Programming code is a specification and architecture for the development and deployment of distributed server side, transactional and secure application components. Application developers focus on programming code business rules and leave the infrastructural service-related issues to the application container and server. Learn about programming side of modular code including modular programming articles, tips and news.
Virtual reality and Android apps steal the Google I/O show
01 Jun 2016
Feature - Barry Burd shares his latest update on what's hot at Google I/O 2016, including a projected future that includes more virtual reality and integration into Android apps.
Best programming languages for enterprise development
24 May 2016
Feature - There's no shortage of choice when selecting the best programming languages for back-end apps. Learn what the ultimate decision depends on.
Modularity thrives when microservices and SOA comes together
24 Mar 2016
Feature - Many organizations think they need to make a choice between service oriented architectures and microservices. The fact is, the most modular solutions happen when microservices and SOA comes together.
Best practices for distributed systems baked into Bitcoin's blockchain architecture
08 Jan 2016
Feature - Expect to hear more about Bitcoin and its blockchain architecture in 2016, as the manner in which they crypto-currency works is becoming a best practices for developing distributed systems.
Simplified messaging and microservice development with PHP's PSR-7
03 Jan 2016
Feature - Here we take a look at PHP's PSR-7, and how this new specification will help simplify microservice development while enhancing application messaging at the same time.
These new features in PHP 7 will convince you to do an upgrade
10 Dec 2015
Feature - There have been some significant improvements to the PHP language. In this article we show you how to take advantage of them, and potentially convince you to do an upgrade and migrate to the new version.
How to build an application integration framework for flexibility
02 Dec 2015
Feature - Learn how MOBI Wireless created a back end infrastructure that makes it easy to implement different business workflows across service providers.
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.
When loose coupling and SOA style software layering doesn't make sense
15 Jun 2015
Feature - Loose coupling and adding in SOA style layers don't make sense unless an application is going to be distributed. If enterprise wide distribution isn't in your application's future, stop adding in extra complexity, and collapse those layers into something...
Will ObjectLayout's StructuredArrays finally solve the Java performance problem?
18 Mar 2015
Feature - Java performance has greatly improved over the years, but getting true, linear scalability has always been a problem, largely due to the way data collections are handled in memory. However, new approaches to memory management are being developed, and...