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Tomasz Nurkiewicz10/20/14
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Java Performance: The Definitive Guide

Java Performance: The Definitive Guide is the best Java book I read this year.

Lorna Mitchell10/20/14
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Git Submodules for Dependent or Common Code

Submodules are one of the most powerful and most mistrusted features in git, at least in the web development part of the internet where I spend my time. I've seen them go horribly wrong, but I've also had teams adopt submodules and have their development process run much more smoothly as a result.

Burke Holland10/20/14
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Improving Site Performance with the Navigation Timing API

The web is evolving at a crazy pace. Every day new frameworks, tools, and libraries are released with the ambition, if not the potential, to become the next jQuery.

Edwin Dalorzo10/20/14
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Functional Programming with Java 8 Functions

During the past months I’ve experienced, first hand, many of the new functional programming features in the language. So I decided to write a series of articles about some of these things I’ve being learning and how some of the well known functional programming constructs can be translated into Java 8.

Mike Bushong10/20/14
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The Network Won’t Fit in Your Head Anymore

Triggered by a discussion with a customer yesterday, it occurred to me (again?) that network engineers are creatures of habit and control. We have strong beliefs of how networks should be architected, designed and build. We have done so for long times and understand it well.

Peter Lawrey10/20/14
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Essentialism and Technology

Essentialism isn't just flawed, it is flawed at many levels, some of which should be familiar to technologists.

Erich Styger10/20/14
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User Interrupt on NMI Pin with Kinetis and ExtInt Component

While my beef brisket is smoking on ;-), I have time to investigate a problem I was running on in my lecture on Friday: for the Joystick shield on the FRDM-KL25Z board, I wanted to use an interrupt if I press the green button, but it didn't work.

Andrey Prikaznov10/20/14
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Best Resources For Creating and Prototyping Mobile Apps

Professional web designers and web developers make it their business to create websites, web apps, and mobile apps for all types of clients. In this sense, they require the best tools that the present-day market has to offer.

Max Katz10/20/14
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Creating HTML5/PhoneGap Mobile App with API Backend in 5 Minutes

Here's a quick video tutorial to help you build a solid mobile app database in a short amount of time.

Raymond Camden10/20/14
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Thoughts on Integrating Ionic Into an Existing Application

Earlier this week a user asked me a question about integrating Ionic into an existing application. I had some thoughts on this and spent some time talking to Holly Schinsky as well about the topic.

Len DiMaggio10/20/14
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The JBoss SwitchYard Service Debugger

This post introduces the new service debugger for JBoss SwitchYard and provides the reader with an overview of SwitchYard’s capabilities, as demonstrated in its example “quickstart” programs.

Reza Rahman10/20/14
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Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1: #5 NetBeans Support

NetBeans has always had a very solid Java EE support. The next NetBeans update will introduce support for GlassFish 4.1. As usual, 2 NetBeans 8.0.1 distributions (the 'Java EE' and the 'All' bundle) will embed a pre-configured GlassFish 4.1 install to simplify things.

Michael Singer10/20/14
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Introducing BIRT iHub F-Type: Integrating into Applications

If you’re familiar with open source BIRT and what the out-of-the-box options for integration are, you know that you had the viewer that could be called by URL, the viewer tag library that allowed you to embed the viewer into a JSP page, or a custom solution you built using the BIRT APIs.

Peter Zaitsev10/20/14
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MySQL Compression: Compressed and Uncompressed Data Size

MySQL has information_schema.tables that contain information such as “data_length” or “avg_row_length.” Documentation on this table however is quite poor, making an assumption that those fields are self explanatory – they are not when it comes to tables that employ compression.

Alec Noller10/19/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct. 10): 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 part 1 of a series on MongoDB sharding pitfalls, the release of Redis Cluster as a minimum viable product, a new source for MEAN stack resources, and more.