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Bozhidar Bozhanov11/18/13
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Save-and-Refresh With Java Web Projects

How do you configure your machine in order to have save-and-refresh for Java web projects?

Juhani Lehtimaki11/18/13
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Going responsive with Google Play - a presentation by the Google Play team

Kirill Grouchnikov often talks about the design and development of Google Play Android app and lets us see behind the curtain of the most used Android app and how to make it work on all devices.

Hubert Klein Ikkink11/18/13
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Grails Goodness: Customize Resource Mappings

Since Grails 2.3 it is very easy to define RESTful URL mappings for a controller. We can use the resources and resource attribute and use a controller name as the value. Grails will then automatically create a couple of URL mappings.

John Berryman11/18/13
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Cassandra: How to Build a Naive Bayes Classifier of Users Based on Behavior

In our last post, we found out how simple it is to use Cassandra to estimate ad conversion. This post will take the online ad company example just a bit further by creating a Cassandra-backed Naive Bayes Classifier. Again, we see that the “secret sauce” is simply keeping track of the appropriate counts.

Vlad Mihalcea11/18/13
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Optimistic Locking Auto Retry with MongoDB

The author wrote before about the benefit of employing optimistic locking for MongoDB batch processors. The optimistic locking exception is a recoverable one, as long as you fetch the latest Entity, update and save it. Spring makes it easy to implement an automatic retry mechanism, and this is how he did it.

Kin Lane11/18/13
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What If All Gov Programs Like Healthcare.gov Had A Private Sector Monitoring Group?

I can't help but think how things could have been different with Healthcare.gov if it there had been some sort of external watchdog group tracking on the process from start to finish.

Ricky Ho11/18/13
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Recommendation Engine, Part 2: Diverse Recommender

The author's previous post on recommendation systems suffers from a lack of diversity. For example, a list may contain the same book as a soft cover, hard cover, and Kindle version. Because interests are diverse, a better recommendation list should contain items that cover a broad spectrum of the user's interests

Alec Noller11/18/13
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Rebound: Spring Animations for Android

Android developers interested in getting some spring in their step (get it?) might be interested in Rebound, a Java library that allows you to create animations of varying tension and friction that model spring dynamics.

Arthur Charpentier11/18/13
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Data News: "The Hidden Technology That Makes Twitter Huge," and More

This installment of Arthur Charpentier's regular collection of data science-related links includes analyzing baseball data with R, a profile of a sword-swallowing statistician, and the technology behind Twitter that creates a massive network of data.

Reza Rahman11/18/13
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JSF Specification Lead Ed Burns Discusses JSF 2.2 and Java EE7

If you are a JSF user you owe it to yourself to know about JSFCentral. Run by key JSF advocate, consultant and JSF in Action author Kito Mann, it's an excellent resource for everything JSF.

Mike Bushong11/18/13
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Twitter in the Data Center: A Model for Data Consumption

The same models that helped Twitter raise close to $2B in its IPO are relevant across the infrastructure that makes up all data centers.

Ayende Rahien11/17/13
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How do they DO this?

We are doing some more performance work in Voron. And we got some really surprising results there. Voron is writing at really good rate, (better than anything else we tested against), just not a good enough rate.

Arun Manivannan11/17/13
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Camel CXF Service With Multiple Query Parameters

While the awesome Apache Camel team is busy fixing the handling of the multiple parameters in the query, here’s a workaround

Peter Pilgrim11/17/13
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Win A E-Copy of My Java EE 7 Book Competiton

Thanks to the very kind folk at Packt Pub, we have a surprise competition for you at Devoxx and also out there online, who perhaps could not make it to Antwerp this year.

Alec Noller11/17/13
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The Best of the Week (Nov. 8): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone! This week's best include the open source announcement of Facebook's Presto, an analysis of the multi-armed bandit algorithm, and practical uses for Big Data in terms of social and economic efficiency.