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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.

Java and James Gosling Didn't Screw Us All 
In response to Charlie Kindel's blog: "'Write Once…' is Anti-Customer" Ted Neward agreed with most points except the idea that Java was the first language to fill our heads with hopes of 'Write Once Run Anywhere'.

Chrome LocalStorage Slows Once it Hits 1 MB 
Will Chan provides some very useful charts on Chrome LocalStorage DB performance.  Tweeted by performance guru, Steve Souders.
 

NEWS


OpenJDK Previews Wiki System
Mark Reinhold announced OpenJDK's beta of a new wiki system for the project.  It's based on Atlassian Confluence.

EGit and JGit 2.3 Updated 
New versions of the Eclipse-based JGit and EGit are ready.  The next releases will come in June along with the new Kepler Eclipse release train.

HUMOR


The "Being a Female Software Engineer" Tumblr 
Another stream of witty IT humor via GIFs.  I also recommend you follow @onlygirlintech

WHEN I CALL OUT BAD BEHAVIOR AND NO ONE BACKS ME UP

When I call out bad behavior and no one backs me up

Discover how the Watson team is further developing SDKs in Java, Node.js, Python, iOS, and Android to access these services and make programming easy. Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

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