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John Esposito10/31/11
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HTML5 < time > element: gone!

The <time> element is now gone from HTML5.After a four-month discussion, W3C decided on Saturday to drop <time> because timestamps can be entered under <data>, a generic HTML5 tag designed to mark machine-readable information.Ian 'Hixie'...

John Esposito10/31/11
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Ask DZ: What Book Do You Think Every Programmer Should Read?

Do you ever think about all the great books for programmers, and then form your opinion on the one book that every programmer should read?  Maybe a traditionalist will pick Donald Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming. Or maybe Fred Brooks' The Mythical...

Marek Rogoziński10/31/11
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Another Lucene Eurocon is History

Another Lucene Eurocon is a history. That was a very intense two days, where the basic problem was: which of the three lectures go to. Sometimes the choice was very difficult, the only hope is that this year all the presentations were recorded and will...

Jakub Holý10/31/11
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JSF: Beware the Difference Between Build-Time and Render-Time Tags in Facelets

This is to remind me that I should never ever forget the cruical difference between build-time-only tags (i.e. having tag handlers only) and render-time tags that have corresponding components. The problem is that their lifespan is different and thus...

Sandro Mancuso10/30/11
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Mentorship in Software Craftsmanship - part 3

Once the relationship between mentor and mentee is established, it is fair to say that they will be in a journey together. Every software craftsman is on a personal journey towards mastery. They are all walking the long road. Both mentor and mentees will...

Taha Siddiqi10/30/11
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Integrating Bootstrap JS with Tapestry5

Adding Bootstrap JS Twispy to your template is very easy

Andrew Salvadore10/30/11
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Understanding Git - Good references

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Peter Lawrey10/30/11
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Serialization using ByteBuffer and recycled objects

I have always been of the view that using recycled objects is faster for serialization. So I wrote a test based on Thrift Protobuf Compare to see where it does well or poorly. The benchmark suggest that serialization/deserialization is fast with ByteBuffer...

Christopher Bennage10/30/11
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What is Functional Programming? Part 2, Currying

In my last post, I provided a list of concepts that I found to be characteristic of functional languages. We’ve talked bout the first three so far.  

Christopher Bennage10/30/11
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What is Functional Programming? Part 3, Recursion

In the first post in this series, I provided a list of concepts that I found to be characteristic of functional languages. We’ve talked bout the first four so far.  

Mitch Pronschinske10/30/11
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Jenkins Bootstrapper for the EC2 Cloud

Is setting up Jenkins on a fresh server a tedious process for you?  Wes Winham thinks so.  Thats why he's built a bootstrapping tool that gets Jenkins servers quickly forked and set up in the cloud.  Right now the tool supports Jenkins on Ubuntu 10.04 on...

Christopher Bennage10/30/11
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What is Functional Programming? Part 5, Bindings

N.B. this is unrelated to the concept of bindings in Silverlight and WPF.  One of my aha moments in learning F# occurred while I was reading Real World Functional Programming. Specifically, it was when the meaning of the let keyword really clicked....

Mitch Pronschinske10/30/11
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Automated Java Deployments With RPM

A quote from Jesse Robbins of Opscode: "Code that is written and not deployedis money wasted." kicks of this very comprehensive and detailed slideshow from Martin Jackson which shows an anti-pattern in the way his company was deploying Java...

Venkatt Guhesan10/29/11
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Grails – Groovy – Alternative to HttpBuilder – adding headers to your HTTP request

Developing with Grails and Groovy can be a blessing and and pain all at the same time. The development moves at a rapid rate but when you decide to include libraries that depend on other libraries, your pain starts to build up. For example, when you...

Markus Eisele10/29/11
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Get a free Structure101 license by visiting your local JUG!

According to a post by Michael Huettermann Headway the company building (and selling) Structure101 is giving away a fully functional perpetual license of Structure101 to one attendee, and one Restructure101 to another attendee ...