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James Sugrue03/16/11
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Simple HTML Output From Java Using renderSnake

renderSnake is another interesting project that I noticed through the JavaLobby announcements section. The idea is simple but effective - to produce HTML output from the creation of Java components. I spoke to the project owner, Ernest Micklei to find out...

Lynda Moulton03/15/11
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ETL and Building Intelligence Behind Semantic Search

A recent inquiry about a position requiring ETL (Extraction/Transformation/Loading) experience prompted me to survey the job market in this area. It was quite a surprise to see that there are many technical positions seeking this...

Dmitriy Setrakyan03/15/11
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5 Challenges In Setting Up Hybrid Clouds

With emergence of cloud computing, the term "Hybrid Topology" or "Hybrid Deployment" is becoming more and more common. Let me first start with definition of what "Hybrid Topology" is. A "Hybrid Topology" is when you ...

Ted Theodoropoulos03/15/11
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The Stakeholder Perspective – Conclusion

In this final installment on the Stakeholder Perspective on Technical Debt, we talk through how organizations will benefit from having technology teams engaged in managing issues affecting intrinsic and extrinsic quality.  An expanded definitional...

Nicolas Frankel03/15/11
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Identity federation and OpenId

Identity federation is a hot subject at this moment, at least for my customer.

James Sugrue03/15/11
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Eclipse Orion: A Web Experience for Software Development

Since it was unveiled earlier this year, Orion has received a lot of focus. Currently under the E4 incubator, Orion will provide the possibility to develop through your web browser. Providing a browser based IDE isn't a new thing within the Eclipse...

Robert Diana03/15/11
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Traditional CS Education Weeding Out The Unwilling

Every once in a while, the computer science education debate appears anew. Is the curriculum too hard, is it too easy or is it even relevant to today’s business environment. Typically, nothing comes of these debates because the people doing the debating...

Alex Ruiz03/15/11
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Not All Singletons Are Evil

Among all the object-oriented design patterns, I think Singleton has the worst reputation. They have been called “evil,” “liars” and even “stupid,” and for good reasons:

Kushan Jayathilake03/15/11
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Hello World with Java Architecture for XML Binding

JAXB (Java Architecture for XML Binding) provides functionality to read or write XML from a file. Since XML is used everywhere in Java, this is useful. Here I'm assuming you have some knowledge on XML. What you should have 1. JAXB  Download it...

Ola Bini03/14/11
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Seph - A Hard Language to Compile

I have recently started work on Seph again. I preannounced it last summer (here), then promply became extremely busy at work. Busy enough that I didn’t really have any energy to work on this project for a while. Sadly, I’m still as busy, but I’ve...

Surya Suravarapu03/13/11
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Book Review: Selenium 1.0 Testing Tools

Title: Selenium 1.0 Testing Tools (Beginner's Guide) Author: David Burns Publishers: Packt Publishing

Jay Fields03/13/11
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Random Thoughts on Good Programmers and Good Code

I've known some really, really smart guys who write code I hate. I love using their libraries, but I don't ever want to edit their source. To me, their source is too complicated. I used to think that they were smarter than I was and I benefited by having...

Adam Warski03/13/11
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Ruby on Rails + CDI/Weld on Torquebox example app

For almost a year we’ve been successfully using Torquebox together with CDI/Weld as a base for two of our services: JBison and Circular. As we’ll be doing some presentations together with Tomek Szymański we’ve created a small application showing our...

Evgeny Goldin03/13/11
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Intellij IDEA + Git performance = KIS

Once upon a time .. something happened to Intellij IDEA. Every Git operation was taking a very long time and all I had to do is to wait while staring at it. “Compare with Latest Repository Version” was taking ages to complete. Something was definitely...

Valdemar Júnior03/12/11
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Breakpoint Properties in Eclipse

The Eclipse IDE has the ability to run the code interactively, executing an application line by line in debug mode where you can define a specify point in the code to stop, called a breakpoint. As you can see in Eclipse documentation: