InfoQ interviewed Thomas Fraustein, architect at Zalando, about his team’s radical agility development organization that is optimized for an API-first approach. He explains what an API-first approach is, and provides tips on building good APIs for scalable microservice architectures where a large number of services are offered efficiently.
Reactive programming offers built-in solutions for some of the most difficult challenges in programming, including concurrency management and flow control. So you might ask - how do I get there; can I introduce it in phases? In this article we transform a legacy application to a reactive model using RxJava.
Recent advancements have revitalized the reactive idea of the MVC architecture. In this article, Brent Chen and Victor Chen show how developers can leverage these new technologies.
InfoQ has spoken with Chris Eidhof and Drew Crawford to learn more about the importance that runtime programming plays in Objective-C/Cocoa programming and the implications of its lack in Swift.
The 10th annual QCon San Francisco was the biggest yet, bringing together over 1500 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors.
Blockchain, most well known as the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses far beyond cryptocurrencies. It will soon become a key component for distributed infrastructure and middleware applications.
To meet both consumer demand and expectations, companies must develop for both mobile and web. TJ VanToll shows how to use NativeScript to develop cross platform mobile apps. 1
JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications. This book is the manual that should have been included to help surmount the learning curve.
In this series we explore ways of making sense of data science - understanding where it’s needed and where it’s not, and how to make it an asset for you, from people who’ve been there and done it.
Reactor is a 4th gen reactive library launched by Pivotal. It builds on the Reactive Streams spec, Java 8, & ReactiveX. In this article we’ll showcase what Reactor brings to the reactive table
With unstructured database technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB and even JSON storage in Postgres, unstructured data has become remarkably easy to store and to process.
The orchestration of containers is key for success, and various technologies are competing for market share. This article examines the current tooling and how this relates to deploying microservices. 2