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Roger Hughes09/30/11
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Looking into the Magic of Dependency Injection Using Annotations - Part 1

One of the things that every Spring and EJB3 developer does on a daily basis is to use annotations to inject instance variables into your objects, which, it seems, has become something we do without thinking about. You know the type of thing I’m...

Eric Daugherty09/30/11
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The End of the Independent Device Maker

Sony, Panasonic, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, HTC. All big names in the consumer electronics market. All struggling to find relevance in a newly connected world. Enter Apple, and Amazon? Apple begin the revolution with the iPod, and iTunes. Vertical...

Manuel Jordan09/30/11
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Pro JPA 2 Mastering the Java Persistence API

Thus this book let you learn from the scratch JPA 2.0, with an easy curve, already experimented programmers could consider this book like a good reference, below the TOC Chapter 01:...

James Sugrue09/30/11
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Using CDI to Access Infinispan

Since the 5.0 release, Infinispan have added support for CDI access to their data grid platform, as well as exposing a JSR107 compatible cache interface. I spoke to Peter Muir and Kevin Pollet to find out more about CDI access and why it matters, JSR107...

Krishna Kumar09/29/11
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Time Off, Vacations and Sabbaticals for Programmers

Joel Spolsky asked a question on Google+: Programmers: would you work for 75% of your current salary if you got 3 months vacation in the summer? There were many interesting responses. But let me highlight a few, ignoring the “no” comments.

Solomon Duskis09/29/11
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Yoga: RESTful and flexible

I've been working on yoga a hybrid REST theory/practice framework that "rests" on top of other Java REST MVC frameworks. The core of the framework is a custom rendering engine that converts POJOs to the user's desired representation. The...

John Ferguson Smart09/29/11
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Using Selenium 2.6 ExpectedConditions with Thucydides

Thucydides is an open source library designed to help you write better ATDD-style automated acceptance tests with Selenium 2.

Stephen Chin09/29/11
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JavaFX 2.0 and Scala, Like Milk and Cookies

JavaFX 2.0 and Scala are both great technologies individually, but work even better when used together.  JavaFX 2.0 is a powerful rich client technology with advanced graphics, animation, and media capabilities.  Scala is a simple, yet powerful language...

Matt Raible09/29/11
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Trying to make CoffeeScript work with Scalate and Play

A few weeks ago, I wrote about integrating Scalate with Play.

Jim Moscater09/29/11
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Meet Up With DZone @ JavaOne 2011 and Oracle Open World In San Francisco!!

Interested in being a major player in one of the largest developer communities on the web? Do you have a knack for finding and sharing awesome developer content? Do you want to be a recognized name in your space and a major driver of discussions and knowledge...

Juhani Lehtimaki09/29/11
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GigBeat - an example of great Android design

I ran into GigBeat, a free Android app for tracking gigs, a while ago. The user experience of the app was so impressive that I decided to write an article about it to share the knowledge and experience. This app is truly a great example of good mobile...

Jason Hull09/29/11
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Netflix, Qwikster, and the Potential Failure of Search UX

Yesterday, Netflix announced the separation of its DVD-by-mail division into a new entity called Qwikster. The new company will have a separate website and focus entirely on mail delivery of DVD and video game rentals. It also will, in a few weeks, have a...

Dawn Cannan09/29/11
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What do you mean, don't submit bugs?

Of all of my "aha!" moments in transitioning from a waterfall-style QA person to an agile tester, the one I am about to talk about is *definitely* in the top 3. Top 5, most .... *Definitely* top 10. :)I have to give my credit to Janet Gregory,...

Gordon Dickens09/28/11
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Buzzing the Cloud with CloudBees and Roo

Looking to try out CloudBees for your Spring application? Here is how you can get started quickly with CloudBees Run@Cloud platform.

Jakub Holý09/28/11
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Inspect Your Webapp in a Live Environment Interactively with GroovyConsole

Have you ever needed to check the state of your webapp’s objects/Session/.. to find out why the hell something doesn’t work or have you had to learn a weird 3rd party API that is only available on the server? Then you were doomed … until the...