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Mitch Pronschinske03/04/13
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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (3/4/13)

A Java 0-day is found in the wild and Raspberry Pi sells 1 million units in 1 year. Plus, speculation about how the ancient Romans could have made a computer.

Wille Faler03/03/13
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IT Failures as a Function of Poor Programming Languages

There is a commonly held myth in our industry, the myth of the "mediocre average developer". Of course, some 90% of developers consider themselves to be above average as they make fun of their less brilliant colleagues, but I won't digress over that particular paradox.

Krishna Prasad03/03/13
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JUnit testing of Spring MVC application: Testing the Service Layer

I will demonstrate how to test Service layer in Spring MVC. The objective of this demo is two fold, to build the Service layer using TDD and increase the code coverage during JUnit testing of Service layer.

Arthur Charpentier03/03/13
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Averaging Languages Spoken, Dumbassification of Academia, and More Data Links

This week's roundup from Arthur Charpentier tackles the problem with our data obsession, a debate on whether Googling test answers constitutes cheating, and just how many languages Americans speak on average. (Hint: <1)

Rob J Hyndman03/03/13
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ETS Models Now in EViews 8

The ETS mod­el­ling frame­work devel­oped in my 2002 IJF paper (with Koehler, Sny­der and Grose), and in my 2008 Springer book (with Koehler, Ord and Sny­der), is now avail­able in EViews 8.

Raymond Camden03/03/13
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Quick Tip - Make Apache's Directory Indexes Look Nicer on Mobile

If you use Apache, then you most likely have DirectoryIndex enabled on your development server. This is the feature that lets you request a directory without a home document and see a list of folders and files.

Peter Lawrey03/02/13
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Low latency services

Low latency services are designed to be as simple as possible. All the same it is good to a have a picture of the the iteration between a low latency processing engine and the rest of the world.

Gil Zilberfeld03/02/13
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Chicken Thinking

"Put a good person in a bad system and the bad system wins, no contest.” It was amazing how quickly people, whose day job is to control actual important business numbers, lose focus of the same numbers (chicken-related, but important all the same) and their meaning.

Sarah Goff-dupont03/02/13
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love TestNG

It's easy to use both JUnit and TestNG at once. Here are 3 reasons you *should*.

Andrzej Krzywda03/02/13
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Why Do Projects Take so Long?

Some projects take a long time to develop. In different contexts, the definition of "long" may vary. It was always interesting to me, what are the reasons for it. Recently, though, it became my obsession.

John Cook03/02/13
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Covariant and Contravariant

The terms covariant and contravariant come up in many contexts. The meaning in programming is an instance of the general use in category theory.

George London03/02/13
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Broken Tools - Liveblogging LinerNotes.com

Last live-blog, I made a plan to launch. Just the day before, I talked about how oftenplanning goes astray. And unsurprisingly, it’s only taken two days for my plan to get off track.

Allan Kelly03/02/13
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Story Points Considered Harmful? 1 of 4 - Journey's Start

Now I’ll admit, when I first heard this argument I thought “Well I can guess where they are coming from” - I have sympathy with the argument, I’ve always considered story points as suspect myself. I also thought “But I don’t think they are right”.

Mark Needham03/01/13
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Neo4j: Loading Data - REST API vs Batch Import

A couple of weeks ago when I first started playing around with my football data set I was loading all the data into neo4j using the REST API via neography which was taking around 4 minutes to load.

Vishal Jain03/01/13
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When to Extend Which Extension Point in Eclipse Plugin

There’s no need to tell how much popular and widely used the Eclipse platform is. And the huge success of it lies in its extensibility.