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John Cook11/11/13
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Number Theory Determinant and SymPy

In this article, you'll find Python code that proves a theorem for a few values of n and shows how to do some common number theory calculations in SymPy.

Alex Curylo11/11/13
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Apportable Previews Cocos2d Version 3

You’ve probably given up on Cocos2d, what with the original author dropping support and the introduction of SpriteKit, yes? Well, not so fast. The good folks at Apportable stepped up to continue development of both the library and toolchain, and you can take a look at what’s been brewing away there now.

Alec Noller11/11/13
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Nvidia CEO Says Android is the Gaming OS of the Future

According to Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, Android is the gaming OS of the future. With the Nvidia Shield and other Android gaming systems getting a lot of attention lately, there does seem to be something to the assertion. So, is Android the gaming OS of the future, or is this just marketing hype?

Nicolas Frankel11/11/13
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Integrate Spring JavaConfig with Legacy Configuration

The application I’m working on now uses Spring both by parsing for XML Spring configuration files in pre-determined locations and by scanning annotations-based autowiring.

Pavithra Gunasekara11/11/13
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RESTful Web Services with Java

REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer, was first introduced by Roy Fielding in his thesis"Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures" in 2000.

Matthew Palmer11/11/13
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vSwitch is the New Battleground. What Every Datacenter Operator Must Know.

The virtual switch, soft-switch, or ‘vSwitch’ is quickly becoming the heart of every datacenter network. While the bulk of industry dissuasion, debate, and public activity around network virtualization today is centered around network virtualization or SDN controllers; the real battle for network virtualization (aka software defined networking) is over the vSwitch.

Dave Fecak11/11/13
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Why Your Résumé is 10 Pages

Even though there are hundreds of articles professing the beauty and efficiency of the one page résumé, not a day passes where I don’t see a five pager.

Alec Noller11/11/13
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Google May be Moving Android from Dalvik to ART

Android apps currently run in Dalvik, but some are suggesting that in the near future, Google may replace Dalvik with a new, potentially much faster runtime it has been developing for years

Dalip Mahal11/11/13
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Don't Manage Enhancements in the Bug Tracker

As development progresses we inevitably run into functionality gaps that are either deemed as enhancements.

Alec Noller11/11/13
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KassandraMRHelper: A New Tool for Cassandra and Hadoop

Users of Cassandra and Hadoop may be interested in a new tool called KassandraMRHelper. The purpose of the tool is implied in the name - simplifying the process of extracting data out of Cassandra and into Hadoop, and map-reducing the data - but it takes some different approaches from other techniques.

Lukas Eder11/11/13
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The 10 Most Popular DB Engines (SQL and NoSQL)

How do you objectively measure the popularity of a DB engine? Good question! There's an Austrian company who claims to have the answer. Among the top 10 DB engines, MongoDB is the only non-RDBMS representative, and some other ratings are surprising as well.

Ross Mason11/11/13
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"7 Habits of Highly Effective API and Service Management" - eBook

With the launch of APIhub.com, acquisition of ProgrammableWeb and launch of the RAML spec we co-developed with Box, LinkedIn, Intuit and others – MuleSoft is investing heavily in the API space. Here's a new ebook on API best practices.

Alec Noller11/11/13
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MongoDB and Node.js Tutorial: How to Connect Them on a VPS

MongoDB users interested in working with Node.js (or Node.js users looking at MongoDB) may find this tutorial to be particularly useful. It covers all the steps to connect Node.js to a MongoDB database on a VPS, and provides all the resources one might need to quickly catch up on either one.

Tom Howlett11/11/13
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People, Not Resources

When I was younger I thought becoming a manager would be great because I would have all these “resources” to guide, direct, even bend to my will. Luckily I was never made a manager.

Dave Rooney11/11/13
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"A" Players

I hear many references to organizations wanting to follow the advice of Steve Jobs and to have only what he called "A Players". What's lost in that "sound bite" is that Jobs' went on to flesh out that notion that A players can come from many backgrounds, bringing talents from many different disciplines.