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February 04, 2019
Here's a quick look at the Java var keyword and what it looks like when you use inferred types in your code.
December 13, 2018
Don't be intimidated by the prospect of doing functional programming in Java. This step-by-step example will help you learn basic Java lambda syntax quickly and effectively.
December 01, 2018
What is a 'lambda function' and more importantly, where did the term 'lambda expression' come from? Here we look at the basics of lambda functions in Java and computer science.
November 20, 2018
There's more to tools like Jenkins than simply building code after a Git commit. Here we explain continuous integration benefits clearly while answering the question 'Why Jenkins?'
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In this AWS ECS tutorial, we take a Spring Boot app contained in a Docker Hub-hosted image and deploy the associated microservices in AWS using Elastic Container Service. Continue Reading
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Operator Framework is designed to ease deployment and management of apps on top of Kubernetes clusters. We break it down with former CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi. Continue Reading
If you're thinking about building blockchain apps, you're probably looking for the right tools and technologies. Hyperledger Fabric and Composer just might meet your requirements. Continue Reading
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As apps get moved to the cloud and software has no fixed address, tracing and troubleshooting are challenges. However, a new distributed tracing API promises to simplify things. Continue Reading
After convincing users to integrate into your system, the last thing you want is for them to suffer from API performance issues. Ensure users that API performance isn't a problem. Continue Reading
The Amazon S3 outage has turned into the Fukushima moment of cloud computing, as users re-evaluate the cloud's long-term viability. Continue Reading
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Soon, any code that uses Java internal APIs will not compile, and shortly after that, code that uses classes in sun.misc will not even run. Continue Reading
When it comes to images and application development, the optimization opportunities are endless. Expert George Lawton outlines the choices and the challenges. Continue Reading
There are many barriers to improved web application performance, but using a data cache effectively can break down many of those performance barriers. Continue Reading