In this article Aviran Mordo, the head of back-end engineering at Wix, weighs in on the benefits of microservices and debunks some myths about what they can and cannot do.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we watched Bitcoin blow all expectations and Blue Ocean reshape Jenkins’ user experience and we got excited about Go 1.7. Kotlin is once again gaining momentum and Hadoop-as-a-Service got us thinking. But that’s not all folks!
Do you actually want to read an article about a Java EE application server? If you agree that the Java EE Stack is still a pillar of modern IT and think that application servers should be reliable, standards-compliant, but also innovative and cool, then Java/Java EE veteran IBM has something to offer — which may come as a surprise to some. This article provides an overview of IBM Liberty, what makes the application server special and why you should work with it.
Eric Horesnyi, CEO of StreamData.IO and speaker at this year’s JAX Finance, spoke to JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc about unicorns and their disruptive label, the vilification of the FinTech movement and companies’ new obsession for UX.
Only two more months until the release of Go 1.7! Until then, enjoy the draft of the Go 1.7 release notes that has been prepared for the Go 1.7 beta.
In this article, Nilay Shrivastava, Business Manager at IBM Cloud, explains why we should use Hadoop-as-a-Service. He claims there are at least five benefits that should spark our interest.
It’s been two years since the release of Apache Spark 1.0, and Databricks is now busy preparing Spark 2.0. To get a taste of what’s coming, the team announced the technical preview of Spark 2.0. Although it is not ready for production, its goal is to receive feedback from the community in time for the general availability release.
Let’s call it a deja-vu. Bitcoin price passed the $500 threshold in late May, something which hasn’t happened in almost two years. Four days after the sudden boost, the price is still bigger than it was in August 2014 —the last hike—. Specialists are still trying to find the reason behind the unexpected increase, with some claiming that Chinese investors’ actions may have led to this dramatic surge.
You may not make website speed a priority, but when you realize that it can impact your profits, you’ll want to. Research shows time and time again that bounce rates and abandon rates for your shopping cart increase as your site’s loading time increases. That means that conversion rates and profits will steadily decline the longer your site takes to load.
Blue Ocean is reshaping Jenkins’ user experience, modeling and presenting the process of software delivery by transpiring information which is important to development teams with as few clicks as possible without sacrificing the extensibility which is core to Jenkins.
Learning from mistakes and never repeating them is great, but why make mistakes? In this article you will learn how to avoid mistakes when testing an app.
#AboutLastWeek: Top 100 Java libraries, Angular 2 best assets and Google gives Oracle a run for its money
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we watched Google score a major victory against Oracle and we learned from Takipi that going through Github and searching for popular Java libraries has its perks. Plus, we celebrated Towel Day and we analyzed Angular 2’s best assets. But that’s not all folks!