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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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Transitioning to Microservices: The Story of Two Monoliths

Now is a great time to be thinking about architecture, but it's also important to do it in a way that is incremental and allows you to test ideas and validate them.

Will Edge Computing Replace the Cloud?

New technology breakthroughs plus the IoT are driving new interest in edge computing.

10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business

Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.

Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects

Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.

On-Premises Workloads Require Higher Staff Investment Than Cloud

Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.

CA Leader: Don't Let Legacy Hold You Back

In his Interop ITX keynote, CA Technologies CTO Otto Berkes took a hard look at technology change and how organizations approach it.

IT Value: What's Your Story?

It's time for IT to show business leaders where IT brings value to the organization. Metrics are nice, but storytelling is better.

Overcoming Data Inequality

Businesses say they want to integrate external data with in-house data, but bias and a lack of tools stand in the way.

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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