The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System is a long awaited update to a successful and authorative guide to the FreeBSD kernel. The second edition covers all major improvements between FreeBSD version 5 and 11 and, according to the publisher, it has been extensively rewritten for one-third of its content, while another one-third is completely new.
Technical debt quantification tools attempt to quantify the existing technical debt in a software product. However, the present set of quantification tools suffers from various limitations such as limited or no support for quantification of all technical debt dimensions, generalized absolutization, and missing interest component. Hence, quantified cost and effort must be interpreted with caution.
Elixir in action aims to introduce readers to Elixir and the Erlang virtual machine while also discussing concurrent programming topics, fault-tolerance, and topics related to high-availability.
The responsibility of an architect reaches far past design and business concerns. Their design's implementation is ultimately their only measure of success; they should get their hands dirty and help. 17
Eight years in the making, Project Jigsaw is finally coming to Java 9. This article discusses what we need to know and how to prepare for potential code-breaking changes to the JDK. 1
There are various types of subscriptions: recurring, non-recurring, free-trial periods, various billing cycles, .... This article will make your life easier when addressing in-app subscriptions.
The Web application user experience is lacking compared to native and desktop applications. Using WebSocket, apps can move to a truly interactive experience. 1
Storm Applied is a new book from Manning that aims to provide a practical guide on using Storm, both in a development and in a production setting. InfoQ has spoken with two of the book’s authors.
In this article, authors discuss ad hoc anonymous & secure survey system called Anonize that can be used in applications like university course evaluations, online product reviews, and whistleblowing.
Developing an app that represents your business may seem easier than what it was five years ago but turning the app into a viable business requires more hardship than just development skills.
This article features highlights from interviews on the state of practice and challenges in release engineering space. Interview questions cover topics like metrics, continuous delivery's benefits. 2