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Do We Really Still Need a 32-bit JVM?

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
Even today (and it's 2015) we have two versions or Oracle HotSpot JDK - adjusted to 32 or 64 bits architecture. Preview Text:  Even today (and it's 2015) we have two versions or Oracle HotSpot JDK - adjusted to 32 or 64 bits architecture. Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Taking Ozark for a Test Drive…

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
Hey… my first screencast.. aka video blog ;-) Although it’s 20 minutes long, but I am pretty sure that actually writing a blog would have taken longer. Feels good… pretty efficient ha ! Preview Text:  Trying to experiment with Ozark, the Reference Implementation for MVC 1.0 which is a candidate for inclusion in the upcoming Java EE...
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Percona Security Update: oCERT and SSL Improvements

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
[This article was written by David Bushby] Preview Text:  We have recently become a member of oCERT to aid in allowing responsible disclosure for Percona products and services as can be seen on their members page. We are presently working on the verbiage for the responsible disclosure program, and we are also investigating establishing a bug bounty...
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Tracking and Notifying Geolocation Status with Ionic

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
On Twitter, Snehal reached out to me with an interesting question. Given a location X, he wanted to track a user’s location and know when they were within a certain distance to X. By itself, that’s not really a difficult task. You need to: Preview Text:  On Twitter, Snehal reached out to me with an interesting question. Given a location X, he...
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Tips for Apple Watch Development with Xcode & WatchKit

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
Co-written by Jen LooperThe arrival of the Apple Watch has sent some developers scrambling to update Xcode and either create a new, watch-friendly app for distribution in this new ecosystem, or add a watch app as an extension to an existing iOS app to enhance a previously-developed project. Preview Text:  The arrival of the Apple Watch has sent...
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C# 6 and Roslyn plugins to VS 2015 RC

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
In order to get the refactoring support listed here...https://github.com/DustinCampbell/CSharpEssentialsyou can simply install the following versions of the Tools, Extensions and Updates in Visual Studio 2015 RC. Preview Text:  In order to get the refactoring support listed here... https://github.com/DustinCampbell/CSharpEssentials you can...
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Scheduling for Parallel and Multi-Core Systems

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:30
Third presentation for the NSOM module, based on 3 of the most cited papers in the domain. :D Preview Text:  Third presentation for the NSOM module, based on 3 of the most cited papers in the domain. :D Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Stackoverflow Client for iOS, Android and WinPhone in One Day

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:01
The Mobile market is growing rapidly. Today almost all software developers are thinking about creating their own mobile app. But it usually involves new programming languages and takes time to master new technology stacks. Apps for iOS, Android and WinPhone are created with different technologies: for iOS you need to learn Swift or ObjectiveC, Android requires Java, and for Windows Phone you need...
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Ultimate Guide: When To Use Which JBoss Integration Products

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:00
Preview Text:  One of the prime issues for someone examining their enterprise integration options is the question of how does Data Integration compare to Application Integration. T Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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A Simple Cordova Task Runner for Visual Studio Code

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:00
I’ve been really liking Visual Studio Code lately, so much so that it is now my primary editor. It is still definitely a pre-1.0 release, but it performs really well and I just dig its coding style. I had to step away from Brackets a few weeks ago due to a bug (details) that impacts AngularJS/Ionic apps. Since that’s what I work with most of the time, Brackets simply became too...
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It Was NEVER A Dress!

Thu, 2015-05-21 08:00
By now #ItWasNeverADress has organically reached over 18 million people on social media! Preview Text:  Why would Axosoft, a software development company, create this campaign? At the foundation of Axosoft’s tool is the agile methodology. What that means is that our product focuses on people over process, champions collaborating, embraces change,...
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Java Q/A: Constructor Chaining

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:00
The following is a conversation that I was having with myself a few days ago while revisiting some old Java concepts. What is constructor chaining? When we create an object in Java, all the constructors in the inheritance hierarchy are called and run. This is known as constructor chaining. Can you show me an example? Yes. Preview Text:  The...
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What are the Benefits of Node.js?

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:00
What is Node.js? Preview Text:  Ryan Dahl, and other developers, at Joyent created Node.js. Node.js is an open source, cross-platform runtime environment for server-side and networking applications. It brings event-driven programming to web servers enabling development of fast web servers in Javascript. Legacy ...
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The Three Waves of Open Source Development

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:00
In the next 20 years, it will be nearly impossible to develop large-scale software or platforms without using open source software. The genie is out of the bottle, and all of the most significant digital businesses and innovation is happening in open source projects. Not surprisingly, with the adoption of open source, the way in which that software is being developed has changed over time as...
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Size Doesn't Matter: The Rise of Microconsoles

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:00
Remember when cellphones were mammoth monstrosities back in the 80's? We’ve come a long way since then, with devices clearly becoming smaller and at the same time more powerful. Well, the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S6 might be outliers, requiring a papoose or saddlebag to carry, but overall our gadgets are shrinking, while their power is multiplying. With this trend, we’re also...
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Does Monitoring Still Suck?

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:00
[This article by David Gildeh comes to you from the DZone Guide to Performance & Monitoring -- 2015 Edition. Preview Text:  In 2011, several champions of the DevOps movement started a Twitter campaign with the hashtag “#monitoringsucks.” Today, I wanted to revisit this sentiment in conjunction with a study I was doing before my...
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NetBeans Projects Dependencies

Wed, 2015-05-20 08:30
With all the coolness of NetBeans, one of the feature I feel it's lacking is managing project dependencies natively in IDE. Currently the only way to get this feature is if your Java projects are Maven based. If you have Ant based projects, then you would have to manually do this with hacks, and for each projects/sub-projects! Take a look at these two links: Preview Text:  ...
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Jersey WebResource - Header Don't Get Appended

Wed, 2015-05-20 08:30
Yesterday I ran into a strange problem when using the Jersey WebResource class for doing HTTP calls: it seemed as if the headers I set, simply got ignored when executing the HTTP call. Read ahead. Preview Text:  WTF? Why does WebResource not send my headers?? Legacy Sponsored:  ...
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Performance Comparison of Multithreading in Java

Wed, 2015-05-20 08:30
There are different techniques for multithreading in Java. One can parallelize  a piece of code in Java either with synchronize keywords, locks or atomic variables. This post will compare performances of using synchronized keyword, ReentrantLock, getAndIncrement() and performing continuous trials of get() and compareAndSet() calls. Different types of Matrix classes are...
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Efficient Cassandra Write Pattern for Micro-Batching

Wed, 2015-05-20 08:30
Cassandra is a strong candidate for storing streaming data such as time series. Therefore it is typically used in combination with Apache Storm or Apache Spark. The fastest option for writing to a Cassandra cluster is through concurrent asynchronous writes. However, in cases where data exhibits strong temporal locality, the performance can be further improved. Preview Text:  ...
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