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Ariya Hidayat01/05/14
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PageSpeed Proxy: Part 2

In the first part, the author showed you an easy way to test PageSpeed Module by running it as a proxy, thanks to nginx and ngx_pagespeed. Instead of a prebuilt binary of PSOL (PageSpeed Optimization Library), this second part demonstrates how to build it from source.

Christopher Taylor01/05/14
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Big Data’s Industrial Problems of Pollution, Waste and Leakage

For centuries now, we’ve created goods through mass production, using machines, assembly lines and ever-larger methods. We’re used to waste being given off as liquid, gases and material headed for a landfill, or worse. Why would we expect ‘clean’ technology - information - to be any different?

Dustin Marx01/05/14
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Live Collection of Java SE 8 Resources

We are now in 2014, the year in which we should see Java SE 8 formally released.

Reza Rahman01/05/14
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Java EE@Peru JUG

On December 19, I did a virtual meetup via Google Hangout with the Peru JUG on the Java API for WebSocket (JSR 356).

Alec Noller01/05/14
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The Top 10 Articles of 2013: NoSQL Zone

Rather than the best of the week this week, let's see the most popular articles NoSQL had to offer in 2013. The year's best include 5 things for Java developers to consider, an aptly-titled critique of blogs that attack popular tech simply for the sake of the clicks, Martin Fowler's introduction to NoSQL, and much more.

Alec Noller01/05/14
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The Top 10 Articles of 2013: Big Data Zone

Rather than the best of the week this week, let's take a look at the most popular articles Big Data had to offer in 2013. The year's best include Google's Big Data papers, the basics of creating a MapReduce program with Hadoop, a hashmap internal implementation analysis in Java, and much more.

Alec Noller01/05/14
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The Top 10 Articles of 2013: Mobile Zone

Rather than the best of the week this week, let's take a look at the most popular articles Mobile had to offer in 2013. The year's best include an Android tutorial on using the ViewPager, the problems, changes, and new APIs of Safari on iOS 7, a tutorial series on Android's basic Action Bar, and much more.

Manu Pk01/04/14
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Why is Tomcat a Webserver and not an Application Server

Many application developers do not focus much on the infrastructure on which their code runs

Lukas Eder01/04/14
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Why Did SQLJ Die?

Every now and then, SQLJ pops up somewhere, mostly in a very dusty/enterprisey or in an academic context.

Davy Suvee01/04/14
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Hubway Data Visualization Challenge Entry: The Flow of Bikers

Recently, Hubway finished its Data Visualization Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to create appealing visualizations that provide Hubway with cool insights in how customers are using their bikes. As the author had 8 hours to spare on a flight to New York, he decided to give it a go.

Chase Seibert01/03/14
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Saving for Retirement as a Software Engineer

This is intended as a bare-bones intro to saving for retirement, targeted at software engineers. Ballpark, you make about $100k a year in your 20s. If you want to have that same income in retirement, you need about four million dollars saved up.

Moshe Kaplan01/03/14
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Some More MySQL Tuning

MySQL is designed for lightweight connection creation. Therefore, you may not use connection pooling. However, if you are a connection pooling fan (Java and Ruby devs, please raise your hands), don't forget to configure the MySQL for that:

Steve Chaloner01/03/14
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JavaScript Routing in Play 2 (Java edition)

One of the nicest features in Play 2, but one which doesn’t seem to be widely covered, is the JavaScript routing that can be generated by the framework to make AJAX-based client code more maintainable.

Reza Rahman01/03/14
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Using Socket.IO with the Java API for WebSocket?

If you have looked into how to use WebSocket with emergent JavaScript frameworks like Angular, Backbone, Ember or Knockout, it's very likely you've come across Socket.IO.

Dustin Marx01/03/14
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Significant Software Development Developments of 2013

At the end of each calendar year, I like to summarize some of the most significant developments in the software development industry that happened during the year that is ending.