers? If only we knew the answers to these questions….We talked to Tracy Miranda, cofounder of Kichwa Coders, a software consultancy specializing in Eclipse tools for science and embedded software, about how employers can persuade female engineers to join their companies.

Interview with Eduards Sizovs

“Continuous Delivery is not a technical transition” | DevOpsCon

“Continuous Delivery is a journey.” Organizations are complex systems, but if people and departments do not share the same goal, they are bound to fail. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Eduards Sizovs, leader of the Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community, at DevOpsCon about shadow continuous delivery and its pitfalls, and also about the importance of communication between teams and departments.

"The best code is no code at all"

Write less code

In this article Umer Mansoor, a San Francisco-based software developer, talks about the importance of writing less code and revisits some of Jeff Atwood’s most important lessons.


Immutable Generic Classes

In this article Dreamix Java software developer Boris Velichkov teaches us how to implement Immutable Generic Classes. It isn’t so difficult to make a class Immutable or Generic in Java. But what if you try to make the class both Immutable and Generic at the same time? Is it easy and possible?