Java Web services
Java Web services usually include some combination of programming and data that are made available from a business' Web server for Web users or other Web-connected programs. Java Web services range from such major services as storage management to much more limited services, such as checking the bids on an auction item. The acceleration of Web services development is a major trend. Learn about Web services architecture and its ties to Java development. .
How can you do DevOps right if you don't even know what DevOps means?
05 Jan 2014
Feature - DevOps has become a fun term for IT professionals to throw around, but what does the term DevOps really mean? And with so much confusion over the term, how do you know you're doing DevOps right if management and staff doesn't even know what the term...
IT cost-cutting gives way to strategic optimization in 2014
13 Oct 2013
Feature - As we look ahead to 2013, the big trend will be away from IT cost cutting as organizations look to strategically optimize instead.
Defensive design becomes a security requirement when SOA meets mobile
01 Sep 2013
Feature - The enterprise landscape has changed significantly since many enterprises have implemented their SOA based systems. One reality is that when SOA meets mobile, taking a defensive approach to security becomes a requirement.
Amazon accelerates embedded development with mobile AWS initiatives
29 Jun 2013
Feature - Embedded development is a hot trend, but getting products quickly to market means accelerating the development process, which is exactly what the mobile AWS initiatives are doing.
Three things you didn't know about big data and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
15 Jun 2013
Feature - From learning about big data, to taking advantage of free big data technologies, here are three things you didn't know about Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Lacking NoSQL standards more dangerous than proprietary vendor lock-in?
23 Apr 2013
Feature - While many NoSQL solutions are open source, the lack of standards means any organization embracing a given solution may never have the ability to easily change to another competing solution.
Enterprise Java Development with Windows 8 Phone and Desktop
21 Feb 2013
Feature - Enterprise Java developers typically shy away from the Windows platform, but Sal Pece decided to buck the trend and bring his Eclipse based development environment, along with his WebSphere Portal test server, to Windows 8. This article chronicles his...
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.
Vowels don't cost $500: Pontificating on Java 7 variable naming conventions
26 Jan 2012
Tutorial - When naming your variables, put a little bit of thought into it and name them well. Well thought out variable names make Java programs both easier to read and easier to maintain. Good names can even make Java programming fun.
OCPJP & OCAJP Mock Exam Question for the Java 7 Exam
23 Jan 2012
Tutorial - Looking to get Java 7 certified from Oracle, and obtain your OCPJP or OCAJP, Professional or Associate designations? Well, you need to know the tricks they throw at you with regards to operator precedence. This question hits your knowledge of the OCAJP 7...