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  • Developing a Cloud Migration Framework

    Creating a Cloud Migration Framework gives you a tool for management, accountability, and status reporting. This article looks at three common phases of the migration.

  • Project Helidon Tutorial: Building Microservices with Oracle’s Lightweight Java Framework

    Oracle introduced its new open-source framework, Helidon, in September 2018. Originally named Java for Cloud, Helidon is a collection of Java libraries for creating microservices-based applications. Within six months of its introduction, Helidon 1.0 was released in February 2019. The current stable release is Helidon 1.4.4, but Oracle is well on their way to releasing Helidon 2.0.

  • PHP 7 — Classes and Interfaces Improvements

    In the second instalment of this article series dedicated to PHP 7, we continue our exploration of PHP 7 new features focusing on object-oriented programming support, classes, and interfaces.

  • Five Reasons to Start Working in the Cloud

    Whether self-hosted or managed, this article is going to cover five reasons why a cloud IDE may be precisely what you or your company needs to boost productivity to the next level.

  • Learning Progressive Web Apps - Book Review and Q&A

    The book *Learning Progressive Web Apps* presents a gentle but thorough introduction to PWAs through the implementation of three PWAs. The book focuses on web manifests and service workers. The reader needs only know HTML, JavaScript and CSS to follow through the examples.

  • Java Feature Spotlight: Sealed Classes

    The release of Java SE 15 in Sept 2020 will introduce "sealed classes" (JEP 360) as a preview feature. A sealed class is a class or interface which restricts which other classes or interfaces may extend it. Sealed classes, like enums, capture alternatives in domain models, allowing programmers and compilers to reason about exhaustiveness.

  • TornadoVM: Accelerating Java with GPUs and FPGAs

    The proliferation of heterogeneous hardware represents a problem for programming languages such as Java that target CPUs. TornadoVM extends the Graal JIT compiler to take advantage of GPUs & FPGAs and provides a flexible, high-level model whilst still enabling high performance and features such as live task migration.

  • State at the Edge: an Interview with Peter Bourgon

    Building upon topics in his talk at QCon London, Peter Bourgon answers questions about edge computing, distributed data, and the complexity of synchronization.

  • Blazor RenderTree Explained

    Blazor is a new single page application (SPA) framework from Microsoft that relies on the .NET framework in favor of JavaScript. As part of its component development model, Blazor uses a DOM abstraction called a RenderTree. In this article we’ll learn about what exactly a DOM abstraction is, what the RenderTree is used for, and why Blazor developers should know about it.

  • Crank, a New Front-End Framework with Baked-In Asynchronous Rendering - Q&A with Brian Kim

    Brian Kim introduces Crank.js, a new front-end framework with baked-in asynchronous rendering. The framework orchestrates front-end applications' tasks and rendering with standard asynchronous generators. Crank strives to be Just JavaScript, and reduces the number of concepts that need to be acquired to write a front-end application. Gone are proprietary notions of asynchronous resources.

  • Understandability: The Most Important Metric You’re Not Tracking

    Understandability is the concept that a system should be presented so that an engineer can easily comprehend it. The more understandable a system is, the easier it will be for engineers to change it in a predictable and safe manner. A system is understandable if it meets the following criteria: complete, concise, clear, and organized.

  • Running Axon Server - CQRS and Event Sourcing in Java

    Axon Server Standard Edition is an Open Source, purpose-built solution supporting distributed CQRS and Event Sourcing applications written in Java with the Axon Framework. Part one in this series discusses running it locally and explores aspects of Administration/Security and Configuration. It also discusses more advanced features available with the Enterprise Edition - Clustering/Multi-Contexts.


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