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Tim Spann01/29/13
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The Days of Shell and Rational Roses

So you would do the painful, slow job of writing C++, even with Rational Rose UML to help guide you, it was painful. Now Java, Node.Js and the rest have a ton of free libraries for everything.

Dustin Marx01/29/13
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JavaFX 2 XYCharts and Java 7 Features

One of my favorite features of JavaFX 2 is the standard charts it provides in its javafx.scene.chart package. This package provides several different types of charts out-of-the-box.

Andreas Kollegger01/29/13
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Determining the "Join Bomb" with Graph Queries

Obviously there a lot more things to say about graph queries, but with these simple examples, I hope to have given you a nice introduction as to where exactly the power of graph traversals is . . .

Rodrigo De Castro01/29/13
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Implementing MVCC on a Key-Value Store

The following post is quite interesting and has good ideas on how to implement MVCC (Multi-Version Concurrency Control) on a key-value store . . .

Don Pinto01/29/13
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Easy PHP-Couchbase Setup for Mac with Bitnami

Setting up PHP can be a bit of a pain on both Windows and Mac OS X. There are a lot of different ways of doing it, but many of them come with a variety of annoyances or confusion.

Ted Neward01/29/13
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More on "Craftsmanship"

To all those who dissented, you're right, but you're wrong. Craftsmanship is a noble meme, when it's something that somebody holds as a personal goal, but it's often coming across as a way to beat up and denigrate on others who don't choose to invest significant time and energy into programming.

Ayende Rahien01/29/13
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RavenDB on the Cloud

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that we now have an additional RavenDB as a Service provider, in addition to RavenHQ. there is also Cloud Bird.

Eric D. Schabell01/29/13
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OpenShift Enterprise: High Availability Reference Architecture

As stated on the Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise (OSE) site, "OpenShift Enterprise is a comprehensive enterprise development platform for the cloud era. . .

Gil Zilberfeld01/29/13
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Just Shut Up

I have a big mouth. The kind that doesn’t shut up, especially when it needs to. But you might discover that you’ll get more by saying less.

Jaikiran Pai01/29/13
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Custom Error pages for Expired Conversations Involving CDI and JSF

Developers familiar with Java EE web applications would know that the web application deployment descriptor (web.xml) allows you to specify "error pages" which the container will display when a specific exception

Markus Eisele01/29/13
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JDBC Realm and Form Based Authentication with GlassFish and Primefaces 3.4

One of the most popular posts on my blog is the short tutorial about the JDBC Security Realm and form based Authentication on GlassFish with Primefaces.

Mark Needham01/29/13
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Algorithm of the Week: Kruskal’s Algorithm using union find in Ruby

I recently wrote a blog post describing my implementation of Kruskal’s algorithm – a greedy algorithm using to find a minimum spanning tree (MST) of a graph – and while it does the job it’s not particularly quick.

Christian Posta01/29/13
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Lean distribution of ActiveMQ

I saw a question on the mailing list asking for a simple, stripped-down, version of ActiveMQ. The default distribution and all of its runtime dependencies come in at about 44MB. I was able to get a working, “lean” version going at about 7.4MB.

Marc Löffler01/29/13
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7 Agile Myths

You’ll hear about these myths most of the time on management level, but some of them can be found on the development level, too. IMHO it’s important to be aware of these myths to be prepared for possible discussions.

Jason Sherman01/29/13
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ActiveMQ: Master/Slave Broker Configuration

Configuring a Master/Slave ActiveMQ instance is easy. With one simple attribute you can create a highly available ActiveMQ messaging platform.