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The Best of the Week (June 6): Performance Zone

06.15.2014
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Performance Zone (June 6 to June 13). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. What's wrong in Java 8, part V: Tuples

The first time a programmer is missing tuples is often when he feels the need to return multiple values from a method. As we all know, Java methods may take as many arguments as needed, but they can only return a single value.

2. Comparing Performance of Functional C++ 11, Java 8, JavaScript and Wolfram

Bloggers over at UnRisk Insight have been dissecting a math problem about goat, wolves, and lions to compare different programming languages. In a recent post, the problem was run with functional languages.

3. Node.js in Production

When running a node application in production, you need to keep stability, performance, security, and maintainability in mind. Outlined here is what I think are the best practices for putting node.js into production.

4. New Relic – DevOps Days Austin

Heiko Leibenath of New Relic, which recently received an additional $100M in funding, gives an overview of this APM vendor who is making the transition to “Software analysis vendor.”

5. Swift Performance: Sorting Arrays

Ever since Apple announced its new programming language, Swift, at the WDCC last week, programmers and non-programmers alike have been digging their fingers into the particulars to find out what makes it tick.

Published at DZone with permission of its author, Whitney Baker.

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