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 a tutorial on debug webpages on Chrome for Android, an API for UI testing Android, tips on writing categories for iOS, rather than classes, and more!
In this article I will discuss what exactly annotations are, why they were introduced, how they work, how to write custom annotations (with example code), what could be valid scenarios for annotations and lastly Annotations and ADF.
In this series of blog posts, the author describe the most interesting changes in TokuMX 1.4.0 and how they’ll affect users. Part 3 covers performance improvements that were achieved by making two big changes to how updates are implemented.
Interested in free books on statistical learning? There are a few recently available online, including Elements of Statistical Learning, Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R, and Statistical foundations of machine learning.
Last night, Google announced Project Tango, a project in which new protoytpe mobile devices use real-time motion sensors to map 3D models of their surroundings. The prototypes are five-inch phones running on Android and including development APIs that provide position and orientation data.
One bad habit that permeates the industry is fellow developers arguing about how code is written. Although their hearts are in the right place, in most cases their focus may need adjustment. The late author Zig Ziglar was known to say "Be firm on principle but flexible on method." This is an excellent approach not only to life but programming.
I would have said “Test Driven Development” but I want to make it clear that what I’m talking about is writing test first, or at least simultaneous to writing the code. Not sometime after, even if that after is immediately after.
Software integration used to be the customer’s headache in the days of on-premise solutions, but the cloud has changed all that. So why are we still talking about it? This article includes a weekly roundup of top API and integration articles from MuleSoft.
Finding relationships that should not be there is a great use case for Neo4j, and today the author wants to highlight an example of why: One of the hardest things for SQL based systems to do is cross-check the incoming payment information against existing data looking for relationships that shouldn’t be there.