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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.

July 25, 2014

CRC: The C Stands for Confusion

Because it is so often abstracted, people don't always make smart choices about selecting and specifying CRCs.




Design

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Portable File and Directory Management in Java

The Apache Ant API, a rarely used feature of the tool, provides reliable and portable ways to perform command-line operations from within Java.

Unified Memory in CUDA 6: A Brief Overview

The advent of a unified memory model in CUDA 6 has made GPU programming much easier by removing lots of implementation details that developers formerly had to manage manually.

Parallel In-Place Merge Sort

A very fast, parallel, simple to implement sort makes efficient use of memory.

Lack of Manual Labor

The lack of quality manuals and documentation for developer tools greatly diminishes our ability to work well in subtle but important ways.

Jolt Awards: The Best Books

The best books of the past 12 months.

Design News RSS

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

Onsen UI 1.1 Support For jQuery

Eliminating AngularJS complexity

Events of Interest

October 1-3. Santa Clara, CA. Software Developer's Workshop at ARM TechCon (Dr. Dobb's bloggers Al Williams and Eric Bruno will be presenting.)

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

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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