When building a new system on AWS we are faced with three architectural choices around application packaging, runtime service and load balancing service. This article looks at these three options, and concludes that the Amazon EC2 Container Service provides the best architectural option for today's applications.
You are ready to explore reactive opportunities in your code but you are wondering how to test out the reactive idiom in your codebase. In this article Java Champion Andres Almiray provides techniques and tools for testing RxJava.
Modern User Experience requires an architecture that is able to continuously “react” not just to user inputs, but also to its broader environment. In this article, Jean-Jacques Dubray and Gunar C. Gessner talk about the lessons learned implementing the SAM pattern with different frameworks and libraries.
This article will focus on the basic functionality of the repository pattern and how that functionality would be implemented using three different styles of ORM.
In this virtual panel we hear from four individuals deeply involved in the Web API space. Each of them has a unique take on the values, benefits, and costs of documentation and description formats.
Yahoo uses Hadoop for different use cases in big data & machine learning areas. InfoQ spoke with Peter Cnudde on how Yahoo leverages big data technologies.
Imperial College London is providing students with relevant skills for industrial software engineering careers, and teaching tools and techniques for professional developer working in a modern team. 3
The flagship feature of Java 9 will be the new Java Platform Module System. In this article we compare JPMS and OSGi from a technical perspective and see how they can work together.
A novel approach to developing microservices using DDD, Event Sourcing, and CQRS is able to overcome the challenge of using a microservice architecture for transactional business applications. 8
Code Reviews should improve quality and share knowledge. This article lists a wide range of items to check during a review, and drills deeper into two specific areas: performance and security. 1
Tony Tam, creator of the popular Swagger Specification is providing an update on the The Open API Initiative group activity. 1
Donald Knuth famously said, “We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time”. But when faced with the other 3%, it is good to know what’s going on behind the scenes. 2