Computing technology has reached a critical level where we are going to see all kinds of amazingly useful (and not just quirky) gadgets. And then people then will find ways to bring them together into single robot models. The jobs of the future will be be in how to make things that are going to make obsolete the things that human beings do.
Depending on the stats you use, the mobile audience is becoming more significant than the PC audience. In November 2010 my mobile audience accounted for just 3% of my visits. November 2011 more than doubled that up to 8%. In the November just gone, it was 24% – a three-bloody-fold increase.
So how can one protect his job – simply by making sure that his manager and managers are aware of the state of the tasks under his responsibility and if a deadline is going to be missed, notify them about it as soon as possible, because no manager loves surprises as far as his project is concerned.
A few weeks ago I was reading through the chef documentaion and I came across the page “Just Enough Ruby for Chef.” This inspired me to put together a quick article on how much Linux a developer needs to know.
If you see anything about LMAX - the Disruptor, Continuous Delivery, or even the selection criteria for hiring developers, you'll see that LMAX is pretty keen on Agile. However, no-one's documented the Agile process there, as far as I know.
In this Spring Integration FakeFtpServer example, I will demonstrate using Spring FakeFtpServer to JUnit test a Spring Integration flow. This is an interesting topic, and there are few articles on Unit testing file transfers, which gives some insight on this topic.
Heard a very interesting talk by Mr Sharad Sharma titled “Surfing The Innovation Waves” that puts in context the nature of innovation happening in the marketplace and the contextual forces behind the changes.
If you’ve ever read Akka’s docs about Actors or saw this blogbost about how to avoid closing over the sender in Akka you already know why you shouldn’t close over the sender value when implementing actors with futures inside them.