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June 17, 2018  12:30 AM

Aging successfully in technology: Addressing the graying elephant in the room

BobReselman BobReselman Profile: BobReselman

Consider this: the median age of a Google employee is 29. At Amazon, it’s 32. On an industry-wide scale, the average age for a software developer in the United States is...

May 1, 2018  2:27 PM

Fix SunCertPathBuilderException Jenkins plugin download error

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

As I continue to publish Maven, Git...

March 9, 2018  1:38 AM

Acts of discrimination lets gender inequality in technology go unresolved

Daisy.McCarty Profile: Daisy.McCarty

Coming up in tech over the past few decades wasn't easy. A successful entrepreneur told me a story of how she landed her first tech job as a sales rep for a telecom agency. This was in the early days of deregulation, long before gender inequality in technology was an issue organizations were...

February 27, 2018  11:27 PM

Re-introducing Jakarta EE: Eclipse takes Java EE back to its roots

DarrylTaft Profile: DarrylTaft

The Eclipse Foundation has chosen Jakarta EE as the new name for the technology formerly known as Java EE. Last September, the Eclipse Foundation announced that Oracle would hand over...

January 30, 2018  11:21 PM

Developers, learn from the iPhone battery glitch

MarkSpritzler Profile: MarkSpritzler

Apple is forcing all of its older iPhone and iPad users to buy new devices by throttling their batteries as they get older. Countries that perceive this as unsavoury forced obsolescence have demanded Apple executives explain themselves. Class action lawsuits...

January 6, 2018  12:29 AM

Requirements management and software integration: Why one can’t live without the other

RebeccaDobbin Profile: RebeccaDobbin

With the complexity of products being built today, no one person can understand all the pieces. Yet everyone involved is still responsible for ensuring their work is compatible with co-workers and aligns with the company’s strategy. The only way to keep everyone moving toward the same goal is to...

November 23, 2017  1:26 AM

Constructors or static factory methods?

yegor256 Profile: yegor256

I believe Joshua Bloch said it first in his very good book "Effective Java": static factory methods are the preferred way to instantiate objects compared with constructors. I disagree. Not only because I believe that static methods are pure...

November 23, 2017  1:25 AM

How spending too much time debugging causes trouble

OverOps Profile: OverOps

We asked some of the engineering teams that we work with how much time their developers spend on debugging processes. The answer? On average, 25% of developers’ time is spent on debugging alone. That...

November 13, 2017  1:39 PM

Five features to make Java even better

yegor256 Profile: yegor256

I stumbled upon this proposal by Brian Goetz for data classes in Java, and immediately realized that I too have a few...

November 3, 2017  2:40 PM

The One Thing That Is Repeatedly Breaking Your CI/CD Workflow

OverOps Profile: OverOps

Companies and teams want to move fast. This includes frequent releases, constantly updating the product and keep team members on their toes about new and relevant technology. These needs led to the rise of...

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