The Flux Architecture – Truly Complementing React.js

The Flux architecture is internally used along with React.js - the JavaScript library to build user interfaces. React, a simple and declarative library is used both by Facebook and Instagram along with Flux to develop their very competent UIs. React fosters creation of reusable UI components and to build composable user interfaces.   As commonly misunderstood Flux does not classify as a framework or a library but simply support architecture for React leveraging a Dispatcher library and setting up an event system to manage applications state. It reinforces the concept of Unidirectional Data…Read more …

Android Wear And The Magic Of Lollipop

Devices are changing, becoming funkier and much more useful. From our pockets and palms we find them now on our wrists. The all new Android 5.0 Lollipop ticks on our watches, flashes on our TVs and drives our cars with equal sophistication. Android Wear connects our phone to the wrist and further. The possibilities are innumerable.   Putting Android Wear to use requires us to be more imaginative, intuitive and techno savvy rather than being a geek.   Using Android Wear involves the usual getting and sending of text messages of the phone…Read more …

Is Apache Spark Gaining Popularity Over Apache Hadoop?

‘An open source data analytics cluster computing framework’ is the most standard definition of Apache Spark. A big step in Big Data computing, Apache Spark has been receiving positive responses from the Big Data community as a quick, high stream, inclusive framework.   Apache Hadoop, the open source framework known for distribution and processing of massive sets of data, traditionally holds fort since a couple of years and has its own revolutionary features to attract its audience and hold the Big Data community in its loyalty. Born with a need to handle variety,…Read more …

Fasten Big Data Computing With Apache Spark

A big boost to Big Data - Apache Spark is a powerful, open source engine for large scale data processing. Originally developed in 2009, open sourced in 2010, Apache Spark has now earned the liking of numerous enterprises with its salient features. It has proven to be one of the largest communities contributing to Big Data.   Of the total data, more than 90% of data in the world has been generated in the last 2 years, so is the statistics from a confirmed source by IBM.   With the increased mounting of…Read more …

A Glimpse At What Java 9 Proposes

With much fan fare, Java 8 has been launched and is a sure shot success. With innovative inclusions like Lambda expressions and JavaScript on the JVM through Nashorn, Java 8 has been a developer’s delight and is widely accepted. Till the time developers are enjoying Java 8 to its fullest, preparations are on to launch Java 9, which is probably being targeted towards early 2016.   Proposed features of Java 9 have started making rounds. Though tough to analyse them and their benefits, Java, being a success story all the time, is sure…Read more …
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