Analytics Across the Enterprise: How IBM Realizes Business Value from Big Data and Analytics book by Brenda L. Dietrich, Emily C. Plachy, and Maureen F. Norton is a collection of experiences by analytics practitioners in IBM. InfoQ spoke with the authors about the lessons learned from the book, the arsenal of technologies IBM has about Big Data and the future of Analytics.
In this article, authors discuss the Reflective Agile Learning Model (REALM) that embeds reflective practice into the iterative and agile software engineering development cycle. This model combines insights and results from studies of agile development practices used in real-world projects.
The Java language has its fair share of peculiarities. “Java Sleight of Hand” presents nine original Java puzzlers; seemingly innocent code constructs that produce unlikely outcomes. 8
Jonas Bonér, TypeSafe CTO and original author of the first Reactive Manifesto, offered his thoughts about both desirable features of reactive applications and what is not reactive programming. 1
In this article, authors discuss Model Driven Engineering (MDE) practice based on a survey and found that developers use MDE to develop key parts of a system instead of generating whole systems.
In this article, Matt Wrock explores real world Windows automation scenarios. How is Windows being automated in 2014? What are the pain points? How does this differ from the Linux world?
Java checked exceptions are a handy abstraction in sequential flows. But add threads and the syntactical support is no longer available. This article investigates how to overcome that limitation. 5
This article examines the advantages of using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) as the preferred format for the graphic assets of any web or mobile web project. 1
"The Docker Book", by James Turnbull, is a hands-on book for everyone who wants to learn about Docker. It will take you from first principles to scenarios that model the real world. 1
DukeScript is a technology meant to bring Java to every client, mobile or desktop, without the need of a plug-in, in an attempt to fulfill the initial vision for Java: Write Once, Run Everywhere.
This article sheds light on how Java 8 lambda expressions and method references are implemented under the hood, and looks at the generated bytecode and performance implications.