Information Security, or InfoSec as it’s often called, is an incredibly narrow field with an astounding number of preconceptions about it. Tell anyone you work in this field and immediately they start thinking of hackers in hoodies, or weird terminology being thrown around by the people even the “nerds in the basement” try to avoid. […]

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How well tested is your system? How do you measure it? Code coverage can give you the answer, however can we trust our unit tests? Trust him or not, but Rafał used to work for the investment banking industry in a big project where a lot of unit tests had no assertions (!). And yes… the […]

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Java EE is the killer platform for development of UI APIs. In this code driven session at Voxxed Days Bucharest, Adam Bien codes and compares Angular 2, React JS, Polymer and plain JavaScript approaches to implement SPAs with RESTful microservice backend running on docker. We then caught up with Adam right after and asked him […]

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Voxxed chatted with Chris Richardson after his talk at Devoxx UK 2017. The microservice architecture structures an application as a set of loosely coupled, collaborating services. Maintaining data consistency is challenging since each service has its own database to ensure loose coupling. To make matters worse, for a variety of reasons distributed transactions using JTA […]

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The most challenging aspects to software development are always the people issues. Picking the right data structures, finding the right testing approaches are simple compared to building an effective software team. Most organisations fail to support developer promoted into technical leadership roles so where do you go to uncover the secret skills behind this important […]

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The feature we always hear about whenever Java 9 is in the news is Jigsaw, modularity for Java. But modularity just doesn’t scratch the same developer itch that Java 8’s lambdas and streams did, and as developers we’re left with a vague sensation that version 9 might just not be that interesting. In fact, Java […]

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Machine Learning has a lot of potential to make our apps smarter but all the theory and mathematics behind it is really hard! Thankfully, we can rely on trained models and public APIs to do some of the heavy lifting. In this session, we will take a look at some of these friendly Machine Learning […]

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Fresh from his Voxxed Days Athens keynote on Software Architecture, Voxxed.com caught up with Simon Brown and asked whether there is a disconnect between what teams aspire to do architecturally versus what they put into practice. You can see Simon’s full keynote from Voxxed Days Athens below:  

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Recorded at Devoxx Poland 2016 Voxxed caught up with serial tech book author Bruce Tate during Devoxx Poland. We talked about his involvement in the Elixir community and how he thinks all developers can learn from it. The man who wrote the popular Seven Languages in Seven Weeks is keen to suggest that everyone should extend their polyglotism […]

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RebelLabs regularly dusts-down its virtual clipboards to survey developers and create reports from their findings. Its 2016 Developer Productivity Report results are just in contain some interesting findings.   One revealing element of the survey shows the preferred IDE of sampled respondents being IntelliJ, over it’s free-to-use alternative Eclipse. Simon Maple, Head of Developer Advocacy at ZeroTurnaround, RebelLabs parent […]

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