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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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Adobe, Dropbox Ease Access To PDFs, E-Signatures In The Cloud

Adobe is looking to make online document management and authentication easier, especially in the cloud, with new e-signature capabilities and enhanced Dropbox integration.

Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, Security Drive ROI, Dell Survey Finds

Dell's second annual Global Technology Adoption Index shows companies investing in big data, cloud, mobility and security are enjoying about 50% faster revenue growth than their competitors who didn't invest.

Dell, EMC Deal: 10 Things IT Needs To Know

Enterprise IT executives were left wondering what the massive Dell-EMC deal might mean to them. There's a lot you'll want to know (especially if you're an EMC customer). As we ponder the implications of the massive merger, what springs to mind are 10 ways we expect the deal to impact IT.

Dell's EMC Acquisition: Perils, Opportunities Abound

Dell's plan to acquire EMC for $67 billion reflects the major disruptions taking place in enterprise IT as businesses increasingly shift toward cloud computing. Here's what IT leaders need to know about the deal.

7 Microsoft Improvements We Need To See

Microsoft has demonstrated its commitment to building tech for the future, but there is still some room for improvement across Windows, Office, and hardware.

NASA's Mars Journey: Next Steps For Mankind

Sometime in the 2030s, NASA wants to land astronauts on Mars. Here's a look at what it will take to get us there.

Windows 10 Device Bonanza, Lumia Struggle: Microsoft Roundup

Microsoft this week debuted the Surface Book, the Surface Pro 4, Lumia handsets, and an updated Band. Can its new hardware compete and help spike Windows 10 sales?

LogMeIn Acquires LastPass For $110 Million

IT management and remote control software provider LogMeIn is bolstering its identity and access management play by acquiring LastPass, the popular password management service.

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