In response to cloud vendor Pivotal pulling support for the Groovy/Grails project, Groovy head Guillaume Laforge has joined open source API platform Restlet to lead API development tools. InfoQ spoke to Laforge about Restlet, Groovy, and his new responsibilities.
Docker Inc, have released initial versions of their Machine, Swarm and Compose tool set for orchestrating Docker-based distributed applications. The Docker blog states that the current releases are not yet production-ready, but feedback from the community is being requested.
The assumption that a large system must have a single environment, often with a one-to-one mapping between a project’s scope and the system built are challenged today Stefan Tilkov explains when looking into ways to split a large system into smaller parts and comparing the characteristics of systems, applications and microservices.
OpenStack specialists Mirantis have announced a joint project with Google to integrate the Kubernetes container management system with the OpenStack project, which will allow Docker containers to be deployed at scale on infrastructure managed by OpenStack.
This post includes the limitations of Five Whys technique.
Mingle continuous integration now takes 40 minutes to complete one build.Sudhindra Rao, Software Consultant at ThoughtWorks shares the achievement.
At the upcoming Agile India conference Mark Lines, co-creator with Scott Ambler of Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) a process decision framework designed to help organizations to apply agile and lean for their unique context, will present a whole-day workshop on DAD. In advance of the conference he spoke to InfoQ about the challenges DAD is designed to help overcome and the value of certification
Google has opened sourced gRPC, a RPC framework used internally to connect cloud microservices. gRPC comes with support for 10 languages, making it attractive for creating back-end cloud services for mobile applications.
The jQuery Plugin Registry is now in read-only mode and developers are encouraged to move their plugins over to npm. What comes next is less clear as a partnership with Famo.us has yet to fully develop. The end result is that stale, old plugins with no support will be eliminated.
Agile suggest teams to self-organize their work. The questions arise what self-organization is and what organization can do to make it possible for teams to become self-organizing.
The latest preview of Visual Studio 2015 attempts to fix some bugs introduced in CTP5 while introducing several new features across all areas of the application. Most developers will see changes that affect their daily usage.
Google has announced Android for Work, a program making it possible for users to take their Android devices and use in an enterprise environment.
Google announced last week the release of open source MapReduce framework for C, called MR4C, that allows developers to run native code in Hadoop framework. MR4C framework brings together the performance and flexibility of natively developed algorithms with the scalability and throughput provided by Hadoop execution framework.
The Hack language has now got an official specification. According to the HHVM team, the Hack specification, albeit in its initial stage, fills a gap in the documentation available for the Hack language.