Even simple build scripts show the power and flexibility of the emerging new build tool for JVM projects.
The default build tool for Android (and the new star of build tools on the JVM) is designed to ease scripting of complex, multi-language builds. Should you change to it, though, if you're using Ant or Maven?
Google services are everywhere. But knowing which ones to include in new apps is difficult due to the company's perceived lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs.
The most popular articles of the first half of the year, sprinkled with a few pieces carefully chosen by the editors.
A detailed look at a production pipeline that builds emergency patches and scheduled releases with equanimity.
A study of over 40,000 Python open source libraries
Rails 3.2.19, 4.0.7, and 4.1.3 have been released
Jimmy is a humanoid robot based on Intel Core i5 technology that walks, talks, makes hand gestures, and uses social media. It is part of the 21st Century Robot Project that provides a forum for makers worldwide to collaborate and build affordable, personalized robots using open-source design files.
First commercialized 100% open source build of OpenJDK for Mac OS X
Ideal for high-traffic API consumption
An open source suite for building web apps
Customizable tools and customizable workflows: it's all customizable, basically
Analytics engine opens and includes machine data stored in Hadoop and NoSQL
An open standards-based architecture that embraces a "bring-your-own-tools" (BYOT)
Open-source API Builder provides standardized UI
Events of Interest
July 28-29. Minneapolis, MN. GR8Conf US 2014
July 28-August 1. Orlando, FL. Agile2014 Orlando
August 7-8, San Francisco, CA. Distill 2014
August 20-22. Chicago, IL. CloudOpen North America
September 7-12. Bellevue, WA. CppCon
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
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