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?
Microsoft severed all remaining ties to Nokia, awarded funding to startups to improve global connectivity, and partnered with Facebook to build a cross-Atlantic cable.
Intel, which recently announced that it would focus more on the Internet of Things and cloud computing, is acquiring Itseez, which specializes in IoT and self-driving vehicle technology.
Microsoft and Facebook are joining forces to construct the "MAREA" undersea cable, which will deliver high-speed connectivity across the Atlantic.
French investigators are seeking information about whether Google has been evading its tax obligations.
The two leading cloud productivity suites -- Google Apps and Microsoft's Office 365 -- each have a lot to offer. But which one is right for your organization? Here's a look at how they stack up.
Microsoft is slashing up to 1,850 jobs, mostly in Nokia's home country of Finland, and taking on a $950 million restructuring charge as it streamlines its phone business.
The company's IRIS system promises dramatic speed improvements over existing technologies. These storage improvements should benefit anyone running large database queries, particularly transactions that require speed.
Rancher Labs is gaining traction since launching version 1.0 of its container management system and pulling in $20 million in venture capital funding.
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