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Dave Fecak09/17/13
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How to Prevent Crying During Your Technical Interview

So, how can we prevent crying or freezing up during a technical interview? First, if you want to get good at something, you have to practice. Realize that you will not be able to answer every question, and prepare an answer for when you get stumped. Manage your expectations properly.

Michael Sahota09/17/13
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Top 10 Agile Gotchas

It turns out that most teams have similar types of problems that prevent them from getting the full benefits from Agile. In this presentation, I review the top 10 Agile gotchas I have discovered as an Agile coach and how you can recover from them.

Lukas Eder09/17/13
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Why PostgreSQL is so Awesome

PostgreSQL predicates are just ordinary expressions. Let this sink in. To PostgreSQL, predicates are just ordinary expressions evaluating to the Boolean type. You can put a predicate everywhere! Although I knew this before, I had never thought about how awesome this is!

Barton George09/17/13
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Talking to the Docker Dudes

I met with Ben Golub, Jerome Petazzoni and Nick Stinemates of dotCloud, the company behind the wildly popular open source project, Docker, “the Linux container engine.”

Moshe Kaplan09/17/13
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Puppet, Configuration Management and How to Get into Production Faster

Deployment of large systems is easier today, and will be even easier in the near future. You just need to choose the right tools.

Claus Ibsen09/17/13
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Hawt.io is the New Web Console for Apache ActiveMQ

Hawt.io is the awesome new web console that will replace ApacheMQ's clunky old web console from Apache ActiveMQ 5.9 onwards. Get familiar with it now! You'll be glad you did.

Juhani Lehtimaki09/17/13
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Google's Android Apps Look Boring - And It's a Good Thing

Google apps all look relatively boring - most of them use default gray style, and even the ones that don't use simple variations of darker gray color schemes - but the plain styling of Google apps is a great thing. When everything is gray, non-gray stands out.

Rob Williams09/17/13
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A Few Thoughts on Code Completion

Before launching into some philosophical musings about what programmers‘ crack addiction to code completion means, a few observations about my path.

Mitch Pronschinske09/17/13
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OpenContrail SDN Package Open Sourced by Juniper

Juniper launched a huge open source release for network virtualization and SDN this week. The Apache 2.0-licensed project is called "OpenContrail," and it includes an SDN controller, virtual router, analytics engine, and published northbound APIs.

Hubert Klein Ikkink09/17/13
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Grails Goodness: Unit Testing Render Templates from Controller

In a previous blog post we learned how we can unit test a template or view independently. But what if we want to unit test a controller that uses the render() method and a template with the template key instead of a view?

Reza Rahman09/17/13
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Video Interviews on the GlassFish Community Event

I did a couple of brief video interviews talking about the JavaOne Sunday GlassFish Community Event - the first with celebrated Java advocate Steve Chin

Zemian Deng09/17/13
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The Apache Camel 2.12.0 has been released!

The Apache Camel 2.12.0 has been released! Yeh! This is a special release to me mainly because I have help fixed few Jira Issues.

Tomas Blohm09/17/13
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Aggregation with Mule – The “Fork and Join Pattern”

In your daily work as an integration developer, you’re working with different kinds of patterns, even if you’re not aware of it.

Mitch Pronschinske09/16/13
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Havalo: A Zero-Config, Non-Distributed KV Store

A lot of the mainstream NoSQL data stores are not quick setups. None of them can claim to be "zero-configuration," but Mark Kolich's open source project, Havalo, can make that claim. It's specifically built for Servlet 3.0 containers such as Jetty and Tomcat.

Hüseyin Akdoğan09/16/13
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Introduction to ElasticSearch

ElasticSearch is an open source tool developed with Java. It is a Lucene-based, scalable, full-text search engine, and a data analysis tool.