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[On-Demand Webinar] NoSQL: The New Breed of Mobile Databases

4 hours 41 min ago
Watch this webinar now » Chances are, you're familiar with mobile storage options like SQLite and Core Data. For yesterday's applications these were often the only choices for an on-device database, leading many developers to rely on loading data from the network, skipping the local database completely. A remote-only data strategy doesn't provide the best user experience, as users end up...
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Subjective Ways of Cutting a Continuous Variables

14 hours 29 min ago
You have probably seen @coulmont's maps. If you haven't, you should probably go and spend some time on his blog (but please, come back afterwards, I still have my story to tell you). Consider, for instance, the maps we obtained for a post published in Monkey Cage, a few months ago: Preview Text:  You have probably seen @coulmont's maps....
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Time To Up The Accountability Of Your Agile Teams

14 hours 29 min ago
Originally written by Tim Wise at LeadingAgile. In my last entry, I talked a bit about what accountability means to me. Check it out to create a shared understanding between us before reading on… Preview Text:  In my last entry, I talked a bit about what accountability means to me. In this continuation, I will begin to dive into structures that...
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Power Over USB: The McGyver Way

14 hours 29 min ago
Travel is a hassle these days: airline on strike in Europe, long security lines at the airport, bumpy flight and long transfer to the hotel which is so tiny that the taxi driver missed it twice! Anyway, at least this time the reservation of the room *did* work. Arrived completely tired and with notebook batteries drained and empty. Unpacked the power adapter, ready to charge it up. Only to...
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The Process of Performance Problem Fixes with RavenDB

14 hours 29 min ago
This post isn’t so much about this particular problem, but about the way we solved this. We have a number of ways to track performance problems, but this is a good example, we can see that for some reason, this test has failed because it took too long to run: Preview Text:  This post isn’t so much about this particular problem, but about...
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Promises You Can Trust

14 hours 29 min ago
JavaScript Promises provide a strong programming model for the future of JavaScript development. So here I’m playing with promises. First I need a bit of a package.json file: { "name": "promises", "scripts": { "test": "node node_modules/mocha/bin/mocha" }, "devDependencies": { "chai": "^1.10.0", "mocha": "^2.0.1" }, ...
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Recruiting: Doing It (I Think) The Right Way

14 hours 29 min ago
There's been a fair amount of conversation around how to recruit software developers effectively. I've participated in some of it. But just today, a blog post crossed my desk(top) and finally prompted me enough to get around and blog about it. Preview Text:  There's been a fair amount of conversation around how to recruit software developers...
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R Resources

14 hours 29 min ago
This is the third in my weekly series of posts pointing out resources on this site. This week’s topic is R. Preview Text:  This is the third in my weekly series of posts pointing out resources on this site. This week’s topic is R. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored ...
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Named and Dynamic Binding in JAX-RS 2

14 hours 58 min ago
Providers, interceptors and filters are excellent mechanisms to bring pluggability and cross-cutting concerns to JAX-RS. By default these artifacts are applied globally to all available JAX-RS resource methods. This is probably fine for the most part but in some cases it's useful to have a bit more control over where filters and interceptors are applied. Fortunately, JAX-RS 2 has two mechanisms...
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Core Java Interview Questions List: Part IV

14 hours 58 min ago
The name of the game is core java interview questions and I will be your quiz master. Each week I will publish 10 new quick fire questions and answers.1. What is the big O of object retrieval in a hashmap and why? Preview Text:  The name of the game is core java interview questions and I will be your quiz master. Each week I will publish...
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The Best of the Week (Dec. 12 - Dec. 19): DevOps Zone

14 hours 59 min ago
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (December 12 - December 19). Here they are, in order of popularity:1. An Introduction to BDD Test Automation with Serenity and JUnitSerenity BDD is an open source reporting library that helps you write better automated acceptance criteria and produce rich meaningful test reports. ...
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Spring MVC: Integrate Sencha Touch List

15 hours 29 min ago
Most important and useful component in mobile application is List. In this tutorial you will learn how to create Sencha Touch List view with Spring MVC 3 in backend. For this tutorial I am going to create a List of movies with other details using Sencha Touch, it’s very basic and easy tutorial and I am sure you will enjoy. First of all, create an eclipse project; add Spring MVC and Sencha...
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Best of the Week (Dec. 12 - 19): Web Dev

16 hours 29 min ago
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (December 12 - December 19). Here they are, in order of popularity:1. PUT vs. POST Http method PUT and POST are used for REST, here is the scenarios and browser behavior illustrated to detail out the difference between POST and PUT. Preview Text:  In case...
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The Inconvenient Truth About Dynamic vs. Static Typing

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:00
Sometimes there are these moments of truth. They happen completely unexpectedly, such as when I read this tweet: Preview Text:  Sometimes there are these moments of truth. They happen completely unexpectedly, such as when I read this tweet Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored ...
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Recent Java/JDK 9 Posts of Interest (Nov-Dec 2014)

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:00
I have come across a few Java-related posts in recent weeks that I reference and summarize here. An Update on Java Modularity Preview Text:  I have come across a few Java-related posts in recent weeks that I reference and summarize here. They have to do with current announcements about the state and feature list of the upcoming Java 9. ...
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MongoDB vs SQL: Day 14

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:00
Originally Written by Buzz MoschettiWelcome back to our blog series highlighting the differences between developing an app with MongoDB vs. with RDBMS/SQL. Last week, we added phone numbers to our application. This week, things are going to get a little more sophisticated. Once again, let’s go over the framework we’ve been using to stage our discussion: Preview Text:  ...
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Are You Really Stuck in the Status Quo?

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:00
I’ve written many times about the challenges innovators face inside organizations.  Research has shown them to be rather unpopular with their peers, especially those who cherish the comfort of how things currently are. Preview Text:  I’ve written many times about the challenges innovators face inside organizations. Research has shown them...
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Self-Healing JVM

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:30
This post is an example about an application where the first solution to each and every IT problem – “have you tried turning it off and on again” – can backfire and do more harm than good. Preview Text:  This post is an example about an application where the first solution to each and every IT problem – “have you tried turning it off...
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Getting Started with Glassfish Server and Setting up SLF4J Logging

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:30
Some notes I jot down while playing with GlassFish Server (3) for EE 6. You may get a working example here:https://github.com/saltnlight5/java-ee6-examples/tree/master/glassfish-logging-example Preview Text:  Some notes I jot down while playing with GlassFish Server (3) for EE 6. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Software Load Testing: A Perfect Match for the Cloud

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:30
The cloud has allowed modern, web-scale IT companies, like Airbnb and Netflix, to grow and flourish into booming enterprises all over the web. With its flexibility and efficiency, it supports the demand of an organization’s growth from zero to millions of users, allowing them to prepare for this potential growth, as well. Preview Text:  The...
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