Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. But, in fact, it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
printf-style debugging and the ability to partition computing devices into subdevices make OpenCL 1.2 a very useful upgrade.
Python's uniquely useful mechanism for temporarily changing resource behavior in unit testing.
A simple, built-in option keeps branches in sync automatically.
The security issues that existed in Objective-C have been only partially addressed in Swift. What to watch out for?
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.
XebiaLabs updates XL Deploy and Release
Code submits are still committed to the master, but all other commands are entirely local
Eliminating AngularJS complexity
Single biggest jump in new functionality in the software's history
GridGain Systems In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop
Dashboards and reports for predictable releases and long-term alignment
Deep Belief On Raspberry Pi shows cheap devices can perform sophisticated computer vision
Fundamental building blocks of High-Performance Computing (HPC)
Events of Interest
September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon
September 8-11. Dallas, TX. SpringOne 2GX
September 17-19. St. Louis, MO. Strangeloop
September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference
October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit
October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp
October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)
November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon
November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference
November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe
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