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  • Cloud Automation in a Windows World

    by Matt Wrock on  Oct 18, 2014

    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?

  • Rescuing Checked Exceptions in Asynchronous Java Code

    by Dario Crivelli on  Oct 15, 2014 5

    Java checked exceptions are a handy abstraction for a sequential workflow. When thread switches are introduced, even though the exception abstraction remains valid at the description level, the syntax support is no longer available. This article investigates how to overcome that syntactical limitation.

  • Towards a Resolution-Independent Web with SVG

    by Angelos Chaidas on  Oct 11, 2014 1

    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. The aim here is not to deter designers and developers from the proven method of using raster formats (PNG / JPEG) but rather to showcase how usage of SVGs can enhance the workflow of any web project.

"The Docker Book" Review and Author Q&A

Posted by João Miranda on  Oct 10, 2014

"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: A New Attempt to Run Java Everywhere

Posted by Abel Avram on  Oct 09, 2014

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.

Java 8 Lambdas - A Peek Under the Hood

Posted by Richard Warburton, Raoul Urma, Mario Fusco on  Oct 07, 2014

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.

A Rails Enthusiast’s take on MEAN.js

Posted by John Troxel on  Oct 03, 2014

John looks at AngularJS and the MEAN stack as an alternative to Ruby on Rails as a productive stack for building typical web applications. 4

Let Me Graph That For You

Posted by Ian Robinson on  Sep 29, 2014

In this article on Graph Databases, author Ian Robinson discusses the problems Graph DBs aim to solve. He also talks about the data, storage, and query models for managing graph data.

Java EE 8 is Kicking Off

Posted by Arun Gupta on  Sep 28, 2014

The Java Community Process has started cranking on Java EE again, a year after Java EE 7. The goal is to create the next major version of Java Enterprise Edition. Meet Java EE 8 and JSR 366! 1

Swift Programming Language

Posted by Gustavo Machado on  Sep 27, 2014

This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. This article details why Swift is an enrichment to the Apple ecosystem.

Aerospike NoSQL Database Architecture

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 25, 2014

Aerospike is an open source distributed Key-Value NoSQL database that supports flexible data schemas & ACID transactions. InfoQ spoke with Brian Bulkowski from Aerospike team about NoSQL the database.

GS Collections by Example – Part 1

Posted by Donald Raab on  Sep 22, 2014

Donald Raab, creator of GS Collections, reveals the power of that framework, and how together with Lambda expressions, it sprinkles Java with some of the sparkle of Smalltalk.

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