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Oliver Hookins12/07/13
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Command-line firewall management still sucks

I’m in the process of setting up a new VPS for myself. So I have settled on UFW for the time being. Sadly, it seems to completely fail in this OpenVZ environment due to numerous modules that cannot be inserted into the running kernel. IS there anything better?

Brian Gracely12/07/13
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The Cloudcast #125: Building Advanced Cloud Services

Aaron speaks with Chip Childers (@chipchilders) for a quick update on Apache CloudStack as well as what's next in IaaS and how to provide services (DBaaS, Message Bus, LBaaS, etc.) above IaaS and what the future may hold.

Patroklos Papapetrou12/07/13
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Java Day Riga 2013 – What a Great Day to Remember!

I decided to follow the Java 8 – Immutability – Scala track and I’m delighted that I had the chance to listen to all these speakers.

Chen Harel12/06/13
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GitHub’s 10,000 Most Popular Java Projects: Here are the Top Libraries They Use

In this article, you'll find a top 100 list of the most popular Java libraries, based on 10,000 GitHub projects and an analysis of the top trends in Java. Like the author, you may be surprised by some of the results.

Alec Noller12/06/13
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Butter Knife: A View "Injection" Library for Android

Android developers may be interested to know that Jake Wharton recently released Butter Knife 4.0, the most recent version of his view "injection" library for Android, which works by dynamically generating and using code to avoid boiler plate and dense helper libraries.

Alec Noller12/06/13
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ArangoDB: An Alternative NoSQL Solution

Anybody looking for an alternative NoSQL solution might be interested in ArangoDB, a not-quite-new but lesser-known NoSQL database that supports key-value documents, property graphs, and works with a query language called AQL based on the syntax of XQuery, among other things.

Davy Suvee12/06/13
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Yelp Graph: Business Clustering Based on Check-In Data

Recently, Yelp made available a sample dataset from the greater Phoenix metropolitan area including around 11,000 businesses and 8,000 check-in sets. We are interested in finding out whether it is possible to visually cluster businesses by category based on their check-in data.

Richard Donovan12/06/13
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Data Loading Neo4j Graphs From SQL Sources

Neo4j is a powerful graph database that can be used for analytics, recommendation engines, social graphs and many more applications. In the following example we demonstrate in a few steps how you can load Neo4j from your legacy relations SQL source.

Lukas Eder12/06/13
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The Open Source Bikeshed

Let’s talk about code. When coding, we also write documentation. When writing documentation, we tend to use the English language.

Andriy Redko12/06/13
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Java WebSockets (JSR-356) on Jetty 9.1

Jetty 9.1 is finally released, bringing Java WebSockets (JSR-356) to non-EE environments. It's awesome news and today's post will be about using this great new API along with Spring Framework.

Dave Fecak12/06/13
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How and Why to Backdoor Into Jobs

When I read anecdotes from frustrated job seekers in the tech industry, they usually start out the same way.

Drew Harvey12/06/13
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Creating a REST Service Client in WebSphere Commerce v7.0 with Apache Wink

Knowing that WebSphere Commerce v7.0 includes the Apache Wink framework; we can leverage this to create a REST service client that is also based upon Apache Wink, and leverages a framework pattern rather than just pieces of code put together to execute HTTP calls and retrieve the responses.

Jim Bird12/06/13
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Appsec’s Agile Problem

Agile development has a serious Appsec problem. Most Agile development teams suck at building secure software. But one of the reasons for this is that Appsec has a serious Agile problem.

Anders Abel12/06/13
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Scrum: What’s in it for me, the Developer?

What does a developer gain by embracing Scrum? I’m a strong believer of Scrum, but some time ago, I got my beliefs questioned. That is always good because it forces one to think them over again and reason about why one believe in certain things.

Ayende Rahien12/06/13
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Immutable Collections Performance

So I wanted to know how long it would take to fully clone a 10-million items dictionary. The answer: 0.6 seconds. Doing the same with immutable dictionary? 16 seconds.