“You can’t do 2-week iterations with hardware!” This is the first thing you’ll hear when talk turns to Agile methods in hardware-software product development. A mix of existing robust hardware development ideas, plus a few newly taken from Agile software are being used now by real teams, even to get around - or through - the challenge of doing fast iterations.
First class money & currency support in Java are almost here. JSR 354 spec lead Credit Suisse's Anatole Tresch discusses previous shortcomings, motivation for the new APIs, & lots of examples. 1
In this (post)HTML5 series, we go beyond buzzwords and get practical insights from experts about what has actually worked for them.
Responsive web design is an important part of the modern web and a must-have skill for web developers. The Responsive Web by Matt Carver provides an introduction and suggestions on how to get started.
In this article, Basho Sr. Software Engineer Chris Meiklejohn explores the basic building blocks for crafting deterministic applications that guarantee convergence of data without synchronization. 1
Type Providers are an essential element for F#’s extensibility model. Dave Fancher shows how to take the tedium out authoring Type Providers using some simple inline factory methods.
The concept of a "microservice architecture" has steadily gained a foothold in software development over the past several years. This article uses Spring Boot to explore the concepts. 9
Codecademy recently switched to React.js for their front-end learning environment. Author Bonnie Eisenman provides a glimpse on using React in a large, complex, and critical environment.
First in a series of articles on Scala in large-scale environments, Dave Hrycyszyn speaks to McLaren Applied Technologies' Andrew Jayne about building a custom high-performance data store in Scala. 2
This article walks you through the new Java 8 features that are supported by Spring 4.0 and 4.1. 5