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Mitch Pronschinske03/18/13
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GEvent + ZeroMQ

In this session you'll see how ZeroMQ - a flexible, lightweight message broker - and gevent - a coroutine-based networking library - are used to create a concurrent and distributed system.

Cristian Chiovari03/18/13
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When To Use The Chain of Responsabilities Pattern

The pattern chains the receiving objects together, and then passes any request messages from object to object until it reaches an object capable of handling the message. The number and type of handler objects isn’t known a priori, they can be configured dynamically.

Steven Willmott03/18/13
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Opening Data for Fun and Profit

Opening data is one of the keys to unlocking its value. There are many varied diverse business models to apply.

Mikio Braun03/18/13
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Talking About Google Reader

As you’ve probably heard by now, Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1, 2013. Reactions are mixed.

John Cook03/18/13
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RSS Readers on Linux

This afternoon I asked on UnixToolTip for suggestions of RSS readers on Linux. Here are the suggestions I got, in order of popularity.

Paul Hammant03/17/13
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Article Syndication on GitHub via Subversion

I’m so excited. I’ve just made a proof of concept of the article-syndication idea I previous wrote about. The proof of concept is entirely demonstrated on GitHub.

John Berryman03/17/13
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Getting Started Quickly with Hadoop and MapReduce

So here’s the problem: You’ve finally found a block of time to set down and get your head around Hadoop and MapReduce.

Rafał Kuć03/17/13
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Win Free Copies of Packt’s New Book on Apache Solr

Readers would be pleased to know that Solr has teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway of the Apache Solr 4 Cookbook.

Hubert Klein Ikkink03/17/13
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Quickly Change Between Changed Files in IntelliJ IDEA

When we develop an application we usually work on multiple files at the same time. With IntelliJ IDEA it is easy to switch between changed files in the IDE.

Nicolas Frankel03/17/13
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KISS Your Architecture

The project I’m working on these days is not properly “legacy” but has seen some twists that renders it less than ideal.

Brian Gracely03/17/13
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The Cloudcast - Open Source Software 101

This week's guest is Mark Hinkle (@mrhinkle), Sr. Director of Open Source Communities at Citrix

Larry Franks03/17/13
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Last Week's Pie in the Sky Cloud Links

It's spring and everything is blooming where I live. Which means it's also allergy season; I've been sneezing all morning. Hopefully you're not allergic to some weekend reading, as we've got some good links today

Nishant Chandra03/17/13
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Composing Futures with Akka

Composing Futures provides a way to do two (or more) things at the same time and then wait until they are done. Typically in Java this would be done with a ExecutorService.

Reza Rahman03/17/13
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Java EE Transparent Enough?

Oracle (and Sun before it) has done quite a bit to improve transparency through the ongoing process of JCP reform.

Istvan Szegedi03/16/13
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Amazon Web Services Redshift – Data Warehouse in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services has made publicly available its fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse cloud service in February, 2013. Let's take a look at the service.