BT
  • Java Bytecode: Bending the Rules

    by Rafael Winterhalter on  Jun 10, 2015

    Throwing checked exceptions without declaration, changing final fields; these kinds of antics would never be tolerated by the Java language. But using Java bytecode these can be done readily. Few developers ever work with Java bytecode directly, but bytecode format is not difficult to understand. In this article Rafael Winterhalter takes us on a tour of Java bytecode & some of its capabilities

  • APIs with Swagger : An Interview with Reverb’s Tony Tam

    by Mike Amundsen on  Jun 09, 2015

    After a flurry of activity from thier open working group, Swagger 2.0 was officially released in September 2014. Our interview took place in March 2015, less than one year from the start of the 2.0 process and right after Reverb announced that the responsibliity for leading the future of the Swagger specification would be handed over to SmartBear, the Massachusetts-based software tools company.

  • Using Blocker Clustering, Defect Clustering, and Prioritization for Process Improvement

    by Klaus Leopold & Troy Magennis on  Jun 08, 2015

    When work gets delayed (it’s blocked), it is of particular interest to look for ways to improve the smooth flow of work by resolving the causes of that delay. In the long term, finding ways to eliminate the root causes of these delays is a superior solution. This article discusses clustering blockers and provides ways to prioritize those blockers that have the most impact or are the quickest wins.

Analytics, Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things

Posted by Seth Earley on  Jun 07, 2015

In this article, author discusses evolving technologies like Machine Learning and IoT, how organizations can benefit from these new sources of information and intelligence.

Interview and Book Review: Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition

Posted by Matt Raible on  Jun 06, 2015

Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Benjamin J. Evans and David Flanagan is an update to the tried-and-true Java in a Nutshell series. This edition covers Java 8 for the experienced Java Developer. 1

The Essence of Flow

Posted by Tomas Rybing on  Jun 05, 2015

How do you get good flow? A common scenario in a software company is that too much is going on at once. We need a shift in mindset, to go from focus on resource efficiency to focus on flow efficiency.

Flocker Tutorial: Migrating a Stateful Dockerized ElasticSearch-Logstash-Kibana Stack

Posted by Luke Marsden on  Jun 04, 2015

This article provides a 'hands on' tutorial demonstrating how to achieve the benefits of containers for your stateful services like databases, using Flocker, an open source project from ClusterHQ. 1

12 Quick Tips about Application Level Performance Testing and More

Posted by Aviram Shotten, Ayal Zylberman on  Jun 03, 2015

In an economy where apps have become the very heart and soul of almost any business, you have less than one second to impress a user - app performance is essential to ensure your user's experience.

How a Flow Manager Helps Teams Deliver, Fast and Smoothly

Posted by Matt Philip on  Jun 03, 2015

With talented developers, quality advocates and user-experience designers, teams know how to deliver valuable software. But as we improve service delivery using kanban, who manages flow?

The Power of RAML

Posted by Michael Stowe on  Jun 02, 2015

RAML, or the RESTful API Modeling Language, is a relatively new spec based on the YAML format- making it easily read by both humans and machines. 2

Why We Fail to Change: Understanding Practices, Principles, and Values Is a Solution

Posted by Pawel Brodzinski on  Jun 01, 2015

There’s no reward for being a Scrum or kanban shop if we are not delivering value to customers. We need to change our mindset, and focus on the principles that people follow and values they share.

The OpenJDK Revised Java Memory Model

Posted by Monica Beckwith on  May 31, 2015

The existing Java Memory Model covers a lot in terms of Java language semantic guarantees. In this article we will delve into some of those semantics, and review the motivation for updating the JMM 3

General Feedback
Bugs
Advertising
Editorial
Marketing
InfoQ.com and all content copyright © 2006-2015 C4Media Inc. InfoQ.com hosted at Contegix, the best ISP we've ever worked with.
Privacy policy
BT