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Raghuraman Bala...02/20/13
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Log Analysis and Archive with Amazon S3 and Glacier

Logging is an essential component of any system and helps you understand what's really going on in the system.

Oleg Nikolaenko02/20/13
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Bug-Safety Code: Design Pattern Null Safe

By shifting mistakes in a system I can catch this exception -- but it means very bad code.

Madhuka Udantha02/20/13
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WS02 MB with External Cassandra

Here are steps to follow for achieving this task, as well as the appropriate code snippets and useful screenshots.

Konrad Malawski02/20/13
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Scala 2.10 – Macros Hands-on With "Method Alias"

We jokingly invented a @alias annotation that would allow you to setup aliases for symbolic methods. An example would be Akka's ! (Scala API) that delegates to tell (Java API).

Madhuka Udantha02/20/13
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Calling SOAP Web Service From (JavaScript) Jaggery

In this tutorial I will call web services from jaggery (javascript code). This sample is testing web services runnning in WSO2 BAM.

Mitch Pronschinske02/20/13
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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/20/13)

Find out what our best weapon against CIPSA is, and learn about the Chinese Cyber Espionage that has attacked over 100 companies and governments.

Johanna Rothman02/20/13
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Bumping Into Manager Rules

You might have met a manager on a bad manager day. Equally as frustrating is when you work for a manager who has rules about problem solving.

Mike Christianson02/20/13
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Clojure, Java, and Sleeping Barbers

My friend Matt wrote a pretty rad (yep, I used that word) implementation of the “sleeping barber” program in Clojure. Matt’s code had an almost sentence-like simplicity to it

Tom O'connor02/19/13
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How I Broke AWS OpsWorks (Already)

I thought I'd have a play with AWS's latest offering "OpsWorks" and see if they've done us all out of a job. Well, kinda.

Blaise Doughan02/19/13
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Leveraging MOXy in your Web Service via JAX-WS Provider

In this post I'll demonstrate how to leverage MOXy in any application server by using the JAX-WS Provider class.

Chris Travers02/19/13
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Building SOLID Databases: Dependency Inversion and Robust DB Interfaces

Dependency inversion is the idea that interfaces should depend on abstractions not on specifics. According to Wikipedia, the principle states . . .

Jens Schauder02/19/13
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Shu Ha Ri and Code Metrics

Shuhari is a Japanese martial arts concept describing the stages of learning to mastery. While a master can and will break rules at will, most of the time she won’t because the rules align with what is the right thing to do. The same goes for code metrics.

John Sonmez02/19/13
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Principles Are Timeless, Best Practices Are Fads

After writing The More I Know The Less I Know, I received a few emails talking about how there are absolute best practices that should always be followed in software development. I wanted to distinguish best practices from principles at this point.

Ben Kepes02/19/13
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Clown Computing–Entertaining and Attention Grabbing but a Flawed Thesis

Recently I attended Webstock, a conference in Wellington, New Zealand that is well known for bringing together technology, design and general brain stimulation.

Chase Seibert02/19/13
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Why Database Integrity Matters

Given the rise in popularity of NoSQL solutions, typically set apart by their explicit forfeiture of traditional RDBMS features, you might think that age old concepts like ACID transactions and foreign key constraints are simply antiquated.