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Instagram Improved their App's Performance. Here's How.

Is flat design just another pretty face or is it a huge performance hack cloaked as a UI revolution? It turns out flat design is a stone cold …

Git: The Safety Net for Your Projects

I remember January 10, 2010, rather well: it was the day we lost a project’s complete history. We were using Subversion as our version control …

DevOps

What Makes a Good Mobile Site? | Web Fundamentals

<b>By</b> Jenny Gove<p>Jenny Gove is a UX Research Lead at Google, where she conducts research on smartphone experiences. She obtained her PhD from the …

Oracle’s Latest Java 8 Update Broke Your Tools — How Did it Happen? - DZone Java

<b>Why did it break?</b><br>In order for bytecode to pass verification, it must adhere to a set of rules defined in the class file format specification. As the …

Bitly: Lessons Learned Building a Distributed System that Handles 6 Billion Clicks a Month

Have you ever wondered how bitly makes money? A URL shortener can’t be that hard to write, right? Sean O'Connor, Lead Application Developer at bitly, …

Nathan comments on StackOverflow Update: 560M Pageviews a Month, 25 Servers, and It's All About Performance

Great Post,We also have 6-10 IIS web servers load balanced with an F5. I noticed during deployment you said you only wait about 5 seconds for the …

Improve the payment experience with animations

Behind the scenes of Stripe Checkout<p>It’s easy to see how designing forms can be seen as a chore that detracts from the time that could be spent on …

UI Design

CSS Shapes 101

Rectangles inside other rectangles: this is what our webpages have always been made of. We’ve long tried to break free from their restrictions by …

oEmbed Bring Embedded Pens All Over | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On May 9, 2014<p>oEmbed is a neat little technology that allows for rich content to be embedded into other content very easily. You …

Web Development

Guerilla Search with Solr - How to run a 3 millions documents search on a $15/Month machine.

Disclaimer: This is not a Solr tutorial. If you are not familiar with Solr, go and read the official introduction or grab yourself a Solr book.<p>Gwittr …

The Continuous Delivery Toolchain

<i>[Editor's note: This article is featured in DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery and was originally written by Matthew Skelton.]</i><p>Unless your …

Handy New Map Default Methods in JDK 8

The Map interface provides some handy new methods in JDK 8. Because the Map methods I cover in this post are implemented as default methods, all …

Akamai Heartbleed patch not a fix after all

The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem. Turns out it protects only three of six critical encryption values.<p>Akamai, the network provider that handles nearly one-third of the Internet's traffic, released a Heartbleed patch to the community on Friday, saying …

Information Security

George Smith comments on Microservices - Not a free lunch!

Hello Ben,Thank you for the great article - a very realistic view of micro services.The only part where I disagree with you is on Duplication of …

Web Experimentation with New Visitors

Posted by on April 3, 2014<p>We strive to build Etsy with science, and therefore love how web experimentation and A/B testing help us drive our product …

Public Cloud Instance Pricing Wars - Detailed Context and Analysis

As part of my opening keynote at Cloud Connect in Las Vegas I summarized the latest moves in cloud, the slides are available via the new Powered by …

Heartbleed Bug

Q&A<p>What is the CVE-2014-0160?<p>CVE-2014-0160 is the official reference to this bug. CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) is the Standard for …

Introducing BPM Shift – BPM is Dead, Long Live Big Change!

At Gartner we believe that BPM practices as we know them won’t cut it in the future. Tinkering for efficiency has run its course. Digitalization and …

out Layout: the Resources

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>The method I outlined in my recent article, “Content-out Layout,” is actually the culmination of quite a few different …

Web Development

PhoneGap for the Enterprise

Mar. 31, 14 · Java Zone ·Not set<p>Heads up...this article is old!<p>Technology moves quickly and this article was published <b>4 years ago</b>. Some or all of its …

Whatever Happened to Reuse?

A few years ago, I was in a meeting with one of my development teams, and people were discussing their recent contributions. One developer described …

Open-Sourcing ThoughtWorks Go

Chad Wathington: Managing Director of ThoughtWorks Studios<p>Go is a product that ThoughtWorks Studios (the product group of ThoughtWorks) has built …

The JAX-RS 2 Client API by Example

Mar. 20, 14 · Java Zone ·Not set<p>Heads up...this article is old!<p>Technology moves quickly and this article was published <b>4 years ago</b>. Some or all of its …

F5 Adds A Bunch More Stuff to Its Layer 4-7 SDN

F5 has been working hard at its Synthesis architecture for software-defined networking (SDN), judging from the flurry of product announcements coming …

The Optional Type API

Java 8 introduces the Optional class. In a nutshell, instead of returning null, and then checking for null, you return an Optional instance, which …

Java 8 is Now Released! - DZone Java

This post is to inform you that Java 8 has been officially released by Oracle. You can download the official release here.<p>In a nutshell:<p>Lambda …

Microservices

Characteristics of a Microservice Architecture<p>We cannot say there is a formal definition of the microservices architectural style, but we can attempt …

PhoneGap 3.4 Released

Mar. 06, 14 · Java Zone ·Not set<p>Heads up...this article is old!<p>Technology moves quickly and this article was published <b>4 years ago</b>. Some or all of its …