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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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The Rise and Fall of Ruby on Rails

Once the rising star of web development, Ruby on Rails has fallen into a secondary role in the corporate world.

Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service

ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.

HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?

More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?

Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes

If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.

Unity Rules As OCI Launches 1.0 Container Spec

After a two-year effort, the Open Container Initiative has its image specification and runtime spec ready for vendors and container users.

Dark Reading INsecurity Conference Registration Now Open

November event will focus on attendee interaction, "blue team" best practices.

Cloud Outages: Who's at Fault?

Cloud outages do happen. So, how can you and your IT group minimize the impact on the company?

Containerization Gains Traction; We're All Better for it

Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.

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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