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David Shaw02/03/14
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Optimizing Google Analytics Site Speed

Improving the load time of your website has been proven many times to be an effective method for improving your website's conversion rate. By default, Google Analytics only collects data on 1% of page loads for their "Site Speed" report. By increasing this metric, you can have more load data to use.

Brian Gracely02/03/14
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The Cloudcast #129 - Cloud Chaos, HyperConvergence & Commoditization

In this episode of The Cloudcast, Brian Gracely talks with guests about the Open Compute Project, Cisco's future in storage, the future of software-defined and object storage, Microsoft's new CEO, and how many public clouds will be optimal in the future.

Alec Noller02/02/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan 24): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include 10 tips to improve MongoDB security, the importance of data modeling in MongoDB, and a discussion of Neo4j's online backup tool.

Alec Noller02/02/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan. 24): 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 parts 4 and 5 of Ayende Rahien's Big Data search exercise, a look at Julia, the high-performance programming language, a how-to for using database views in Grails, and more.

Benjamin Ball02/02/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan. 24): HTML5 Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (Jan. 17 to Jan. 23). This week's articles discuss a range of topics including modular JavaScript creation with the CommonJS compiler, a list of useful jQuery code snippets, a warning about ColdFusion10's ORM logging features, a guide to getting up to date on Node.js, and a discussion of custom optimizations for AngularJS.

Benjamin Ball02/02/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan. 24): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Jan. 17 to Jan. 23). This week's articles discuss a range of topics including PaaS versus IaaS, using Clojure with CloudStack, a discussion on TechNet Radio with the CEO and COO of PoliticalTracker, how to monitor performance on Windows Azure applications, and a discussion of how the IT industry explains and markets the "cloud."

Benjamin Ball02/02/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan. 24): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Jan. 17 to Jan. 23). This week's articles discuss a range of topics including how to create a remove service provider, a presentation about expanding Apache Kafka's userbase, using the Spring @Async function for exception handling, running multiple instances of ActiveMQ, and a tutorial on how to build WSO2 Carbon 4.2.0.

Gerard Davison02/02/14
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Making Your JSON-P (JSR-353) Code Slightly Prettier

The JSON-P API as described in JSR-353 is a limited API for working with JSON; but at the basic level it will do the job.

Eric D. Schabell02/02/14
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JBoss Webinar Slides Available - Getting a Move on with JBoss BPM Suite 6

This webinar was to give a light overview and then take a look closer at the migration of an older JBoss BRMS 5 project to the soon to be available JBoss BPM Suite 6.

Alec Noller02/02/14
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The Best of the Week (Jan 24): 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 an interview with DZone's Dev of the Week, Alex Curylo, multiplatform development with PhoneGap, and a tutorial on integrating the feedback forum of UserVoice into your Windows Phone app.

Mark Needham02/01/14
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Java: Work out the serialVersionUID of a Class

Earlier in the week I wanted to work out the serialVersionUID of a serializable class so that I could override itstoString method without breaking everything.

Faheem Sohail02/01/14
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Evaluating expressions using Spring Expression Language (SpEL)

The Spring Expression Language (SpEL for short) is a powerful expression language that supports querying and manipulating an object graph at runtime as well as evaluating logical and mathematical expressions and many other features.

Alexander Helf02/01/14
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Review: Getting Started with Apache Maven

Some time ago I was asked if I would like to write a review about one of the new video courses from Packt Publishing. It was "Getting Started with Apache Maven" ( http://bit.ly/1fycmpP ) by Russell...

Gerard Davison01/31/14
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Selecting Level of Detail Returned by Varying the Content Type, part II

This post looks at an abstraction provided by Jersey 2.x that allows you to define a custom set of annotations to have the same effect.

Koen Serneels01/31/14
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Some Of My Mostly Used Development Mantras (1/2)

A good way to track down incorrect assumptions in code is to write tests. But that alone is not enough.