In September, we looked at MicroProfile, an initiative to create a baseline platform definition that optimises Java EE for a microservices architecture. It is a collaboration between Red Hat, IBM, Tomitribe, Payara, the London Java Community and more, with different implementations from different groups (see MicroProfile 1.0: What developers want). This is a quick glance […]

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Last week we looked at the release of MicroProfile 1.0. This week we take a more in-depth look at how the MicroProfile initiative came about. We talked to Mark Little, Lead of JBoss Technical Direction and Research/Development and John Clingan, Senior Principal Product Manager at Red Hat about the benefits to all involved. History of MicroProfile In […]

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Containers, Microsoervices, and NoSQL provide an awesome threesome for building your modern applications. These applications need to be agile, meet constantly evolving customer demands, be pervasive, and should work across mobile, web and IoT platforms. This blog will explain a simple microservices stack using WildFly Swarm, Docker, and Couchbase. Complete code and instructions in this blog are documented […]

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Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away This quote by the French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery epitomises that often, less is more. This is true for architects, artists, designers, writers, runners, software developers, or in any other profession. Simplicity, minimalism, cutting down the cruft always goes […]

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