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December 24, 2014

Things That Go Boom

It is easier to make a safe light bulb than to make a safe explosive.

December 22, 2014

Abstractions For Binary Search, Part 10: Putting It All Together

After the discussions of the last few weeks, we are finally ready to build our test cases.

December 19, 2014

The Touch of a Button

Of course, I wasn't satisfied with the simple approach, so I added a bit of code to sense swipes much as you would find on a touchscreen phone.




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On this site is archived all the content from Dr. Dobb's that was published on the Web through December 31, 2014. - Architecture & Design

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Red Hat Announces 3Scale Acquisition, $1 Billion Stock Buy-Back

This week, Red Hat announced new financial results that showed 18% revenue growth, the acquisition of 3Scale, and a $1 billion buy-back of its common stock.

HPE Promotes Community For Women In Tech, Developers

In her role as Developer Advocate and Community Architect, Lisa-Marie Namphy works toward unifying HPE's developers. At the same time, she is a champion of women, aiming to shatter the glass ceiling at a number of different tech firms. Namphy spoke with InformationWeek Senior Editor Sara Peters about her work at HPE.

Microsoft Talks Up Its Containers At DockerCon

At the DockerCon show this week in Seattle, Microsoft took the stage to tout its ability to run containers on its Azure cloud and the company's overall support for the technology.

Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation

Salesforce has introduced Cloud App Mobile, an app dev platform that unifies all its efforts to help non-coders develop business applications. The company has also released its Pardot Engagement Studio for marketing automation to general availability.

Samsung Commits $1.2 Billion To IoT Research In US

Open standards, shared approaches to privacy and security, and more open wireless spectrum are needed to help the internet of things to reach its full potential of making people's lives better, according to the company.

Software Industry's $1 Trillion Impact On US Economy

BSA|The Software Alliance has issued its first report looking beyond GDP and direct employment statistics to estimate the direct and indirect ways the software industry influences the US economy.

10 SaaS Startups Every Enterprise Should Know

Often thought of as a small-business tool, Software-as-a-Service offers plenty of potential for large enterprise customers, as evidenced by the 10 startups we're exploring here. Our list includes SaaS applications for big organizational challenges, such as supply-chain, payroll, sales, recruiting, and company-wide collaboration.

Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS

Microsoft is rolling out the SharePoint mobile app to iOS devices, giving corporate users the ability to access their company intranet content, portals, and contacts while on the go.

Events of Interest

December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon

March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London

March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby

March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference

March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015


Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit

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