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What would you do to improve dynamic proxies?

Java's chief language architect wants to know: What would you do to improve dynamic proxies in the Java language?

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Former GitHub CEO leaves the company

Tom Preston-Werner had been the subject of a harassment investigation spurred by allegations from a former employee.

Bust of Socrates carved by by Victor Wager.

12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today

Code is changing the world, which means that programmers have a lot more power than many of us would admit. Peter Wayner considers the ethical ramifications of 12 everyday programming decisions.

Break Down Barriers and Reduce Cycle Times with DevOps

Learn why and how many successful companies have changed how they deliver software by dismantling the traditional silos that stifle collaboration and progress.

Citizen developers are no threat to professional coders -- yet

Independent non-coders won't displace established developers, but they can help clear up a business's IT backlog.

Congrats on the new job! Please disregard all the red flags

Once upon a time ... a fledgling developer was so thrilled to land a temporary gig that he missed all the warning signs of a setup for failure.

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Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8

JavaScript on the JVM is better and faster but not always friendlier with Nashorn, the rebuilt JavaScript interpreter. Martin Heller takes the new Rhino's two command-line script runners for a test drive.

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After Heartbleed: 4 OpenSSL alternatives that work

In the wake of Heartbleed, developers are advised to take a closer look at SSL alternatives like Mozilla NSS, PolarSS, and GnuTLS.

4 ways to modernize your application performance monitoring strategy

Online retail sales in the US will reach $370 billion by 2017 - a 10 percent compound annual growth rate over the next 5 years.

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First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version

The leading NoSQL database has long been a favorite of developers. Now the brand-new 2.6 version of MongoDB is ready to woo operations.

Who's to blame for 'catastrophic' Heartbleed Bug?

Over the past week, the Heartbleed bug has sent tech industry giants and startups scurrying to patch servers and change digital encryption certificates, but who's to blame for this flaw in the open-source protocol?

Open source Java projects: Spring Integration

Use Spring Integration to develop a robust message-passing architecture that integrates and coordinates enterprise components across an ActiveMQ message bus via JMS.

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Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing

Oracle is reportedly trying to lure NoSQL startups into a standards body. But what if Oracle's real motive is to slow the pace of NoSQL adoption?

10 key findings illustrate the need for a new breed of APM solutions

This paper highlights ten key takeaways from the most recent survey on the impact of Cloud on application management. Read Now>>

Coeffects: The next big programming language challenge

Modern applications run in a wide variety of environments, which demands that they be increasingly context aware. Here, Tomas Petricek demonstrates the use of annotated types to build context awareness into an application, while also...

Don't want to mix programming languages? You already do!

Even if you don't realize it, polyglot programming is the new normal for app dev, especially on the web.

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Fifty years on, mainframer remembers 'a fantastic time to be an engineer'

The IBM System/360 revolutionized business computing with the first set of compatible, scalable systems

Controversial Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns

Critics blasted the Firefox maker for promoting Eich, who had supported California's 2008 ban on same-sex marriage. Eich formally stepped down as Mozilla CEO on April 3.

Mobile Apps and Devices Slash Customer Cycle Time

Consolidated Engineering Laboratories' field employees used to collect data on triplicate forms that were sometimes hard to read and difficult to manage. After procuring iPad devices from CDW and integrating mobile apps with

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The platform-as-a-service winner is ... Puppet?

Enterprises are still bucking the public cloud, and some prefer private cloud PaaS as the modern alternative to the app server of yore. But what's a devops framework doing leading the PaaS pack?

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Big data showdown: Cassandra vs. HBase

Bigtable-inspired open source projects take different routes to the highly scalable, highly flexible, distributed, wide column data store.

Vaadin switching to C#

Vaadin's Satay Nutella explains the reasoning behind today's announcement, which will come as a surprise to many fans of the Java-based framework.

Java Tip: Hibernate validation in a standalone implementation

Get started with declarative annotations, composite validation rules, and selective validation in Hibernate Validator 5.0.3.

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