Application lifecycle management (ALM) is one of the most important aspects of Java project management. Still, Java ALM is very similar to that of an enterprise application developed on any other software platform. Check out this section for news, tips and opinions on the best ways to manage the Java application lifecycle including requirements, design, testing, deployment, version management and more.
Will Java 8 Lambda expressions really change JavaEE development?
10 Sep 2014
Feature - One of the most anxiously anticipated Java 8 features was the addition of Lambda expressions. But after almost a year since their release, are they actually being adopted, and will they really have any impact on how JavaEE applications are developed?
Is PaaS as dangerous as it seems? Cloudbees bust some cloud computing myths
07 Sep 2014
Feature - Is cloud computing as dangerous as it seems? From open source do-it-yourself types to organizations who fear the lack of standards, there are plenty of myths to dispel. Here Cloudbee's Sacha Labourey provides the truth behind the cloud computing FUD.
Top 5 DevOps best practices for achieving security, scalability and performance
07 Sep 2014
Feature - How do you get the most out of your applications? One way is to adopt a DevOps approach to deployment and apply these five best practices for achieving security, scalability and performance.
Aggregating big data from embedded devices is changing the analytics world
09 Aug 2014
Feature - With more and more embedded devices being connected to corporate networks, more data than ever is being aggregated from machine to machine interactions. Smart companies are now leveraging this data to make their organizations and processes more...
The self-service BI proposition: How big data is disrupting business intelligence
09 Aug 2014
Feature - Massive amounts of data are being crunched in order to provide business intelligence to managers and directors so they can make the right decisions for their organizations. Here we look at how big data is turning BI into a self-service proposition.
Top 5 Java based tools for capturing business intelligence (BI)
28 Jul 2014
Feature - There are many tools out there for working with BI, but here we look at the top five Business Intelligence tools that are written using the Java language.
CI tools can't push Agile ALM alone
11 Jul 2014
Feature - Learn why CI tools are less important than corporate culture for ALM success.
Continuous delivery process in four steps
10 Jul 2014
Feature - There are four major pillars to the continuous delivery process, according to developers at Edmunds.com.
Better software delivery with continuous integration
07 Jul 2014
Feature - Continuous integration improves the software delivery of an ALM process.
Visualization techniques revolutionize modern business intelligence gathering
06 Jul 2014
Feature - With so much data to be analyzed, organizations want a new way to be able to conceptualize the business intelligence they have gathered. New visualization techniques are making this happen.