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Mitch Pronschinske01/06/12
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Improving Solr's Update Chain

Solr features a little known internal document processing pipeline called the UpdateRequestProcesssorChain or simply the UpdateChain. In this talk we'll...

Jay Fields01/06/12
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Clojure & Java Interop

About a year ago I got a phone call asking if I wanted to join another team at DRW. The team supports a (primarily) Java application, but the performance requirements would also allow it to be written in a higher level language. I'd been writing Clojure...

Taha Siddiqi01/06/12
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Multivalue AutoComplete for Tapestry

I have been very experimenting with tapestry-jquery plugin and it is great to finally go back to jquery. Not only using jquery is very easy but it also comes with a lot of plugins. There are some improvements that I think can be added to the...

Dustin Marx01/06/12
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Guava Release 11's IntMath

As I stated earlier in the post Sneaking a Peek at Guava Release 11, Guava Release 11 provides numerous new classes including several classes specifically related to mathematical operations.

Dustin Marx01/06/12
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JavaFX 2.0 Path Alternatives

In the post JavaFX 2.0 Christmas Tree (JavaFX 2.0 Shapes), I demonstrated using JavaFX 2.0's Path class in conjunction with MoveTo and LineTo to draw a simple Christmas tree.

Roger Hughes01/06/12
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Product Related Classic Mistakes

In my last blog I looked a Process Related Classic Mistakes from Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell, which although it’s now been around for at least 10 years, and times have changed, is still as relevant today as when it...

Mark Needham01/06/12
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Learning Android: WebView character encoding

In my continued attempts to learn how to write an Android application I came across a problem with character encoding when trying to load some text into a WebView. I was initially trying to write the text to the WebView like this:WebView webview = new...

John Fuex01/05/12
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DZone Top Articles of 2011: The Code Sample (The Programmer’s Guide to Getting Hired)

Why you are being asked for a code sample and what it says about the employer. At some point during the developer recruiting process, any hiring manager with the remotest concept of due diligence is going to attempt to get a preview of what to expect from...

Carlos Sanchez01/05/12
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Finding duplicate classes in your WAR files with Tattletale

Have you ever found all sorts of weird errors when running your webapp because several jar files included have the same classes in different versions and the wrong one is being picked up by the application server?

Bas De Nooijer01/05/12
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Solr Delay Component

First of all, why would you want to slow Solr down? After all, it’s great speed is one of the main reasons it’s become so popular. Well, I need to slow Solr down for testing load balancing timeouts / failover and to test parallel execution. Both are...

Davy Suvee01/05/12
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Running along the graph using Neo4J Spatial and Gephi

When I started running some years ago, I bought a Garmin Forerunner 405. It’s a nifty little device that tracks GPS coordinates while you are running.

Mitch Pronschinske01/05/12
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DZone's Top Articles of 2011

This week, DZone has gathered together its top articles in every major topical area.  These were chosen based popularity and quality of content.  If you missed any of these, or you want to revisit some of the comments, now is a great time to check them...

Dustin Marx01/05/12
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Sneaking a Peek at JavaFX 2.1 Beta

It was announced earlier this month that the JavaFX 2.1 Developer Preview Edition (early access) for Windows is available for download (previously available for Mac).

Nicolas Frankel01/05/12
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Managing unmanaged beans in CDI

During these (much deserved) vacations, I worked on a pet project of mine which uses CDI with the Weld implementation and SLF4J with the Logback implementation.

Giorgio Sironi01/05/12
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Web application in Clojure: the starting point

Ring is a basic tool for executing your Clojure code into a web server environment, by satisfying HTTP requests and producing responses. In scope, Ring is similar to the Servlet API, but it's not as standard and diffused; by the way, servlets are always used...