We are installing and uninstalling APKs every day, sometimes many in a day, but have you thought about how it works internally? In this article, the author provide some insight about Android's package manager and package installer.
These days, nobody writes or speaks about using DataTables and DataSets for data operations. However, many developers still like using them. Generic collections have a number of advantages over DataTables, though, so this article presents a list of the reasons to move from DataTables to collections.
In the Domain-Driven Design terminology, an Event Store is a persistence mechanism for Domain Events, which are used mainly to let different Bounded Contexts (application mapped over several subdomains) communicate.
It goes by many names: Cloud, Platform as a Service, Computing Platform. It comes down to this: give developers the right interfaces to their operations to make them as productive as possible -- and all the while keep everything running smoothly.
Senior management does not set out to have a failed project, however, when the failure rate is 70% projects you wonder what the problem is. A technique to get senior management thinking twice about project risks.
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone. This week's best include a list of resources for Android developers, home screen web apps in the new version of Chrome, and a how-to for developing on Android with RxJava.
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone. This week's best include a list of Hadoop alternatives, an oven that knows when your pizza is done just by looking at it, and the shame of a MongoDB user whose chunks won't split.
Learn from FoundationDB co-founder, Dave Rosenthal, about the history of NoSQL, problems that have arisen due to a lack of data consistency in NoSQL, his views on the CAP Theorem and where it's all headed.