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Chris Spagnuolo01/01/13
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Conformity, Innovation, and Progress

I believe that on a deeper level, we need to create environments on our teams, in our organizations, and in our society where people do not have to feel pressured to conform. People should be able to think freely and express their views without being hindered by the majority rule.

Mitch Pronschinske01/01/13
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The Ultimate Guide to Greenhopper 6.0

Greenhopper 6.1 introduced epics , but Greenhopper 6.0 had a ton of features that you should check out if you haven't already.

Enrico Maria Cr...12/31/12
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Amazon S3 and Glacier: A Cheap Solution for Long Term Storage Needs

So far, I never needed to restore anything from Glacier, but I'm sure that day will eventually come. And I want to be prepared. And you should want to as well.

Raghuraman Bala...12/31/12
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Log archive & analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part III

In this post, we will see how to push logs from the local storage to the central log storage - Amazon S3 and what the considerations are.

Lukas Eder12/31/12
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A Map of 2012's NoSQL, NewSQL, and Other Database Options

So you want to go with the flow and implement your next application on top of some NoSQL, NotJustSQL, NewSQL, AlmostSQL, SQL++, NextGenSQL . . .

David Pollak12/31/12
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Quick Update on the Visi Scala Port

The basic Visi parser is ported from Haskell to Scala. I used the Parboiled parser because it has much better performance and location capturing capabilities than does Scala's built in parser combinators.

Attila-mihaly Balazs12/31/12
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Ensuring the Order of Execution for Tasks

Sometimes it is necessary to impose certain order on the tasks in a threadpool. Issue 206 of the JavaSpecialists newsletter presents one such case: we have multiple connections from which we read using NIO. We need to ensure that events from a given connection are executed in-order but events between different connections can be freely mixed.

Maarten Balliauw12/31/12
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Windows Azure Websites and PhpStorm

Let’s see if we can get a simple PHP application running on Windows Azure right from within our IDE…

Krishna Prasad12/31/12
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HtmlUnit Example for Html Parsing

In continuation of my earlier blog HtmlUnit vs JSoup, in this blog, I will show you how to write a simple web scraping sample using HtmlUnit. This example will parse html data and get unstructured Web data in a structured format

Mainak Goswami12/31/12
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UML2 Class Diagram in Java

In this article we are planning to show some of the key usage of the class diagram and how they can be represented in Java.

Zemian Deng12/31/12
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Reading https URL From a Self-Signed Cert

Groovy has made fetching data from URL a snap, but have you ever try to get data from an https of an site that's using a self signed certificate?

Mark Needham12/31/12
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Restricting Your Own Learning

For the first few years that I worked professionally* every project that I worked on was different enough to the previous ones that I was always learning something new without having to put much effort in.

Maarten Ectors12/31/12
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From Idea to Launch in Months Instead of Years

Most corporate employees are good at incremental innovations but have a hard time imagining innovative products on top of unknown technology innovations.

Eric Gregory12/31/12
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This is Microsoft's Vision of 2019

Here's Microsoft's look forward at technology and communication in 2019. What do you expect the tech landscape to look like in six years?

Mitch Pronschinske12/31/12
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Moving from Scrum to Kanban

Many teams who are already using Scrum would like to know what benefits they can get by moving to Kanban. Dropping the Sprint timebox can seem quite scary but on the other hand spending less time planning and estimating seems attractive to many developers.