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Brian O' Neill10/21/13
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Crawling the Web with Cassandra and Nutch

So, you want to harvest a massive amount of data from the internet? What better storage mechanism than Cassandra? This is easy to do with Nutch.

Ketan Parmar10/20/13
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In Depth: Android Package Manager and Package Installer

We are installing and uninstalling APKs every day, sometimes many in a day, but have you thought about how it works internally? In this article, the author provide some insight about Android's package manager and package installer.

Alan Hohn10/20/13
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Including Custom XML in Spring Configuration

One of the nice recent features of Spring (2.x era) is support for custom XML. This is the way that Spring itself has added all kinds of new tags such as and .

Ravi Kiran10/20/13
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Reasons to Move from DataTables to Generic Collections

These days, nobody writes or speaks about using DataTables and DataSets for data operations. However, many developers still like using them. Generic collections have a number of advantages over DataTables, though, so this article presents a list of the reasons to move from DataTables to collections.

Giorgio Sironi10/20/13
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A pull model for Event Stores

In the Domain-Driven Design terminology, an Event Store is a persistence mechanism for Domain Events, which are used mainly to let different Bounded Contexts (application mapped over several subdomains) communicate.

Sharif Ahmed10/20/13
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The BIG List of Android Dev Resources

See the some of the libraries that one developer uses on a daily basis and some that are essential for every new Android developer.

Mihai Dinca - P...10/20/13
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Eclipse & EGit Frustrations

It was only a proxy setting that caused so much trouble in so many places inside Eclipse. Sometimes, solving a problem can take just a second, but only after hours or days of frustration.

Mitch Pronschinske10/20/13
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Building an Application Platform: Lessons from CloudBees

It goes by many names: Cloud, Platform as a Service, Computing Platform. It comes down to this: give developers the right interfaces to their operations to make them as productive as possible -- and all the while keep everything running smoothly.

Dalip Mahal10/20/13
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Stupid is as Stupid Does

Senior management does not set out to have a failed project, however, when the failure rate is 70% projects you wonder what the problem is. A technique to get senior management thinking twice about project risks.

Nicolas Frankel10/20/13
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Rich Domain Objects and Spring Dependency Injection are Compatible

I’m currently working in a an environment where most developers are Object-Oriented fanatics. Given that we develop in Java, I think that it is a good thing – save the fanatics part.

Vlad Mihalcea10/20/13
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Hibernate Facts: Knowing flush operations order matters

Knowing Hibernate's SQL operations order during flush time is important especially when the children entities have database constraints.

Alec Noller10/20/13
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The Best of the Week: Mobile Zone

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 list of resources for Android developers, home screen web apps in the new version of Chrome, and a how-to for developing on Android with RxJava.

Alec Noller10/20/13
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The Best of the Week: 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 a list of Hadoop alternatives, an oven that knows when your pizza is done just by looking at it, and the shame of a MongoDB user whose chunks won't split.

Mitch Pronschinske10/20/13
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FoundationDB - NoSQL and ACID

Learn from FoundationDB co-founder, Dave Rosenthal, about the history of NoSQL, problems that have arisen due to a lack of data consistency in NoSQL, his views on the CAP Theorem and where it's all headed.

Richard Warburton10/20/13
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The Resurgence of Apache and the Rise of Eclipse

Apache is no longer the place projects go to die and Eclipse is expanding from just IDEs.