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Cal Evans10/23/14
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What Developers Want Recruiters to Know

I post this not to belittle or ridicule recruiters. I think that good recruiters are a valuable part of the tech ecosystem. I post this to hopefully help more recruiter become good recruiters.

Hubert Klein Ikkink10/23/14
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Gradle Goodness: Changing Name of Default Build File

If we write our build code in a file build.gradle then we don't have to specify the build filename when we run tasks.

Peter Pilgrim10/23/14
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JavaOne 2014: Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala

Here is the slide deck to my JavaOne 2014, San Francisco, talk Developing Java EE 7 Applications with Scala (CON2644)

Arun Manivannan10/23/14
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Akka Notes: Child Actors and ActorPath - 6

Actors are completely hierarchical. Whatever Actors that you create HAS to be a child of some other Actor. Let's analyze that a bit.

Alec Noller10/23/14
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Raspberry Pi's Ebon Upton Shows Off Upcoming Touchscreen and Pi-Top

If you've been fruitlessly poking at your Raspberry Pi and hoping for something to happen, you're in luck: a touchscreen display is coming.

Francesca Krihely10/23/14
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MongoDB Management Service Re-imagined: The Easiest Way to Run MongoDB

We consistently hear that getting started with MongoDB is easy, but scaling to large configurations that include replication and sharding can be challenging. With MMS, it is now much easier.

Trisha Gee10/23/14
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AngularJS, HTML5, Groovy, Java And MongoDB All Together - What Could Possibly Go Wrong??

This year I’ve been giving an evolving live demonstration of coding a Fully Buzz Word Compliant, mobile-friendly web application. The aim of the demo is to show, via a real-world application rather than snippets or a toy example, where these popular technologies sit in your archtecture, and how they interact with each other.

Simon Gladman10/23/14
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Metal Kernel Functions / Compute Shaders in Swift

As part of a project to create a GPU based reaction diffusion simulation, I stated to look at using Metal in Swift this weekend.

Erich Styger10/23/14
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How NOT to Solder Headers on a Board

When I asked all student groups to solder the headers on the Freescale FRDM-KL25Z board, I received one report that the board does not work any more. A quick inspection of the board showed this:

Bozhidar Bozhanov10/23/14
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Validate Configuration on Startup

Do you remember that time when you spent a whole day trying to fix a problem, only to realize that you have mistyped a configuration setting? Avoiding that is not trivial, as not only you, but also the frameworks that you use should take care. But let me outline my suggestion.

Rob Allen10/23/14
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Git push to multiple repositories

I have a couple of projects where I need to push to more than one repo all the time. I recently discovered that I can create a remote that points to more than one repository using these commands:

Reza Rahman10/23/14
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Why Another MVC Framework in Java EE 8?

Some of you may be aware that MVC 1.0 was launched as JSR 371. Targeted for Java EE 8 the goal of the JSR is to provide a standards based action-oriented web framework for Java EE.

Michael Singer10/23/14
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3 Trends in Embedded Analytics

In a previous post I presented four different categories of users that interact with applications: Content Viewers, Data Discoverers, Content Creators and Query Experts. In this post I’ll present three major trends affecting these user categories.

Rob Sanders10/23/14
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Server and Storage Tuning

This week at work, I’ve spent a fair amount of time working in the infrastructure space as we conducted a review of SQL Server and the underlying network infrastructure. As always, it inspired me to take a look at my home configuration – and do some tinkering.

Kai Wähner10/23/14
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A New Front for SOA: Open API and API Management as Game Changer

Open API represent the leading edge of a new business model, providing innovative ways for companies to expand brand value and routes to market, and create new value chains for intellectual property. In the past, SOA strategies mostly targeted internal users. Open APIs target mostly external partners.