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  • The Power of RAML

    by Michael Stowe on  Jun 02, 2015 2

    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. But beyond creating a more easily understood spec, Uri Sarid, the creator of RAML, wanted to push beyond our current understandings and create a way to model our APIs before even writing one line of code.

  • The OpenJDK Revised Java Memory Model

    by Monica Beckwith on  May 31, 2015 3

    The existing Java Memory Model covers a lot in terms of Java language semantic guarantees. In this article we will delve into a few of those semantics, and attempt to communicate the motivation for an update to the existing Java Memory Model

  • Article Series: Description, Discovery, and Profiles : The Next Level in Web APIs

    by Mike Amundsen on  May 29, 2015

    This series focuses on three key areas of "meta-language" for Web APIs: API Description, API Discovery, and API Profiles. You’ll see articles covering all three of these important trends as well as interviews with some of the key personalities in this fast-moving space.

Mobile Apps Offline Support

Posted by Gustavo Machado on  May 29, 2015

Offline support for mobile applications can be thought of as the ability for the app to react gracefully to the lack of connectivity which is a common problem in the field of mobile app development. 2

From Doodles to Delivery: An API Design Process

Posted by Ronnie Mitra on  May 26, 2015

Designing a good API is hard work and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it’s your job to make one. 1

High Tech, High Sec.: Security Concerns in Graph Databases

Posted by George Hurlburt on  May 23, 2015

Graph NoSQL databases support data models with connected data. In this article, author discusses security implications of graph databases in use cases like graph discovery and knowledge management.

Description, Discovery, and Profiles: A Primer

Posted by Mike Amundsen on  May 22, 2015

While the process of implementing Web APIs has become common, the tooling for describing, discovering, and understanding the meaning of the tens of thousands of API-based services has yet to settle.

Full Stack Web Development Using Neo4j

Posted by Brian Underwood on  May 21, 2015

When building a web application there are lot of choices for the database. In this article, author discusses why Neo4j is a good choice if data model contains lot of connected data and relationships.

Mobile-First in Africa: How Mobile Phones are Changing Health Care in Africa

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  May 18, 2015

This mobile explosion in Africa is creating a very large, low-cost distributed sensor network that has the potential to completely transform global health care.

Q&A with Alex Blewitt on Swift Essentials

Posted by Ralph Winzinger on  May 17, 2015

Less than a year ago, Apple introduced Swift to the developer community. InfoQ caught up with Alex Blewitt, author of "Swift Essentials", a book on developing iOS apps using Swift.

Shaping Big Data Through Constraints Analysis

Posted by Carlos Bueno on  May 12, 2015

In this article, Carlos Bueno describes a method for analyzing constraints on the shape and flow of data in systems. He also discusses details of two use cases, movie streaming and face recognition.

How Agile Has Changed Test Management

Posted by Ben Linders on  May 11, 2015

With desired agile team traits like self-organising, role blurring and skill diversification, do we still need Test Managers in agile? How are the activities which have long made up the role divested?

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