JGroups has many features that could be useful to a robust 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, which could be really a nice addition in many different use cases.
In the fast growing world of APIs and microservices, finding just the right API when you are developing a web, or mobile application, or possibly integrating between existing systems, is always a tedious task.
Arun Gupta has been working with Devoxx4Kids for over two years, teaching Java programming with Minecraft modding. InfoQ spoke to Arun about the recently published book, Minecraft Modding with Forge.
Few developers ever work with Java bytecode directly, but bytecode format is not difficult to grok. In this article Rafael Winterhalter takes us on a tour of Java bytecode & some of its capabilities.
Java in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Benjamin J. Evans and David Flanagan is an update to the tried-and-true Java in a Nutshell series. This edition covers Java 8 for the experienced Java Developer. 1
The existing Java Memory Model covers a lot in terms of Java language semantic guarantees. In this article we will delve into some of those semantics, and review the motivation for updating the JMM 3
The book Scenario-Focused Engineering describes a customer-centric lean and agile approach for developing and delivering software-based products using a fast feedback cycle.
Less than a year ago, Apple introduced Swift to the developer community. InfoQ caught up with Alex Blewitt, author of "Swift Essentials", a book on developing iOS apps using Swift.
"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests. 4
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 9
A conversation with Matt Stine about Cloud Native Architectures, Microservices and SOA, and how it's both a cultural and technological change within enterprises.