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Mitch Pronschinske12/10/11
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Dedupe, Merge, and Purge: the Art of Normalization

Here is the abstract and video from the session by Tyler Bell and Leo Polovets’s talk from Strata NYC 2011Big Noise always accompanies Big Data, especially...

Mitch Pronschinske12/10/11
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Riak with node.js

Lots of interesting applications are being developed nowadays with the combination of node.js and a NoSQL store.  Learn how to use Riak from...

Lorenzo Bettini12/10/11
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Xtext 2.1: using Xbase expressions

On a previous post, I started to blog about how Xtext 2.1 made it extremely easy to have a powerful integration with Java in your DSL. In this post I’d like to continue to experiment with this mechanism, and in particular I’ll...

Franck Wolff12/10/11
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Flex, GraniteDS and the Future of RIA

After the recent announcements from Adobe regarding the future of the Flex framework (see, for example, this blog post) and, unofficially, from Microsoft about Silverlight (see this one), the RIA world have been deeply shaken up and it is now time to look...

Eugen Paraschiv12/10/11
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REST Service Discoverability with Spring, part 5

This is the fifth of a series of articles about setting up a secure RESTful Web Service using Spring 3.1 and Spring Security 3.1 with Java based configuration. The previous article introduced the concept of Discoverability for the RESTful service, HATEOAS...

Hubert Klein Ikkink12/10/11
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Groovy Goodness: Magic Package to Add Custom MetaClass

Groovy is very dynamic. We can add methods to classes at runtime that don't exist at compile time. We can add our own custom MetaClass at startup time of our application if we follow the magic package naming convention. The naming convention is...

cyrille martraire12/10/11
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Visualizing Quality – keynote by Gojko Adzic at BDD Exchange 2011

How do you measure quality?  Number of defects? Customer happiness? Money earned? Developer smiles? That’s the question raised by @gojkoadzic in his keynote at the recent BDD and Agile Testing Exchange in London, to make us think and propose some elements...

Erdinç Kocaman12/10/11
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EasyMX - An alternative to JMX

Monitoring and getting information about the internals of application is always crucial. For this reason Java platform has introduced JMX infrastructure long time ago.It allows you to access detailed information about the application in a standard way. Here,...

Sasha Goldshtein12/09/11
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SDP December 2011: Everything New in C++

Noam and I delivered on Tuesday a joint session called Everything New in C++ at the SELA Developer Practice. It’s been a really fun session to work on, even though it was also a cold reminder how easy it is to forget “The C++ Way” when you stay away...

Manuel Jordan12/09/11
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Core Java Career Essentials

For me was really hard write this book review due the approach used, Question and Answer. Furthermore the author categorized each question within a single or multiple key area. Some of these most...

Mitch Pronschinske12/09/11
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Redis Running on Win32—Not Important Enough for Core Project Inclusion Says Creator

Microsoft recently built a patch that runs Redis on win 32 using the libUV library (which also powers node.js if you're wondering).  The creator of Redis, Salvatore Sanfilippo heard about the news and shared his own opinion about the patch:

Mitch Pronschinske12/09/11
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Using Riak at Yammer

While they may stop using Scala at Yammer, they still use an interesting NoSQL solution: Riak.  In this talk Coda Hale and Ryan Kennedy give an overview of...

Manuel Jordan12/09/11
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Getting Started with Hyperic 4.5 Open Source

Hyperic is a powerful and valuable tool for your consideration if you want Management and Monitor and even it offer you to take advantage of other important features in benefits for your Java Enterprise Applications. Furthermore Hyperic can work with...

Mitch Pronschinske12/09/11
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Ben Rockwood of Joyent - The DevOps Transformation

From the Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA '11) conference, here is the abstract and video of the much-talked-about session by Ben...