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Dev of the Week: Itamar Haber

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 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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Visualizing engineering fields

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 08:00
Civil engineering. Figure 1: Floor-plan of the Clemuel Ricketts Mansion. Figure 2: A transverse section of the Bequet-Ribault House. Preview Text:  A look at our competition. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Java - Top 5 Exception Handling Coding Practices to Avoid

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 08:00
This article represents top 5 coding practices related with Java exception handling that you may want to watch out for or better say, avoid, while doing coding for exception handling. Recently, I have been involved with code review of multiple Java projects and found following as most commonly seen coding instances across various Java projects. As a matter of fact, I recently ran sonar code...
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20,000 Leagues Under ActiveRecord

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 08:00
This is the first in a series of posts based on a presentation I just did last Friday at the Barcelona Ruby Conference. I’ll also post a link to the video recording when the Baruco team has time to edit and post it online. Preview Text:  ...actually I’m here today to talk about ActiveRecord. I’d like to explore how ActiveRecord works...
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The Developer’s Guide to Data Science

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 08:00
When developers talk about using data, they are usually concerned with ACID, scalability, and other operational aspects of managing data. But data science is not just about making fancy business intelligence reports for management. Data drives the user experience directly, not after the fact. Preview Text:  When developers talk about using data,...
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Apache TomEE + Shrinkwrap == JavaEE Boot

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 08:00
WARNING: I am not an expert of Spring Boot. There are a lot of things that I find really interesting about it and of course that can really improve your day-to-day work. Moreover I don't have anything against Spring Boot nor people who develop it or use it. Preview Text:  In summary, of course Spring Boot is cool, but with really simple steps you...
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Postgres, JDBC, Time Zones

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
I've been banging my head against the wall, trying to get things to work correctly with JDBC and PostgreSQL ... ah, time zones, every programmer's nemesis.Does this seem familiar? Preview Text:  I've been banging my head against the wall, trying to get things to work correctly with JDBC and PostgreSQL ... ah, time zones, every...
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Review: "Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization" by Osama Oransa

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
Latest Packt Publishing Java EE 7 books are all around performance and tuning. I had the pleasure to review another book, the "Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization" by Osama Oransa.Abstract Preview Text:  The latest Packt Publishing Java EE 7 books are all around performance and tuning. Legacy ...
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Release Planes versus Release Trains

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
Originally written by Derek Huether at the LeadingAgile blog. Preview Text:  When speaking to architecture, SAFe refers to architectural runway, not architectural train tracks or a rail-yard. It’s a mixed use of transportation metaphors that is not explained. The runway is a perfect alignment with my Release Plane metaphor. ...
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The Measure Of Success

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
What makes a successful project? Waterfall project management tells us it’s about meeting scope, time and cost goals. Do these success metrics also hold true to agile projects? Let’s see. Preview Text:  What makes a successful project? Waterfall project management tells us it’s about meeting scope, time and cost goals. Do these success...
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Change is Learning: No Silver Bullets or Quick Fixes

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
Way back when I was a developer, my professors taught me structured design and design by contract. Those were supposed to be the silver bullets for programming.  You see, if you specified things enough, and structured things enough, everything would all work out. I thought I was the only idiot that structure and specification didn’t work for. Why did I have to iterate and increment? ...
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Experts Debate 'Building the Next Big App' [Part 2]

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
How are developers building the next big app? What’s this next big app look like? What are the factors that will transform Big Data-infused apps into game-changers? Actuate recently invited four industry experts to discuss the future of creating the next generation of data-driven applications and how they are influenced by open source and freemium software. Preview Text:  ...
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The Best of DZone: September 23 - 30

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! Below are the most popular posts of the past week - both links from DZone.com and articles from our Zones - covering Big Data and NoSQL databases, web design and mobile development, and everything inbetween: Preview Text:  If you missed anything on DZone this week,...
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On Docker and Kubernetes on CloudStack

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:30
Docker has pushed containers to a new level, making it extremely easy to package and deploy applications within containers. Containers are not new, with Solaris containers and OpenVZ among several containers technologies going back 2005. But Docker has caught on quickly as mentioned by @adrianco. Preview Text:  While the buzz around Docker has...
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WSO2 Carbon Kernel 4.3.0 Alpha is Released!

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:01
WSO2 Carbon team is pleased announce the alpha release of the Carbon kernel 4.3.0. Preview Text:  WSO2 Carbon team is pleased announce the alpha release of the Carbon kernel 4.3.0. WSO2 Carbon kernel, the lean, modular, OSGi-based platform, is the base of the WSO2 Carbon platform. It is a composable server architecture which inherits modularity and...
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Java : What Does finalize Do and How?

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:00
The finalize method in Object class is often a point of discussion whether to be used or not ? Below are some of the pointers on the finalize method Preview Text:  The finalize method in Object class is often a point of discussion whether to be used or not ? Below are some of the pointers on the finalize method Legacy ...
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Want to learn anything faster?

Java Lobby Announcements - Wed, 2014-10-01 07:00
We are in a world with lot of learning opportunities. But how much stuff do we really learn? What holds us back from learning new things faster? Learning how to learn is the greatest learning of all. I happened to read an interesting reading from this blog which had an amazing link mentioning about a guy who learned an MIT 4 year course within 1 year. It starts with Preview Text:  ...
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AngularJS: Novice to Ninja

ONJava - Tue, 2014-09-30 17:28

AngularJS: Novice to Ninja is your fast track route to mastering AngularJS, the superheroic JavaScript framework. AngularJS provides the fastest, most efficient way to build single page web applications.

What will I learn?

In this practical and fun-to-read book, you'll learn the fundamentals of AngularJS, such as scopes, modules and controllers. You'll then move on to more sophisticated techniques, including using directives, filters and expressions to build a full single page web application.

  • Discover the power of AngularJS's two-way data binding
  • Using AngularJS and TDD
  • Get to grips with modules, scopes, and controllers
  • Enhance your HTML with directives
  • Build a complete working single page blog application as you learn
  • And much more
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Developing a Gulp.js

ONJava - Tue, 2014-09-30 17:27

Follow along and learn how to use Gulp, the open source, extensible, powerful, and efficient file manipulation tool, marketed as a streaming build system, and built on Node.js

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New Programming Techniques and the Productivity Curve

Java Lobby Announcements - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:00
Though I love learning new programming techniques and technologies, I often struggle to make them a part of my normal development processes. For example, it took years before I finally started usingregular expressions on a normal basis. The reason? The productivity curve: Preview Text:  Though I love learning new programming techniques and...
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