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Mitch Pronschinske09/06/13
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Going to SDN Will Be Like Going from Ethernet's Spanning Tree to Infiniband

This very short post about why software-defined networking is "cool" makes an comparison to the evolution of Ethernet protocols.

Mohamed Sanaulla09/06/13
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Deep Dive into Optional Class API in Java 8

We all as Java programmers been through the situation where in we invoke a method to get some value and then instead of directly invoking some methods on the return value, we first have to check that the return value is not null and then invoke the methods on the return value.

Zemian Deng09/06/13
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Exploring Apache Camel Core - Log Component

There are many ways to log and inspect the messages as it pass through your Camel Route.

Tony Siciliani09/06/13
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Android Tips: Expandable/Collapsible Views

Expandable/Collapsible Views in Android are useful when we want to display all the available options on one screen, without the user having to scroll all the way to find the one he/she is interested in.

Andreas Kollegger09/05/13
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Neo4j 1.9.3 Released

This week we're pleased to release Neo4j 1.9.3. This is a bugfix release in the 1.9.x series and has no new features (though it does restore an old way of registering unmanaged extensions with the server).

Ross Mason09/05/13
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Releasing Faster Using Pipelines: Lessons Learned From the Trenches

Being able to release faster, is not just about pushing code to production. I will cover how we got to the point where we could release Mule faster.

Christopher Taylor09/05/13
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What’s Your Strategy for the API Economy?

The success of API’s is connected to the need for developers to quickly create not just functionality, but whole business models based on pulling together services from around the Web.

Andreas Haufler09/05/13
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A Monoflop class for easier looping...

Whether you want to join the contents of a collection or build a URL query string, there are a lot of cases where you have to handle the first iteration of a loop a bit differently from all others. A simple class called Monoflop can help here.

Raymond Camden09/05/13
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Working with jQuery Mobile Panels

One of the newer widgets to enter the jQuery Mobile framework is the Panels widget. In this article, I'll explain how to use Panels and give you an example of how to create a panel with dynamic content.

Venkatesh Kris...09/05/13
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Scattered Meeting Day Syndrome

I have observed that the most unproductive day would be to have scattered meetings all throughout the day.

Brian Gracely09/05/13
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The Mobilecast #14: The Microsoft, Nokia Deal

Brian chats with Ben Bajarin (@benbajarin), Bob Egan (@bobegan) and Matt Rosoff (@mattrosoff) as a panel and they discuss the Microsoft buyout of Nokia Devices and Services announced early this week.

Rado Buranský09/05/13
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With a Little Help from Our Friends

I don't feel comfortable advocating unit tests. I just can’t find any measures, numbers, or graphs to show that would clearly visualize the benefits. The more I think of it, the more it gives me the impression that we should start a movement against unit tests.

Mitch Pronschinske09/05/13
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New Amazon CLI Can Drive 25 Different Services!

If you have been using a ton of separate third-party CLI tools to manage several different AWS services, you can throw those away now. The new AWS CLI is here and it's serious business. Here's a complete list of all the services that can be controlled with the new CLI.

Mitch Pronschinske09/05/13
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Cassandra 2.0 Goes GA – Requires Java 7

The headlining features in 2.0 are lightweight transactions, CQL enhancements, and triggers. But 2.0 also features a lot of internal optimizations and improvements!

Arun Manivannan09/05/13
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Building CXF REST Service in OSGi for Karaf

We chose Apache Felix (an OSGi framework specification implementation) and Apache Karaf (ummm, how do I put this - something like an app server for OSGi applications).