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Cal Evans08/20/14
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Learn from NO

Most companies have some variation of the same process for interviewing developers. There are a myriad of reasons for the candidate to say No. The important thing is for you to learn from their NO.

Sagar H Ganatra08/20/14
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Lazy-loading AngularJS components using Providers

I've been working on an Angular project for sometime now and I usually run across issues when building the application. The 'resolve' property in Angular can be used to resolve services but essentially it's a promise object that gets resolved.

Doug Winfield08/20/14
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3 Steps to Crafting an Effective Mobile Strategy for Your Enterprise

Having talked to a number of enterprise customers (those that were successful in creating a strategy), I spotted a pattern that inspired me to write this blog post. The process for creating a mobile strategy is overly complex, to summarize the effort and the approach, I will try to boil it down to the basic concepts.

Francesca Krihely08/20/14
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MongoDB & The Soundwave Music Map

We track around 250,000 plays per day from a user base that has grown to over 1 million in the past 13 months. Soundwave has users in all time zones, making availability critical. MongoDB replica sets provide us fault tolerance and redundancy, allowing us to perform scheduled maintenance without affecting users.

Robert Diana08/20/14
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Geek Reading August 19, 2014

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

Doug Turnbull08/19/14
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Introducing Splainer: The Open Source Search Sandbox That Tells You Why

This is the entire art and science of search relevancy. It's not magic gnomes inside a box that understand all about baby bottles. No, it's heavily tuned heuristics that Solr and Elasticsearch use out of the box.

Wolfram Rittmeyer08/19/14
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A First Glance at Android’s RecyclerView

This post is giving you an introduction to the RecyclerView, it’s many internal classes and interfaces, how those interact and how you can use them.

Francesca Krihely08/19/14
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MongoDB Security Part II: 10 Mistakes that can Compromise Your Database

This post outlines 10 things to avoid when configuring security for MongoDB. These recommendations are based on my experience working with MongoDB users, and building security systems for databases and financial services organizations. Items are ordered by a combination of severity and frequency.

Dave Rooney08/19/14
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An Appetite for Change

So, regardless of whether a change is imposed by the management of an organization, is requested by and driven by those most affected by the change, or any combination of both, the fundamental mathematics remain the same.

Eric D. Schabell08/19/14
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Top 3 Ways Developers Build Projects Against JBoss BPM Suite

We introduce some of the more technical aspects of working with JBoss BRMS and JBoss BPM Suite products by showing you the top three ways that you as a developer can build your projects against projects that the business users create with JBoss BPM Suite

Michael Mainguy08/19/14
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Things to Remember About Information Security

Gone are the days when a developer would write an application that only ran in a secure environment and now it is possible for applications to be moved to locations where previously well managed security gaps now are exposed to the internet at large.

Topher Marie08/19/14
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DevOps Has IT Heroes Sleeping Through the Night

Fifteen years ago, at the height of the dot com bubble, system administrators were burning the candle at both ends. With no cloud, Agile, or DevOps to help them, they were making it happen through sheer force of will and effort. As far as modern IT is concerned, those days are gone, and it's for the best.

Dave Farley08/19/14
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Dealing with Testing Times

This approach not only gives you better control in your tests, but it also speeds them up – no more sleeping threads, which can add up in large test suites. As well as all that it enables classes of testing that were simply impossible before (e.g. long duration waits).

Mike Driscoll08/19/14
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jsonpickle: Turning Python Pickles into JSON

The jsonpickle package allows the developer to choose what JSON backend they want to use for encoding and decoding the JSON via its load_backend and set_preferred_backend methods. You can also customize the serialization handlers if you want to. Overall, I believe this could be a handy project for developers.

Chris Travers08/19/14
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Math and SQL, Part 4: Basic Data Types - Sets, Tuples, and Bags

A reasonable understanding of the relational model requires understanding the basic data types which make it up, both in the idealized model and in real-world applications. This post discusses both the idealized model and the accommodations the standard implementations of it make to the messiness of the real world.