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  • Igniting Kids' Enthusiasm for Coding

    CodingStuff.org is an initiative to ignite kids' enthusiasm to learn how to code, to create apps, to design websites, and overall to become comfortable with technology. This article explores what teachers can do to ignite kid's enthusiasm for coding by using interesting and cool lessons to give them some pointers on how to code and then let the magic happen!

  • Version Control, Git, and your Enterprise

    This article is about understanding Git – both its benefits and limits – and deciding if it’s right for your enterprise. It is intended to highlight some of the key advantages and disadvantages typically experienced by enterprises and presents the key questions to be contemplated by your enterprise in determining whether Git is right for you and what you need to consider in moving to Git.

  • EIP Designer: Bridging the Gap Between EA and Development

    This article presents the EIP Designer project, an Eclipse-based tool for introducing integration patterns into an EA design, providing fluidity and continuity while filling the gap existing between EA practices and concrete software development.

  • Interview with Mike McQuaid about Git in Practice

    Mike McQuaid, Software Engineer at GitHub, has written "Git in Practice" which provides over 60 techniques for working with and managing Git projects. InfoQ caught up with Mike, and asked about it, including his advice for teams considering migrating to Git and what tools to use.

  • Lessons Learned by Scaling Android Apps - AnDevCon Panel Summary

    At the last AnDevCon, Doug Bateman moderated a panel focused on what it takes to build Android apps that scale up to millions of global users. This included team management, testing and design for testability, feature and release management, support, open source contributions, alternative architectures, and more.

  • Book Review and Interview: Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development

    Regular InfoQ Java contributor Dr. Alex Blewitt has recently published a follow-up to last year’s "Eclipse 4 Plug-in Development by Example”. Called “Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development,” the book, like its predecessor, is essentially a tutorial, but it assumes that you are already familiar with the basics of building plug-ins for the Eclipse IDE, and rapidly dives into advanced topics. 

  • Interview with Grady Booch

    Grady Booch discusses the growth of software engineering as a discipline with Mark Collins-Cope, the pair covers topics ranging from UML and Unified Process to Programming Languages and the future of software innovation.

  • How Composite C1 Found Success by Becoming Open Source

    In today’s environment it is difficult to offer commercial products, especially in highly competitive fields such as content management systems. Finding themselves being squeezed out of the market, Composite C1 found a way to thrive by releasing their core product under an open source license with cloud based hosting.

  • Interview with Andy Piper on the Eclipse Paho project and the Internet of Things

    MQTT provides the communications link for low-power systems. InfoQ caught up with Andy Piper, lead of the Eclipse Paho project, to find out more about the history of MQTT and why it is being used by internet scale companies such as Facebook.

  • Building Applications With Hadoop

    When building applications using Hadoop, it is common to have input data from various sources coming in various formats. In his presentation, “New Tools for Building Applications on Apache Hadoop”, Eli Collins overviews how to build better products with Hadoop and various tools that can help, such as Apache Avro, Apache Crunch, Cloudera ML and the Cloudera Development Kit.

  • Practical MQTT with Paho

    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.

  • Interview with Joel Murach - Author of Murach's Android Programming

    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.

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