Daily Dose - Schwartz: Apple and Microsoft Tried to Sue Me Too!
Join the DZone community and get the full member experience.Join For Free
Microservices! They are everywhere, or at least, the term is. When should you use a microservice architecture? What factors should be considered when making that decision? Do the benefits outweigh the costs? Why is everyone so excited about them, anyway? Brought to you in partnership with IBM.
Another Technology Called "Harmony"
Mainsoft recently announced a free tool called Harmony for Microsoft's Outlook. It could be a big help for organizations that are trying to keep using Outlook in tandem with other business web apps like Google Docs. Harmony provides interoperability between Outlook, Google Docs, and Microsoft SharePoint. Harmony brings a sidebar into Outlook that lets users access shared documents in one place without having to share them as email attachments.
Update to MPL
Mozilla just launched an effort to update to their public license, which is currently ten years old. The Mozilla Public License won't get any major changes because it has lasted for so long while being largely unchanged. Mozilla intends to "modernize, maintain and simplify" the license. They might also make it compatible with Apache's license. The foundation will try and complete the update process by October or November.
First Jetpack SDK Milestone
Ehcache 2.0 Gets More 'Enterprisey' Features
If you haven't done so already, check out the new features in Ehcache 2.0, which was just released. The software is free to download and it's the first major update since it was acquired by caching powerhouse, Terracotta.
Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.