On this site is archived all the content from Dr. Dobb's that was published on the Web through December 31, 2014. - Architecture & Design
As REST has become the default for most Web and mobile apps, it's imperative to have the basics at your fingertips.
The default build tool for Android (and the new star of build tools on the JVM) is designed to ease scripting of complex, multi-language builds. Should you change to it, though, if you're using Ant or Maven?
Median base annual salary for IT workers was flat this year, according to the results of the InformationWeek 2016 US IT Salary Survey. Still, certain roles -- including architect, project leader, and security specialist -- are commanding much higher median salaries than other roles. See if you're in one of the 10 best-paying IT staff positions -- and how your total compensation stacks up.
When InformationWeek surveyed 100 IT leaders about their biggest mistakes, failures around vendor choice, contract negotiations, and SLAs emerged as major sources of pain. Here, we highlight 8 mistakes IT professionals make in working with vendors -- and what you can learn from their experiences.
Blockchain, smart contracts, and predictive analytics are among the financial services technologies reshaping how transactions are conducted and customers are served. With a rash of startups threatening to disrupt legacy operations, organizations of all sizes are turning to the latest technologies to improve their offerings.
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