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Felix Dahlke03/14/13
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Working Remotely: The Best Thing I've Ever Done

It’s been six months since I switched jobs and began to work from home most of the time. It’s downright amazing, the best thing I’ve ever done.

Allan Kelly03/14/13
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Conway's Law v. Software Architecture

While Conway's Law can be seen at the macro level, the company level, it is also observed in in the small, at the micro level.

Christopher Taylor03/14/13
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Pope Picking in the Big Data Age

Picking a pope may be one of the last vestiges of the pre-Internet age, with black smoke and white smoke being the world-side signal of success or failure in the vote.

Jurgen Appelo03/14/13
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The 60 Percent Rule

I’ve heard some coaches suggest a 60% rule: everyone should spend 60% of their time on the same team, the same department, or the same organization. The rest of their time they can spend working for others.

Jagadeesh Motamarri03/14/13
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Spring Integration with Twitter: How to Send Direct Message [DM] to a Twitter Account?

A direct message (DM) is a private message sent via Twitter to one of your followers. You can only send a direct message to a user who is following you; you can only receive direct messages from users you follow.

Rob J Hyndman03/14/13
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The Difference Between Prediction Intervals and Confidence Intervals

Pre­dic­tion inter­vals and con­fi­dence inter­vals are not the same thing. Unfor­tu­nately the terms are often con­fused, and I am often fre­quently cor­rect­ing the error in stu­dents’ papers and arti­cles I am review­ing or editing.

Rafał Kuć03/14/13
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Apache Lucene and Solr 4.2

Today Apache Lucene and Solr PMC announced another version of Apache Lucene library and Apache Solr search server numbred 4.2. This is a next release continuing the 4th version of both Apache Lucene and Apache Solr.

Jagadeesh Motamarri03/14/13
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Spring Integration Feed Adapter: How to receive RSS feeds using Spring?

Spring Integration provides a feed adapter for Web Syndication to subscribe to an RSS or an ATOM feed. The following Maven dependency is required for the feed adapter.

Tang Yong03/14/13
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Glassfish OSGi-JavaEE Part2 : Building a Fighterfish's Environment

In the Part1 , I introduced Glassfish OSGi-JavaEE and Fighterfish , simply saying, Fighterfish is the implementation of Glassfish OSGi-JavaEE.

Ayende Rahien03/14/13
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Reviewing RavenBurgerCo: What Could be Improved?

There are two things that I would change in the RavenBurgerCo sample app. The first would be session management, I dislike code like this:

Steven Willmott03/14/13
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The Value of APIs for Valuable Data

As the interfaces to data change increasingly quickly on the web and mobile applications, having an API strategy in place provides a stable platform for new products both from within the company and from outside.

Satish Ab03/14/13
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Sample Q & A application using Spring Framework & Mongo DB

This post focuses on bootstrapping the Spring application and also provides details about maven dependencies for the Spring Framework, MongoDB Driver, Spring Data, and other dependencies.

Mark Hinkle03/14/13
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Security in the Cloud and the CCSK

Search for cloud computing and you will get approximately 190 million results, search for cloud computing security and you will get 120 million results

Greg Ness03/14/13
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Hybrid Cloud and the Power of Synergy

An entirely new generation of hybrid cloud solutions and operating models are about to transform IT.

Slim Ouertani03/13/13
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Rest with Scala and Vert.x

A previous post introduced some features of using Scala with Vert.x. This post covers how to publish Rest web services in an elegant and simple fashion.