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  • Realistic Test Data Generation for Java Apps
    by Alejandro Duarte on 20/09/2021 at 23:18

    The closer your test or demo data is to the real world the better you can test the application for UX, improve, and catch corner cases during development. In this article, I'll show you how to use Vaadin's example data generator to create demo data for a simple SQL database. The article shows how […]

  • Respond, Reset, and Renew Your Business Strategy Using Low Code/No Code Platform
    by Gaurav Aggarwal on 20/09/2021 at 20:48

    Business leaders are being forced to rework their strategies and relook at their offerings in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis. Gone are the days when work took place as an established practice.  The pandemic has opened multiple Pandora’s boxes for every business. As the […]

  • What to expect in Java 18
    by Paul Krill on 20/09/2021 at 19:39

    Java 18 is still six months away but is already taking shape, with four feature proposals anticipated for it so far, the latest being a third incubation of the vector API.The OpenJDK page for Java Development Kit (JDK) 18 lists the vector API, code snippets, and the UTF-8 charset as proposed to […]

  • Quarkus for Spring Developers: Getting Started
    by Eric Deandrea on 20/09/2021 at 19:26

    The tools available in the Spring ecosystem make it easy to get started with building applications. However, the same is true for Quarkus, which has many additional features and capabilities aimed at improving the developer experience. A Spring developer can quickly get started working with a […]

  • CI/CD Implementation: 5 Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
    by Aleksey Svistun on 20/09/2021 at 17:15

    Working within the technology industry, you've probably noticed a significant shift in software development approaches to process automation and DevOps practices. According to the DevOps Trends Survey 2020, 99% of companies using DevOps practices and implementing the CI/CD pipeline have noticed […]

  • Solving the Top 10 Test Automation Challenges
    by Shawn Jaques on 20/09/2021 at 16:12

    Web Applications’ dynamic, rapidly-changing, and business-critical nature pushes the limits of traditional test automation tools and open source frameworks.  Changes to your application require changes to your tests. Not just for the new features but also for your regression tests. 

  • LXC vs. Docker – What Do You Need For IoT?
    by Twain Taylor on 20/09/2021 at 15:50

    Containers are at the center of agile software development. They’ve shifted from being a fringe open source technology to the building blocks that power modern software systems. With the Internet of Things (IoT), pioneering companies in the space are now looking to containers to extend the […]

  • BrandPost: Connected Experiences and the ‘Last Mile’ of CX
    by Brand Post on 20/09/2021 at 15:15

    Most brands were already in the midst of a digital transformation before the pandemic, but social distancing caused a tectonic shift in priorities, making customer experience a strategic imperative. More specifically, customers migrated to digital channels of engagement as their first preference, […]

  • The Truth About Sprint Zero (and why Ken hates it)
    by Derek Davidson on 20/09/2021 at 14:28

    If you've heard of Scrum, you've likely heard of Sprint zero. This article explains what Sprint zero is and how it is used in Scrum. I'll also explain why the phrase 'Sprint zero' annoys Ken Schwaber, one of the co-creators of Scrum. What is Sprint Zero? The truth? Sprint zero is a term […]

  • Estimates Are Useful, Just Ditch the Numbers
    by Stefan Wolpers on 20/09/2021 at 12:26

    TL; DR: Estimates Are Useful, Just Ditch the Numbers Many people dislike estimating work items as estimates supposedly open the path to the misuse of velocity by the managers, reintroducing Taylorism, micro-management, and excessive reporting through the backdoor. To them, for example, the […]

  • Will Google Cloud ever win over enterprises?
    by Scott Carey on 20/09/2021 at 10:00

    It may well have done more to push forward cloud-native computing techniques than any other company on the planet, but Google Cloud continues to struggle to turn that engineering prowess into an enterprise toolkit to rival Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.The latest figures from […]

  • Why embed analytics and data visualizations in apps
    by Isaac Sacolick on 20/09/2021 at 10:00

    Today, many organizations are developing data-intensive applications that include interactive dashboards, infographics, personalized data visualizations, and charts that respond to a user’s data entitlements. In cases where an application needs to display a bar chart or other simple data […]

