Getting started with the Intel Galileo board and the XDK IoT Edition IDE.
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
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.
Ready to move up from BeagleBoards and Raspberry Pi? Nvidia's Tegra-based Jetson board provides a Cortex A15 CPU, a 192-core Nvidia GPU, scads or RAM, plenty of ports and lots of compute power. A few omissions and a couple of early-release glitches mar an otherwise very attractive board.
The best summer reads.
A real-time collaborative editor with compile/run functionality
Apache Drill, Apache Spark, Apache HBase, and YARN upgrades available
Deep Belief On Raspberry Pi shows cheap devices can perform sophisticated computer vision
When applications need advanced embedded visualizations and reports
The new Java positioned for convergence across the stack and for parallelism
Google Maps Embed API is free and more sophisticated
Analysis toolchain for deep software risk assessment and mitigation
New 64-bit mobile processors and dev tools introduced.
Embedded platform for M2M developers with pre-integrated and validated components
Splunk plug-in for Eclipse and update to the Splunk SDK for Python
Events of Interest
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
May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference
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