Asking the right questions

Why DevOps really is about culture

Why is talking about “culture” helpful in effecting a transformation such as DevOps? Jeff Sussna explores this often murky area to help define and explain the role of culture in DevOps today.

The week in Java

Java Weekly 24/15: JCache, Hibernate OGM, Microservices

Some Java EE discussions, more about microservices and an interview series of the JavaOne 2015 committee members are all here in Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly, featuring the week’s hottest links, tutorials and updates from the Java world.

Beware the Bolognese

The dangers of spaghetti code

What can happen when spaghetti code is relied upon to operate mission-critical systems? We look at the Toyota spaghetti code debacle and how it could be the bad habits of programmers inheriting code at the heart of the problem.

JAX-WS API Tutorial

Creating SOAP Web Services using JAX-WS

This article explains how to create SOAP-based web services using the JAX-WS API and deploy it with Tomcat. The tutorial follows a step-by-step approach to writing a client using Java’s wsimport utility.