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Tame microservices complexity with APIs

APIs not only bridge the gap between microservices and traditional systems, they make microservices easier to build and manage

Conor Curlett

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 3: Build and run the app

Build your app with Gradle, then run it on an Android device emulator or Kindle Fire tablet

Jeff Friesen

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A 'boring' Docker fork could solve some problems -- and create others

Docker's tendency to move too fast and break too much has disgruntled many, but a separately maintained fork might create its own problems

Serdar Yegulalp

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U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills

A report from HackerRank finds that while the U.S. and India have lots of developers, Chinese and Russian programmers are the most talented

Paul Krill

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New Google tool cuts JavaScript code down to size

Google's Ignition interpreter lowers memory consumption -- and that's only the beginning for this V8 engine component

Paul Krill

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Gradle build sharing comes out of the cradle

The build automation system's founder also wants to address feature creep with CI systems

Paul Krill

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Java EE 8 set to slip, while Java SE could move up

Mired in controversy, Java EE won't likely make its targeted ship date of first-half 2017

Paul Krill

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Hey Google, Android APIs are a mess

The most popular mobile platform in the world doesn't seem to care much about making developers happy

Andrew C. Oliver

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LinkedIn's Gradle plug-in integrates Python, Java

The {py}gradle plugin can put Python and Java on the same page when it comes to software builds

Paul Krill

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7 bad programming ideas that work

Cheaper, easier, faster, safer -- sometimes bad habits are better than good enough

Peter Wayner

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Docker, microservices will loom large at JavaOne

Oracle's upcoming conference promises to home in on newer uses of Java along with base platform technologies

Paul Krill

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Save the whale: Docker rightfully shuns standardization

The Open Container Project wants to standardize Docker the old-fashioned way: by committee. The pushback from Docker delivers a compelling counterpoint

Matt Asay

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