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Microsoft Open Sources Java Debugger for VS Code

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017 1

Visual Studio Code has made the code for the Java Debugger it released in September open source.

Culture & Methods Follow 232 Followers

Using Self-Selection to Create Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Nov 16, 2017

At one company, self-selection was applied to redistribute people over teams. It provided the opportunity for developers to get involved in strategic decisions and understand the needs of the business. Using self-selection, they learned that by giving people the power to take difficult and informed decisions, they will become motivated, no matter how tough the decision is.

Development Follow 191 Followers

Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

At QCon San Francisco 2017, GitHub’s Nathan Sobo has unveiled Atom’s new real-time collaboration plugin, Teletype. Teletype aims to make it possible for two developers to code together with the same ease as coding alone.

Architecture & Design Follow 793 Followers

About the SOA Heritage Impact on Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

The heritage from SOA impacts the approach and design of a microservices architecture, how we select technology, and also the organisational aspects, Tareq Abedrabbo claimed at the recent Microservices Conference µCon London 2017. One example from his experience is that many organisations still have a separation between enterprise architects and developers.

Architecture & Design Follow 793 Followers

Jonas Bonér on How Events Are Reshaping Modern Systems

by Srini Penchikala Follow 15 Followers on  Nov 14, 2017

Jonas Bonér talked about event driven services and how event driven architectures (EDA) and event stream processing (ESP) technologies are helping with designing the modern applications based on distributed systems. He spoke at the recent Reactive Summit 2017 Conference.

Java Follow 432 Followers

ZGC - Oracle’s Large-Heap Garbage Collector

by Amit K Gupta Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 14, 2017 4

Oracle has announced its intention to make Z Garbage Collector (ZGC) open source. Per Liden, creator of ZGC at Oracle and member of Hotspot (and formerly JRockit) project, has proposed a new project in OpenJDK community to make ZGC open source.

Development Follow 191 Followers

Refinement Types and Dependent Functions Stable in Racket 6.11

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 13, 2017

Racket 6.11 brings refinement types and dependent function types to its Typed Racket variant.

JavaScript Follow 141 Followers

Node.js 8.9 Released with Long Term Support

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 13, 2017

Node.js 8.9 has been released, becoming the first 8.x release to enjoy Long Term Support status. It will remain in LTS until December 2019. Node 9 has also been released.

Cloud Follow 83 Followers

IBM Release IBM Cloud Private, a Hybrid Cloud Computing Platform Using Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry

by Daniel Bryant Follow 209 Followers on  Nov 12, 2017

IBM has released IBM Cloud Private, a platform designed to enable companies to create on-premises cloud capabilities similar to public clouds, with the goal of accelerating "cloud native" application development and supporting modernisation of existing applications running on IBM technology such as WebSphere Liberty, Db2 and MQ. 

Architecture & Design Follow 793 Followers

Designing Event Sourced Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 12, 2017

Event sourced microservices is an area that hasn’t been explored nearly as much as it should be, Greg Young claimed at the recent Microservices Conference µCon London 2017, but he also strongly emphasized that you should not event source all your microservices. Instead, he recommends looking at individual services and applying the event sourcing pattern to services that actually benefit from it.

JavaScript Follow 141 Followers

Facebook Overhauls ReasonML Syntax in Reason 3

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 10, 2017

Reason, Facebook’s attempt to bring OCaml safety and speed to JavaScript developers, reaches version 3, which introduces new syntax and many fixes.

HTML5 Follow 22 Followers

Slack Desktop Migrated to BrowserView for 3.0

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 09, 2017

Slack has recently made version 3.0 available in their beta channel, with numerous performance improvements and bug fixes. At its core, most of the changes have revolved around migrating from the Electron component “webView” to “browserView”, a newer and more stable alternative. Charlie Hess, engineer at Slack, has published a blog outlining this journey.

Mobile Follow 67 Followers

Android Architecture Components 1.0: Lifecycle, LiveData, ViewModel and Room

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 09, 2017

Google has made available Android Architecture Components 1.0, a collection of libraries to design “robust, testable, and maintainable apps.” The current components are Lifecycle, LiveData, ViewModel and Room with others on the way.

Culture & Methods Follow 232 Followers

Q&A with Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland about Scrum Guide Updates

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Nov 09, 2017

The Scrum guide has been updated to better reflect what Scrum is and clear up misconceptions. Scrum can be used for building software products, and it can be applied to many other areas outside of software as well. Scrum is a framework based on empiricism for continuous improvement. Having a potentially shippable product increment at least every sprint or more often is a key element of Scrum.

Java Follow 432 Followers

Accelerating the Adoption of Java Microservices with Eclipse MicroProfile

by Monica Beckwith Follow 195 Followers on  Nov 08, 2017

InfoQ caught up with Emily Jiang from IBM to hear about the new Eclipse MicroProfile project and the new release, with extended fault tolerance and other new features.

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