  • GitLab’s S-1 points to an integrated devops future
    by Matt Asay on 20/09/2021 at 10:00

    GitHub tends to get the press, but GitLab is getting the IPO. The company filed its S-1 September 17, touting a $233 million run rate, more than 2,600 contributors to its open source platform, and a 100% remote, 1,350-strong workforce. Impressive all around.What’s perhaps most […]

  • Bootstrap K3S Data: For Beginners
    by Hrittik Roy on 20/09/2021 at 09:05

    For Kubernetes users, handling data management tasks and other analysis needs can become difficult with the inclusion of edge based devices. Internet of Things (IoT) as a whole is designed to complement online services for devices commonly used by people such as air conditioning units, speakers, […]

  • ServiceNow ‘Rome’ emphasizes employee experience
    by Peter Sayer on 20/09/2021 at 09:00

    For years ServiceNow has been viewed predominantly as an IT service management (ITSM) vendor. Under CEO Bill McDermott, however, that strategy has shifted, and the company is evolving its Now platform to increasingly underpin processes in other areas of the enterprise.Central to this shift is […]

  • 10 key skills for a successful cloud strategy
    by Mary K. Pratt on 20/09/2021 at 09:00

    More than a decade into cloud adoption, CIOs still report that a lack of the latest needed skills has slowed or stymied their cloud strategies.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)

  • SRE vs. DevOps: What are the Differences?
    by Mateus Gurgel on 20/09/2021 at 08:54

    One of the most important differences between the way most organizations approach software delivery and management today, and the way they handled it until circa 2010, is that application development and application management roles have blurred together. Whereas in the past developers and IT […]

  • Reassessing TestNG vs. Junit
    by Nicolas Fränkel on 20/09/2021 at 08:32

    In my latest blog post, I advised reassessing one's opinion now and then as the IT world changes fast. What was true a couple of years ago could be dead wrong nowadays, and you probably don't want to base your decisions on outdated data. This week, I'd like to follow my advice. One of which was […]

  • Simple code extra: Readability examples
    by Jori Lytter on 20/09/2021 at 05:09

    Seven ways to write the same code snippet  Here are eight ways to write the exactly same code. Some are easier to read than others and all are a variation of a code I've seen in a real code base. My personal favorite is #7, what's yours?  #1 One liner Kotlin   […]

  • A Detailed Comparison: Unit Testing vs. Functional Testing
    by Manish Patel on 18/09/2021 at 22:03

    The goal of software or application testing is to build a quality product. Software testing types come with excellent software development importance. Functional testing vs unit testing is the foundation of the testing process. Here, we have explained the main difference between both is: The […]

  • Apache Tika
    by Ali ZHAGPAROV on 18/09/2021 at 19:56

    Overview Apache Tika is a library that allows you to extract data from PDF, XLS, PDT, etc. Apache Tika using a decorator pattern so you can easily fit it to your needs. Adding Dependency XML   <dependency> <groupId>org.apache.tika</groupId> […]

  • Free Workshop 04: Introduction to Sprint Reviews [Review & Retrospective]
    by Martin Hinshelwood on 18/09/2021 at 14:35

      This workshop was delivered on 16th September 2021 and focused on introducing the core concepts of the Sprint Review and its empirical nature. I used a combination of Liberating Structures, Microsoft Teams, and Mural to deliver an interactive session. This session went really well however […]

  • Free Workshop 03: Introduction to Kanban & Flow [Review & Retrospective]
    by Martin Hinshelwood on 18/09/2021 at 13:49

    This workshop was delivered on 2nd September 2021 and focused on introducing the core concepts of Kanban & Flow. I used a combination of Liberating Structures, Microsoft Teams, and Mural to deliver an interactive session. This session did not go well and timing and explanations, perhaps with […]

  • [VLOG] What Is the "Increment" according to Scrum Guide 2020 and How Scrum is compatible with DevOps
    by Joshua Partogi on 18/09/2021 at 12:58

    Hey hey hey. What's good this week awesome people? The term "increment" can be a term that is confusing for some people who are new to Scrum. In this video I provide visualisation what the "increment" in Scrum means which hopefully can provide better understanding for people those of you who […]

