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Dmitry Sheiko04/06/14
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Enabling Templates in Client-Side JavaScript with CJSC

In spite of most server-side languages, JavaScript was not designed for templates. Yet we have plenty of template engines for client-side JavaScript now. They allow us processing templates, but what about declaring a template?

Paul Miller04/06/14
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Microsoft Corporate Vice President Discusses Data, Data Platforms, and More

The Data Platform Group at Microsoft does a lot, from SQL Server and their Hadoopey HDInsight offering through to Business Intelligence and analytics capabilities which sit in or on top of the humble Excel spreadsheet.

Arthur Charpentier04/06/14
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Data News: "'Data' the Buzzword vs. Data the Actual Thing," and More

This installment of Arthur Charpentier's regular collection of data science-related links includes "'Big Data' the Buzzword vs. Data the Actual Thing, the influential interaction between data visualization and story telling, what big data can say about relationships between world leaders, and more.

Steve Smith04/06/14
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Organisational Antipattern: Consumer Release Testing

Consumer Release Testing exacerbates the original flaws of Release Testing. A high value, low cost alternative to Consumer Release Testing is for the consumer and provider to actively cooperate in risk reduction, which can result in a substantial reduction in provider risk.

Hirvesh Munogee04/06/14
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Math.js – An Extensive Math Library For JavaScript & Node.js

Math.js is an extensive Math library for JavaScript and Node.js which comes with an in-built expression parser which can perform computations on numbers, big numbers, complex numbers, units, and matrices.

Mitch Pronschinske04/06/14
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The Hybrid Cloud Should Be Whatever You Need It to Be

One of the major conclusions revealed in the data from DZone’s 2014 Cloud Platform Research Report was a distaste for trade-offs. IT professionals don’t want to choose between the benefits of public cloud and the benefits of private cloud.

Alec Noller04/06/14
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The Best of the Week (Mar. 28): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include MongoDB's issues with scaling out, how to delete lots of data from Neo4j with Cypher, and tips on clustering with GridGain.

Sarah Ervin04/06/14
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The Best of the Week (Mar. 28): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (Mar. 28 to Apr. 03). This week's best include the Apache Solr/Lucene 4.7.1 announcement, a discussion of how some tools can make things harder instead of easier, and an overview of the upcoming ApacheCon.

Hubert Klein Ikkink04/06/14
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Groovy Goodness: Converting Byte Array to Hex String

To convert a byte[] array to a String we can simply use the new String(byte[]) constructor.

Vlad Mihalcea04/06/14
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Effective Learning Techniques for Software Craftsmen

A developer must know a ridiculous amount of things to become effective. There’s no wonder many of us are struggling to keep pace with the ever-changing programming landscape.

Alec Noller04/06/14
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The Best of the Week (Mar. 28): Mobile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone. This week's best include questions about the openness of Google Play for developers, tips for using ADB over wi-fi, how to implement a barcode scanning feature on MonoForAndroid, and more.

Alec Noller04/06/14
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The Best of the Week (Mar. 28): SQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the SQL Zone. This week's best include performance tips for SELECT statements in SQL, a product that claims to implement "reactive programming" through a REST and JSON API, VoltDB's support for unconventional transactions, and more.

Sarah Ervin04/06/14
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The Best of the Week (Mar. 28): Agile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (Mar. 28 to Apr. 03). This week's topics include the virtues of Agile's lack of "control," what Carl Sagan can teach us about lab-lecture balance, and the dangers of allowing Agile to be controlled by non-developers.

Sarah Ervin04/06/14
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The Best of the Week (Mar. 28): HTML5 Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (Mar. 28 to Apr. 03). This week's topics include a sneaky way to deploy Drupal to heroku, a tutorial on snazzy Python decorators, and the first installment of "The Ultimate Web-Frameworks Rundown."

Sacha Labourey04/05/14
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Continuous Delivery and Platform-as-a-Service: A World of PaaSibilities

Just as continuous integration gives way to continuous delivery, IaaS naturally leads to PaaS. This is echoed by 2014 predictions that value will start to migrate “up the stack” from IaaS to PaaS. Let’s now turn our focus to PaaS and talk about what can and can’t be done with CI and CD on PaaS.