After 38 years of glory, the long run of Dr. Dobb's has come to an end.
Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.
Writing solid code means knowing that when programs fail, they do so gracefully and predictably. Unit testing verifies this.
While IT is becoming more Agile, the rate of change in business requires even faster adoption of Agility.
Complete clarity and constant communication of goals are as important to a product's success as execution, perhaps more so.
Parasoft DTP 5.1 includes smarter Process Intelligence Engine (PIE)
BlazeMeter 3.0 sports Selenium testing, multi-cloud support, and multi-instance tests
Analyze a codebase and automate code reviews
Visual video game puzzles can be solved in 20 different programming languages
Deepest-ever code understanding plus support for Drupal 8 and WordPress
Apache Drill, Apache Spark, Apache HBase, and YARN upgrades available
Create and incorporate text-mining capabilities into applications and websites
IBM's Watson Discovery Advisor is being used by researchers to rapidly analyze and test hypotheses using data in millions of scientific papers.
Developer productivity key to new release mechanics
Google is testing a prototype for a smart contact lens that was built to continuously measure glucose in tears using a wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor.
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