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Daniel Bartl01/09/13
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Statisticians Promote Contributions to Society During the International Year of Statistics in 2013

The comSysto GmbH and more than 1,400 organizations in 111 countries are combining energies in 2013 to promote the International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013), a worldwide initiative that will highlight the contributions of the statistics field to finding solutions to global challenges.

Scott Leberknight01/09/13
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Writing Hive Tables from MapReduce

This is part one of a two part blog series on how to read/write Apache Hive data from MapReduce jobs.

Arthur Charpentier01/09/13
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A Trip to the Math Museum

You could hear two kinds of conversations: “Look, when you run the ball follows you!” (kids) or “Oh, nice, as long as people move, the algorithm automatically removes nodes in the connected graphs!” (former kids).

Venkatesh Kris...01/09/13
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4 Agile Teams to Avoid

The Sinking Ship team, The Roller Coaster team, the Well-Oiled Machine team, and the Merry-Go-Round Team. These are the 4 types of Agile teams you need to avoid.

Eric Gregory01/09/13
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DevOpsCast: Chef Server Installation

Following up on his tutorial on getting started with Chef Solo, DevOpsCast's Mat Schaffer helps you install your Chef Server.

Todd Merritt01/09/13
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Choosing Technology To Include In Software Design

How many of us have been forced to select one technology over another when designing a new system? What factors do we and should we consider? How can we ensure the correct business decision is made?

Rodrigo De Castro01/09/13
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3 Great Articles on Technical Debt

These three articles are must-reads if you're passionate about quality and have seen or heard some of the issues mentioned in these materials.

Mitch Pronschinske01/09/13
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Mule Expression Language Cheat Sheet Released

MEL is very powerful and based on the MVEL language (note you can also use JavaScript, Groovy, Python and Ruby). Starting with Mule 3.3, the Mule ESB open source community built-in support for a new expression language for processing message flows in a very powerful and elegant way.

Francois Lascelles01/09/13
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Give me a JWT, I’ll give you an Access Token

One of the common misconceptions about OAuth is that it provides identity federation by itself. Although supporting OAuth with federated identities is a valid pattern and is essential to many API providers, it does require the combination of OAuth with an additional federated authentication mechanism.

Mitch Pronschinske01/09/13
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Message Queues at Salesforce

Learn the best practices for queuing algorithms and optimizations from the pros at Salesforce.com. They use several techniques to provide for low latencies and fair resource allocation even under widely varying traffic patterns and resource conditions.

Adam Warski01/09/13
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Veripacks 0.1 – Verify Package Specifications

Using some free time during my Christmas & New Year break, I worked on a new project, which implements some of the ideas from my earlier blog “Let’s turn packages into a module system”.

Eren Avşaroğulları01/09/13
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Spring Dynamic Language Support with Groovy

This article explains fundamental Spring Dynamic Language Support for Groovy using the Spring Stereotype and more.

Pedro Duque Vieira01/09/13
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Metro style Scroll Pane for Java (JMetro)

Just a small update based on the metro style I’ve created for the scroll bars, here’s the ScrollPane:

Jay Fields01/09/13
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Clojure: Expectations Warn On State Change During Test Runs

While writing tests it can be easy to accidentally change any global state that exists in your application.

Eric Genesky01/08/13
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Martin Fowler on Schemaless Data Structures

Martin Fowler recently wrote a multi-slide blog post on Schema Data Structures.