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A New Source for MEAN Stack Resources

Java Lobby Announcements - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:30
One of the most useful aspects of MongoDB is the MEAN stack - a JavaScript-only web development stack that consists of MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. It's a great way to get a full web application working with MongoDB (try this for a look at how to get started). Preview Text:  One of the most useful aspects of MongoDB is the MEAN stack...
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Revealing the Length of Garbage Collection Pauses

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 2 min ago
There are several ways to improve your product. One such way is to carefully track what your users are experiencing and improve based on that. We do apply this technique ourselves and have again spent some time looking at different data Preview Text:  There are several ways to improve your product. One such way is to carefully track what your users...
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A CI/CD Implementation for the Cloud Age

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 2 min ago
Drone, Packer, Ansible, Docker... we associate a litany of names with continuous integration and continuous deployment. But when it comes to building a toolchain that seamlessly transitions our applications from a developer's editor to a running server, we often have to rely on our wits.My team has invested heavily in building an awesome CI/CD system based entirely on top-shelf open source tools....
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8 Docker Deployment Patterns

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 2 min ago
 I recently came across an interesting blog post that pulls together some different Docker design patterns that you might find useful. Vidar Hokstad wrote this blog article, and he has quite a bit of experience with Docker, especially in using Docker to create repeatable builds without data loss. His experience with Docker makes his curation of these patterns all that much more valuable. He...
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Gradle Goodness: Changing Name of Default Build File

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 31 min ago
Gradle uses the name build.gradle as the default name for a build file. If we write our build code in a file build.gradle then we don't have to specify the build filename when we run tasks. We can create build files with a different name other than build.gradle. For example we can define our build logic in a file sample.gradle. To run the tasks from this build file...
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JavaOne 2014: Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 32 min ago
Here is the slide deck to my JavaOne 2014, San Francisco, talk Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala (CON2644) as a PDF. Preview Text:  Here is the slide deck to my JavaOne 2014, San Francisco, talk Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala (CON2644) Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Metal Kernel Functions / Compute Shaders in Swift

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 32 min ago
As part of a project to create a GPU based reaction diffusion simulation, I stated to look at using  Preview Text:  As part of a project to create a GPU based reaction diffusion simulation, I stated to look at using Metal in Swift this weekend. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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AngularJS, HTML5, Groovy, Java And MongoDB All Together - What Could Possibly Go Wrong??

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 32 min ago
This year I’ve been giving an evolving live demonstration of coding a Fully Buzz Word Compliant, mobile-friendly web application. The aim of the demo is to show, via a real-world application rather than snippets or a toy example, where these popular technologies sit in your archtecture, and how they interact with each other. The exact code I present has changed a bit over time, but the vJUG...
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MongoDB Management Service Re-imagined: The Easiest Way to Run MongoDB

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 32 min ago
We consistently hear that getting started with MongoDB is easy, but scaling to large configurations that include replication and sharding can be challenging. With MMS, it is now much easier. Preview Text:  We consistently hear that getting started with MongoDB is easy, but scaling to large configurations that include replication and sharding can be...
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Raspberry Pi's Ebon Upton Shows Off Upcoming Touchscreen and Pi-Top

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 32 min ago
If you've been fruitlessly poking at your Raspberry Pi and hoping for something to happen, you're in luck: a touchscreen display is coming. Preview Text:  If you've been fruitlessly poking at your Raspberry Pi and hoping for something to happen, you're in luck: a touchscreen display is coming. Legacy ...
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Akka Notes: Child Actors and ActorPath - 6

Java Lobby Announcements - 7 hours 32 min ago
Actors are completely hierarchical. Whatever Actors that you create HAS to be a child of some other Actor. Let's analyze that a bit: Path Say, we create an ActorRef using ActorSystem.actorOf and try to print it's path. Preview Text:  Actors are completely hierarchical. Whatever Actors that you create HAS to be a child of some other Actor....
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Why Another MVC Framework in Java EE 8?

Java Lobby Announcements - 8 hours 2 min ago
Some of you may be aware that MVC 1.0 was launched as JSR 371. Targeted for Java EE 8 the goal of the JSR is to provide a standards based action-oriented web framework for Java EE. 'Why' and 'why now' are two perfectly reasonable questions to explore carefully with regards to this JSR. After all JSF has long been included in Java EE as a standards based MVC web framework. Preview...
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Architecture – Top 10 Traits of a Software Architect

Java Lobby Announcements - 8 hours 2 min ago
This article represents my opinion on top 10 traits of a software architect. Recently, I came across a need of my fellow colleague who asked me to take a shot at defining, what would it take for someone to become an architect. The below could be applied to architect in any technologies. Note that the below does not take into account few traits of an enterprise architect. However, I purposely...
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The Cloudcast #166 - Creating a Docker Cloud with Clocker

Java Lobby Announcements - 8 hours 2 min ago
Download the MP3 Date: October 22, 2014 Preview Text:  Brian talks with Andrew Kennedy (@grkvlt) Senior Software Engineer at Cloudsoft about the creation of Apache Brooklyn, "Clocker", and a modern approach to building applications on clouds that span Docker containers, VMs, Bare Metal and multiple cloud environments (AWS, OpenStack,...
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A New Front for SOA: Open API and API Management as Game Changer

Java Lobby Announcements - 8 hours 2 min ago
In October 2014, I had a talk at Jazoon in Zurich, Switzerland: "A New Front for SOA: Open API and API Management as Game Changer" Preview Text:  Open API represent the leading edge of a new business model, providing innovative ways for companies to expand brand value and routes to market, and create new value chains for intellectual property. In...
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Server and Storage Tuning

Java Lobby Announcements - 8 hours 2 min ago
This week at work, I’ve spent a fair amount of time working in the infrastructure space as we conducted a review of SQL Server and the underlying network infrastructure.  As always, it inspired me to take a look at my home configuration – and do some tinkering. NIC Teaming The first thing which piqued my interest, was that Windows Server 2012 (and R2) now supports native NIC teaming...
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Meet @ActiveState Nov 4-6 @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley [#DevOps]

JDJ - Wed, 2014-10-22 20:00
Founded in 1997, ActiveState is a global leader providing software application development and management solutions. The Company's products include: Stackato, a commercially supported Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that harnesses open source technologies such as Cloud Foundry and Docker; dynamic language distributions ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl; and developer tools such as the popular Komodo Edit and Komodo IDE. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, ActiveState is trusted by customers and partners worldwide, across many industries including telecommunications, aerospace, software, financial services and CPG. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune 1000 companies use ActiveState's solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Bank of America, CA, Cisco, HP, Lockheed Martin and Siemens rely on ActiveState for faster development, ensuring IT governance and compliance, and accelerating time-to-market.

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Dev of the Week: Ajitesh Kumar

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-22 09:00
Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. Preview Text:  Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is...
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Akka Notes: Actor Lifecycle Basics Part 5

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:00
(Please note that this lifecycle write-up does not cover the preRestart or the postRestart methods. We'll talk about them when we discuss supervision) The basic Actor lifecycle is very much intuitive. You could actually compare the basic Actor lifecycle with a Java servlet lifecycle with one special difference. Preview Text:  ...
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Integrating Your iOS App with Apple Pay

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:00
Apple rolled out iOS version 8.1 yesterday, bringing Apple Pay along with it. Apple Pay is their version of an NFC payment system that is going to be supported by tens of thousands of retail locations in the near future. Preview Text:  Apple rolled out iOS version 8.1 yesterday, bringing Apple Pay along with it. Apple Pay is their version...
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