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Mitch Pronschinske11/28/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/28

A new version of Apache Lucene, an open source search engine, was just released.  Version 3 of the Apache Lucene project is being called a "clean up release" by the project management committee chair, Grant Ingersoll.  The release removes all...

Daan van Etten11/27/09
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London Wicket Meetup: Wicket 1.5, WiQuery, Brix and more..

On November 21st the London Wicket meetup took place in “The Gallery” at the central London Foyles Bookshop. At the venue some well-known Wicket-related speakers made their entrance and held talks about Brix, Wicket 1.5, WiQuery, and how having a baby...

Mitch Pronschinske11/27/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/27

A new report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau shows that online ad revenues for the third quarter of this year have dropped 5.4% from the end of last year.  However, online ad revenues are up 1.7% from this year's second quarter.  Online ad sales were...

Andrew Phillips11/26/09
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Testing Frameworks for Java with Code Samples

Some while back I was preparing a presentation on mocking and testing frameworks for Java. As part of the aim was to demonstrate some real, running code, I ended up spending quite some time copying, pasting, extending and correcting various examples gleaned...

Mitch Pronschinske11/26/09
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US Senators Give Ellison a Hand

59 US Senators signed a request this week asking the European Commission to expedite its investigation of the Oracle-Sun deal.  The letter was addressed to the EU's head US delegate, Angelos Pangratis.  The signatories, led by Senators John Kerry (D) and...

Mitch Pronschinske11/25/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/26

Are you one of the few lucky searchers who saw the new Google search interface today?  Early reports say that Google just started testing its revamped search interface with random users.  You can find a method for getting this new interface here, but it may...

Nitin Bharti11/25/09
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Q&A: Designing "Testable Architectures" with Savara

DZone recently caught up with Gary Brown, Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat, and Steve Ross-Talbot, Chief Architect at Cognizant to talk about Savara.  Savara is an open source JBoss project that leverages the notion of 'Testable Architectures' to ensure...

Edward Gardella11/25/09
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ActiveMQ in Action

Manning was kind enough to provide me with an EAP (Early Access Program) copy of ActiveMQ in Action for review.  The copy only contains chapters 1-6, 8, 12 and 14 (the other chapters are...

Aditya Bhardwaj11/25/09
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Using JSF 2 with Google App Engine

Since last week I have been playing with Google App Engine (GAE) and some of the frameworks that we normally use in enterprise applications. After developing some basic servlets to get comfortable with appspot I decided to use JSF 2. I wanted to see how well...

Mitch Pronschinske11/25/09
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Eclipse 4 Goes the Extra Mile

The Eclipse 4 development environment, codenamed "e4", just reached its second milestone.  The new milestone includes significant changes to the platform and the XML Windowing Toolkit (XWT) for the GUI.  XWT, a new feature in the fourth version of...

Mitch Pronschinske11/24/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/25

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. recently held early talks with Microsoft to show Wall Street Journal content, and possibly other News Corp. publications, exclusively on the Bing search engine.  Analysts say this plan would hurt Murdoch more than Google.  The...

Felipe Gaúcho11/24/09
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Dismantling monoliths

When I comment in mailing lists that I am implementing a registration module for my application, hundreds of other developers comment they are coding exactly the same functionality in their projects - an indicator that something is missing in the Java EE...

Rickard Oberg11/24/09
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Thinking of systems

A couple of weeks ago I, Trygve Reenskaug (inventor of the MVC pattern) and Jim Coplien did a track at the Oredev conference about DCI (Data, Context, Interaction), which is a new way of thinking about object-oriented software development.

Matt Stine11/24/09
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Land the Tech Job You Love

A little over a year ago, I ventured into the world of software development management, and at the time I inherited a team having a few open positions. Previously I had been involved in numerous...

Mitch Pronschinske11/24/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/24

CA, the agile solutions company, introduced a new suggestion box forum called the Agile Planner Community.  The community will give developers a chance  to mold the future of CA's upcoming Agile Planner tool.  Go there now and tell CA the best ways to...