MQTT is making the Internet of Things an interoperable and flexible world where the smallest devices can talk to the largest of servers. Obtaining valuable information from anything from a single temperature sensor to an industrial machine can be handled over an MQTT-based platform. What is MQTT and where do we find the libraries to talk with it? This article presents the Eclipse Paho project.
Murach Publishing continues to provide quality content for programmers by updating their titles regularly. Murach Android Programming by Joel Murach attempts to provide a comprehensive coverage of Android with plenty of screenshots and source codes to help developers to code in real world situations.
The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK, 2nd Edition is a collaborative effort by Ronan Schwarz, Phil Dutson, James Steele and Nelson To. The authors have succeeded in providing a solid reference book. A book for mobile app developers that can serve as an authoritative guide for newbies and intermediate to expert devs for creating awesome mobile apps.
As Hadoop becomes more popular a platform for data processing, there are more concerns about its security concerns and the insider threats of malicious users in a Hadoop cluster. 1
Regular InfoQ Java contributor Dr. Alex Blewitt recently published “Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example” via PACKT publishing
David Josephsen recently published this book which contains best practices, lessons in operational theory focused on the usage of Nagios, and practical guidance for implementing Nagios. 2
Dan Bode, Puppet Labs, and Floyd Strimling, Zenoss, provide advice for those interested in starting an open source cloud project built on top of OpenStack or CloudStack platform.
Creating models in a form or another is very common, their combination with the code has been challenging. The article describes proven practices for working with both models and code. 3
Joachim walks you step by step through using open source tools like JMap, VisualVM, BTrace, and EurekaJ to effectively diagnose performance and memory problems in your Java apps. 9
In this IEEE article, author Dirk Riehle discusses how commercial software firms can control or steer open source projects to meet their business needs.
InfoQ spoke to Scott Hunter, Principal Program Manager Lead on the ASP.NET team about increasing adoption of Open Source in ASP.NET
Mobile Solutions are different from their Web and Desktop counterparts. Which Mobile Technologies, Development Tools and Processes should you use to deliver Rich Cross Platforms Mobile Solutions? 5