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Can’t Find Cordova Plugin Docs?

Sat, 2015-05-02 08:00
With the last big release of Apache Cordova, plugins have now moved to npm. (Details may be found here: Plugins Release and Moving plugins to npm: April 21, 2015. One temporary side effect of this move is that the documentation is no longer working. So for example, when you go to the Camera plugin page, you see this: Preview Text:  With the last...
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Can the iPad deliver personalized brain therapy?

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:05
One of the winning entries in the recent NHS Innovation Challenge was a tablet based intervention that was designed to occupy young peoples hands and minds whilst they were being anesthetized. It was a straightforward use of modern technology to provide improvements in care.  A slightly more involved solution has recently been proposed to use an iPad app to help suffers of aphasia, which...
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I'm Not Mocking You, Just Your AngularJS Tests

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:00
You could alternatively call this post, “Avoid redundancy in your Angular unit tests.” Preview Text:  The bottom line is to avoid complexity (when a component calls a component calls a component) also isolate your components so they each have one responsibility, then mock your dependencies. You may even grow to enjoy testing more! ...
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No More Leaks: Detecting Memory Leaks in Cloud Applications with Plumbr and Stackato

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:00
[This article was written by John Wetherill] Preview Text:  At JavaOne I had the pleasure of meeting Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski, founder of Plumbr, an exciting startup from Estonia. Nikita and his team have created a tool which I believe should be categorized as “essential” for cloud developers that build apps based on the JVM. ...
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Test Your Knowledge: Percona XtraDB Cluster (PXC) Quiz

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:00
Originally Written by Stephane Combaudon Preview Text:  I often talk with people interested in the features of Percona XtraDB Cluster such as synchronous and parallel replication. However some get confused when operating a real PXC cluster because they do not fully realize the implications of these features. So here is a fun way to test your PXC...
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The Cloud Services Landscape

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:00
This infographic comes to you from the DZone Guide to Cloud Development - 2015 Edition. For more information—including in-depth articles from industry experts, best solutions for PaaS, iPaaS, IaaS, and MBaaS, and more—click the link below to download your free copy of the guide. Preview Text:  Sure, there's an *aaS for...
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Continuous Delivery with Docker Containers and Java EE

Fri, 2015-05-01 09:00
Organizations need a way to make application delivery fast, predictable and secure and the agility provided by containers, such as docker, help developers realize this goal. For Java EE applications, this enables packaging of applications, the application server, and other dependencies in a container that can be replicated in build, test, and production environments. This takes you one step...
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Grails Goodness: Log Startup Info

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
We can let Grails log some extra information when the application starts. Like the process ID (PID) of the application and on which machine the application starts. And the time needed to start the application. The GrailsApp class has a property logStartupInfo which is true by default. If the property is true than some extra lines are logged at INFO and DEBUG level of...
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Spring-session Demonstration using docker-compose

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
I have earlier written about an exciting new project called Spring-session which provides a clean way to externalize user sessions for java based web applications.  Preview Text:  I have earlier written about an exciting new project called Spring-session which provides a clean way to externalize user sessions for java based...
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16 Metrics to Ensure Mobile App Success: Part 2 User and Engagement Metrics

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
In my previous post, I discussed the value of monitoring performance metrics. Preview Text:  In my previous post, I discussed the value of monitoring performance metrics. In this post we’ll dive into exactly how your users are using your app — where are they coming from, what device are they using, how often are they using your app, and more...
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Fuse Fabric Profile Migration for Continuous Delivery

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
JBoss Fuse is a powerful distributed integration platform with built in features for centralized configuration management, service discovery, versioning, API gateway, load balancing, failover, etc for your integration-focused microservice deployments. JBoss Fuse 6.x is built on top of the Fabric8 1.x opensource project. This blog post shows how to use the powerful automation already built into...
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Need Micro Caching? Memoization to the Rescue

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
Caching solves wide sort of performance problems. There are many ways to integrate caching into our applications. For example when we use Spring there is easy to use @Cacheable support. Quite easy but we still have to configure cache manager, cache regions, etc. Sometimes it's unfortunately like taking a sledgehammer to crack a nut. So what can we do to "go lighter"? Preview...
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Testing the NGINX Load Balancing Efficiency with ApacheBench

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
Providing numerous prominent features and possibilities, Jelastic allows you to host applications of any complexity and in such a way, gives your customers exactly what they need. However, when your project becomes highly demanded and visited, you face another problem – the necessity to increase your hardware productivity, as it should be able to handle and rapidly serve all of the...
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Response to "Asynchronous Python and Databases"

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
In his excellent article a few weeks ago, "Asynchronous Python and Databases", SQLAlchemy's author Mike Bayer writes: Preview Text:  If you are serving very slow or sleepy connections, which must be held open indefinitely awaiting events, async usually scales better than starting a thread per socket. In...
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Top 10 New Relic APM Best Practices Every Enterprise Needs to Know

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
[David Hennessy]Are you ready to become a New Relic APM master—and a key asset to your entire team? Preview Text:  Are you ready to become a New Relic APM master—and a key asset to your entire team? To help you reach this vaunted status, we’ve put together a free, informative checklist of the Top 10 New Relic APM Best Practices....
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Test Collection Implementations with Guava

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
I’m currently adding a new feature to LibFX, for which I create some custom collections akin to those from the Java Collections Framework. Preview Text:  I’m currently adding a new feature to LibFX, for which I create some custom collections akin to those from the Java Collections Framework. I went looking for tests I could run against them and...
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Topology-aware Software Switches

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:30
The following article contrasts two models for network virtualization: ●  In OpenFlow, a central controller “renders” a virtual/logical network topology by pre-computing the flows needed at each of the flow-based switches. The switches may be hypervisor-based software switches or hardware switches. In the latter case, hardware-based flow switches may be located only at the physical...
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SpringOne2GX 2014 Replay: Centralized Application Configuration with Spring and Apache ZooKeeper

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:00
Recorded at SpringOne2GX 2014.Speaker: Ryan Gardner, Dealer.comCore Spring TrackSlides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/zookeeper-config2014-2c-41123708 Preview Text:  Application configuration is an evolution. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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Codeless Code: Case 9 - Infinities

Fri, 2015-05-01 08:00
Two monks of the Spider Clan were arguing whether the new input validation routine was caught in an infinite loop. “How long has it been running?” asked the abbot. “No more than thirty minutes,” said the pale thin monk. “Yet no less than that either,” said the dark fat monk. “And you have done nothing this whole time but wait for it to complete?” asked the...
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Towards Compliance as Code

Thu, 2015-04-30 09:00
Infrastructure as Code is fundamental to DevOps. Automating the work of setting up and maintaining systems infrastructure. Making it defined, efficient, testable, auditable and standardized. For the many of us who work in regulated environments, we need more. We need Compliance as Code. Preview Text:  Infrastructure as Code is fundamental to...
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