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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.

Dr. Dobb's Archive

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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3 Myths About the Site Reliability Engineer, Debunked

As automation becomes a fact of life, newer roles, such as site reliability engineer, emerge. For IT pros looking for their next move, here's a little background about the role as well as some common misunderstandings about it.

The Discriminating Executive's Guide to Cloud Computing

Business leaders need more than technical speak; they need cogent answers to critical business questions.

Manage What You Can't See: No Magic Required

Andi Mann, chief technology officer at Splunk, is a big proponent of 'observability' - knowing what's happening with all systems, services and apps to be able to fix and, eventually, prevent problems.

Blockchain: What Business Leaders Need to Know About This Disruptive Technology

IT and business leaders can benefit from learning what blockchain means to their organizations and explaining the benefits, and drawbacks

Beware the Dangers of 'Drive Thru' Analytics

Cutting corners isn't the path to analytics success. Data science requires an enterprise commitment.

Reshaping Skillsets in the Age of Analytics

Automation and greater involvement by business managers with the analytics team are just a couple of the changes that are in store for data science.

Protection from Software Publishers Ripping You Off

Do you ever wonder why software licenses are so complicated, and what you can do about them?

From Measurement to Insight: Put DevOps Metrics to Work

When you can measure the results of your DevOps program, that's where the magic happens.

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