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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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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing

In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.

Windows 10 Launch: Later Than You Think

Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29, but this doesn't mean you'll be downloading the new operating system that day.

Analytics Provides Better Online Learning

MIT researchers are using analytics to identify a way to predict when students are likely drop online courses.

CIOs Need To Embrace Agile, Gartner Finds

A new Gartner report finds that CIOs need to embrace agile development, and the firm offers 10 principles to guide this change.

Windows 10 Build 10159 Marks Microsoft Efficiency

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 10159 to the Fast ring of Windows Insiders, marking the second PC build in two days.

Skype For Business: New Features Ready To Preview

Enterprise customers on Office 365 can preview new Skype for Business features, including broadcast and voice dial-in capabilities.

iOS 8.4, Mac OS X Updates Plug Vulnerabilities

Apple released its iOS 8.4 and Mac OS X 10.10.4 updates that add Apple Music and tackle a range of security problems.

IT Spending Reports Show A Tech Market In Transition

Gartner is predicting that worldwide spending on information technology will decline 5.5%, while Forrester has revised its US tech market projections down slightly.

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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