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Anders Abel01/17/13
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5 People You Meet on Failing Projects

While the methods of project saboteurs are similar, any project in the wild may encounter very different kinds of saboteurs. The Project Saboteur Taxonomy is an attempt to shed some light on the saboteurs in the wild.

Mark Needham01/17/13
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Neo4j: Handling SUM's Scientific Notation

n some of the recent work I’ve been doing with neo4j the queries I’ve written have been summing up the values from multiple nodes and after a certain number is reached the value returned used scientific notation.

Lukas Eder01/17/13
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Bloated JavaBeans™, Part II – or Don’t Add “Getters” to Your API

I have recently blogged about an idea how JavaBeans™ could be extended to reduce the bloat created by this widely-accepted convention in the Java world.

Pedro Duque Vieira01/17/13
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Metro Style Toggle Button for Java (JMetro)

A new addition to the JMetro library - a toggle button.

Mitch Pronschinske01/17/13
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The Strangest APIs

There are some weird APIs out there. That's what Craig Neslage found out when he looked through APIhub - a giant hub for APIs similar to ProgrammableWeb. Let me give you an idea of the weird level we're talking about here...

Pascal Alma01/17/13
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Working with Amazon Web Services (EC2)

As posted before I attended to a technical handson AWS training last week. The subjects during these days were of course the standard EC2 and S3 services which I have used before.

Alex Staveley01/17/13
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Scala: Do You Partially Understand This?

Nearly everyone who learns Scala can get confused over the word partial used in the contexts of partial functions and partially applied functions

Eric Genesky01/17/13
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Execute Bash Commands on Heroku Cloud

This tutorial will teach you how to execute bash Commands on Heroku Cloud for advanced setup or get PHP Zlib function

Cagdas Basaraner01/17/13
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A Serverless, Zero-Configuration Database Solution : SQLite

Most software need saving data. Sometimes that data is predicted to be small and hundreds or thousands of transactions on it will not be needed at the same time

Andriy Redko01/17/13
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Using Redis with Spring

As NoSQL solutions are getting more and more popular for many kind of problems, more often the modern projects consider to use some (or several) of NoSQLs instead (or side-by-side) of traditional RDBMS

Eric Genesky01/17/13
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Working with Cassandra on OpenShift

On Tuesday, OpenShift Evangelist Shekhar Gulati published a tutorial for getting started with Cassandra on OpenShift.

Eric Genesky01/17/13
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Google: Calling All Coders

Today, Google announced a secure coding contest for it's cloud solution, Google App Engine.

Dinuka Arseculeratne01/17/13
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Dev vs QA: Should There Be a Difference?

We had our scrum of scrum meetings last Wednesday where all scrum masters meet up with our line manager to discuss issues, bottlenecks and success stories of our previous sprint.

Krishna Prasad01/17/13
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SPARQL and dbpedia: Getting Structured Data from Wikipedia

I always wondered if you could extract structured data from Wikipedia. Then I stumbled upon DBPedia and SPARQL. DBPedia stores Wikipedia data as a dataset, and it can be accessed using SPARQL. Let me demonstrate this with an example.

Rafał Kuć01/17/13
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Apache Lucene Solr 3.6.2

Apache Lucene and Solr PMC recently announced another version of Apache Lucene library and Apache Solr search server numbred 3.6.2. This is a minor bugfix release concentrated mainly on bugfixes in Apache Lucene library.