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The Scala debate demystified: Balancing the rants with the raves
01 Mar 2014
Feature - It's been over ten years since Scala appeared on the enterprise computing landscape. Some developers love it, while other developers loath it. Here's a look at what makes some developers rant, while other developers rave.
Top four reasons why you should use Scala on your next project
01 Mar 2014
Feature - Is it time for your organizations to unshackle itself from its legacy of Java development, and adopt a new programming language like Scala for the next big project? Here are four reasons why your organization might want to think about switching to Scala.
Top five reasons why Scala might not be the right choice for your next project
01 Mar 2014
Feature - There is a time and a place for everything, but is it the right time to use Scala in your next project? Sometimes sober second thought is a good thing, so if you're thinking about moving to Scala, here are a few warnings you might want to heed.
Why API delivery will trump application delivery in importance in 2014
05 Jan 2014
Feature - Delivering software is important, but in this age of social media and networked infrastructure, allowing various pieces of software to integrate seamlessly is of heightened importance. This makes the development of externally facing client APIs more...
YARN and MapReduce 2.0 elevates big data Hadoop and scheduled processing
03 Jan 2014
Feature - YARN represents the biggest architectural change in Hadoop since it's inception over seven years ago. Now, Hadoop goes beyond MapReduce to provide scheduled processing while simultaneously processing big data.
Scala? Groovy? Why Java is the right programming language for 2014 and beyond
01 Jan 2014
Feature - New programming languages offer a variety of benefits, from the way they handle big data, to the brevity of their syntax. But despite their benefits, Java remains the right choice for the vast majority of enterprise development customers.
Is your data persistence problem really a problem with the network?
13 Dec 2013
Conference News - Speakers and vendors gather at the AWS 2013 conference to discuss data persistence.
No denying productivity benefits of enterprise device consumerization
13 Oct 2013
Feature - AS BYOD and BYOC mentalities abound in this age of cloud computing and mobile devices, there is no denying the productivity benefits to be gained by following enterprise device consumerization trends.
Enums versus Exceptions: An new, Agile approach to application error handling
22 Jul 2013
Tutorial - As Agile teams recognize the overhead of using throwable objects, the enums versus exceptions debate is beginning to rage, but smart developers know that using enums means better error handling.
Top ways that Java enums can simplify the software development process
20 Jul 2013
Tutorial - Introduced in Java 5, the enum has become an effective tool in simplifying software development in Java. But not every developer is using the enum construct to its fullest. This article will demonstrate interesting and unique ways to simplify application...