When it comes to successful software, does it pay to have fast coders? Or does slow and steady always win the race?
Many commentators have taken insult at the new developer Barbie doll – but let’s take a look at her programming skills before we go judging her.
Michael Nygard tells us how IT has changed since the 90s and where we’re still feeling growing pains.
Are Universities placing too much importance on theory rather than practical knowledge? How much maths do developers really need?
In his opening keynote speech to the W-Jax 2014 in Munich, Nygard told us what’s going wrong in the IT world and what needs changing.
Is good code a work of art? Or is the Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship overdoing it a bit? And what does it mean to be a ‘good’ programmer?
Top tier management level roles now require less programming and more administration. Are big IT companies the only ones offering senior programming roles? Many in the IT sector are calling for change.
If you certified on a database older than Oracle 10g, then your qualification will soon be meaningless, says Oracle.
JAXLondon presenter Trisha Gee speaks to JAXenter before her session in London next month. Trish is a key member of the London Java Community and is currently working for Mongo DB Inc.
Clap along if Java developing is for you! According to new study, young professionals who work with Java top the tables for job satisfaction.