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Bill Armstrong02/01/13
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Weekly Poll: Spring Modules

For this week's poll, we wondered which modules were the most often used in the Spring framework. I've compiled a list of 28 Spring modules, and, this time, all you have to do is mark those you've used before.

Krzysztof Kotowicz 01/31/13
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Abusing MySQL string arithmetic for tiny SQL injections

Today I've found a small nifty trick that may become helpful when exploiting SQL injection vulnerabilities for MySQL. Namely, you can abuse MySQL string typecasting.

Frank Kelly01/31/13
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My Ideal Greenfield Development Platform: Now vs. 5 Years ago

As I've grown as a developer (sometimes two steps forward and one step back - ha ha!) I've had the privilege to work with some very smart people

Jan Machacek01/31/13
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Akka Client, C++ Server Through RabbitMQ

Over the next few weeks, I will tell you about all the discoveries I made in the project storm that made me skip blogging for three weeks. And today, we begin with some Akka AMQP client talking to RabbitMQ and C++ on the other end.

Don Pinto01/31/13
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The Couchbase Workload Generator

As a developer, if you’ve installed Couchbase Server 2.0 and seen its new features, you might want to hit the server with some load to do some basic testing of your Couchbase cluster.

Davy Suvee01/31/13
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Redis and Lua: A NoSQL Power-Horse

Recently, I’ve started implementing a number of Redis-based solutions for a Datablend customer.

James Sugrue01/31/13
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Thursday Code Puzzler: Intersection of Two Arrays

This week's challenge is to find the common elements between two arrays.

Ben Kepes01/31/13
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Churn and SaaS

SaaS companies are faced with copious amounts of advice about pricing, monetization, funnel management and all the different things used to describe . . .

Arthur Charpentier01/31/13
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Physics vs Finance, IE vs Homicide, and More Data Links of the Week

Do physicists make good financiers? How does Internet Explorer's market share correlate to the US homicide rate? Arthur Charpentier's weekly links explore it all.

Dustin Marx01/31/13
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Hello Camel: Automatic File Transfer

This blog post demonstrates how to use Camel to easily route files from one directory to another. Camel supports numerous other transport mechanisms and data formats that are not shown here.

John Cook01/31/13
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Rational Approximations to e

Nearly everyone knows a decent rational approximation to pi. Some people may know more. But hardly anyone, myself included, knows a decent rational approximation for e.

Jim Bird01/31/13
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Appsec and Technical Debt

Technical debt is a fact of life for anyone working in software development: work that needs to be done to make the system cleaner and simpler and cheaper to run over the long term, but that the business doesn't know about or doesn't see as a priority.

Sean Mchugh01/31/13
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5 Big Issues When Scaling Scrum

For many organizations, even the basic concepts in Scrum begin to break down as we scale it up to the entire organization. Imagine a daily stand-up when the development team consists of hundreds of developers and even more testers.

Mitch Pronschinske01/31/13
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Amazon APIs in Android Apps Just Got Easier

Amazon now has a beta release for their Android Mobile App SDK Eclipse Plugin. There are about 42 Amazon APIs in APIhub and by searching for them you can get an idea of the many amazon services you'll be able to harness if you're an Android developer.

Chris Travers01/31/13
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Building SOLID Databases: Open/Closed Principle

Like the Single Responsibility Principle, the Open/Closed Principle is pretty easy to apply to object-relational design in PostgreSQL, very much unlike the Liskov Substitution Principle which will be the subject of next week's post.