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Mitch Pronschinske09/09/13
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New Neo4j Vizualization and Exploration Product

A company focused on graph data visualization and transversal, Linkcurious, just announced a new product for exploring and visualizing data stored in Neo4j. It basically gives you the power and usability similar to Facebook's Social Graph for your own data.

Nicolas Frankel09/09/13
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On the Merits of Verbosity and the Flaws of Expressiveness

Java is too verbose! Who didn’t stumble on such a rant on the Internet previously?

Allen Coin09/09/13
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A Cheaper iPhone Could Compete in the Global Market

In order to compete on the global scale, Apple would need to release a cheaper, more affordable iPhone. This is one possibility for a big reveal slated for Tuesday, that Apple will release a cheaper version of the iPhone meant to compete with Samsung in emerging markets.

Antonin Januska09/09/13
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When Will the Golden Age of “The Developer” End?

When I entered the field of programming, I was amazed at how quickly I was able to rise. I was amazed at how my friends prospered as well. But is this gravy-train eventually going to end for all of us?

Dave Fecak09/09/13
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Why You Took The Wrong Job

By employing a little self-discipline and using a couple easy lists (and a designated driver to keep you honest), you should be able to prevent yourself from taking a job based on the wrong reasons.

Andrew Trice09/09/13
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PhoneGap Architectural Considerations

In this article, we’ll try to highlight everything that you need to consider when building a PhoneGap application, from the app architecture and code organization, to user interface paradigms.

Martin Hinshelwood09/09/13
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There is No "Do Agile," There is Only "Be Agile"

I do not believe that it is possible to sell Agile to a company, they must come to the realization of what it entails themselves.

Dror Helper09/09/13
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Doing the RIGHT Standup Meeting

Doing a stand-up meeting (a.k.a daily scrum) meeting should be simple, so why are so many teams doing it wrong?

James Carr09/09/13
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Parameterized Docker Containers

I’ve been hacking a lot on Docker at Zapier lately, and one of the things I found to be somewhat cumbersome with Docker containers is that it seemed to be a little difficult to customize published containers without extending them and modifying files within...

Ayende Rahien09/09/13
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With a Little Knowledge and a Profiler, Let's Optimize!

The end result of this change was doubling the performance of the system under worse case scenario to “just” 25% faster under best conditions.

Markus Eisele09/09/13
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CapeDwarf - Google App Engine on Java EE

As of today, CapeDwarf already changed the rules significantly and lowered the vendor lock-in risk. But at least for me, this isn't the better Java EE.

Brian Gracely09/09/13
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The Cloudcast – #100 – Constipated Unicorns and Cloud Bollocks

Aaron and Brian celebrate Episode #100 with a roundtable of their favorite guests. They discuss why Cloud sucks, how to save OpenStack companies, how many clouds does the world really need, and is the future of all tradeshows in Portland.

Zemian Deng09/09/13
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Exploring Apache Camel Core - File Component

A file poller is a very useful mechanism to solve common IT problems. Camel’s built-in file component is extremely flexible, and there are many options available for configuration. Let’s cover a few common usages here.

Hubert Klein Ikkink09/09/13
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Grails Goodness: Accessing Resources with Resource and ResourceLocator

Grails uses Spring and we can piggyback on the Spring support for resource loading to find for examples files in the classpath of our application. W

Wayne Beaton09/09/13
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Eclipse Projects Calling Home

In July, I opened Bug 413169 to start a discussion regarding the creation of a “call home” policy for Eclipse projects.