JAVA Developer's Journal

By Steven Haines In my previous post, I discussed the importance of APM. The APM market has evolved substantially over the years, mostly in an attempt to adapt to changing application technologies and deployments. When we had very simple applications that directly accessed a dat... (more)
SOA World Magazine Becomes Microservices Journal Even though it's now Microservices Journal, long-time fans of SOA World Magazine can take comfort in the fact that the URL - soa.sys-con.com - remains unchanged. And that's no mistake, as microservices are really nothing more than... (more)
Les Hazlewood, Stormpath CTO, already showed you how to build a Beautiful REST+JSON API. Now learn how to secure your API, handle API authentication, and manage API keys and authentication tokens for server, JavaScript and Mobile clients. Les will deep dive into technical best p... (more)
Agile Release Management By Sean Hamawi So teams in your organisation have decided to embrace Agile development for some Projects and/or BAU development and things are going great guns, your deploying code changes and releases in prod every week. Over on the other side of the fe... (more)
The DevOps Institute (DOI) launched on Monday with the mission of serving as the premier source for aligning industry standard quality DevOps training and examination services for enterprise IT. The Institute is led by a Board of Regents who will oversee DOI's offerings in an eff... (more)
Recently I wrote a blog showing how to use the WebSocket protocol to push the data from a Java server to a JavaScript client. This time I’ll keep the same code on the server, but the client will be written in Dart. For this example I was using GlassFish 4.1 server, and IntelliJ I... (more)
Private PaaS in 25 Minutes, App Deployment in 25 Seconds Hosted PaaS providers have given independent developers and startups huge advantages in efficiency and reduced time-to-market over their more process-bound counterparts in enterprises. Software frameworks are now availabl... (more)
Five Reasons to Automate Workloads in the Hybrid Cloud By Yann Guernion Incorporating the Cloud as part of an IT operations environment can help organizations control costs and gain competitive advantage. However, there are significant challenges when integrating and automating bu... (more)
We’ve all heard about the rapid adoption of JavaScript in recent years. To summarize, JavaScript is the #1 most-used language on GitHub and it looks like this trend will continue. In fact, as one article put it, “JavaScript is the number one language in the world; it’s the langua... (more)
WSM International has launched a DevOps services division that offers assessment, consulting and implementation to large enterprises and organizations with complex infrastructures. The concept of DevOps is to blend information technology (IT) software development with operations... (more)
DevOps - The Symptom of an Agile Organization DevOps is all the rage these days and with good reason as it promises to reduce the time-to-market for new applications. It also promises to improve change management, allowing teams to deploy changes to their applications quickly an... (more)
The Data Chef: A Complementary Skill Set for the Future of Data Analysis With the arrival of the Big Data revolution, a data professional is expected to master a broad spectrum of complex domains including data processing, mathematics, programming languages, machine learning tech... (more)
Setting Standards for IoT Can Capitalize on Future Growth by Melvin Greer Managing Director Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) appears to be unquestioned. Advances in wearables and sensors are strategic to tech companies, telecoms ... (more)
You hear the terms “subscription economy” and “subscription commerce” all the time. And with good reason. Subscription-based monetization is transforming business as we know it. But what about usage? Where’s the “consumption economy”? Turns out, it’s all around us. When most peo... (more)
JavaScript has emerged in the past couple years as the de facto expression of next generation web technologies, and a critical component of HTML5 technologies – along with CSS and JQuery. JavaScript is really ubiquitous – it’s literally showing up everywhere! There are many other... (more)
Manufacturing comprises 17 to 18% of the global economy, and is set to rack up about $13.5 trillion in revenues this year. China assumed leadership in the sector a few years ago and will account for about $2.5 trillion this year; manufacturing revenues in the US will approach $2 ... (more)
Insights for IT Transforming into the Cloud Enabler Business as usual for IT is evolving into a "Make or Buy" decision on a service-by-service conversation with input from the LOBs. How does your organization move forward with cloud? In his general session at 16th Cloud Expo, Pa... (more)
Best Practices Blueprint for Growing and Large Scale Continuous Testing at the Speed of DevOps The speed of software changes in growing and large scale rapid-paced DevOps environments presents a challenge for continuous testing. Many organizations struggle to get this right. Pr... (more)
Guiding Principles for Building a Performance Engineering-Driven Delivery Model While recently attending a Dynatrace User Group in Hartford, I had the opportunity to sit in on a great presentation from a leading US insurance company as they explained their three-year APM journey... (more)
Evaluating Private PaaS: Your Checklist for Finding the Right One In comparison to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has experienced a slower rate of adoption. However, PaaS is coming into its own as evidenced by incr... (more)
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