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Mitch Pronschinske01/18/12
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Amazon's DynamoDB Returns as a Managed, Hosted NoSQL Service

DynamoDB is back.  This was the word today out of Amazon sending shockwaves through the development world.  If the days of cheap cloud-based NoSQL databases weren't here already, they certainly are now.  We expect this announcement to have serious...

Chris Smith01/18/12
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Hack Neo4j on Heroku for Fun and Profit

What's Going On?  Neo4j is offering t-shirts and prizes to all developers "to create the best Heroku-hosted demo or template applications for the Neo4j Add-on."  What Can You Win?All participants will receive a Neo4J-Heroku t-shirt and winners...

John Esposito01/18/12
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DZone Top Article of 2011: Ask DZ - What's the best programming advice you've ever got?

For example, Travis Griggs' blog post explains some of the best OOP advice he ever received.What is the best piece of advice anyone ever gave you, and why it was so good? Maybe include some particular projects the advice helped you with, or how the advice...

Michael Mccandless01/18/12
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Limitations of 'ToChildBlockJoinQuery' fixed in Lucene!

In my last post I described a known limitation of BlockJoinQuery: it joins in only one direction (from child to parent documents). This can be a problem because some applications need to join in reverse (from parent to child documents) instead.

Anders Karlsson01/18/12
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Database Innovation, Pleeease! (NoSQL is not really disruptive)

I think you have heard me say it before, but in this case I think repetion is needed: We should be much more innovative in the database world. And no, I am not talking NoSQL here, not at all. For all the good things with the NoSQL technologies and the...

Dustin Marx01/18/12
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JavaFX 2's Ensemble and other Sample Applications

There are several places within the JavaFX 2 documentation that the sample application Ensemble is referenced. Ensemble is the largest JavaFX sample application provided in the JavaFX 2.0 samples. Acquiring the JavaFX 2 samples, using the JavaFX 2 samples,...

Eric Genesky01/18/12
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How Twitter Paired Devs and Designers to Build Bootstrap

With the recent release  of a demo version of Twitter Bootstrap 2.0, Mark Otto, one of the creators of Twitter Bootstrap, attests to the power of collaborative development in his blog post on 'A List Apart'.  Otto, along with Jacob Thornton, were working...

David Salter01/18/12
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Getting Logged On User in a Spring-Web Application

In a web application, it can be useful to get the logged on user's name and display it within a web page, for example as a link to allow the user to edit their profile.  In a Spring Web application the username can easily be obtained in a controller and...

Upendra Chintala01/18/12
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Working with JAX-WS Web Services: Building a Web Service Client

In the previous article, we have learned how to create a simple web service. In this article, we discuss how to access this web service and use it. To access the web service, we need to know the service artifacts and it’s location.

Juhani Lehtimaki01/18/12
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Back Button - Android's Achilles' Heel?

All Android phones must have a back button for the

Attila-mihaly Balazs01/18/12
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Relaxed JSON parsing

JSON is a good alternative when you need a lightweight format to specify structured data. But sometimes (for example when you want the user to specify JSON manually) you would like to relax the formalism required to specify “valid” JSON data. For...

Swizec Teller01/18/12
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Programmers are born not made

Programmers are a special breed, good programmers especially – our craft is more an art than we like to admit when trying to wrestle it into a Hard Engineering Discipline ™. It’s actually more like mathematics, music or the wizardry Kaylee does in...

John Dobie01/18/12
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Unit Test Code Coverage

It’s easy to collect unit test code coverage because all of the common tools are geared up for it. This article will explain how you can add unit test coverage to your Maven application in 10 minutes. We will use the excellent Jacoco code coverage library...

Jose Alvarez Mu...01/18/12
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Jumping from MySQL to Cassandra: A Success Story

Today I’m gonna share with you my experience when I started with Apache Cassandra…One of the most complicated steps to learn any NoSql stuff, is to take away of your mind the normalization principles and those relational DB structures. Relational...

Max De Marzi01/17/12
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Neo4j on Heroku - Part 2

We are picking up where we left off on Neo4j on Heroku –Part One so make sure you’ve read it or you’ll be a little lost. So far, we have cloned the Neoflix project, set up our Heroku application and added the Neo4j add-on to our application. We are...