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Alexey Zvolinskiy04/09/14
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Insight View: Perfect Test Automation

I'm not scared to talk about my vision of a perfect test automation in a context of a software development. My work experience gives me confidence in this question

Allan Kelly04/09/14
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Software Developers: prototype of future knowledge workers?

We work with our brains rather than our brawn. We generate value because of what we know and what that knowledge allows us to do.

Alec Noller04/09/14
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Dev of the Week: Dustin Marx

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Dustin Marx, software developer, writer, and presenter.

Benjamin Ball04/09/14
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (April 9)

This week in the link roundup: Oculus VR's security issues, a new release of Apache CloudStack, SIMD Javascript support hits browsers, a word on cloud providers from Engine Yard, the top four performing SQL databases, Mozilla CEO steps down, it's not Microsoft Azure, and IE6 is dead.

Vlad Mihalcea04/09/14
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MongoDB 2.6 is $out

MongoDB is evolving rapidly. The 2.2 version introduced the aggregation framework as an alternative to the Map-Reduce query model. Generating aggregated reports is a recurrent requirement for enterprise systems, and MongoDB shines in this regard.

Ian Skerrett04/09/14
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Moving towards interoperability for IoT

The is a LOT of hype around the IoT. Lots of vendors selling proprietary solutions that have very little to do with the Internet of Things but everything to do with locking customers into a single solution. If we are going to have a truly open Internet of Things, the solutions will need to be interoperable.

Nikita Salnikov...04/09/14
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Building a Nirvana

In this post we describe some of the tools and techniques we have applied into our build infrastructure.

Eyal Golan04/09/14
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Ease at Work – A Talk by Kent Beck

The other day I was watching Kent Beck’s talk about Ease at Work. It touched me deeply and I could really relate to what he described.

Mike Bushong04/09/14
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DIY vs DIFY networking

There is probably never going to be a perfect balance in the industry between Do-it-yourself (DIY) and Do-it-for-you (DIFY) networking

Lukas Eder04/09/14
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10 Reasons why Java Rocks More Than Ever

But why does Java rock so much? Is it the JVM? Is it the backwards-compatibility? Is it the easy syntax? Or the millions of free and commercial software available to build your software? All of this and much more.

Lubos Krnac04/09/14
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Measuring Code Coverage by Protractor End-to-End Tests

Was just setting up new JavaScript project based on Grunt. I scaffolded the project template by Yeoman with usage of angular-fullstack generator. I decided to try MEAN stack without MongoDB for my new project (DB isn't needed).

Andrew Fuqua04/09/14
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Don’t Estimate Spikes

If you implement all of your spikes for each release in a “Sprint 0″, you could estimate them. If you do, do so always so that your velocity will be reliable. Spikes are, like defects, generally harder to estimate correctly relative to user stories. It’s best to time-box them.

Anders Abel04/09/14
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Mob Documenting

The guy who had written the code started formulating the text while my friend was typing. The other guys commented if they didn’t agree with the content or the wording. A few extra PCs where brought in so that the guys who weren’t typing could look up facts, run simple tests or chat with other people that had input.

Trevor Parsons04/09/14
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Dogfooding Our Own Solution: Cobblers, Pet Food & Jidoka

So if you log to your own solution and an outage occurs, then how do you view your own logs? And, if you log to your own log management system, there is also a risk you can cause an endless loop where the act of logging causes the platform itself to generate a new log.

Alec Noller04/09/14
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Android Tips: MATCH_PARENT vs. FILL_PARENT

The mechanics of UI creation in Android development are not always the most intuitive. For that reason, Huyen Tue Dao has written a set of tips on when to use Android's MATCH_PARENT and when to use FILL_PARENT.