  • How to Hash and Decrypt With MD5 in JavaScript
    by Sajal Soni on 18/09/2021 at 11:57

    In this article, we’ll discuss how you can use JavaScript to create an MD5 hash of a string, salt it, validate it, and decrypt it. JavaScript is one of the core technologies of the web. The majority of websites use it, and all modern web browsers support it without the need for plugins. In […]

    by Sudip Sengupta on 18/09/2021 at 11:36

    One of the most crucial roles of an IT security administrator involves comprehensive vulnerability management – the process of assessing, mitigating, and reporting security weaknesses and cyber threats that exist within the organization’s tech stack. To help with this, an automated […]

  • Spring Boot @ConfigurationProperties Example | Spring Boot Tutorial
    by Ram N on 18/09/2021 at 10:18

    In the video below, we take a closer look at Spring Boot @ConfigurationProperties example | Spring Boot tutorial. Let's get started!

  • Pregunta el cómo para aclarar el propósito
    by Guillem Hernandez Sola on 18/09/2021 at 08:19

    Durante el transcurso de un sprint, trabajar para aclarar el propósito es algo fundamental. Por otra parte, los miembros del equipo discuten sobre cómo se debe implementar una funcionalidad, esas discusiones a veces pueden volverse bastante apasionadas o acaloradas.  En paises […]

  • 25 Best Android App Mockup Generators
    by Franc Lucas on 18/09/2021 at 03:47

    The best promotions succeed because they make the audience see themselves in everyday situations with your app or website. This is where these mockups come in: Mockups are customizable templates with placeholder images. You just need to replace the placeholder image on the mockup with your […]

  • BrandPost: Turkey's KoçSistem Offers Ten Times Faster Mission-Critical Services Supported by Huawei All-Flash Storage
    by Brand Post on 17/09/2021 at 22:20

    KoçSistem, the leading IT company in Turkey, has been providing technological solutions to the business world for over 75 years. Today it offers consulting, system integration, and software products and services covering the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and advanced analytics, […]

  • Tomcat and TomEE Clustering Automation
    by Tetiana Fydorenchyk on 17/09/2021 at 20:15

    Apache Tomcat is an open-source application server maintained by the Apache community. It is one of the most popular solutions for hosting Java applications due to its ease of use and lightweight yet versatile functionality. However, if you run the projects based on Jakarta EE 8 (or higher), you […]

  • Deno 1.14 extends Web Crypto API
    by Paul Krill on 17/09/2021 at 19:30

    Deno 1.14, the latest update to the TypeScript/JavaScript runtime and rival to Node.js, features a number of new additions to the Web Crypto API. The Web Crypto API is a standard JavaScript API for performing cryptographic operations such as hashing, signature generation, and encryption and […]

  • Top JavaScript Mobile Frameworks To Know in 2021
    by Chirag Kansara on 17/09/2021 at 15:06

    It seems that everything is available through applications, which are integrated into our daily lives. In any case, having one’s own apps in JavaScript benefits businesses by increasing sales and providing users with the most straightforward way to interact with their company. The application […]

  • The lack of cloud skills is hindering cloud progress
    by David Linthicum on 17/09/2021 at 10:00

    It’s not really news anymore. Gartner recently stated that the current lack of skilled IT workers is foiling the adoption of cloud, edge computing, and other technologies. Note, these are all cloud related in one way or another.In its “2021-2023 Emerging Technology Roadmap” based […]

  • Spring Data 2021.0.5 and 2020.0.13 released
    by Mark Paluch on 17/09/2021 at 09:47

    On behalf of the team, I’m pleased to announce the availability of the Spring Data 2021.0.5 and 2020.0.13 service releases. Both releases are built on top of Spring Framework 5.3.10. For your convenience, you can consume Spring Data 2021.0.5 and 2020.0.13 through the upcoming Spring Boot […]

  • Spring Data 2021.1.0-M3 released
    by Mark Paluch on 17/09/2021 at 09:47

    On behalf of the team, I’m delighted to announce the availability of the third Spring Data 2021.1.0 milestone. This release is the last milestone before entering the RC phase on mid October. This release ships besides numerous bugfixes and dependency upgrades a series of notable […]

