It's nearly Christmas time now and some might still be looking for a tree and a few presents. Well, InfoQ would like to help you here. This article teaches you to create as many trees and presents as you need on your iOS device using Apple Swift and SceneKit. SceneKit is a 3d-graphics-framework often used for gaming projects and obviously sometimes to create Christmas accessories. Merry Swiftmas!
Bootstrap is a front-end framework, which addresses important development problems such as element positioning, application responsiveness and multi-device rendering. This article shows how to use it, along with ShieldUI, to create a sales dashboard.
The new book, The Practice of Cloud System Administration: Designing and Operating Large Distributed Systems, looks at a wide range of considerations for cloud-scale systems. In this book review and interview with the authors, we look at how teams can apply proven best practices.
Roy Fielding talks to Mike Amundsen about versioning on the Web, why hypermedia is a requirement in his REST style, and the process of designing network software that can adapt over time. 8
In this article Monica Beckwith, starting from core Hadoop components, investigates the design of a highly available, fault tolerant Hadoop cluster, adding security and data-level isolation.
In this article, we'll talk about four different real-world implementations of hypermedia starting with how you may already be using hypermedia through image links.
Regular InfoQ Java contributor Dr. Alex Blewitt has recently published a follow-up to last year’s "Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example”.
The book More Agile Testing cover developments in agile testing from the last five years: challenges, test practices, and examples of and experiences with testing from teams all around the world. 2
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon San Francisco 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
Paul Chiusano and Rúnar Bjarnason's Functional Programming in Scala "is not a book about Scala," say the authors, rather it is a principled introduction to functional programming that relies on Scala.
This article provides a brief overview of the design methodology covered in the book "RESTful Web APIs" by Richardson and Amundsen. 3
Mike Amundsen's series "Designing APIs for the Web" is a straightforward dive into API design suitable for a broad set of stakeholders. This article reviews the series so you know what to expect.