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The Best of the Week (Oct. 17): IoT Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the IoT Zone (October 17 - October 24). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Java 8 Survey: The Results Are In

  • Typesafe ran a survey of Java developers in February, along with a follow-up in September - you might have seen that one on DZone - and together they present an interesting look at the uptake of Java 8 and other industry trends.

2. There's No Place Like Feet: Wearables For Your Shoes

  • You're checking all the boxes on your IoT shopping list when you realize that something's missing: where are all the foot-wearables? Now there's Dorothy, a shoe-based IoT set-up consisting of the Ruby, which is a little trigger/device you slip into your shoe, and an iOS app to help you customize things.

3. Akka Notes: Actor Lifecycle Basics Part 5

  • he basic Actor lifecycle is very much intuitive. You could actually compare the basic Actor lifecycle with a Java servlet lifecycle with one special difference.

4. Raspberry Pi's Ebon Upton Shows Off Upcoming Touchscreen and Pi-Top

  • If you've been fruitlessly poking at your Raspberry Pi and hoping for something to happen, you're in luck: a touchscreen display is coming.

5. The Insecurity of IoT: Product Liability in a Connected World

  • One of the major issues faced by the Internet of Things is the question of security. With a new world of devices from various vendors (of varying competence) connecting together, how are things being secured? According to Jeff John Roberts, the answer is simple: they aren't.

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