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Grails gets cozy with AngularJS for better JavaScript

The Grails framework features improved REST capabilities, while the companion Groovy language gets compiler boosts.

Paul Krill

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Java 9 module plan picks up a packager

In the latest proposal, the Java Packager tool will add features that better align with the plan for Java modules.

Paul Krill

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Hadoop is slowly eating conventional analytics

The components of the Hadoop ecosystem won't overthrow Teredata or IBM Netezza any time soon, but ultimately, the commodity solution almost always wins.

Andrew C. Oliver

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6 things all good software code has in common

Developers know that not all code is created equal, but how do you tell the difference between solid gold code and code that's merely mediocre?

Phil Johnson

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Microservices: Simple servers, complex security

As microservices replace monolithic applications, they're proving to be more flexible, but also more complex to secure and protect.

Serdar Yegulalp


GitLab one-ups GitHub with open source enterprise code hosting

GitLab is targeting the enterprise, but will its open source allure be enough to win developers away from GitHub?

Serdar Yegulalp

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The terrible 10: Programmers’ biggest frustrations

Software development is a great job -- and like any other job, it has its downsides. Here are 10 things that most programmers can't stand about coding.

Phil Johnson

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Java 101: Classes and objects in Java

Learn how to make classes, fields, methods, constructors, and objects work together in your Java applications.

Jeff Friesen

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Hadoop, in trouble? Only in Gartner-land

A new poll of customers provides a brighter, more detailed picture of Hadoop adoption than Gartner's famously downbeat survey.

Andrew C. Oliver

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Facebook extends React Native to Android

The JavaScript development technology lets developers create Web, iOS, and Android apps with the same core set of code.

Paul Krill


Oracle says Java 9 modules will be a boon for developers

An Oracle official expects the module system planned for Java 9 to bring improved scalability and performance to the popular enterprise platform.

Paul Krill


The big greenfield cannabis cloud

The marijuana business is making the leap from paper ledgers to the cloud and big data analytics, offering a provocative example for us all.

Andrew C. Oliver

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