Agile is about a mindset and a contiguous improvement of everything said Yves Hanoulle. InfoQ did an interview with him about the habits that people have and what you can do to get into the habit of improving.
This post presents the results of a Hortonworks survey of over 500 Hadoop Summit 2013 attendees on how they use Hadoop, and an interview with David McJannet on Hadoop trends today.
Google recently announced the launch of Mac support for its Chrome Apps initiative. Chrome Apps allows developers to use web technologies to build cross-platform applications that run using Chrome as a runtime. This announcement coincides with what appears to be renewed push for Chrome Apps by Google that started in earnest in September.
Telerik RadControls for Windows 8 XAML Q3 2013 includes RadRadialMenu and it helps you to create circular menus for both desktop and touch platforms. The control enables you to create both standalone and context menus.
Neo Technology has announced the general availability of Neo4j 2.0, coming with a new graph browser, node labels, an optional schema and an improved Cypher.
Jeff Magnusson from Netflix team gave a presentation at QCon SF 2013 Conference about their Data Platform as a Service. Following up to this presentation, we will look at the technology stack and how it helps Netflix to tackle important business decisions.
In keeping with their tradition of community collaboration on the Java platform, Oracle is asking the enterprise development community to participate in a survey to help define the requirements for the next version of Java Enterprise Edition, Java EE 8.
We interviewed David Haney, creator of SimplSockets for .NET about TCP programming in the modern age.
Mozilla Firefox 26 now blocks all Java plug-ins by default due to security concerns but allows users to run such plug-ins if they want to.
“Many team and their product owners believe that the team's unique job is to deliver more and more story points, but we consider this to be a complete misunderstanding of the relation between the team and the product owner” said Damien Thouvenin and Pierrick Revol. They ran a sprint planning game on investing time to produce stories, investigate issues, reduce technical debt, or do training.
Vlasov Studio has released an extension for VS 2010 and later that restores the ability to create and run macros in both VB and C#.
TypedMVVM is a collection of samples and libraries developed by Davide Zordan which enables enable developers to build Windows Store apps using WinJS, TypeScript and MVVM.
The first update for VS2013 is bringing bug fixes and the oft-requested support for systems running Internet Explorer 9.
With Facebook recently releasing Presto as open source, the already crowded SQL-in-Hadoop market just became a tad more intricate. A number of open source tools are competing for the attention of developers: Hortonworks Stinger initiative around Hive, Apache Drill, Apache Tajo, Cloudera’s Impala, Salesforce’s Phoenix (for HBase) and now Facebook’s Presto.
Opserver is an open source monitoring solution, released by StackExchange, of StackOverflow's fame. Opserver provides a quick overall view of each monitored system's health, while allowing the user to deep dive using a drill-down approach. InfoQ talked with Nick Crave, one of Opserver’s creators, for additional insight.