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Yohan Liyanage10/11/12
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Eventing with Spring Framework

Spring Framework, since it’s inception, included an eventing mechanism which can be used for application-wide eventing. This eventing mechanism was developed to be used internally by Spring Framework for eventing, such as notification of context being refreshed, etc, but it can be used for application specific custom events as well

Debasish Ghosh10/11/12
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Towards Better Refactoring Support in IDEs for Functional Programming

A couple of days back I was thinking how we could improve the state of IDEs and let them give rich feedbacks to users focusing on code improvement and refactoring. When you write Java programs, IntelliJ IDEA is possibly the best IDE you can have with an extensive set of refactoring tools.

Krishna Kumar10/11/12
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Lines of Code is a Bad Metric, Either Way

If you have already been doing significant JavaScript coding and are aware of the good and bad JS parts, CoffeeScript can take some time getting used to.

Bill Armstrong10/11/12
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Sitdown with Jonathan LeBlanc: Using Emotional Psychology and Color Theory in Development

Jonathan LeBlanc, a Developer Evangelist at eBay, joined our host Anthony Pompliano to discuss his presentation on emotional design in the mobile space using color theory and human psychology at NC Dev Con 2012.

Eric Genesky10/11/12
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Have You Checked out the DZone Tech Library?

If you haven't had a chance (or didn't know about it), take a stroll over to DZone's tech library.

Rob Williams10/11/12
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Vampires of the Cloud

If you're lying awake at night worrying about losing a business that you've done nothing to improve, you're probably a vampire.

Michael Mainguy10/10/12
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Developer's Creed

So borrowing an idea from the NCO Creed, I thought I do one for software developers: Discipline will be my watchword, the software I create will never be perfect, but I will perform my job to the best of my abilities and remember that every letter I type should have purpose.

Justin Bozonier10/10/12
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How to Plot 911 Police & Fire Responses in R

Today I downloaded Seattle's dataset of over 438k 911 police responses and plotted them in R. Here's how to do it yourself.

John Cook10/10/12
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The Big Data Cube

Erik Meijer uses three axes to classify databases. What are they, and what do they mean, and how else should we go about classification?

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis10/10/12
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Optimizing MongoDB Compound Indexes

How do you create the best index for a complex MongoDB query? I'll present a method specifically for queries that combine equality tests, sorts, and range filters, and demonstrate the best order for fields in a compound index.

Michael Dubakov10/10/12
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Learning How to Learn

I’d like to talk about three aspects of knowledge: span, depth, and connections between the disciplines.

Hubert Klein Ikkink10/10/12
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Groovy Goodness: Drop or Take Elements with Condition

In Groovy we can use the drop() and take() methods to get elements from a collection or String object. Since Groovy 1.8.7 we also can use the dropWhile() and takeWhile() methods and use a closure to define a condition to stop dropping or taking elements.

Zemian Deng10/10/12
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Enhancing Spring Test Framework with beforeClass and afterClass setup

JUnit allows you to setup methods on the class level once before and after all tests methods invocation. However, by design on purpose that they restrict this to only static methods using @BeforeClass and @AfterClass annotations.

Roger Hughes10/10/12
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A Footnote on Accessing Request Parameters using Spring 3 MVC

I recently got a comment on my blog: Accessing Request Parameters using Spring 3 MVC, pointing out something that I didn’t know about Spring’s @RequestParam annotation. The comment, from salient1, went like this:

Prabath Siriwardena10/10/12
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What OAuth Lacks: Resource Owner Initiated OAuth Delegation

I'll be going on vacation for two weeks - now I want to delegate some of my access rights to Peter only for that time. Conceptually OAuth fits nicely here. But - this is a use case which is initiated by the Resource Owner - which is not addressed in the OAuth specification.