The responsibility of an architect reaches far past design and business concerns. Their design's implementation is ultimately their only measure of success; they should get their hands dirty and help.
Eight years in the making, Project Jigsaw is finally coming to Java 9. With the potential to introduce breaking changes to your code, modularization will certainly change the way we think about our projects and the JDK itself. In this article, Nicolai Parlog tells us what we need to know and what we need to do to prepare
How can you get from high level system requirements (features/epics) to the right level of specification to enable agile development? This article describes how Dutch Railways made the transition from large use cases which were completely written before development, to “Use Case 2.0” and why this helps them to deliver apps faster and with the right business value.
This article presents the EIP Designer project, an Eclipse-based tool for introducing integration patterns into an EA design, filling the gap between EA practices and concrete software development. 2
This article describes the change that was done to support growth at Seamless Payments, based on Agile and Lean values and using a slimmed down version of SAFe that still maintained its core ideas. 4
Storm Applied is a new book from Manning that aims to provide a practical guide on using Storm, both in a development and in a production setting. InfoQ has spoken with two of the book’s authors.
In this article, authors discuss ad hoc anonymous & secure survey system called Anonize that can be used in applications like university course evaluations, online product reviews, and whistleblowing.
In this series of articles, you get practical advice from those who have experience helping companies successfully move to cloud environments.
JGroups has many features useful to a Raft consensus based implementation. In this article, Ugo Landini takes us through a project to implement a Raft consensus based algorithm on top of JGroups.
In this article, authors examine the enterprise cloud market and technologies and provide guidance for choosing the right cloud solution. They also discuss the cloud computing best practices.
This series focuses on several African projects that are leveraging existing mobile technology to have a significant impact on people's lives.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon New York 2015 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.