The syntax of APIs matter much less than their discoverability and the ease with which developers can figure out how to use them effectively.
With smaller commits, teams accelerate code reviews and builds, while shrinking the delay between committing and feedback. That's a lot of payback for a simple practice.
How well do programming maxims stand up when compared with hard data?
Good documentation is often what makes good software great. Creating quality docs is the result of good habits and paying attention to the right details.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair will be held this year in Los Angeles and Dr. Dobb's readers are invited to serve as judges on May 13-14.
MicroStrategy PRIME for large data sets with high user concurrency
Apigee Acquires InsightsOne
Fusion-io scales ioTurbine
Orchestrator works for strict security compliance requirements in Hadoop
Intel Graph Builder v2.0 plus Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop 3.0
IBM has released its annual list of five innovations that may transform our lives over the next five years.
Stephen Wolfram talks 25 years of Mathematica, the Wolfram Language pre-release, and the wonders of putting a knowledge-based language into embedded devices.
All students are matched in one-to-one relationships with IBM mentors, participate in project-based learning activities, and tackle skills-based, real-world projects through internships and apprenticeships.
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Events of Interest
March 6-7. San Francisco, CA. Erlang Factory
March 17-20. San Francisco, CA. EclipseCon 2014
March 17-20. Orlando, FL. Enterprise Connect
March 17-21. San Francisco, CA. Game Developers Conference (GDC 2014)
March 22-26. Dublin, Ireland. ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering
March 24-25. Santa Clara, CA. Evans Data Developer Relations Conference
March 24-27. San Jose, CA. 2014 GPU Technology Conference
March 25-28. San Francisco, CA. Code Stars Summit
March 31-April 4. Las Vegas, NV. Interop Las Vegas
March 31-April 1. Las Vegas, NV. InformationWeek Conference
March 31-April 3. San Jose, CA. EE Live! (Electronics Engineering Live!)
April 11-12. Bangalore, India. Dr. Dobb's Conference
April 14-15. Pune, India. Dr. Dobb's Conference
April 14-17. San Francisco, CA. Red Hat Summit 2014
May 7-8. Santa Clara, CA. Internet of Things Developers Conference
May 7-8. Santa Clara, CA. Multicore Developers Conference
May 21-23. Menlo Park, CA. DConf 2014
May-June. Bristol, Cambridge, Manchester, Scotland. The UK Device Developers' Conference series
July 7-10. Berlin, Germany. UberConf Europe Java Ecosystem conference
July 28-August 1. Orlando, FL. Agile2014 Orlando
Videos of Past Events
September 2013. JavaOne
September 2013. SpringOne 2GX
June 2013. JAXConf 2013
June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference
May 2013. Google I/O
March 2013. GPU Technology Conference
October 2012. JAXLondon 2012
September 2012. Strangeloop
September 2012. Intel Developer Forum
August 2012. VMWorld
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