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October 14, 2014

Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrate Yourself

Honoring women in STEM

September 25, 2014

Endless Flexibility, The Enemy of Agile

When monolithic systems attempt to be infinitely flexible, unfathomable complexity results and agility becomes impossible.

September 03, 2014

The Anti Anti Agile Manifesto

An informed guide to misconceptions of Agile.




Design

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Open Software's Thousand Eyes: A Misunderstood Claim

Recent high-profile defects do not support the view that open source is less secure than closed source.

iOS 8 HealthKit: Working with Biometric Data

Once you begin collecting data on individuals in real time, permission management, data storage, and data access all become challenging issues. Apple's iOS8 attempts to balance rights and privacy with developers' desire to write apps.

Function Purity and Immutable Data Structure Construction

How the compiler enforces purity and immutability in D.

Matching Wildcards: An Empirical Way to Tame an Algorithm

Optimizing and testing a wildcard algorithm to get 5x performance improvement.

Domain-Driven Design: The Good and The Challenging

Ten years after its formulation, DDD has demonstrated that it is optimal for certain projects — especially complex projects — provided proper care is applied to the right practices.

Design News RSS

CoderGears CppDepend 5.0 Arrives

Analyze a codebase and automate code reviews

CodinGame Video-Gamifies Programming

Visual video game puzzles can be solved in 20 different programming languages

JetBrains PhpStorm 8 Supports PHP 5.6

Deepest-ever code understanding plus support for Drupal 8 and WordPress

MapR Hadoop Now More Operational

Apache Drill, Apache Spark, Apache HBase, and YARN upgrades available

MonkeyLearn Artificial Intelligence For Text-Mining

Create and incorporate text-mining capabilities into applications and websites

Watson Discovery Advisor Cloud Service

IBM's Watson Discovery Advisor is being used by researchers to rapidly analyze and test hypotheses using data in millions of scientific papers.

Free Nvidia CUDA 6.5 Packs ARM64 Support

Developer productivity key to new release mechanics

Google Smart Lens Licensed

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.

Tools for Finding the Continuous Delivery DevOps Sweet Spot

XebiaLabs updates XL Deploy and Release

Perforce Takes Federated Versioning to the Edge

Code submits are still committed to the master, but all other commands are entirely local

Events of Interest

October 14-17. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Black Hat Europe 2014

October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)

October 19-21. Shanghai, China. GDC China 2014

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015


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



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