This article provides a way to generate an executable war using the Jetty web container and the Gradle build tool.
Our early analysis of over 500 developer responses to the active Developer Productivity Report survey is here! The bottom line: 65% of dev teams deliver releases later than planned, only 25% of dev teams get all original development plans into the release, and 70% of dev teams experience "scope creep", when release plans change during development. So what does this all mean? (p.s. the survey is...
Whether it is to give your application a more personal touch or to implement a corporate image, the ability to easily create a customized theme for web applications is a trending desire in web application development. ZK 7 brings with it the framework’s latest theme engine which integrates CSS 3, LESS, and Bootstrap...
A step-by-step guide to develop Google Web Toolkit (GWT) web application and deploy it on Google App Engine and RedHat OpenShift without platform lock-in.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) released the first candidate for Tomcat 8 this week. This release aligns Tomcat to the Java EE 7 specification, including Java Servlet 3.1, JavaServer Pages (JSP) 2.3, and Java Unified Expression Language (EL) 3.0, and introduces WebSocket 1.0 as well as a first implementation of SPDY.
The demand for mobile devices in all aspects of everyday life is growing exponentially. Whether your organization is adopting "bring your own device" (BYOD) and is rolling out a new internal mobile application or distributing mobile devices to drive employee efficiency, organizations need to meet the on-demand need for mobile apps, websites, and services. The job of IT is now to fulfill its...
After a recent deployment we noticed a spike in CPU which was related to creating thousands of Exception objects. It was due to a deployment problem during the upgrade. These exceptions happened in 3rd party code and where handled - so - it never bubbled up to any log file. In this blog we describe how we identified that problem as well as the root causes such as bad coding, bad deployment or...
Many software professionals, from senior developers to project managers, struggle daily with the challenges of enterprise application lifecycle management (ALM) and managing the software system development lifecycle (SDLC). Of course, many of the ALM traps and SDLC pitfalls can be avoided by learning from the experience of others who have toiled away in the application development field.
In this simple case study I will be demonstrating how the standard Java Collections are consuming memory. If you bear with me, I will guide you through the art of predicting and measuring the exact size of an ArrayList, HashMap or any other data structure found in the Collections library.
Help RebelLabs reach its uber-ambitious goal to ask 2000 software developers about the practices, techniques and methodologies that their teams use to get apps out the door. PLEASE spend 5 minutes to tell us what things look like from your perspective.
How do you approach Java memory issues in your production environment? If scheduled restarts are your best idea, check out this blog post for a case study where a memory leak in a 3rd party plugin impacted end user performance. Instead of hiding the problem with preventive JVM restarts, DevOps Best Practices were used which fostered the collaboration between Ops, Test and Dev.
The following series of posts are coming from my experience as the back-end development manager at Wix.com. I will try to tell the story of Wix and how we see and practice continuous delivery, hoping it will help you make the switch too.
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- Goodbye, sysadmins; hello, software developers (02 Dec 2013) As organizations are moving towards cloud computing, sysadmins are losing their relevance in...
- The challenge of balancing BYOD privacy and security (25 Nov 2013) Learn about how vendors are trying to help balance BYOD privacy and security.
- Cloud adopters seek help for their DevOps, app monitoring and cost control problems (18 Nov 2013) As more companies move to the cloud, more and more companies are realizing that expert help,...
- Will upcoming Google Web Designer fix Java pros' Android problem? (21 Oct 2013) Mobile developers are hoping for something a little different in the upcoming Google Web Designer...
- The most exciting new parts of Java EE 7 and Java 8 (06 Nov 2013) Java author Adam Bien discusses business logic and software development in Java 7 and Java 8.
- Solving performance issues with self-adaptive software (24 Oct 2013) In this discussion, Cameron McKenzie and JInspired CTO William Louth talk about the concepts behind...
- Overprovisioning in AWS? Cost-control tools and strategies can help (22 Nov 2013) For organizations that have moved to the cloud, old habits may be costing them dearly as they...
- Oracle OpenWorld 2013: How to get kids involved in coding (23 Sep 2013) Saskia Vermeer-Ooms and Regina ten Bruggencate offer advice on how to get kids interested in...
- How 'big data' solved the content management (CMS) problem (23 Apr 2013) Content management systems that need to sift through huge amounts of data are big data problems in...
- Oracle announces delays in the JDK 8 release schedule (19 Apr 2013) After patching Web browser security issues, the Java Platform Group at Oracle has announced delays...
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