  • AI in hiring might do more harm than good
    by Sarah K. White on 17/09/2021 at 09:00

    The use of artificial intelligence in the hiring process has increased in recent years with companies turning to automated assessments, digital interviews, and data analytics to parse through resumes and screen candidates. But as IT strives for better diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), it […]

  • A Bootiful Podcast: Dr. Mark Pollack on Physics, Spring Cloud Data Flow, Spring Data, Spring.NET, Spring XD, and so much more
    by Josh Long on 17/09/2021 at 04:00

    Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of A Bootiful Podcast. In this installment, Josh Long (@starbuxman) talks to the one, the only, the amazing and inimitable Dr. Mark Pollack (@MarkPollack) about physics, Spring.NET, Spring Data, Spring XD, Spring Cloud Data Flow, and so much more!

  • Inspection and the Sprint Backlog - Back to the foundations of the Scrum framework (18)
    by Steven Deneir on 16/09/2021 at 22:00

    Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and inspection is one of the three pillars. Each of the Scrum Artifacts is inspected in one or more Scrum Events to detect undesired variances. If you feel something isn’t running as expected, have a good look with your team at your Artifacts […]

  • Introducing Amazon MSK Connect – Stream Data to and from Your Apache Kafka Clusters Using Managed Connectors
    by Danilo Poccia on 16/09/2021 at 21:56

    Apache Kafka is an open-source platform for building real-time streaming data pipelines and applications. At re:Invent 2018, we announced Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka, a fully managed service that makes it easy to build and run applications that use Apache Kafka to process streaming […]

  • Apache Kafka in Cybersecurity for Zero Trust and Air-Gapped Environments
    by Kai Wähner on 16/09/2021 at 19:10

    Apache Kafka became the de facto standard for processing data in motion across enterprises and industries. Cybersecurity is a key success factor across all use cases. Kafka is not just used as a backbone and source of truth for data. It also monitors, correlates, and proactively acts on events from […]

  • What’s new in Microsoft .NET 6
    by Paul Krill on 16/09/2021 at 18:07

    Microsoft has published a release candidate of .NET 6, the next generation of the company’s software development platform that will finish the parts of the .NET unification begun in .NET 5. This is the first of two planned “go live” release candidates. The development team for the […]

  • What’s So Great About Java? Here Are Three Things!
    by Kartik Patel on 16/09/2021 at 12:05

    The Java programming language is very popular and, truth be told, if it disappeared tomorrow, there would be millions of websites and apps that would no longer function. Java is recognized for its performance, security, and dependability and those are just a few of the things that make Java a […]

  • Practical Experiences From Full Stack Development of A Single Page Web App
    by Swortal w on 16/09/2021 at 10:06

    Background About 2 years ago, I summarized my several years’ software development experience and proposed some architectural design ideas in my article “Single Page Web App UI Development Thoughts”. However, these ideas were just rough ideas without being practiced anywhere. In […]

  • How coupling impacts software quality
    by Joydip Kanjilal on 16/09/2021 at 10:00

    Coupling and cohesion are distinctly different concepts but often confused. Coupling is the degree of dependency between an application’s modules or components, i.e., the strength of the relationships between the different parts. By contrast, cohesion is defined as the measure of the […]

  • Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4 shines on developer productivity
    by Paul Krill on 16/09/2021 at 10:00

    The latest preview of Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2022 IDE builds on themes of personal and team productivity with features such as faster search and other UI-related performance improvements. Debugging and hot reload also get attention in the new preview.Unveiled September 14, Preview 4 of the […]

  • Python concurrency and parallelism explained
    by Serdar Yegulalp on 16/09/2021 at 10:00

    If you program in Python, you have most likely encountered situations where you wanted to speed up some operation by executing multiple tasks in parallel or by interleaving between multiple tasks.Python has mechanisms for taking both of these approaches, which we refer to as parallelism and […]

  • 10 Power BI mistakes to avoid
    by Mary Branscombe on 16/09/2021 at 09:00

    As a leading business intelligence tool, Power BI offers business users power and flexibility in dealing with data. The Microsoft tool provides everything from Excel integration to enterprise reporting and an increasing number of AI features that simplify getting deeper insights. In fact, the […]

