Pivotal Extends Cloud Foundry’s Java Buildpack #paas – At Pivotal®, we’ve worked to give developers that same experience for Java apps running on Pivotal Web Services (PWS) with our Java Buildpack, released just over a year ago. PWS is Pivotal’s hosted version of Cloud Foundry®, an open-source PaaS, and we mak
The End Of Apps As We Know Them #appstore – The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need to design and build.
10,000 apps later. Lessons learned #appstore #ux – We downloaded 10,000 mobile apps this year and we’re sharing insights on how we found them, examined them, lessons we learned about building apps, and a heuristic checklist for how not to screw up your own mobile app dev.
Developers Are Adopting Java 8 In Droves – Thank lambdas! – With the release of Java 8 back in March 2014, the developer community was primarily excited about two things. One was support for lambda expressions, also known as anonymous functions. Second was Java 8’s embrace of the multicore world.
Microsoft launches Azure cloud in a box #cloudcomputing – Microsoft is teaming with Dell to create an Azure cloud in a box offering for customers who want to run their own, on-premises datacenters. Microsoft executives took the wraps off the new offering, known officially as the "Microsoft Cloud Platform System
Implementing an Android REST Client using Retrofit – Last time we talked about how to create a simple REST client using the android-async-http library by James Smith. In this post, we're basically going to implement the same functionality using another awesome library: Retrofit
New open-source Machine Learning Framework written in Java – The Datumbox Machine Learning Framework is an open-source framework written in Java which enables the rapid development of Machine Learning models and Statistical applications. It is the code that currently powers up the Datumbox API. The main focus of the framework is to include a large number of machine learning algorithms & statistical methods and be able to handle small-medium sized datasets.
iOS8 Day-by-Day – Build a Today Extension – This post is part of a daily series of posts introducing the most exciting new parts of iOS8 for developers – #iOS8DayByDay. To see the posts you've missed check out the introduction page, but have a read through the rest of this post first!
Creating Cascading Combo Boxes in Ext JS – In this tutorial you will learn how to create cascading combo boxes in Ext JS. The term “cascading combo boxes” refers to a setup of two or more linked combo boxes in Ext JS, where the selection of a value in one combo box determines the values that will b
What third-party libraries do you use for iOS development? – I add new third-party libraries to my apps fairly conservatively, as I don’t want to depend on a library where development may stop in the near future, leaving me without any support when I have questions and issues with it. Here are the ones I use regular
10 Swift IOS open-source projects you cannot ignore #swift – You need to checkout these open-source projects if you want a headstart in Swift. The Swift Manual is comprehensive, but nothing like diving into code and learning from what is implemented. These are not in any particular order of ranking. Just cool stuff
Visualizing Security Information with Fiddler #proxy #security – When building a modern website, there are many different security options which can be configured using HTTP response headers. This custom column automatically summarizes the response’s Content-Security-Policy, Strict-Transport-Security, Public-Key-Pins, Access-Control-Allow-Origin, X-XSS-Protection, X-Frame-Options, and X-Content-Type options into one succinct string:
Some ideas for native bitcoin apps – the next phase #bitcoin – The first phase of Bitcoin was about laying the foundational infrastructure – gateways services, consumer wallets, developer platforms, merchant services etc. The next phase will be about native Bitcoin apps – building new things that could never have been
HTML5 Has A New Best Friend – And It’s Apple, Not Google – Apple isn't known for being a champion of open source or open standards, but with iOS 8 it has become both. Among a host of consumer-facing improvements to performance and the user experience, Apple has also introduced significant improvements for applicat
What We’ll Be Doing in 2022 – Harvard Business Review – In the decade from 2012 to 2022, the fastest growth in U.S. employment will take place in the health care, health care support, construction, and personal care fields. These four categories are expected to account for more than a third—about 6.6 million—of all new jobs.
Yet Another JUnit Tutorial – JUnit in a Nutshell – So despite of the existing books and articles about testing with the tool, maybe the hands-on approach of this mini-series might be appropriate to get one or two additional developers interested in unit testing – which would make the effort worthwhile
How does SQLite work? Part 1: pages! – Julia Evans – I wanted to hack on SQLite, because I’ve used it before, it requires no configuration or separate server process, I’d been told that its source code is well-written and approachable, and all the data is stored in one file. Perfect!
IntelliJ IDEA 14 Ships Advanced Coding Assistance for Thymeleaf – If you’re using Thymeleaf (the coolest template engine for Java) in your project or just considering giving it a try, you’ll be excited to know that the latest EAP build of the upcoming IntelliJ IDEA 14 brings rich coding assistance for editing Thymeleaf templates.
Creating Native Windows 8 Apps with Ext JS 5 #sencha #extjs5 – By embracing HTML5, Microsoft has opened new doors for developers and provided access to new markets for HTML5 developers. Equally important, Microsoft has shifted from laggard to leader in HTML5 support—and in so doing has signaled strong support for the
Meteor 0.9.2: Building iOS and Android mobile apps with PhoneGap – Meteor 0.9.2 is out today, and with it we have big news: our first support for building mobile apps in Meteor, for both iOS and Android! Now with just a few new Meteor commands you can add PhoneGap / Cordova packages to your app to access native device API
Getting Started with JHipster on OS X #spring #angularjs – JHipster seems like a nice project, so I figured I'd try to find the causes of my issues. This article is designed to save you the pain I had. If you'd rather just see the steps to get up and running quickly, skip to the summary.
Building an Enterprise PaaS #paas – Dave McCrory discusses what it takes to build an Enterprise Platform as a Service, covering data services, core application capabilities and design principles, CI, monitoring, coding standards, dependencies, security, and deployment.
The Space Between Theory and Practice in Distributed Systems – That's the gap I am talking about: material that explains how the practice is synthesized from the theory, and how the theory is based off analysis of the practice. The exercise of synthesis is very seldom straight forward, but we too frequently leave it t
Capital Market Big Data Use Cases #bigdata – Alex Raitt, Clive Saha present design patterns and use cases of capital market firms that are incorporating big data technologies into their credit risk analysis, price discovery or sentiment analysis software. They also discuss various technology stacks a