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Michael Sahota02/18/13
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Lululemon - A Stellar Example of Break-Through Organizational Culture

Christine Day, the CEO of Lululemon, gave a compelling account at the Toronto Board of Trade of how Lululemon uses culture as a core competitive advantage.

Nial Darbey02/18/13
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Complex Problem? No problem to Mule & Drools CEP!

No matter what the problem, wiring Mule ESB Flows together into an integration solution is extremely easy and by exploiting the power of Mule’s native support for the Drools Rules Engine, developers have a very powerful set of tools to tackle even the most complex of integration problems with the greatest of ease.

Nicolas Frankel02/18/13
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Spring Beans Overwriting Strategy

I find myself working more and more with Spring these days, and what I find raises questions. This week, my thoughts are turned toward beans overwriting, that is registering more than one bean with the same name.

Mitch Pronschinske02/18/13
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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (2/18/13)

Have a peek at Steve Yegge's 2004 predictions (Wow, were those different times!) and Facebook's "Ginormous Data" operation that 'keeps everything'. Plus Bruce Lawson on the big WebKit switch for Opera, the world's youngest game programmer, and the most annoying homemade gadget.

Krishna Prasad02/18/13
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Calling a Web Service from Java Using Maven

In this blog I will show you how to call a Webservice from Java, by having a JAXWS plugin in Maven and generating the stubs during build time. In this blog I am calling a standard Currency Conversion Webservice.

Matt Raible02/18/13
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Switching AppFuse from MyFaces to PrimeFaces

Shortly after the AppFuse 2.2.1 release in December, Gilberto Andrade contributed a sample project that used Mojarra (the JSF RI) and PrimeFaces instead of MyFaces and its Tomahawk components.

Jagannathan Asokan02/18/13
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XML->JSON->HashMap

I was trying to work out how to get XML converted to JSON and to a HashMap

Konrad Garus02/18/13
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ClojureScript Does Not (Always) Need Painkiller

A few weeks ago I shared my confusion about writing object-oriented ClojureScript and a little library called cljs-painkiller. Thanks to the awesome Clojure / ClojureScript community I soon learned much better ways to do it.

Allan Kelly02/17/13
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SOA is the Software Equivalent of a Fast Breeder Nuclear Reactor

SOA works in the laboratory. The technology can be shown to work by big service companies - IBM, Accenture and co. It seems like a great idea. But… SOA doesn’t make commercial sense.

Ralf Quebbemann02/17/13
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Logging in Java: Switching to logback and slf4j

Now, in addition to log4j a new implementation that is more powerful, faster and more flexible than log4j has entered the market: logback.

Brian O' Neill02/17/13
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Activiti TimerEvent Only Firing Once

If you are developing a business process in Activiti, and your TimerEvent is only firing once, add the following parameter to your Activiti config

Isaac Taylor02/17/13
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Hardware Acceleration in Android - Are You Using It?

Did you know Android has Hardware Acceleration? Did you also know you actually need to enable it for your app first?

Jim Bird02/17/13
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Sooner or Later: Deliver Early or Minimize Waste

When it comes to planning out details, putting off decisions to just-in-time makes sense. But when it comes to designing and implementing important parts of the system, especially technical plumbing and cross-cutting work, doing something sooner is almost always better than later.

Johanna Rothman02/17/13
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Ever Have a Bad Manager Day?

I once told one of my employees to leave his emotions at the door. Yes, I really said that. Luckily, he was smarter than I was. He said, “That’s like leaving an arm or a leg. Which one of those would you like me to leave at home today?”

Gary Sieling02/17/13
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Solr DataImportHandler example with FileDataSource

This imports each line of a text file as a single document, probably about the simplest thing you can do. The schema has a single attribute, “name,” which is defined as a unique attribute.