  • AWS IQ expansion: Connect with Experts and Consulting Firms based in the UK and France
    by Alex Casalboni on 16/09/2021 at 07:06

    AWS IQ launched in 2019 and has been helping customers worldwide engage thousands of AWS Certified third-party experts and consulting firms for on-demand project work. Whether you need to learn about AWS, plan your project, setup new services, migrate existing applications, or optimize your spend, […]

  • The Power of DevOps Self-Service Platforms: How Standard Tools and Tech Increase Developer Velocity
    by Timothy Loy Sutherland on 15/09/2021 at 21:15

    Introduction By now, most organizations in the business of delivering software will likely have a DevOps strategy. Even if adoption is only partial, the maturity of DevOps enables firms to improve delivery by implementing the tools and practices across their organization that best suit their […]

  • DataStax offers serverless, NoSQL Astra DB across multiple regions, clouds
    by Anirban Ghoshal on 15/09/2021 at 20:29

    DataStax is making its serverless, NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) Astra DB, built on open-source Apache Cassandra, available in multiple regions across major cloud services providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).To read this article in […]

  • Things to Look Forward to at This Year’s DevOps World
    by Kristin Baskett on 15/09/2021 at 19:02

    It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again, but DevOps World 2021 is quickly approaching! This year’s conference is going back to virtual on September 28-30 and is filled with exciting sessions, speakers, and networking opportunities for every member of the DevOps […]

  • RESTful Web Services With Spring Boot: Reading HTTP POST Request Body
    by Ram N on 15/09/2021 at 17:55

    In the video below, we explore RESTful Web Services with Spring Boot and take a closer look at reading HTTP POST Request Body using @RequestBody annotation.  Let's get started!

  • How AWS is Supporting Nonprofits, Governments, and Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida
    by AWS News Blog Team on 15/09/2021 at 16:43

    AWS Disaster Response Team volunteer Paul Fries runs cable to provide connectivity in a police station that has been converted into a supply distribution center and housing for National Guard troops and FEMA. During the crisis that has resulted in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the AWS Disaster […]

  • BrandPost: The Experience Economy is Booming
    by Brand Post on 15/09/2021 at 15:31

    “The experience economy” – based on the idea of selling experiences rather than products – is the fourth great stage in consumer development, following commodities, goods, and services. Only a theory in the past, the experience economy is a reality today, and customer […]

  • Spring Tools 4.12.0 released
    by Martin Lippert on 15/09/2021 at 14:00

    Dear Spring Community, I am happy to announce the 4.12.0 release of the Spring Tools 4 for Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, and Theia.major changes to the Spring Tools 4 for Eclipse distribution updated to Eclipse 2021-09 release (including support for Java 16) (new and noteworthy) Java 17 support […]

  • How Can Java Bring You Into Kubernetes-Native Future
    by Daniel Oh on 15/09/2021 at 13:04

    You have probably heard of the cloud-native approach such as cloud-native platform, architecture, and application since the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) defined the term back in 2015. Or even three years earlier than the CNCF definition. I mean the term cloud-native was first used by […]

  • BrandPost: AKQUINET: Building on a History of Inclusion to Create a More Sustainable Tomorrow
    by Brand Post on 15/09/2021 at 13:00

    “Humanity needs to approach business in a sustainable manner in order to successfully ensure the future of our planet. In our increasingly technology-enabled societies, using renewable energy sources for data center operation is a significant part of the game. Zero Carbon Committed fosters […]

  • 📺 Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success — Johanna Rothman at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021
    by Stefan Wolpers on 15/09/2021 at 11:26

    TL; DR: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success w/ Johanna Rothman — ACB21 Too many people say, “With agile, we don’t need no stinkin’ managers.” However, because managers create and refine the culture, modern managers create and refine the agile culture. Without modern […]

  • "Digitization is a must" – an interview with Pawel Wojas, ICT Services Business Unit Director at Comarch
    by Comarch on 15/09/2021 at 10:59

    1. Considering the ever-increasing pace of technological progress, how do you find Comarch ICT and its services fitting in with trends right now? Also, has the pandemic had an impact on outsourcing as a trend – and if so, how? Let me start answering these questions by referring to a white […]