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Ricky Yim07/11/14
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Swift REPL

A Read-eval-print-loop (REPL) is a simple program that takes input and immediately gives user feedback. The new language from Apple, Swift comes complete with its own REPL shell. To use it follow these simple instructions in a terminal.

Gil Zilberfeld07/11/14
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Test Attributes #1: Validity

This is the first of a series of posts that is going to discuss the different faces of tests. Let’s start with validity. Admittedly, it’s not the first of attribute I thought about. What are the chances we’re going to write a wrong test?

Abhishek Gupta07/11/14
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Jersey SSE Capability in GlassFish 4.0.1

The Server Sent Events feature in Jersey will be supported in GlassFish 4.0.1. Let’s try and test out this feature

Raymond Camden07/10/14
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Proof of Concept Cordova integration with Brackets

The past few days I've been working on a new Brackets extension that integrated with the Cordova command line tool. I've got a rough draft of it ready with almost every feature prepared so I thought I'd go ahead and let people know in case they wanted to start hacking on it.

Alex Bolenok07/10/14
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SQL Server: Deleting with Self-Referential FOREIGN KEY, Handling Loops

Responding to a comment involving infinite loops, the author looks at how to clean them up using check conditions.

Peter Lawrey07/10/14
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Compounding Double Error

While it is possible to construct situations where double produces an error, it is also just as easy to construct situations were BigDecimal get an error.

Paul Underwood07/10/14
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Using IF Statements In Sass

In this article we are going to look at using IF statements in Sass.

Andrew Phillips07/10/14
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The Deployment-Sized Hole Between Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Provisioning Tools

Packaging and deploying an application consisting of Puppet manifests and Chef cookbooks (Docker container requests also). Easy integration with Jenkins; XL Deploy takes care of targeting the manifests/cookbooks at the appropriate hosts and all the orchestration of the invocations. Piece of cake!

Arthur Charpentier07/10/14
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Python's Popularity in Universities and other Big Data Links from Somewhere Else

Some data writings worth reading from Freakonometrics.

Hubert Klein Ikkink07/10/14
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Grails Goodness: Change Response Formats in RestfulController

We can write a RESTful application with Grails and define our API in different ways. One of them is to subclass thegrails.rest.RestfulController.

Reza Rahman07/10/14
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NFJS Central Ohio Software Symposium Trip Report

As some of you may be aware, I recently joined the well-respected US based No Fluff Just Stuff (NFJS) Tour.

Alex Soto07/10/14
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RxJava + Java8 + Java EE 7 + Arquillian = Bliss

Microservices are an architectural style where each service is implemented as an independent system. They can use their own persistence system (although it is not mandatory), deployment, language...

jb j07/10/14
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How to build a fixed menu in 3 easy steps

Fixed menus are a definitive web design trend of 2014. They look good, and they are also super useful for visitors. Today, I’m showing you how you can create a lightweight, functional and beautiful fixed menu for your website or WordPress blog.

Omri Erel07/10/14
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Seven Cloud Statistics You Must Read

Cloud computing is being used at every organizational level. Since it conveniently meets a wide range of needs, from the individual to major corporations and governments, cloud computing has become one of the most widely discussed topics among the IT community.

Chris Odell07/10/14
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Agile Decompiled: Kanban

Now Kanban is not something I have practiced but for completeness of this series I wanted to write an article on it. So I have spent the last few weeks reading about what is Kanban and is it agile.