Beyond Agile - Product-Driven Companies

In our last two articles, we differentiated outputs from outcomes and discussed strategies for focusing on outcomes. In this article, we'll discover how great Product Managers can improve your product process and guide your company toward achieving its goals. 
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AC  Spotlight - Scott Emmons

Scott Emmons is Head of the Innovation Lab at Neiman Marcus Group, where he identifies and invests in technologies that will enhance both the overall consumer experience and the ability of NMG sales associates to connect with shoppers. 

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JSR 354: The Java Money API

For a long time, Java  didn't have a satisfactory way to represent money. Early versions exhibited issues with currency, precision, rounding, and formatting, and subsequent versions only partially improved these issues. Now, however, we have the best Java specification for handling money to date: JSR 354.

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Spring WebFlux: A Quick Start

A common problem with the traditional blocking API style is what we call backpressure. Simply put, backpressure is when clients or consumers overwhelm the server's capacity to process requests. This creates the need for efficient hardware and software scaling. Fortunately, Spring WebFlux offers a solution. 

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An Easy Approach to Migrating from Spring MVC to Spring WebFlux

Reactive has definitely become a trending word in software development over the past few years, in part because of the high growth of internet users and the corresponding need to create more scalable applications. Some people might say that reactive programming is a hard subject to learn, but certain frameworks and libraries are making it easier to implement even without a deep understanding of how it works. 

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