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Allen Coin01/10/13
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Debugging with VisualVM and JMX

This is a high-level overview of how Instant Technologies is using VisualVM and JMX to help optimize a Java applications.

Eric Genesky01/10/13
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An OpenShift Tutorial with Node.js and HTML5

Jeremy Osborne of OpenShift recently published a lengthy, in-depth tutorial that will get you working with WebSockets, Node.js, npm, and OpenShift.

Alex Staveley01/10/13
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Scala Function Literals

Functions are an important part of the Scala language. Scala Functions can have a parameter list and can also have a return type.

Ayende Rahien01/10/13
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What's Next for RavenDB

After 2.0, what comes next? RavenDB 2.0 is a massive release, close to 5 thousand commits, 6+ months of work, a team of close to 70 people working on it.

Kristiono Setyadi01/10/13
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2013, Year of Evolved Technology

2013 is coming and this is the year where mobile will become more and more adapted. A few players in mobile OS have been declaring them self to become ‘the next big thing’ in mobile field.

Bruno Terkaly01/10/13
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Parsing JSON by Hand from Azure Mobile Services

This post is about parsing data by hand coming back from Azure Mobile Services. It does not rely on the MobileServiceCollectionView to populate controls with data.

Anders Karlsson01/10/13
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In My Mind: Why the ORDBMS Idea Failed

Some 15 years ago, the idea of an ORDBMS (Object-Relational Database Management System) was red hot, and I was very close to the flaming hot center of that.

Zac Gery01/10/13
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Finding Lost Time in Software Development

Parkinson's Law states "work expands so as to fill the time available for is completion." It was coined back in 1955 by Cyril Parkinson in The Economist. Everyone has had first hand experience with this concept. Starting a day with high expectations of productivity and losing it in the warm of a summer afternoon.

James Sugrue01/10/13
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Thursday Code Puzzler: Does the Linked List Have a Circular Reference?

This week's puzzle is to determine whether a single linked list contains a circular reference.

Eric Genesky01/10/13
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Why AWS is Important to IT Departments

Here's a five-minute video by CBT Nuggets trainer Jeremy Cioara that gives a 5-minute introduction to AWS and why the PaaS giant is vital to IT departments.

Ofir Nachmani01/10/13
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HP Discover, the Enterprise, and AWS Cloud

Last month I attended HP Discover (disclosure: my participation was funded by Ivy World). The IT war already started however HP stands still not taking initiatives and real risks as true leaders should take.

Eric Genesky01/10/13
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Which Freaking Database Should I Use?

Andrew Oliver and Dipti Borkar discuss the NoSQL landscape and cover different types of databases including RDBMS, key value stores, graph databases, columnar databases, document databases, and others.

Mikio Braun01/10/13
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What is Streamdrill Good For?

In a nutshell: streamdrill is useful for counting activities of event streams over different time windows and finding the most active ones.

Mark Needham01/10/13
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Finding Pixels with No Variance Using R

I’ve written previously about our attempts at the Kaggle Digit Recogniser problem and our approach so far has been to use the data provided and plug it into different algorithms and see what we end up with.

Jakub Holý01/10/13
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Bash: Parse Options And Non-Options With Getopts

Parsing script or function options and non-option arguments is easy in Bash with getopts but there are some catches, such as the need to reset OPTIND. We will se how to do it using getopts, shift, and case.