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:
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.