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  • Java 9 and Beyond. Oracle's Brian Goetz and John Rose Glimpse into the Future

    by Ben Evans on  Jan 04, 2015 1

    Oracle's Brian Goetz (Java Language Architect) and John Rose (JVM Architect) take us on a deep-dive discussion about some of the technologies and features being discussed for Java 9 and beyond.

  • Q&A with John Sonmez on His Book on Soft Skills

    by Ben Linders on  Jan 03, 2015

    The book “Soft Skills - The software developer's life manual” addresses interesting topics for professional software developers. The book aims to help developers to become better programmers, more valuable employees, and happier and healthier people. An interview with John Sonmez on managing careers, remote working, mentoring, getting more work done, negotiating salaries and positive thinking.

  • Lessons Learned by Scaling Android Apps - AnDevCon Panel Summary

    by Sergio De Simone on  Jan 02, 2015

    At the last AnDevCon, Doug Bateman moderated a panel focused on what it takes to build Android apps that scale up to millions of global users. This included team management, testing and design for testability, feature and release management, support, open source contributions, alternative architectures, and more.

Visual Basic 14 Language Features

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Dec 27, 2014

Though many of these features are also new to C#, there are quite a few enhancements meant specifically to smooth some of VB’s rough edges. 1

Hello App Inventor: Book Review and Interview

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Dec 25, 2014

Hello App Inventor is an android application development-programming book authored by Paula Beer and Carl Simmons. This article is a book review and Q&A with the authors about the book.

REST-y Reader

Posted by Mike Amundsen on  Dec 24, 2014

Rounding out our first Web APIs series Mike shares books he recommends for those who want to learn more about designing, implementing, and maintaining APIs for the Web.

Teaching Kids Java Programming

Posted by Yakov Fain on  Dec 22, 2014

During the holiday season we think about our families, our children, & their future. In this article, Yakov Fain discusses his new book "Java Programming for Kids" (now available as a free download) 1

Merry Swiftmas from InfoQ

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Dec 20, 2014

It's nearly Christmas time now and some might still be looking for a tree and a few presents. This article lets you to create trees and presents on your iOS device using Apple Swift. Merry Swiftmas!

Creating a Sales Dashboard with Bootstrap and ShieldUI

Posted by David Johnson on  Dec 19, 2014

Bootstrap is a front-end framework for element positioning, application responsiveness and multi-device rendering. This article shows how to use it, along with ShieldUI, to create a sales dashboard.

Book Review and Interview: The Practice of Cloud System Administration

Posted by Richard Seroter on  Dec 18, 2014

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.

Roy Fielding on Versioning, Hypermedia, and REST

Posted by Mike Amundsen on  Dec 17, 2014

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. 14

Designing a Highly Available, Fault Tolerant, Hadoop Cluster with Data Isolation

Posted by Monica Beckwith on  Dec 16, 2014

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.

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