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Tomasz Nurkiewicz08/28/14
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URL shortener service in 42 lines of code in... Java (?!)

Apparently writing a URL shortener service is the new "Hello, world!" in the IoT/microservice/era world. So my inner anti-hipster asked: how long would it be in Java? But not plain Java, for goodness' sake. Spring Boot with Spring Data Redis are a good starting point. All we need is a simple controller handling GET and POST:

Alec Noller08/28/14
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Visualizations of Android Fragmentation: Device, Brand, OS, and More

Remember that time Google fixed Android fragmentation? Well, even if you think it's not that bad at this point - that's fair - it's interesting to see just how much diversity there is when it comes to Android. To that end, OpenSignal has created a visualization of Android fragmentation.

Paul Hammant08/28/14
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Provisioning, Deployment and Application Config Cycles

In my opinion: provisioning should be via “Infrastructure as Code," deployment of application binaries is as it’s conventionally understood today, and application config should be “Configuration as Code.” Here’s a handy diagram of all that, for a single hypothetical environment.

Phil Whelan08/28/14
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PaaS Services Roundup

For developers, one of the many cool things about using a PaaS is that you can easily connect your application to any type of service instead of being limited to what your IT department officially provides.

Juhani Lehtimaki08/28/14
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Read This: Designer's Guide to DPI

Sebastien Gabriel from Google's UX team has written a comprehensive article about designing for different screen densities.

Francesca Krihely08/28/14
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How to Perform Fuzzy-Matching with Mongo Connector and ElasticSearch

Suppose you're running MongoDB. Now, imagine that you're also building a text-search feature, and you've chosen to use a Lucene-based project, Elasticsearch or Solr. How will this tool search through your documents stored in MongoDB? And how will you keep the contents of the search engine up-to-date?

Madolyn Sullivan08/28/14
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Sequence Values in NuoDB

Ever wonder why your Sequence numbers in NuoDB are not necessarily assigned in sequential order?

Omri Erel08/28/14
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Important SaaS Development Platform Checklist

SaaS development platform checklist includes a number of factors: the impact of SaaS applications on IT, IT roles and responsibilities, as well as the impact on regulatory compliance, and so on, and all these play an important role in successful deployment.

Lieven Doclo08/28/14
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Java, Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Their Lessons

So this is where I am right now on the hardware side of things. The software side was a lot easier to build (after all, I’m a developer). However I’ve gone through a number of iterations as well. My first plan was to have the sensor module push sensor data to the host, which then saved it into a MongoDB.

Eric D. Schabell08/28/14
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The Ultimate Starter Kit For JBoss BPM Suite

There is nothing quite like getting your game on with a new BPM technology or product. The same is true of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite in that you have enough resources at your disposal to kick-start your journey, but where to start?

Benjamin Ball08/28/14
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The Near Future of IoT

While it’s difficult to see where the market is going, given the exponential rate of change in IoT technology, I have noticed several key trends emerging. As a fellow IoT prospector on the frontier, this is my account of the most evident trends as well as some educated predictions for the future.

Max Katz08/28/14
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Tutorial: Building a Mobile App With Orchestrate Database and Appery.io Development Platform

Appery.io and Orchestrate have collaborated to create this easy-to-follow tutorial on how to build a mobile app. The app is built in the Appery.io visual development platform, connected to an Orchestrate database via REST APIs, tested, and deployed.

Robert Diana08/28/14
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Geek Reading August 27, 2014

These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

Abishek Baskaran08/27/14
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Setting up an Ember Project Using Yeoman in Ubuntu 14.04

In this article, you'll find a step-by-step walk-through detailing how to set up an Ember project using Yeoman in Ubuntu 14.04.

Alec Noller08/27/14
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Dev of the Week: Trisha Gee

Every week, 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 Trisha Gee, developer at 10gen, expert in high performance Java systems, and leader in the London Java Community.