Enterprise Architecture News & How-To


Opening a DevOps Bottleneck

Toad DevOps Toolkit addresses a potential bottleneck in the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline: Oracle database changes.

Careers Site: iOS Coding Pays More than Android

Not only do Apple's mobile devices cost more, but developing for them also pays more -- to the tune of $7,000 annually -- according to careers site Dice.

Code Quality Research: Functional Languages Beat Procedural/Object-Oriented

Academic researchers have published a study investigating the effect of programming languages on software quality, concluding the issue is hard to quantify but also identifying significant findings, such as functional languages having an edge over procedural/object-oriented languages.

8 Not-So-Subtle Hints from an Agile Team...

Things agile developers want to tell you but won't.

Toad Tackles DevOps

Quest Software, known for its popular Toad database management tool, is now pointing it at the growing DevOps space with the upcoming Toad DevOps Toolkit.

RebelLabs Java Community Survey: IntelliJ, Kotlin Popularity Growing

The Developer Productivity Report from the independent research arm of Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround is based on a survey of more than 2,000 Java developers.

Write/Edit Java Code in Visual Studio with JNBridge's Java.VS

It will soon be possible to write and edit Java code entirely from within the Visual Studio IDE, thanks to an upgrade of JNBridge's namesake general purpose Java/.NET interoperability tool.

SQL Server 2017 Debuts

Among a bevy of data-related announcements at the Microsoft Ignite conference today in Orlando was the news that SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2.

Facebook Relents to Developer Pressure, Relicenses React

The open source licensing issue that threatened to derail the popular React JavaScript library has been resolved, with Facebook agreeing to relicense the project without a controversial patent grant.

Interactive Stack Overflow Tool Reveals Developer Salaries

Stack Overflow has published a salary calculator tool to answer the question: "How much do developers earn?"

Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 Released

It's been a long wait, but it's finally here: Oracle announced today the general availability of Java SE 9, the Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit.

Atlassian Striding Toward 'After Agile'

"We're asking, what's the next step? How does Agile evolve? How do we extend the reach of enterprise teamwork?"

Open Source Licensing Issue Blunts Release of Rewritten React JavaScript Library

The next version of the popular React JavaScript library -- React 16, or React Fiber, featuring a major tech rewrite -- is out, amid ongoing licensing issues that are turning off some companies and developers.

Oracle Layoffs Suggest Winding Down Solaris-SPARC

It's a move many industry watchers were expecting, and further evidence to some that the company is winding down its investment in the Solaris-SPARC bundle.

Report: App Interest May Be Waning, but Not for News, Push Notifications

A new report about mobile app usage from comScore Inc. indicates app discovery is generally down in the age of Millennials, but news apps and push notifications are making surprising comebacks.

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