In April, for the second time, fsharpWorks organized the F# community survey. Over 600 developers completed the survey in 2016 (which is 15% more than in 2015). The survey provides an insight into the brains of the F# community. In this article, I'll summarize some of the results.
NoSQL databases have been around for several years now and have become a choice of data storage for managing semi-structured and unstructured data. These databases offer lot of advantages in terms of linear scalability and better performance for both data writes and reads. InfoQ spoke with four panelists to get different perspectives on the current state of NoSQL databases.
Mobile app development adopted an iterative, rapid development process. Prototypes have a role to play in this agile approach, enabling developers to build, test, iterate rapidly and at lower cost.
Accessing multiple databases in enterprise applications can get tricky. This article demos a technique doing so in Spring Boot applications easily and with minimum configuration. 3
In this week's podcast Caitie McCaffrey talks about engineering effectiveness, approaching diversity, and verification of distributed systems at QCon New York 2016.
This article addresses a topic that is not fully covered in current IT world: live migration of containers, how it works behind the scenes, and what problems it solves. 1
Knysa is a PhantomJS library that uses async-await style programming to get rid of callback hell. Creator Bo Zou shows how to create your own tests with knysa. 1
JUnit 5 is coming! It thoughtfully improves the JUnit API, has a great extension model, and a revolutionary architecture, which might very well redefine the future of testing on the JVM. 4
Manning’s Grokking Algorithms takes a novel approach to introducing such complex matters as data structures, algorithms, and complexity by leveraging the power and expressiveness of illustration.
HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework for creating and accessing cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles. 3
The fifth annual QCon New York was the biggest yet, bringing together over 850 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors.