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?
Consumer Reports runs its back-end accounting on Oracle E-Business Suite, but has found a way to get all the benefits of cloud computing while keeping control over the upgrade cycle afforded by on-premises solutions. Here's how they did it.
IT professionals and CIOs plan to spend slightly more than a third of their total IT budgets on cloud and hosting services in 2017, according to survey results from 451 Research. While IaaS remains popular, most of the money will be spent on application, management, and security services.
In a new study of its cloud computing customers over a three-month period, RightScale found that many are passing up savings, and that overprovisioning resources is still widespread.
At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization -- and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft in offering more of these services through the cloud.
Claudia Imhoff shares insights on what a modern business needs from its analytics infrastructure and how IT departments can get from where they are to where the business needs them to be.
Big data, security, and developer jobs are expected to get salary boosts in the coming year, according to Robert Half's 2017 Technology & IT Salary Guide. Here's a look at 10 hot jobs to watch.
As connected cars become more commonplace, IT professionals need to consider how employees are using these software-platforms-on-wheels to access and share work-related information. Samsung's announcement that it would acquire Harman International Industries - owner of multiple car audio brands - raises the urgency of these questions.
Big data, IoT, and other applications are changing cloud computing, according to Cisco's sixth annual Global Cloud Computing Index. The report finds that cloud traffic will represent 92% of all data center traffic by 2020, and that companies will build 485 hyperscale data centers in the next three years.
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