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Hubert Klein Ikkink02/04/13
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Groovy Goodness: Adding Extra Methods Using Extension Modules

Groovy 2.0 brought us extension modules. An extension module is a JAR file with classes that provide extra methods to existing other classes like in the JDK or third-party libraries.

Eric Genesky02/03/13
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Understanding NoSQL with CouchDB

This introduction by Pluralsight focuses on Apache CouchDB in easy-to-access JSON. This is part of a larger full curriculum on NoSQL from Pluralsight that can be accessed here.

Tim Spann02/03/13
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18 Links: Android, Java, Heroku, and JAX-RS

DZone MVB Tim Spann put together this list of useful links.

Eric Genesky02/03/13
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CloudFoundry: Real-time Apps Using Node.js and RabbitMQ

Over at the Cloud Foundry blog, Raja Rao published a tutorial on using RabbitMQ instead of Redis as a 'session store' and a 'pub-sub' service for chat messages.

Ted Neward02/03/13
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Envoy (in Scala, JavaScript, and more)

A little over a decade ago, Eugene Wallingford wrote a paper for the PloP '99 conference, describing the Envoy pattern language, "a pattern language for managing state in a functional program". I

Jurgen Appelo02/03/13
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The Bonus System

A practice that has infiltrated the western business world like a pestilence in a shanty town is the annual bonus system. The common rationale behind the bonus system is to incentivize performance. But actually, it stinks.

John Cook02/03/13
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Increasing Your Chances of Entering Flow

I recently ran across a tip from Mark Hepburn that caught my eye. The content of the tip isn’t important here but rather his justification: "It sounds trivial, but it can really help keep you in the flow."

Eric Gregory02/03/13
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How Facebook Moves Fast and Breaks Things

From Airbnb Tech Talks 2012, a guide to big mistakes and how to make them from former Facebook infrastructure engineer Aaron Priestley.

Mitch Pronschinske02/03/13
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Service Oriented Architecture at Square

SOA is hard. Learn how Square is approaching this problem today with JRuby and where we hope to be in the future. We'll go from git init to cap deploy, covering Square's approach to testing and service isolation, dependency management, API documentation, code quality metrics, and more.

Manik Surtani02/03/13
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Infinispan 5.2.0 Final has landed!

I am pleased to announce the much awaited final release of Infinispan 5.2.0. With more than 100 new features and enhancements and 150 bug fixes this the most stable Infinispan version to date.

Pascal Alma02/03/13
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Citrus Testcase Example: CSV File Inbound -> XML HTTP Outbound

As promised I’m going to show a test case for which I have used Citrus to implement it. n a predefined folder on a machine a character-separated file is placed. This file is picked up by our Mule ESB application...

Tim Spann02/02/13
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Sending Email With Java (Beware)

I turn on debugging to trace what’s going on. All looks good but one email bounces back after a day and some hotmail and gmails just vanish.

Zemian Deng02/02/13
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Fast Shell Utilities to Report Maven's Unit Tests Results

I would like to share a couple shell of utilities that I have collected. These are for fast Maven multi modules reporting from your unit tests results, without having you to run entire Maven site reports, which can take a LONG time to generate if you have a large project!

Don Pinto02/02/13
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Get Started with Couchbase for Mobile

I just sent an email to our open source mobile community sharing some exciting developments we've made in the last months.

Gary Sieling02/02/13
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Robot Localization in R

The excellent “Artificial Intelligence for Robotics” class on Udacity starts with a Python example on teaching a robot to determine where it is, given sensor data.