Modular tools enable rapid and simplified development of distributed, transactional, secure and portable applications based on Java technology. This section provides news and information, including product ideas and best practices for modular tools and techniques.
Choosing the right DevOps tool to tame your polyglot programming
03 Feb 2016
Feature - When programs are built using a polyglot of different languages, organizations need good DevOps tools to manage that integration.
Examine modular code development with Java's Project Jigsaw
22 Sep 2015
Tutorial - Project Jigsaw is the new standard for modular code development in Java. Expert Barry Burd takes an in-depth look at the first early access release.
Conquering the challenge of integrating JAX-RS (REST) with OSGi modularity
06 May 2014
Feature - OSGi and REST based web services are two incredibly popular technologies that have evolved separately over the past few years. But now developers are tackling the challenge of bringing these two technologies together. Here's how they are making that...
11 Aug 2013
How 'big data' solved the content management (CMS) problem
23 Apr 2013
Tutorial - Content management systems that need to sift through huge amounts of data are big data problems in need of a solution. Fortunately, projects like Hadoop and MapReduce are coming to the rescue.
Common mistakes to avoid when designing distributed SOA systems
06 Feb 2013
Feature - In an effort to gain some insight into how to best approach application design and architecting distributed SOA based systems, TheServerSide reached out to Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz, the author of SOA Design Patterns, for his insights on the topic.
WebSphere Liberty Profile running on Raspberry Pi
13 Jul 2012
Feature Video - The new WebSphere Liberty profile is faster and more efficient than ever. Simon Maple proves this out by showing us how he ran WebSphere on the Raspberry Pi, a tiny little credit-card sized computer that smart blokes in the UK have developed.
Business process evaluation with embedded analytics and embedded BI
28 Jun 2012
Feature - Although embedded BI is a wonderful presentation tool, it won't do much without the proper data analytics architecture built up underneath it.
Java EE 7 migration: Risk mitigation strategies
30 May 2012
Feature - Some enterprise Java shops are weighing the risks of a migration to Java EE 7 against the potential benefits, which are incremental and cloud focused.
Why mobile developers embrace the cloud. Why others PaaS on it
14 Mar 2012
Feature - Enterprise Java developers may be less likely to adopt a cloud platform on the server side than in a mobile development project.