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Grails Goodness: Extending IntegrateWith Command

2 hours 23 min ago
We can extend the integrate-with command in Grails to generate files for a custom IDE or build system. We must add a _Events.groovy file to our Grails projects and then write an implementation for the eventIntegrateWithStart event. Inside the event we must define a new closure with our code to generate files. The name of the closure must have the following...
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Microsoft Comes Crashing into the $1.9 Trillion Internet of Things Market

2 hours 23 min ago
On Wednesday, April 15th, Microsoft came crashing into the competitor’s ring for the still-emerging industry of the Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes called the Internet of Everything (but mostly by Cisco). Preview Text:  On Wednesday, April 15th, Microsoft came crashing into the competitor’s ring for the still-emerging industry of the...
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MongoDB Driver Tips & Tricks: Mongoose

2 hours 23 min ago
Many of the support requests we get at MongoLab are questions about how to properly configure and use particular MongoDB drivers and client libraries. Preview Text:  Many of the support requests we get at MongoLab are questions about how to configure and use particular MongoDB drivers and client libraries. This post is the 2nd of a series where we...
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Quick, and a Bit Dirty, JSON Schema Generation with MOXy 2.5.1

2 hours 52 min ago
So I am working on a new REST API for an upcoming Oracle cloud service these days so one of the things I needed was the ability to automatically generate a JSON Schema for the bean in my model. I am using MOXy to generate the JSON from POJO and as of version 2.5.1 of EclipseLink it now has the ability to generate a JSON Schema from the bean model. Preview Text:  ...
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Programmatic Access to Sizes of Java Primitive Types

2 hours 53 min ago
One of the first things many developers new to Java learn about is Java's basic primitive data types, their fixed (platform independent) sizes (measured in bits or bytes in terms of  Preview Text:  One of the first things many developers new to Java learn about is Java's basic primitive data types, their fixed (platform...
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The Cloudcast #139 - Dock, Project Atomic & OpenShift

2 hours 53 min ago
Download the MP3 Date: April 17, 2014 By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely Preview Text:  Live from Red Hat Summit, Aaron talks with Mike McGrath (@Michael_McGrath) and Diane Mueller (@pythondj) about Docker, Red Hat's new lightwieght OS for containers (Project Atomic), and the latest on OpenShift PaaS. Legacy ...
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Teradata Looks to Build Bridges and Cross the Big Data Divide

2 hours 53 min ago
At its European Universe conference last week, data warehousing giant Teradata unveiled a number of enhancements to its core data management offerings. Alongside announcements about the Teradata 15 database and a new version of its data warehousing appliance 6750 system, one announcement stood out for me: the launch of QueryGrid, a tool designed to orchestrate the execution of analytic...
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The DevOps Story - Why it is Really About Platform as a Service

2 hours 53 min ago
Overview The relationship between central IT and developers is being re-defined as the world adopts cloud technologies. The ultimate challenge is making central it feel secure while simultaneously giving developers freedom. IT wants to be able to control the deployment of applications so that there is consistency and adherence to policy. The policy could be related to PII or even the size ...
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Heartbleed Mitigation for Web APIs

2 hours 53 min ago
Gary Oliffe at Gartner has an insightful blog post today about how the Web API angle for Heartbleed has been largely ignored. It reminds me of the DoS attacks on banks this time last year. Everybody seemed to focus on the banking websites which were brought down, but not on the Web APIs which also suffered (and rendered some banking apps unresponsive). Preview Text:  ...
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Are “Ready For” Columns on Kanban Boards The Enemy of God?

2 hours 53 min ago
This is going to be a quick rant post, hopefully. Today I saw another Kanban board which had a “Read for test” column on it, here’s the screenshot:I Think “Ready For” Columns Are Baaaaad Preview Text:  “Ready for Test” usually means it’s either deployed (and yet to be tested) or waiting to be deployed. Either way, not much is...
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NewSQL: The Cake You Can Eat

2 hours 53 min ago
This post was originally written by Ryan BettsFormula for startup success: extract the lessons of the past and mix in present reality and macro-trends. That’s NewSQL in a nutshell. NewSQL is growing in popularity because it preserves the value accumulated over the last 30 years of database development and deploys that capability on modern architectures and configurations. But SQL is dead,...
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Three Very Useful Open Source SQL Editors

2 hours 53 min ago
  Preview Text:  This is an update to "Two very useful open source SQL editors." A year later and the author has added one more SQL editor to his first list. He keeps this post updated to give context to lists of Open Source SQL front ends. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Why Dart Comes with a Virtual Machine

2 hours 53 min ago
Dart comes with a high-performance virtual machine. This controversial decision led to questions if it is going to break the Web. In this article I want to look at why we need this virtual machine, and how it can be added to Chrome without breaking the Web. Preview Text:  Dart comes with a high-performance virtual machine. This controversial...
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$parsers and $formatters in Custom Validation Directives in Angular JS

2 hours 53 min ago
While writing applications using Angular JS, sometimes we need to define our own validators. Custom validations in Angular JS are created as directives with a dependency on the ng-model directive. At times, key part of the validation depends on controller of the ng-model directive. Preview Text:  While writing applications using Angular JS,...
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Asynchronous CDI Events?

3 hours 23 min ago
CDI events are a very powerful feature that enable loose coupling in a very simple and type-safe way. One aspect of CDI events that surprises many folks is the fact that they are synchronous rather than asynchronous. The surprise is perhaps fairly natural as similar event systems are usually asynchronous. Preview Text:  CDI events are a very...
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Tuning Garbage Collection: It Does Not Have To Be That Hard

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:00
We really do not like complexity. Memory leaks, threadlocks and GC tuning have historically been a pain to deal with. Performance issues caused by those three evil guys have been the toughest to reproduce, which in turn makes patching such issues a nightmare. Preview Text:  We really do not like complexity. Memory leaks, threadlocks and GC tuning...
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Continuous integration versus delayed integration

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:00
A vigorous area of debate in the development and architecture community exists around the value of Continuous Integration. To give context, when a software development team gets to a certain amount of concurrent work that involves multiple teams making changes in the same codebase, there are two main ways to handle this: Preview Text:  A vigorous...
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Q&A: Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:00
This article was originally written by Bill Karwin Preview Text:  Recently the author gave a presentation on “How to Avoid Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes” for Percona MySQL Webinars. Here are all the questions with the author's complete answers. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Women in Tech: The Current State of Gender Bias

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:00
In the last 14 years, it has been increasingly difficult to determine the progress of women in technical industries. The general populace assumes that things are improving as, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women comprise 47% of the general workforce. Why then, does the same survey say that women comprise only 26.1% of all "Computer and Mathematical" occupations? Preview...
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New BigInteger Methods in Java 8

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:30
Attention to new features in JDK 8 has rightfully been largely focused on new language features and syntax. Preview Text:  Attention to new features in JDK 8 has rightfully been largely focused on new language features and syntax. However, there are some nice additions to the libraries and APIs Legacy ...
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