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HawtIO on JBoss EAP (Part II)

11 hours 33 min ago
I just posted an entry on running HawtIO on JBoss Wildfly 8.1 recently. From that post you know how awesome HawtIO is, and all of the cool plugins it has to make managing your JVM based technologies from a single dashboard… well… hawt…. Preview Text:  Unfortunately, HawtIO isn’t "officially"...
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Cloud Automation... Cloud Orchestration. That's What It's All About.

11 hours 33 min ago
The cloud gives you the option to use as many resources as you want, essentially "endless" resources on demand, where you only pay for what you use. In a world where everything is dynamic and IT environments are constantly changing, this is becoming an ever-growing need. In order to take advantage of the promise of the cloud, you need to be able to migrate to the cloud in a manner that isn't...
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Debunking the Myths Surrounding Android Monetization

11 hours 33 min ago
If you're in the mobile development business, monetization is probably a fairly important issue to you. Why put months of work into an app if you're only going to get $344 for it, right? And it's a particularly pertinent issue if you're an Android developer, because we've been hearing for years now how Android users don't spend money, at least compared to iOS users. Something like this: ...
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Continuous Backlog Refinement

11 hours 33 min ago
Create your initial backlog, then stay on top of it. Here’s the how and why of Continuous Backlog Refinement. Preview Text:  Create your initial backlog, then stay on top of it. Here’s the how and why of Continuous Backlog Refinement. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored ...
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Release Managers Risking Irrelevancy

11 hours 33 min ago
As Agile breaks through the WaterScrumFall format of rapid development wrapped in slow project initiation and release cycles to actually delivering more frequently, Release Managers have been put into something of a bind. Change is flowing at them faster, application change requests are being accepted later in the cycle, and dependencies between applications are only growing. Preview...
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Avoiding Null Checks In Java

12 hours 2 min ago
One of the worst nightmares for Java developers ( from junior to experts ) is null object reference checking. I’m pretty sure you have seen several times code like this Preview Text:  One of the worst nightmares for Java developers ( from junior to experts ) is null object reference checking. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Making Room for Data: Connected Homes and the Hybrid Age

12 hours 3 min ago
The field of predictive analytics continues to grow, and we are growing with it, entering what bloggers, researchers, and industry authorities are calling the Hybrid Age of technology. Preview Text:  The field of predictive analytics continues to grow, and we are growing with it, entering the Hybrid Age of technology....
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AngularJS – Single Page App with RESTful APIs & Spring MVC

12 hours 3 min ago
The article presents recipe to create single page application with AngularJS & Spring MVC where different pages are required to do transactions with server using RESTful API. The demonstration is created on this page, http://hello-angularjs.appspot.com/angularjs-single-page-app-restful-apis. Code samples and related concepts are presented for following requirements of single page app: ...
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Don’t Just Throw APIs at the Problem!

12 hours 3 min ago
[This article was originally written by Sumit Sharma.] Preview Text:  One thing I’ve witnessed over the last few months as I’ve worked with dozens of customers is that, despite the fact that companies already have hundreds and thousands of APIs (anything that is an “interface” is an API in my mind), companies are still adding more. ...
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You’d Better Do Fast Data Right: A Five Step approach

12 hours 3 min ago
Originally written by Scott Jarr The last post defined what the Corporate Data Architecture of the future will look like and how “Fast” and “Big” will work together. This one will delve into the details of how to do Fast Data right. Preview Text:  If you are going to build one of these data-driven applications that runs on streams of data,...
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jOOQ Tip of the Day: Reuse Bind Values

12 hours 3 min ago
jOOQ implements your SQL statements as AST (Abstract Syntax Tree). This means that your SQL statement is modelled in a non-text form prior to serialising it as a textual SQL statement to your JDBC driver. Preview Text:  jOOQ implements your SQL statements as AST (Abstract Syntax Tree). This means that your SQL statement is modelled in a non-text...
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Anatomy of a DevOps Orchestration Engine: (III) Agents

12 hours 13 min ago
Previously: (II) Architecture In Maestro we typically use a Maestro master server and multiple Maestro agents. Each Maestro Agent is just a small service where the actual work happens, it processes the work sent by the master, via ActiveMQ, and executes the plugins with the data received. Preview Text:  In Maestro we typically use a Maestro master...
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David Blevins' Java EE Sessions at JavaOne 2014

12 hours 33 min ago
For the Java EE track at JavaOne 2014 we are highlighting some key sessions and speakers to better inform you of what you can expect, right up until the start of the conference. Preview Text:  For the Java EE track at JavaOne 2014 we are highlighting some key sessions and speakers to better inform you of what you can expect, right up until the...
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How Do You Move Azure Assets Between Directories?

12 hours 33 min ago
Today I authenticated to the Azure portal to look at setting up a new Azure service when I took note of the alert (above) which popped up from the notification bar.  So what are subscriptions and directories?  Subscriptions and directories are accessed via the Subscriptions menu within the portal: Preview Text:  However, whilst...
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Backbone Tutorial - Part 2: Understanding the Basics of Backbone.js Models

12 hours 33 min ago
When we talk about any MV* pattern, model is undoubtedly the most important part of the architecture/application. It's the model that contains all the application data. Along with keeping the data the model class performs various set of actions on the data. Actions like possibility to validate the data, possibility to persist the data, and defining access to various parts of...
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Dev of the Week: Sean Lorenz

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:30
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 working...
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The Best of DZone: July 22 - 29

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:00
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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Default Methods: Java 8's Unsung Heros

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:00
A few weeks ago I wrote a blog saying that developers learn new languages because they're cool. I still stand by this assertion because the thing about Java 8 is it's really cool. Whilst the undoubted star of the show is the addition of Lambdas and the promotion of functions to first class variables, my current favourite is default methods. This is because they're such a neat way of...
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Spark/Cassandra Stack: Perform RDD Operations Using Datastax Connector

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:00
In this article, we will use the brand new Datastax Cassandra/Spark connector to be able to load data from a Cassandra table and run RDD operations on this data using Spark. From a specific roadtrip sets, we will compute the average roadtrip distance, grouped by origin city. Preview Text:  In this article, we will use the brand new Datastax...
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Part 3: Ansible and Amazon Web Services

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:00
By this point, you should have read Part 1: Getting Started with Ansible, and Part 2: Deploying Applications with Ansible.   If you haven't, go and do it now. You should also be familar with some of the basic concept surrounding AWS deployment, how AWS works, and so on.  Preview Text:  In this section, we'll look at how you can put...
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