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Bill Burke11/01/12
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What's New in JAX-RS 2.0

JAX-RS 2.0 is now in Public Draft. This article illustrates some of the key new features of this new JSR.

Rob Terpilowski11/01/12
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Extreme UI Makeover, JavaFX Edition

We have decided to move forward with JavaFX here at Lynden as we design the next version of our Freight Management System (FMS) application.

Sarah Goff-dupont11/01/12
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Story Branching and Continuous Integration: a swords-to-plowshares tale

Story branching, or "issue-driven development" is becoming an ever-more-popular development workflow, especially among agile teams. But how does one wrangle all those branches into a continuous integration scheme without adding a huge administrative burden?

Andreas Kollegger10/31/12
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Neo4j 1.9.M01 -- Self-Managed HA

In this release we're introducing a simplification of HA cluster operations, and a set of excellent improvements to our query language, Cypher.

Sean Hull10/31/12
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Disaster Recovery Lessons from Sandy

I just spent the last 24 hours in lower Manhattan while Hurricane Sandy rolled through, and it’s offered some first-hand lessons on disaster recovery. Watching the responses of city and state officials, Con Edison, first responders, and hospitals provides some salient insights for protecting and recovering infrastructures from disaster.

Andrew C. Oliver10/31/12
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Transparent Indexing by Hibernate Search

The Hibernate Search project has very good documentation (indeed, much of this implementation comes from that documentation).

Mark Needham10/31/12
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Mahout: Using a Saved Random Forest/DecisionTree

One thing I wanted to do while playing around with random forests using Mahout was to save the random forest and then use use it again. Assuming we already have a DecisionForest built, we’d just need the following code to save it to disc.

Krishna Prasad10/31/12
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Java Web Development Frameworks: Play 2.0 and Spring MVC

Recently, while exploring alternative Java Web Development frameworks, I stumbled upon Play 2.0, I wanted to compare this with Spring MVC, which has strong enterprise development capabilities.

Wille Faler10/31/12
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Anecdote Driven Development & Science in Software Development

I've sat on both sides of the table: I have been in the "ivory towers" of considering how business strategy affects technology strategy. I've been down in the trenches writing software.

Hubert Klein Ikkink10/31/12
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Gradle Goodness: Exclude Transitive Dependency from All Configurations

We can exclude transitive dependencies easily from specific configurations. To exclude them from all configurations we can use Groovy's spread-dot operator and invoke the exclude() method on each configuration.

Mark Needham10/31/12
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How We're Using Story Points

A couple of weeks ago Joshua Kerievsky wrote a post describing how he and his teams don’t use story points anymore because of the problems they’d had with them which included:

Hubert Klein Ikkink10/31/12
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Gradle Goodness: Running Java Applications from External Dependency

If we want to run Java code from an external dependency we must first pull in the dependency with the Java application code. The best way to do this is to create a new dependency configuration.

Joonas Javanainen10/31/12
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ZK Gritter: Growl-like notifications for ZK apps

Jawwa ZK Gritter is an open source library that can be used to add Growl-like notifications to ZK apps. The library provides a simple-to-use server-side Java API that can be used to control notifications in the application. Installation instructions are available in the reference manual.

Jens Schauder10/31/12
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Massive Open Online Courses

You might have missed it but right now there is another revolution going on: MOOC – Massive Open Online Courses. The idea is that exceptional teachers make their lectures available to everyone.

Eric Gregory10/30/12
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Code Stories: Patrick Wyatt, Game Programmer and Producer of Warcraft

In his two decades in the gaming industry, Patrick Wyatt has had a hand in a long list of games, from The Lost Vikings to Starcraft to Tera. He was kind enough to help us inaugurate Code Stories, a new series of conversations at DZone.