Bootstrap a Web Application with Spring 4 – The tutorial illustrates how to Bootstrap a Web Application with Spring and also discusses how to make the jump from XML to Java without having to completely migrate the entire XML configuration.
Supercharging Your Android Testing With JUnit 4 and Espresso 2 by @designatednerd – Testing almost always helps catching bugs and write better code, but it can be a huge pain without a proper framework and setup. At the Bay Area Android Dev Group meeting, Ellen Shapiro explains how to super-charge your Android testing, including UI testing, with JUnit 4 and Espresso 2. She demonstrates both technologies, providing tips and best practices to use testing painlessly in your projects.
Why I want Swift to be your first language – In preparation for an upper level class that I’m teaching this semester, I spent the summer writing my first app entirely in Swift. (It’s 7 Second Diet, a meal-tracking app that’s not a pain in the tuchus to use.) After spending some quality time with Swif
What’s New in AppCode 3.2 – AppCode 3.2 brings you many sweet features to make your Swift development more productive and pleasant, including code generation and navigation, documentation, and a new debugger. A range of general enhancements in this update also improves your overall d
How to build your own Slack integration #slack – Over the past year, Slack has changed the way businesses communicate. With a very well documented and intuitive API, Slack gives developers the ability to easily create custom integrations to get data out of or into Slack.
Mike Kavis on the State of DevOps via @duhaas #devops – Puppet Labs has published its annual State of DevOps report, and it is loaded with interesting information as always. Last year’s report brought home the point that DevOps was becoming widely accepted in the enterprise. This year’s report further validates that point and provides us with some interesting insights from surveying a wide variety of companies in different phases of their DevOps journey.
How Dropbox Sources, Scales and Ships Its Best Product Ideas – Ultimately, every idea is an investment. “Idea. Hypothesis. Prototype. Product. Make it very clear which metrics and results you plan to see at each stage of an idea’s growth. Set expectations so it’s clear to everyone which ‘investments’ receive ‘funding’ and why
Windows Bridge for iOS: Let’s open this up – Windows Bridge for iOS (also referred to as WinObjC) is a Microsoft open source project that provides an Objective-C development environment for Visual Studio/Windows. In addition, WinObjC provides support for iOS API compatibility.
Fig: Java elegant supplement – Java 8 delivered lambda expressions, but without the enhancement of basic libraries like List, Map, String, which makes lambda expression still not delightful. Borrowered from Ruby basic library, Fig intends to supply the missing.
Mobile-First Development in the Cloud #firebase #restful – As users move mobile-first and increasingly mobile-only, Google aims to equip developers with solutions to address their unique challenges on mobile: from fully managed services where developers can focus exclusively on their app’s front-end user experience, to platform and infrastructure-as-a-service that give developers as much control as they need for their projects.
Unleash the power of Kiosk Apps #Chromeboxes #google – With Single App kiosk mode, developers can build powerful Kiosk apps that convert Chromeboxes into purpose built devices. The use cases are phenomenal from Digital Signage in Airports and Restaurants to ATM machines in Banks.