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Getting API-Centric and Moving Beyond Integration

8 hours 22 min ago
[This article was written by Ed Anuff, VP of product strategy at Apigee.] Many developers and architects see APIs as simply a step in the evolution of the integration-based architectures that have long been used within enterprise IT. This is a limited view, however. Preview Text:  Many developers and architects see APIs as simply a step in the...
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Announcing the Beta Release of the Telerik Mobile Cloud Testing Platform

8 hours 22 min ago
The challenge of testing mobile apps is one that faces every mobile development team as well as companies attempting to produce thoroughly tested software for multiple mobile devices. Compounding the already difficult task of testing various screen sizes and hardware capabilities, testing compiled mobile apps presents a challenge in the installation procedure. While anyone...
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Bluemix and the Internet of Things

8 hours 22 min ago
A few weeks ago we moved the Internet of Things service out of beta indicating it was ready for prime time. Preview Text:  A few weeks ago we moved the Internet of Things service out of beta indicating it was ready for prime time. This was exciting news except for the fact that it introduced some breaking changes, code written against...
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Is Zero Downtime Even Possible on RDS?

8 hours 52 min ago
Oh RDS, you offer such promise, but damn it if the devil isn’t always buried in the details. Diving into a recent project, I’ve been looking at upgrading RDS MySQL. Major MySQL upgrades can be a bit messy. Since the entire engine is rebuilt, queries performance can change, syntax can break, and surely triggers & stored procedures can have problems. That’s not even getting into it with...
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Solving Google App Engine Deployment Time Error #409 “Rollback”

8 hours 52 min ago
Fellow geeks, if you had an App Engine application and if things go awry while deploying, you may need to roll it back. You will get a message like this when things are messed up and you try to “Deploy Application”: Preview Text:  Solving deployment time Error#409 (“rollback”) while deploying Java apps to Google App Engine! ...
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The Winding Road to DevOps Maturity

8 hours 52 min ago
Preview Text:  I have noticed a trend in the evolution of teams when it comes to DevOps maturity over the years, which I now call the winding road of maturity. Recently I was using a DevOps model to describe the progress overtime, which I’ve designed a while ago and realized that with the advent of cloud based DevOps I have to update my model. ...
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The Security Influencers Channel Episode 25: Josh Corman

9 hours 22 min ago
Thanks everyone for joining us on The Security Influencers Channel. We're hosting brief and highly informative interviews with influential security leaders. Today we're joined by my friend, Josh Corman. Josh is currently the CTO at Sonatype. He's the co-founder of Rugged Software. Preview Text:  Thanks everyone for joining us on The...
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Why Customers Choose Datical DB to Automate Database Deployments

9 hours 22 min ago
Over the past year, Datical has had amazing success with our flagship product, Datical DB.  We’ve seen multiple visionary, sector-leading companies select Datical DB to drive their Application Schema changes.  Now that the number has grown rapidly over the past year, we can begin to see patterns in why customers choose Datical DB. One of them turns out to be pretty emblematic of our...
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Configuring Hazelcast within Spring Context

9 hours 22 min ago
At first we need to declare an instance of Hazelcast within the Spring context using default spring bean namespace. To integrate Hazelcast with Spring we need either hazelcast-spring.jar or hazelcast-all.jar in the classpath.  Preview Text:  In-Memory Data Grids are often used with Databases in order to improve performance of applications, to...
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Getting Started with Dropwizard: First Steps

9 hours 22 min ago
Dropwizard is a bunch of superb frameworks glued together to provide a fast way of building web applications including REST APIs. We'll talk about great frameworks which are parts of Dropwizard as we go over our examples. Preview Text:  This tutorial shows how to get started with Dropwizard using as little typing and copy-pasting as possible....
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Xamarin Forms for Windows Phone Devs - Dependency Injection

9 hours 22 min ago
If you’re already worked with Windows Phone and Windows Store applications and, especially, with the MVVM pattern, you should be familiar with the dependency injectionconcept. In a typical application, when you need to use a class, you simply create a new instance, like in the following sample: Preview Text:  If you’re already worked with...
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Git Flow and Immutable Build Artifacts

9 hours 22 min ago
We love Git Flow. It’s awesome to have a standard release process where everybody is using the same terminology and tooling. It’s also great to have out-of-the-box answers to the same questions that get asked at the start of every project. For example: Preview Text:  Whilst Git Flow is terrific for managing features and separating release...
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Poor Vocabulary, Poor Conclusions, Poor Decisions

9 hours 52 min ago
Almost every time I found that our clients (external or internal alike) struggled to grasp the idea of what Agile, Scrum and their relatives Preview Text:  Many times I find that decision makers struggle to grasp the idea of what Agile, Scrum and their relatives actually are and what they are not, therefore these people don't know,...
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Drawbacks of Working in Cloud Computing Environment

10 hours 22 min ago
Cloud computing is a concept where computing resources are stored on the Internet and not on hard drives of PCs or local servers. Users can store or access these services by logging into the cloud. Many organizations are adopting cloud computing as money can be saved because expensive hardware and computers need not be purchased. Besides, investment is also reduced on normal software and...
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Highly Available AMQP Backed Message Channels via Spring Integration and RabbitMQ

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:00
Spring Integration message channels store messages in memory by default. This is because memory is fast, easy to implement and it does not create extra network cost. However, in some cases, this can cause problem because all the messages will be lost if the application crashes or the server shuts down accidentally. For such situations, Spring Integration introduces JMS & AMQP backed message...
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From the Ground Up: How I Built the Developer's Dream Keyboard

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:00
Written by LÁSZLÓ MONDAWorking one day in August of 2007, I couldn’t help but realize that my regular PC keyboard didn’t serve me as much as possible. I had to move my hands between the various blocks of my keyboard excessively, hundreds if not thousands of times per day, and my hands were uncomfortably close to each other. There must be a better way, I thought. Preview...
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Curating Microservices APIs with Cloud Foundry

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:00
[This article was written by John Wetherill.] In a recent microservices blog I discussed the practice of Creating and Curating Access Libraries, suggesting that "The microservice provider should be responsible for building and stewarding client libraries used to access the service." Preview Text:  Microservices aren't new, but the...
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DISCUSS: Do You Use an Alternate Keyboard Layout?

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:00
Through our research, we've discovered some developers use alternate keyboard layouts.We want to hear what you use, and why!Do you use the standard QWERTY layout? Split level? DVORAK? Maybe a little of both?Let us know in the comments! Preview Text:  We'd love to hear your opinion on the ideal keyboard layout for developing. Share your...
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If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript: Explained

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:00
I wrote a book called If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript in which I imagine 25 famous novelists, poets and playwrights solving simple problems in JavaScript. It’s part homage to my favorite writers and part love letter to JavaScript, the only language I know with enough freedom, creative potential and downright quirkiness to pique the interest of the literary greats. Preview Text:  ...
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You’re Not Going to Do Microservices

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:31
Seems like every 5 to 10 years our industry, especially in the Enterprise Integration, or enterprise application space, we get introduced to some new methodology or architectural style that’s the best since sliced bread and will make you 10x more productive and make your enterprise more agile, flexible, able to respond to change, and whatever else that CIOs are willing to spend gobs of...
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