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We're living in a post-open source world

A new generation of developers wants little to do with the complexities of open source licensing -- and they may be on to something, whether the open source forebears like it or not.

Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler.

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL demands a big investment in Oracle's technology stack, but the payoff could be worth it for shops that need to integrate traditional RDBMS with Hadoop and NoSQL data stores.

Docker containers with Gradle in 4 steps

Do you need to create a Docker image from your Java web app? Are you using Gradle? Add a dose of Spring Boot and you'll be just four steps away from Docker Nirvana.

Expert interview: How to scale Django

Jonathan Freeman interviews Eventbrite engineers John Shuping and Simon Willison about scaling Django in an integrated, high performance enterprise architecture.

Socket.IO JavaScript framework ready for real-time apps

The mobile and web development framework supports bidirectional, event-based communication and has an engine module to deal with browser incompatibilities.

Microservices vs. the monolith

Similar to SOA but different enough to warrant its own name, the Microservices architectural style gets written up by Martin Fowler and James Lewis. Cliffs Notes you can count on!

Is devops killing the developer?

At many companies, 'devops' has been twisted to mean that developers get conscripted to do myriad non-development tasks.

Heroku joins other PaaS providers in supporting PHP

Facebook's HipHop VM for PHP was one factor driving Heroku to add support for PHP as a first-class citizen in its mix of languages.

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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Git smart! 20 essential tips for Git and GitHub users

The programming world's favorite distributed version control system also lets you find, share, and improve code. Here's how to make Git and GitHub work better for you.

Why use Node.js?

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.

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PayPal and Netflix cozy up to Node.js

The server-side JavaScript platform is popular with developers for its relatively low learning curve, high productivity, and stable performance. Recent adoptions suggest that some of tech's top executives are buying in, too.

Node.js arrives for the JVM

Red Hat's Project: Odd team has released Nodyn, a new project that uses DynJS and Vert.x to integrate Node.js with the JVM.

Ultimate cloud speed tests: Amazon vs. Google vs. Windows Azure

A diverse set of real-world Java benchmarks shows that Google is fastest, Azure is slowest, and Amazon is priciest.

Red Hat brings SOA to the cloud

Red Hat's JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 implements SOA best practices to automate some aspects of enterprise application integration.

Web technologies that deserve to die

Spring WebFlow, Seam, WebBeans, and related beasts must meet their extinction. Who thought evermore client state on the server was a grand idea anyway?

Java Tip: Write an SOA integration layer with Apache Camel

Use Apache Camel's Multicast and Aggregator pattern implementations to develop a quick-and-easy integration layer for a service-oriented architecture.

Open source Java projects: Vert.x

With the release of Vert.x 2.0, now is the perfect time to learn about this JVM-based distributed application framework that was inspired by Node.js, but built to leverage the Java platform APIs.

Finding gems in big data archives

Big data needn't be fast-moving to be sexy. Archives tend to be the largest data stores, and among the most valuable.

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