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Will Soprano09/04/12
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Geospatial Queries with MongoDB and Node.js

As I’m working on a new website on node.js with MongoDB (with mongoose), I’m just realizing how powerful is this combination. Just amazing.

Isaac Taylor09/04/12
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Android and Jenkins: Continuous Integration

By using Jenkins, it’s pretty easy to get a Continuous Integration server set up with an Android project. But before you dive into setting up the software itself, it’s very helpful to have some basic concepts on a few different types of software that you will run into.

Davy Suvee09/04/12
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8 Things I Like About Datomic

Presentation that highlights the various aspects that set Datomic apart from other types of noSQL databases.

Ted Vinke09/04/12
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Grails scaffolding: enums and i18n

Grails scaffolding feature is a great asset for quickly generating create/read/update/delete (CRUD) screens for your domain classes.

Raymond Camden09/04/12
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My Thoughts on Node.js and Express

Since I had plenty of data for my blog, I thought a simple blog viewer would be a good application to try building. Here are some random, scattered thoughts on what the process was like.

Leigh Shevchik09/04/12
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10 Links to Speed Up Your CDN (and More)

In this week’s news, we learn about the HTTP Archive and get to know Node a little better.

Rick Copeland09/04/12
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Using ZeroMQ Devices to Support Complex Network Topologies

Continuing in my ZeroMQ series, today I'd like to look at ZeroMQ "devices" and how you can integrate ZeroMQ with Gevent so you can combine the easy networking topologies of ZeroMQ with the cooperative multitasking of gevent.

Roger Jennings09/04/12
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Uptime Report for My Azure Table Services Sample Project: August 2012 = 99.92 %

My (@rogerjenn) live OakLeaf Systems Azure Table Services Sample Project demo runs two small Windows Azure Web role instances from Microsoft’s South Central US (San Antonio, TX) data center.

Andreas Kollegger09/04/12
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A follow up to a webinar that was put on by No4j, this article is all you missed, all the questions that were asked, and even a video recording of the webinar. Enjoy!

Stoimen Popov09/04/12
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Algorithm of the Week: Graphs and their Representation

Although this post is supposed to be about algorithms I’ll cover more on graphs and their computer representation. I consider this very important, because there are lots of problems solved by using graphs and it is important to understand different types of representation.

Zemian Deng09/04/12
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How to Write Better POJO Services

In Java, you can easily implement some business logic in Plain Old Java Object (POJO) classes, and then able to run them in a fancy server or framework without much hassle. There many server/frameworks, such as JBossAS, Spring or Camel etc, that would allow you to deploy POJO without even hardcoding to their API.

Robin Bramley09/04/12
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On Monitoring elasticsearch

The current checks are based on the Cluster Health API, the intention is to add stats/status checks too that will take threshold criteria and output performance data.

David Green09/03/12
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Reading Code

Writing good code is all about making it fit for human consumption. Any idiot can write code a computer can understand, it takes care to write code another human can understand. But what does it mean to make code easy to understand? Programming is a literate task – writing well requires experience of reading code and in particular reading well written code. But how do we read code? Do we start at the beginning, read line by line until the end? Hardly.

Tomasz Nurkiewicz09/03/12
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Which Java Thread Consumes my CPU?

What do you do when your Java application consumes 100% of the CPU? Turns out you can easily find the problematic thread(s) using built-in UNIX and JDK tools. No profilers or agents required.

Zemian Deng09/03/12
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How to Print Text File Content Inside a Jar File

Have you ever wonder what's the exact version of your ojdbc6.jar that you have? All the jar files will contain a META-INF/MANIFEST.MF file, and chances are the version will be in it!