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The DZone Guide to Developer Programs is the largest catalogue of developer programs in the world, and it is the key to understanding the potential benefits of each program and finding the perfect program for enriching your life as a coder.

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Table of Contents

2
Letter From the Editor
3
Summary & Key Takeaways
4
Key Research Findings
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Why Would You Join a Developer Program? The Four Categories
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The Tooling Landscape for Developer Programs
10
The Importance of a Thriving Developer Community
12
Programmable Profits: Gaining Visibility & Making Money in the App Market
14
Transform Your Developer Program
16
Developer Program Scorecard
17
Solutions Directory

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Java: Development and Evolution
Although some believe Java is dying, developments such as the upcoming release of Java 9 and the strength of the Java community tell another story. New JVM-based languages like Kotlin and exciting changes in Java 9 such as Project Jigsaw, Streams API improvements, and JShell prove a bright future ahead. The 2017 Guide to Java explores upcoming features of Java 9, how to make your apps backwards-compatible, a look into whether Microservices are right for you, and using the Futures API in Java.
Continuous Delivery
The DZone 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery provides data, ideas, and solutions that your organization can use to drastically improve its software production process.
The Java Ecosystem
The DZone Guide to the Java Ecosystem is an essential publication for understanding current research and trends surrounding Java development. It covers benefits of recent language updates, microservices and containers as they apply to Java, practical monitoring advice, and reactive programming principles.
Mobile Development
The DZone 2014 Guide to Mobile Development gives readers a full picture of the various approaches to mobile development, enabling them to overcome its biggest obstacles.
Enterprise Integration
DZone’s 2014 Guide to Enterprise Integration is a unique resource for developers and architects to learn how industry experts are handling integration in legacy enterprise systems, modern systems, and massive web-scale systems. It contains resources that will help you succeed with modern architectural patterns and application integration.
Modern Java
The key to the modernization of Java is the energy and enthusiasm of the Java developer community at large. In the 2016 Guide to Modern Java, we cover how Java 8 improves the developer experience and preview features of Java 9. Discover how the JVM landscape is changing, 7 habits of super productive Java developers, and a checklist to build Java 8 APIs. Learn more about Jigsaw, its capabilities, and how to create Java 9 modules. We also explore implementing hash tables and reactive microservices for a flexible architecture.
Internet of Things
DZone’s 2014 Guide to Internet of Things is an early mover’s map for navigating this bleeding edge space and finding your place in it.
Big Data Guide
DZone’s 2014 Guide to Big Data is the definitive resource for learning how industry experts are handling the massive growth and diversity of data. It contains resources that will help you navigate and excel in the world of Big Data management.
Cloud Platforms
The 2014 DZone Cloud Platform Research Report brings together worldwide cloud providers into one free, exclusive report that offers impartial insight into 39 specific cloud platform providers.
Continuous Delivery
The DZone Guide to Continuous Delivery has more insight than ever into the status of DevOps in the enterprise and the obstacles facing developers, not only in their tooling, but within the organization as a whole.
DevOps: Continuous Delivery and Automation
DevOps has emerged to be the “new normal” in software development, helping companies react to user feedback real-time and setting higher standards for rapid development. Since becoming a permanent topic of discussion, thought leaders, developers, and businesses have pushed to adopt the necessary DevOps tools and methodologies. In the DZone Guide to DevOps: Continuous Delivery & Automation, we explore the state of DevOps in 2017 including industry challenges, best practices, and solutions. Dive into the best mental model for implementing microservices, implementing unambiguous code requirements, best practices for microservices and containers, and Continuous Delivery anti-patterns.
Web Development: Applications and Frameworks
Web development moves at lightning speed and keeping up with these changes is essential for the modern web developer. For those looking to stay in front of this trend, this Guide provides a variety of practical insights for working with the latest frameworks and using third-party APIs. Learn how to implement modular JavaScript for clean and reusable code, 10 starting points to debug JavaScript, and why you may want to choose a static site generator over an app server. Discover new methods for functional reactive UI programming and get access to exclusive survey research from over 600 web developers.
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