We are in the middle of a “FinTech” revolution right now with much interest in the finance domain and how we can use technology to disrupt both incumbents and business models. We talked to JAX Finance speaker Dr. Jamie Allsop about the problem of finance, where we are today, how we got here and how we might make sense of it all.
Steve Naidamast, a senior software engineer, talks about the Apple-FBI encryption battle and reveals that the feud has deeper implications which may concern the population. Will we need encryption in the (near) future? That is one puzzle worth deciphering.
Emojicode is a static, strongly typed programming language with a focus on integrating systems well, being Unicode compatible, and providing a stable and consistent interface. But what you don’t know is how it came into being.
How large is your website? I’m not talking about the sitemap or number of articles. I’m talking about page size. Have you stopped to think about it lately?
Bitcoin remains the safest cryptocurrency out there, but Ethereum is coming from behind and has already managed to dethrone other digital currencies such as Litecoin and Ripple. Ethereum’s value has climbed 1,000 percent since the beginning of 2016.
There are many reasons why developers (regardless of experience level) should use Node.js for web application development, starting with its speed and ending with its proficiency at multi-user, real-time web applications. Not to mention that three years ago Nodejitsu reached out to the npm community for help running the public npm servers and raised over $300,000 for the project, proving that the community is both active and generous.
Avoiding brittle code should be among developers’ golden rules but some people prefer to not write clean code and simply get it over with. If the pitfalls of unclean code are not enough to convince developers to tidy up their code, maybe the benefits of clean code will do the job.
Continuous Delivery is kind of a hype word but some companies have still not fully grasped its importance and pitfalls. We talked to JAX DevOps speaker Eduards Sizovs about the role of microservices in implementing a continuous delivery pipeline and the practices companies can apply in order to stay afloat.
2016 has a lot in store for us if you ask Christophe Birkeland, the CTO of Malware Analysis at BlueCoat Systems. Some are constructive, others are destructive but they all represent the reality that surrounds us and they all have a part to play this year.
Do you know how other developers react when Java developers talk? Or how Oracle does math? Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between coding academic Java and enterprise Java? Share a laugh with us as we reveal the most-shared gifs, code and jokes about Java programmers.
Not many companies understand how to learn from their failures. We talked to JAX DevOps-Speaker Paul Reed about the importance of conducting actionable postmortems to foster learning and improve future outcomes.
In this article, Java champion Lukas Eder looks at Ceylon from a different perspective and discovers that it might be the only (JVM) language which got Nulls right. The roadmap is explained below.