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Tony Siciliani07/30/12
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Google Cloud Messaging with Android

Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free service that allows developers to send messages from their application servers to any number of Android devices registered with the service. This article will look at how to quickly add push notifications to your existing Android applications.

Mitch Pronschinske07/30/12
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Poll: No Jigsaw in Java 8 - Javalobby's Opinions

Last week the OpenJDK team announced that they will most likely push Project Jigsaw into Java 9, which puts its release at 2015. Find out the general consensus on this move from the Javalobby community.

James Sugrue07/30/12
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Nothing To Do But Code on a Tropical Island

If you're at a loose end for two months, you could do worse than spend the time hacking on a tropical island. An event named "Come Hack With US" plans to send 12 programmers to an island, with all catering and cleaning looked after so they can focus on the code.

Nicolas Frankel07/30/12
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Method injection with Spring

Spring core comes out-of-the-box with two scopes: singletons and prototypes. Singletons implement the Singleton pattern, meaning there's only a single instance at runtime (in a JVM).

Ben Wootton07/29/12
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Metrics Driven Development

Once we have good metrics and a good set of monitoring systems on top of them, we can be much more aggressive in pushing out changes due to the fact that this style of monitoring gives us a very effective early warning system with regards to bugs or breakages that have been introduced.

Ravi Kalakota07/29/12
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Data Scientist Infographic & Managed Analytics

Check out an infographic summarizing a Data Scientist study. It looks at demand, sources, and characteristics of

Anton Arhipov07/29/12
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IDE Project Files In Version Control - Yes or No? Of Course, Not!

Just recently I had some discussions with the clients who were claiming that they keep IDE project files in version control system hence they avoid any changes to those files. For reference, those are Eclipse generated .project and .classpath.

Steve Francia07/29/12
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Building Your First MongoDB App in Ruby: An OSCON 2012 Tutorial

This tutorial will introduce the features of MongoDB by building a simple location-based application using MongoDB.

Dustin Marx07/29/12
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Undocumented Oracle JVM HttpServer Properties

In this post, I look at some apparently undocumented properties that are used by the HttpServer's source code.

Nicolas Frankel07/29/12
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Integrating HTML and JavaScript into Vaadin 7 - Part 1

In Vaadin 6, extending existing components required creating subclasses and overriding the desired methods when possible. When not, this meant hacking protected methods and/or copying-pasting code.

Niels Matthijs07/29/12
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CSS Selector Performance: Front-End Myths

No matter where you look, no matter what sources you follow, if you read up on front-end development you cannot escape the reign of performance.

Ravi Kalakota07/29/12
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Using Splunk for Machine Data Analytics

Machine data or “data exhaust” analysis is one of the fastest growing segments of “big data”–generated by websites, applications, servers, networks, mobile devices and other sources.

Markus Eisele07/29/12
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What's New in the GlassFish Server 3.1.2.2 Release?

You might have heard that the latest GlassFish 3.1.2.2 is out. You can download it from both glassfish.org and oracle.com .

Ben O' Day07/29/12
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Managing Camel Routes With JMX APIs

These APIs can easily be used to build a web or command line based tool to support remote Camel management features. All of these features are available via the JMX console and Camel does provide a web console to support some management/monitoring tasks.

Martin Fowler07/29/12
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Get 35% Off Martin Fowler's Latest Book, "NoSQL Distilled"

You can now pre-order NoSQL Distilled from InformIT, which is available on August 17.