The work of telling computers what to do is markedly different than it was even five years ago, so don't get caught asleep at the console. Peter Wayner profiles 15 technologies transforming how developers work today.
Where Node.js really shines is in building fast, scalable network applications, as it’s capable of handling a huge number of simultaneous connections with high throughput, which equates to high scalability.
No longer is BYOD a disconnected project with a handful of users... In fact, it's becoming an industry standard. BYOD can deliver improved user productivity, engagement and satisfaction, not to mention cost savings.
There's a lot you can automate and optimize about front-end workflow coding -- so why not do it? Get tips for automating your build, testing, and documentation processes, along with a listing of open source tools that can help.
Typesafe Senior Software Engineer Josh Suereth explains why Akka banks on reactive programming rather than the more sequential programming style of old, and also discusses the impact of Lambdas, coming in Java 8.
This AIIM Trendscape report shares data, expert opinions, and a unique perspective on the impact of cloud and mobility in the enterprise, surfacing issues that are not readily apparent in existing coverage about mobile technologies.
Project lead Graeme Rocher says Grails 3 will target batch processing applications, Hadoop, and event-driven systems, as well as introducing application profiles to the Java-based web application framework.
This installment of Open source Java projects showcases Akka, a JVM-based toolkit and runtime that implements the actor model as message-passing paradigm. Start with a simple example, then work through a more complex program using...