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  • Matt Schumpert on Datameer Smart Execution

    by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 13, 2014

    Datameer, a big data analytics application for Hadoop, introduced Datameer 5.0 with Smart Execution to dynamically select the optimal compute framework at each step in the big data analytics process. InfoQ spoke with Matt Schumpert from Datameer team about the new product and how it works to help with big data analytics needs.

  • Introducing Essence#: A Smalltalk-based Language for .NET

    by Jonathan Allen on  Nov 12, 2014

    There are two basic schools of thought when it comes to Object Oriented Programming: the method based Simula and the message based Smalltalk. The Simula school is well represented in .NET by C# and VB. With Alan Lovejoy’s Essence#, we can see what a Smalltalk inspired language would look like on the CLR.

  • GS Collections by Example – Part 2

    by Donald Raab on  Nov 10, 2014 1

    Donald Raab, creator of GS Collections, open sourced by Goldman Sachs in 2012, continues to explore more examples from that powerful framework

Testing the Internet of Things: The Human Experience

Posted by Gerie Owen on  Nov 09, 2014

This article discusses “human experience” testing and uses concepts from human computer interaction design theory to establish a framework for developing “human experience” test scenarios.

Java 8 for Financial Services

Posted by John T Davies on  Nov 06, 2014

Java 8 lambdas & new Streams API simplify common idiomatic constructs. This article investigates some common use cases in financial services and how they are easily solved with these new constructs. 5

Virtual Panel on App Development

Posted by Ralph Winzinger on  Nov 05, 2014

Whereas it’s clear that one has to support Android and iOS to reach a maximum of mobile users, it’s not quite clear, what technology and tools to chose to build applications for those systems.

Introducing Pair Programming

Posted by Melinda Stelzer Jacobson on  Nov 02, 2014

Pair programming can increase quality, velocity and even job satisfaction, and yet it is not a widely used practice today. Melinda shows how and why you should bring this practice into your team. 5

Is Bitcoin a Decentralized Currency?

Posted by Arthur Gervais, Ghassan O. Karame, Vedran Capkun, Srdjan Capkun on  Nov 01, 2014

Bitcoin currency is getting more attention than any other digital currency model. In this article, authors analyze Bitcoin's decentralized model and discuss solutions to enhance its decentralization. 2

Personal UX -- Solving Unique Problems Created by Widespread Global Mobilization

Posted by Dmytro Svarytsevych on  Oct 30, 2014

Smartphone users are estimated to number 3.5 billion by 2019. Obtaining and effectively analyzing data from consumers’ mobile device is paramount to any designer’s continued success.

Q&A about the book Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls

Posted by Ben Linders on  Oct 28, 2014

Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls provides 92 pitfalls that make testing less efficient and effective. It aims to help you to avoid falling into pitfalls or dealing with the consequences.

Sam Newman: Practical Implications of Microservices in 14 Tips

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Oct 28, 2014

What are the practical concerns associated with running microservice systems? And what you need to know to embrace the power of smaller services without making things too hard? 2

Analytics Across the Enterprise: How IBM Realizes Business Value from Big Data and Analytics

Posted by Alex Giamas on  Oct 27, 2014

"Analytics Across the Enterprise" book is a collection of experiences by analytics practitioners in IBM. InfoQ spoke with authors about lessons learned and IBM technologies in the Big Data area.

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