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James Sugrue11/17/09
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The Benefits of Testable Code

One of the most beneficial approaches that you can take in software development is to follow a test driven development approach. While we all understand why it's a good thing, it's often left slide in favour of adding functionality to reach deadline, or just...

Nitin Bharti11/17/09
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Adobe's Ben Forta on ColdFusion 9, CF Adoption Trends

DZone recently caught up with Ben Forta, ColdFusion guru and renowned book author to discuss the state of the ColdFusion market, CF adoption trends, and the future of the platform.  While ColdFusion plays a pivotal role in many heterogeneous environments as...

Mitch Pronschinske11/17/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/17

Mark your calendars!  The dates have been set for next year's Red Hat Summit and JBoss World.  Both conferences will take place from June 22nd to the 25th.  Register here for a chance to present at either conference.

Mitch Pronschinske11/16/09
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Inside the New Apache Solr

In 2006, Solr was donated to the Apache Foundation and integrated into the Lucene project.  Apache Solr is an enterprise search platform that powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.  It harnesses the popular...

Geertjan Wielenga11/16/09
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NASA Adopts the NetBeans Platform

Tim Boudreau (pictured, right), Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, recently spent some time with engineers at NASA, showing them how to use the NetBeans Platfom.

Geertjan Wielenga11/16/09
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Devoxx Day 1: University Day 1

Today Devoxx, otherwise known as "the Java conference in a movie house", kicked off with the first day of its two days of university sessions (to be followed by three days of conference sessions) in, as always, Antwerp, Belgium.

Masoud Kalali11/16/09
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Top 6 Open Source Java EE Application Servers

 This is a very basic review of active and available open source Java EE Application servers and Servlet container (Web containers) to let the community know which active containers are available and what is the general status of each container. The...

Lyndsey Clevesy11/16/09
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Book Giveaway & Exclusive Chapter Download: Flex 3 in Action

DZone and Manning Publications have partnered to bring you an exclusive chapter from 'Flex 3 in Action' (by Tariq Ahmed). This chapter covers ActionScript's core concepts. It discusses comments, variable types, operators, loops, conditions, arrays, and...

Mitch Pronschinske11/16/09
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LTech's New Tools for Google Apps

Today, LTech announced two cloud enablement tools for the Google Apps platform.  They announced the release of the Single Sign-On application, which provides security and authentication capabilities to Google Apps deployments.  LTech also unveiled the...

James Sugrue11/16/09
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The Importance of Distributed Caching

Over the past year we've seen more and more articles here on JavaLobby about distributed caching. Terracotta, in particular, have been at the forefront of many exciting announcements in this domain. I was lucky enough to have the chance to talk to Alex...

Mitch Pronschinske11/16/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/16

A U.S. District Court judge ruled that Psystar's Mac clones infringe on Apple's copyrights.  Psystar made the case that it could run the Mac OS X on non-Apple machines.  Apparently, Psystar didn't read the Mac OS X end user license agreement, which states...

Mitch Pronschinske11/14/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/11/14

If Oracle were to sell MySQL to a third-party, who would it be?  Many thought Red Hat was the obvious choice with thier JBoss open source division.  Reporters have been asking Florian Mueller for his prediction for quite a while now and he finally answered:...

Mitch Pronschinske11/13/09
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Is OSGi Adoption Growing? An Interview with Kirk Knoernschild

Interest in OSGi has seen a steady increase over the years as the benefits of modularity drive its adoption.  In a recent blog post, Kirk Knoernschild of the Burton Research Group found some clues that suggest OSGi adoption is increasing.  DZone conducted...

Mark Needham11/13/09
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TDD: Combining the when and then steps

I've written before about my favoured approach of writing tests in such a way that they have clear 'Given/When/Then' sections and something which I come across quite frequently is tests where the latter steps have been combined into one method call which...

Mitch Pronschinske11/13/09
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JProfiler 6.0: An Overview with Ingo Kegel

The JProfiler, or "Java Profiler", has many useful features for Java developers.  Efficient profiling is paramount in application performance checks.  In this exclusive interview, DZone spoke with Dr. Ingo Kegel, the CEO of ej-technologies, for an...