App development demand and low code spotlighted in new report
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Richard Harris
OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development and delivery teams. The State of Application Development, 2019: Is IT Ready for Disruption? unveils detailed survey results from over 3,300 IT professionals in all industries across the world.
The new research report provides in-de...
RAD definition is changing
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Vijay Pullur
RAD platforms started out as tools for citizen developers without substantial technical knowledge of coding, who could use intuitive “out of the box” features to create applications suited for simple departmental and experimental needs. While these early RAD platforms (not this "rad") brought basic coding capabilities to the masses, the application...
Tech to expect at CES 2019
Friday, January 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January.
Headphones will make a big noise
Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...
Software architecture in 2019
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Richard Harris
Software is increasingly becoming more complex, and dealing with the changes happening in the software industry every day is something all developers, especially software architects, need to pay attention to.
While software architecture isn't anything new - the speed of mobile undoubtedly has put critical elements of creating software outside of the main focus fo...
The state of microservices maturity according to O'Reilly
Monday, December 10, 2018 by Richard Harris
O’Reilly announced its latest survey findings in the report, “The State of Microservices Maturity.” The report confirms that microservices - a software development technique where an application is created by combining numerous smaller services - have evolved from a fad to a trend, becoming an architectural style of choice for new application developme...
Project OWL wins IBM's 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by Richard Harris
Project OWL (Organization, Whereabouts, and Logistics), an IoT and software solution that keeps first responders and victims connected in a natural disaster, has won the 2018 Call for Code Global Challenge. Call for Code is a five-year global initiative that is the largest and most ambitious effort bringing together start-up, academic and enterprise developers to solve ...
Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released
Monday, July 10, 2017 by Richard Harris
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is now available. The free course, LFS158x - Introduction to Kubernetes, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T...
Why Microservices are so important
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Jim Scott
Having been a software engineer for nearly 20 years I have an appreciation for what is important when it comes to creating great software. One of the most important things that is not well understood by non-engineers is that the development process is equal parts artistry and logic. I see software architecture to be much like artistry. This is because there is no single...
Software Design and Development Conference is May 16 – 20 in London
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
Topics covered include Angular 2.0, C# 6.0, Microservices, ASP.NET Core 1.0, Async Programming, Software Project Design, Agile Architecture, Clean Code, TDD, Functional Programming, CQRS, Debugging, NoSQL, Continuous Delivery, ASP.NET Core MVC, TypeScript, Big Data, DDD, Identity & Security, and much more.Pre conference workshops include:- A day of ASP.NET Core 1.0-...
Docker for Mac and Windows Released in Beta
Friday, March 25, 2016 by Richard Harris
Docker has released in beta Docker for Mac and Docker for Windows which offer software architecture changes made to optimize Docker for an OS-native experience. As a native Mac and Windows app, Docker can now be installed, launched and utilized from a system toolbar just like any other packaged application available in native App Stores.Docker for Mac and Windows includ...
The Ultimate Impact of DevOps and Machine Learning in 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Christian Beedgen, CTO at Sumo Logic, to discuss impact of DevOps and machine learning for the upcoming year.As the co-founder and CTO of Sumo Logic, Christian has 15 years experience creating enterprise software architecture. Prior to Sumo Logic, Beedgen served as Chief Architect for event-based products at ArcSight and was co-founder of Gigato...
How the Internet of Things will Affect Business App Developers
Monday, April 27, 2015 by Brian Alexakis
I think we can all agree, IoT is an exciting frontier for developers. It seems like in no time we'll run into the Jetsons and experience the future-is-now convenience of automated flying cars that tuck themselves away into a brief-case. That stuff of science-fiction is quickly becoming a reality today with IoT. However, much of the attention around IoT focuses on the co...
An Overview of Delivering Microservices Based Applications
Friday, March 20, 2015 by Andrew Phillips
Big apps may still have their place, but the software development landscape is shifting, presenting new opportunities and challenges to overcome. As the Internet of Things gathers pace, a service-orientated architecture (SOA) or microservices approach is starting to make sense for many organizations. Microservices is a software architecture that favors small, decoupled,...
Mobile Health, HIPAA And Health Technology Predictions For 2015
Saturday, December 6, 2014 by Richard Harris
TrueVault's CEO and Co-Founder, Jason Wang recently shared his predictions on health technology, mobile health and HIPAA for 2015. Maintaining HIPAA compliance for healthcare applications is frustrating and time consuming for developers. TrueVault is known as the first company to make HIPAA compliance convenient for healthcare apps.Concerns in areas suc...
List of Completely Free Programming Books
Thursday, September 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Developers and programmers alike need resources, and if you are looking for a free way to dive into programming, I've got the source for you. Head on over to stackoverflow and check out this growing list of books online or offline that you can use to either get started with or sharpen your app development mastery.
Everything from C# essentials...